One of main reason's that I started building my oven was a comment that Heston Blumenthal made on the pizza episode of "In search of perfection":

In the programme Heston mentions the proposed EU guidelines for the defining properties of a neopolitan pizza. Along with pizza dimensions and cooking times a cooking temperature of 485?C (905?F) is specified.

So my question is this: How many of the ovens on this forum can reach this magic temperature of 485?C?

I've currently using a standard oven thermometer, so I can only boast 300?C+ (572?F +) at the moment.

*"in order to make the perfect pizza you need an authentic wood fired oven*"In the programme Heston mentions the proposed EU guidelines for the defining properties of a neopolitan pizza. Along with pizza dimensions and cooking times a cooking temperature of 485?C (905?F) is specified.

So my question is this: How many of the ovens on this forum can reach this magic temperature of 485?C?

I've currently using a standard oven thermometer, so I can only boast 300?C+ (572?F +) at the moment.

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