Pizza Oven Accessories

The Ultimate Guide to Pizza Oven Accessories: What Tools You Need to Cook Perfect Pizzas

If you love wood-fired pizza, then you know that the key to perfect pizzas is all in the accessories. Without the right tools, it can be difficult to cook your pizzas perfectly every time. In this guide, we will discuss the most important pizza oven accessories and what they do. We'll also give you some tips on how to choose the best wood fired pizza oven accessories for your needs. So whether you're just starting out with wood-fired pizza or you're looking for an upgrade, read on for all the information you need!

One of the most important pizza oven accessories that will ensure your oven will serve you your years to come is a cover. A cover helps to protect your pizza from the elements. If you want to protect your woodfired pizza oven, a cover is an absolute must-have.

Pizza trays are another essential accessory for wood-fired pizza lovers. Pizza trays help to ensure that your pizzas cook evenly and don't stick to the bottom of the oven and collect any ash or coal. They also make it easy to transfer your pizzas from the oven to a plate or cutting board. When choosing pizza trays, be sure to get ones that are made of durable materials like stainless steel or aluminium.

Finally, no wood-fired pizza kitchen is complete without a set of high-quality tools. A pizza peel is an absolute must-have for any wood-fired pizza enthusiast. A peel helps you to transfer your pizzas into and out of the oven quickly and easily. Other essential tools include a brush for sweeping the ashes out of the oven and a long-handled spatula for turning pizzas.

With these essential accessories, you'll be well on your way to cooking perfect wood-fired pizzas every time! We haven’t mentioned the full range of Wood Fired Pizza Oven accessories in this blog, be sure to click through and explore the amazing range of gadgets, trays, tools and so much more. 

Pizza Oven Accessories FAQ

There is a range of different accessories that will help you cook amazing pizza oven, let’s discuss these:

  1. Infrared Thermometer - With a single touch, the Contactless Infrared Thermometer by Flaming Coals precisely measures the temperature of surfaces. Perfect for measuring the brick temperature in your Woodfired Pizza oven.
  2. Pizza Tool Sets or individual pizza tools: we recommend owning a shovel, brush, rake, spinner and peel. 
  3. Pans and trays - perfect for getting crispy bases. 
  4. Pizza Cutters 
  5. Serving trays 

In addition to pizzas, you can also cook bread, meats, vegetables, and even desserts in a wood fired pizza oven. The high heat is perfect for searing meat and getting a nice crispy crust on bread. You can also use it to roast vegetables or bake a cake. Basically, if you can cook it in a regular oven, you can cook it in a wood fired pizza oven!

When putting pizza into a wood fired pizza oven a pizza peel is needed to transfer your uncooked pizza into the oven The best pizza peel that will slide your pizza off without any friction is a wooden pizza peel with a light coat of cornflour. 

This is a matter of preference; some people swear by pizza trays for ease of use and to achieve evenly cooked crispy bases in normal ovens. They make it easier to put pizzas in the oven however, they aren’t essential. Also cooking pizzas on the brick base of your pizza oven will always lead to a crispy base.

A pizza spinner is one of the most essential pieces of kit you will use when cooking pizzas in a blazing hot wood fire oven, to ensure one side doesn’t burn you must spin pizzas regularly. Gently place the spinner under the base of the pizza and with a gentle flick of your wrist spin the pizza 90 degrees

We highly recommend a cover for all BBQs, not just wood fired pizza ovens. However if your pizza oven is under cover it may not be necessary. 

Pizza tray with holes or pizza mesh trays have their place. This type of pizza tray is ideal when you are cooking pizza in your conventional oven as it allows the base of your pizza to crisp up from the heat in the oven. If you have a pizza stone then it is better to cook directly on the stone surface. 

We recommend the range of Flaming Coals Cast Iron cookware inside a wood fired pizza oven. They have been specially designed to handle the intensity of heat and will deliver incredible results.