The ‘Valoriani Venti’ World Cup Quiz

20 QUESTIONS TO TEST YOUR ITALIAN WORLD CUP KNOWLEDGE!   Which nation did Italy beat after extra time, to win their first World Cup, on home soil, in 1934? Italy were held 1-1 after

Wood-Fired Maestros Give Pizzerias World Cup Solace

Valoriani UK, suppliers of Italy’s finest wood-fired pizza ovens, has stepped in to reduce the anguish of all those UK pizzeria owners who have been robbed of any World Cup joy – and possibly

Blackpool Wood-fired Pizza Restaurant Enjoys Winning Ways

We were extremely proud when one of our Valoriani owners – Blackpool-based eatery ‘Italio’ – became the first winner of a ‘Woody’ – an award created by restaurant wood and charcoal supplier, Logs Direct,
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Lancashire Life Features Our Wood-Fired Oven Story

The team here at Valoriani UK are delighted with a feature article in this month’s glossy lifestyle magazine, Lancashire Life, which runs under the title of ‘Preston’s Pizza Pioneer’. The article, in the Spring

Why does a wood fired oven need a chimney?

It’s about more than wood fired oven aesthetics! This is a question that we are frequently asked by our customers, often because they feel the aesthetics of a wood fired oven look better without
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How Do Wood Fired Pizza Ovens Work?

You’ve seen wood-fired ovens whilst enjoying your travels in Europe and you may even enjoy the food theatre that cooking with a wood oven creates in your local pizzeria, but how does a wood
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In Search of the Best Wood Fired Oven

What is it that distinguishes the best wood-fired oven? This is a question every wood oven buyer, domestic or commercial, needs to ask when seeking one out, but there’s a lot of noise out
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What is the Best Wood for a Wood Fired Oven?

Valoriani customers always want to know where to get the ‘best’ wood for their pizza oven.  Our first response, when dealing with their query is always very simple.  The best wood for your wood-fired

The Best Tomato Sauce for Wood Fired Pizza Ovens

There are two stages to master when it comes to getting going with your wood oven, if you’re going to cook what it’s most associated with – the scrumptious delight that is pizza.  Quite

Absolutely Topping! Your Favourite Topping is…?

Pizza has to be a Margherita, or a Quattro Stagione, right?  Actually, no it doesn’t, and as our team at Valoriani UK go around the country, fitting our top-quality wood-fired pizza ovens in restaurants,

AVPN Accreditation

Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana [AVPN] is a not for profit organization founded in Naples in 1984 with its’ key objective to promote and protect the authentic Neapolitan Pizza brand. http://www.pizzanapoletana.org Historically AVPN have only

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We at Valoriani UK pride ourselves as a pioneer of the introduction of wood fired ovens to the UK in 2002 and have many thousands of Forni Valoriani oven installations across the UK with
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The Great-Great-Grand Father of Wood Fired Ovens

Since they were founded by Pietro Valoriani in 1890 in the Florentine suburb of Figline Valdano who started producing jars, vases and bricks from refractory “Cotto Clay” – coveted Forni Valoriani refractory clay static