We love our pizzas. Thin crust, deep dish. Lots of sauce, too much bacon. Yet sometimes, nothing in the world is as satisfying as an authentic wood-fired pizza, which is light and delicious. It is said that wood-fired pizzas are often made with whole wheat rather than refined flour, thus making them healthier. So let us guide you, and help you find the most authentic wood-fired pizzas around you!
Talk of wood-fired pizzas and this is the perfect start. The pizzas range across three types of crusts: Roman crust, Amici signature crust and the whole wheat crust. A lovely ambience and serious Italian fare, the pizzas here are comparatively reasonably priced and done well.
This beautiful restaurant with a Mediterranean theme, and an open air wood-fired pizza oven, serves hot and freshly-baked pizzas. Specify the kind of crust you want, and you won’t stand disappointed. We absolutely love the idea of organic wheat flour pizza for the health conscious.
The hustle bustle of Hauz Khas may lead you to this quiet eatery, which does all kinds of pizzas. Handmade pizzas baked in an Italian wood-fired oven are just the thing to unwind with. Try the special French Fries Pizza, or the Quattro Formaggio (four cheese pizza). The non-vegetarians can stick to the Piccante, which has a generous topping of black olives, pepperoni and parmesan.
Little did we know that this trend-setter in Gurgaon, which does a lot of varied cuisines, also does a beautiful wood-fired pizza. Try the peri peri chicken pizza, you will love that pickled red chili in there. For the vegetarians, take a pick from the many options, but do try the California Veggie that has literally everything.
Head to Khan Market and if in the mood for some authentic pizza, visit La Vie. Your favourite pizza might just be a little heavy on the pocket, but the taste will not let you crib about it. Try the pesto sun-dried tomato pizza, and savour the fresh taste of sun dried tomatoes, pesto sauce, melting cheese and a pizza base made right in front of your eyes. The meat lover pizza has yes, too much meat. Could you ask for more?
There, you don’t head to Italy for those awesome flavours. Wood-fired ovens are the perfect source for a great pizza in Delhi too.
At the end of a bad day, pizza is the saviour!