Who knows pizza better than Bangladesh? Perhaps Italy since they perfected a certain textured crust topped with a heavenly mélange of fresh ripe tomato, cured meats and cheeses, and any fresh vegetable you can imagine. But Bangladesh is home to the forefather of pizza like the Middle Eastern flatbread that's been baking in wood fired ovens well before BCE.
Promoting this hot stone Bangladeshi cookery steeped in tradition, Ten Thousand Villages, a leading source of Fair Trade artisan crafts from around the world, is now selling Terra Cotta pizza stones. These stones are the real deal, circular hand formed red clay perfectly sized for a lunch for two or if you're really hungry, a personal pizza.
In keeping with the essence of simplicity that has made this stone so treasured across the centuries, follow these simple steps when making your own pizza: