Modernist Pizza is the definitive guide to one of the world’s most popular foods. This groundbreaking set is the culmination of exhaustive research, travel, and experiments to collect and advance the world’s knowledge of pizza. Spanning 1,708 pages, including three volumes plus a recipe manual, Modernist Pizza is much more than a cookbook: it’s an indispensable resource for anyone who not only loves to eat pizza but is also interested in the science, stories, cultures, and history behind it.


By The Numbers


Volumes + Kitchen Manual














Pizzerias Visited


Authors Nathan Myhrvold and Francisco Migoya share practical tips and innovative techniques, which are the outcome of hundreds of tests and experiments. Each gorgeously illustrated chapter examines a different aspect of pizza, from its history and top travel destinations to dough, sauce, cheese, toppings, equipment, and more. Housed in a red stainless-steel case, Modernist Pizza contains over 1,000 traditional and avant-garde recipes to make pizza from around the globe, each carefully developed with both professional and home pizzaioli in mind.


Pizza, Refined and Redefined

Now at Modernist Cuisine Gallery by Nathan Myhrvold

The art in your home is a reflection of what you love, and if you’re like us, that includes pizza. In this special photography series, Modernist Cuisine founder Nathan Myhrvold explores new perspectives of pizza. The series is available exclusively at Modernist Cuisine Gallery by Nathan Myhrvold and is offered in a range of sizes to take your love of pizza to new heights.


365 Days of Pizza

Each photograph in the 2021 Modernist Pizza documents the deliciously diverse world of pizza. This 16-month calendar features 18 new images from Nathan Myhrvold and his team.

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