What is Duca’s Neapolitan Pizza?
Take a trip back in time
to an Italian Village where pizzas are created from dough (made from scratch each morning), fresh mozzarella cheese, hand picked basil, ripe tomatoes, rich Italian olive oil, and baked in an original Stefano Ferrara Neapolitan handmade brick wood-fired oven to a blistering 800 degrees…..cooking in 90 seconds!
Duca’s Pizza brings to you this centuries-old technique that Neapolitan masters use to create a truly authentic Neapolitan pizza.
In June of 1984, the Italian government established a designation to pizzerias that met strict requirements that respect the tradition of the art of Neapolitan pizza making.
The Neapolitan pizza is cooked in firewood ovens with the temperature of 800°F required for a true Neapolitan pizza, uniformly cooked in 90 seconds.
Stefano Ferrara wood-fired ovens are built by hand, brick by brick, as in old Neapolitan tradition, without using any prefabricated pieces.
The Neapolitan pizza has unique attributes that set it apart from the mainstream. The crust is made by hand, fresh every day with just flour, salt, water and wild yeast. The sauce is simply hand crushed tomatoes. Then all pies are topped with freshly sliced mozzarella and a drizzle of Italian olive oil. The completed pies are baked in a wood-burning oven and cook in approximately 90 seconds. Coming hot from the ovens, the crust is characteristically soft and chewy, and with a litt