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Our caravan (kitchen) has no oven. What do you use to make pizza without proper oven?


Interested in your ideas. Don't have a bbq (weber or otherwise) along.



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We have an oven but not fan forced so bit useless - I make "Pizza" using flat bread putting on all toppings and heated in large pan with glass lid - the only thing needed to be cooked on a pizza is the base, everything else just needs heating/melting.

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  I make "Pizza" using flat bread in large pan with glass lid -

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 I use to make Damper the same way, on top of the gas stove..



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Excellent. The sort of ideas I was looking for. Do you also make the flat bread yourself? If not, is there a brand you favour?

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We have a small portable oven nicknamed "the pie warmer". Cost 30 something $$ and is plugged in outside on the fold out table. It fits large pizzas, 3 in total, on the shelves. The "pie warmer" lives under the bed.

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Normally flat bread brands are limited in supply in country towns - We just get what is best value - Sometimes you can actually buy Pizza base - It's only because I'm lazy that I don't make my own simple recipe' Mix together flour, pinch baking powder and 1 tsp salt in a small bowl, add splash of milk, bit of olive oil and knead on a floured surface for 3-4 mins. Roll into balls, then flatten out. Sorry I don't do weights and measures I cook by feel - too sloppy more flour - too dry more milk.

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Dead easy, I use one of these:

Coleman oven

And it works very well on a large burner on my caravan cook top.

 



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When we were poor students we used to buy pida bread, spread tomato sauce, cheese and any other toppings that we had on top of the bread and then grill it. It was okay. 



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Lidded electric frying pan if you have power

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Agrees possum,dry frying in a elect frypan slowly will Crisp crust & cook to top- slowly.



-- Edited by BENNYrat on Tuesday 10th of August 2021 11:43:16 AM

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THanks

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We have a convection microwave which apparently substitutes for an oven I have no idea how it works or what to do with it so I bought an multi-use air-fryer/mini-oven/grill I have no idea how this works either. At my age I'm not about to learn how to cook so I've become very talented at opening cans and heating frozen stuff in the combination thingy.

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thank you.



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Cobb Cooker.

Use the flat BBQ plate....make sure the cobblestone is fully alight and water spatters when dripped on it...install pizza and put lid on.....but dont keep checking it by taking lid off lots...it cools off too much. time it in steps to see if its cooked.....oven temps and times are within yahoo of same on a Cobb.

 

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One of these on top of a gas burner.
www.snowys.com.au/stove-top-camp-oven

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When we are out camping we only have our campertrailer, with no attached kitchen, so we use a $20 Bunnings Kettle lump charcoal bbq for most if not all our cooking. This thing fits inside a milk crate, if you need to do that, and we bring along our pizza stone to cook pizza in it. It takes about 10 minutes and the pastry is crispy and everything is fully cooked. We only use our single burner butane canister cooker for boiling water, mostly, unless it is wet or too windy then we cook with the gas inside.

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Those gas top ovens are a very good cheap and versatile option, but you don't have to have only a gas burner for them. A charcoal burner, coals or small maintained fire (if restrictions allow) are flexible options.
I still find the old camp oven and trivet are indispensable. You can do anything in them over fire, coals or gas burner.
Electric cooking is out of the question for me. I hate caravan parks and camp remotely in my slide-on camper, so I don't really use 240v. Not to everyone's taste/needs, though.

Lots of options listed on the thread, so its horses for courses.



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Buzz Lightbulb wrote:

When we were poor students we used to buy pida bread, spread tomato sauce, cheese and any other toppings that we had on top of the bread and then grill it. It was okay. 


 "Poor students" is a tautology!! ;)

 



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Gary and Barb wrote:
Buzz Lightbulb wrote:

When we were poor students we used to buy pida bread, spread tomato sauce, cheese and any other toppings that we had on top of the bread and then grill it. It was okay. 


 "Poor students" is a tautology!! ;)

 


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Nothing like a bought one.

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We make them at caravan parks that have ovens. Most are very clean, seems like no one uses them...

 

On the road, its a bit harder, use the weber..



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Gary and Barb wrote:

Those gas top ovens are a very good cheap and versatile option, but you don't have to have only a gas burner for them. A charcoal burner, coals or small maintained fire (if restrictions allow) are flexible options.
I still find the old camp oven and trivet are indispensable. You can do anything in them over fire, coals or gas burner.
Electric cooking is out of the question for me. I hate caravan parks and camp remotely in my slide-on camper, so I don't really use 240v. Not to everyone's taste/needs, though.

Lots of options listed on the thread, so its horses for courses.

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I'll second this..., I prefer off the beaten track, remote camping and I've used the camp oven many times...., with a trivet.., a pressed metal one with holes punched or drilled into it works best in my humble opine. A decent pizza is very simply to achieve..., especially when you consider they do not require a long cook time. And..., you get to enjoy a campfire with pizza and a glass red after..., how good is that ?    

-- Edited by Gary and Barb on Thursday 19th of May 2022 04:34:02 PM


 



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