All questions

making pita in a stove top pizza oven

I have been using a pizza craft stove top pizza oven to make excellent pizza for a few months now. It occurred to me that I could probably make better pita in the pizza oven too. Any thoughts on how hot the oven should be and cooking time? My pizzas take between 6-7 minutes in the stove top oven at 700 degrees.

asked by erinbdm over 1 year ago

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

No need to email me as additional answers are added to this question.
2 answers 472 views
Nancy
Nancy

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

added over 1 year ago

Rose Levy Beranbaum has a good pita recipe where they are baked 3 min in an oven that has been heated at 475F for an hour.
Sounds like a big waste of energy.
I've made them often with good results with less heating of the oven (15-30 min).
You can find the recipe on the smitten kitchen site.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

No need to email me as additional answers are added to this question.
Nancy
Nancy

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

added over 1 year ago

Just FYI looked at a few other recipes and found same duration (3 min) but some at 500F, again after substantial heating of the oven.

Recommended by Food52