Thursday, January 29, 2015

Pizza (work in progress)

From weeds to wood-fired pizza

A montage of six woodcuts (72 x 18 inches)

This ambitious project begins with weeds and fire as the ground is cleared to plant wheat – clay is mixed with sand to make adobe bricks, and concludes with the magic of cooking in a wood-fired oven, with ferocious heat, rolling flames, and the tantalizing aromas of home-grown pizza.

A from-scratch recipe in woodcuts for making your own pizza.

Four woodcuts

The sand dome "form" for the adobe clay bricks
Follow progress in the next post: Pizza from Scratch – Part 2

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