Mugnaini will be cooking at Sunset Magazine’s Celebration Weekend 2014!

April 21, 2014

It’s time to start planning for Sunset’s annual party: Celebration Weekend 2014 happening May 31 – June 1 in Menlo Park, CA at the magazine’s headquarters. If you have never been to Celebration Weekend you owe it to yourself to visit. “We throw open our doors and let the Magazine come to life!” says Sunset’s … read more

Interview with Mugnaini mobile pizza oven owner and builder Brian Piesner

February 20, 2014

Brian Piesner offers a glowing review of the Mugnaini commercial wood fired pizza oven and his experience of working with our staff. We caught up with Brian at our Healdsburg cooking school when he came out to seal the deal on his seventh oven purchase. Coastal Crust, a Charleston, SC mobile eatery as they like … read more

Join Mugnaini Wood Fired Ovens at AIA Design Showcase: Friday February 21st in Santa Rosa

February 6, 2014

Andrea Mugnaini and her team will be cooking live at this event Click anywhere on the flyer below to register.

Nothing Cooks Like a Mugnaini contest winner announced and the winner is …

February 3, 2014

The votes are in for our video contest and you are sending the Long’s to a 3-Day Culinary Getaway Cooking Class in Healdsburg! Allison Long and family’s Non Traditional Christmas Dinner won by a wide margin with 317 votes. Second place goes to Paul Sendldorfer for Turkey Day with 169 votes and third place to … read more

Use a log grate to aid the fire inside your wood burning pizza oven

January 29, 2014

One of the most useful yet neglected tools for wood fired cooking is the log grate. Utilizing a log grate will enable wood placed on top of the fire to burn quickly and efficiently through enhanced airflow. Every oven at the Mugnaini Cooking School is equipped with one and your pizza oven should have one … read more

Vote for the Best Wood Fired Oven Home Video

January 27, 2014

First I want to thank everyone who submitted a video for our first ever Nothing Cooks Like a Mugnaini Video Contest! Your efforts in preparing your meals and your videos was impressive. I think you are all winners and I am especially rewarded to see all of our ovens sizes represented and the proper use … read more

Pizza Oven Firing 101: Breathe life into your fire!

January 9, 2014

It’s very important to me that you have a rewarding wood fired cooking experience with your Mugnaini wood fired pizza oven. To ensure this, it’s necessary to remember to always properly heat your oven. Do not take any short cuts. Sounds simple, but it’s the most important step to ensure success with your cooking. You … read more

Italian New Year’s Cotechino and Lentils

December 18, 2013

Symbolizing coins and good fortune, lentils are a traditional menu item in Italy to ring in the New Year. Combined with rich Cotechino sausage, tomatoes and herbs, they are a hearty and delicious dish for any time of the year.

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Wood-Roasted Fresh Lassen Trout

November 25, 2013

A beautiful fresh trout with a simple stuffing of fennel, lemon and fresh herbs roasted in a wood fired oven is a stunning first course. Wood roasting delivers a tender fish infused with flavor.

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Wood-Roasted Elk Backstrap

November 25, 2013

Often considered one of the best cuts of elk, the lean and tender backstrap is coated with a simple rub of toasted juniper berries, peppercorns and fresh thyme and roasted to perfection in a wood fired oven.

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