July 2, 2013

PITA OVEN WATCH: Pita oven enters Clover 7/3, 9am-noon, CloverHUB

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This picture is the culmination of a lot of detective work. We’d been talking about the idea of making our pita ourselves. But I found no American manufacturer of the kind of oven that makes Israeli-style pita. I was asking a ton of questions and doing some research and I found two people in the world that make the type of oven we need to make our style of pita. I finally settled on one in Israel.

I had never purchased anything from overseas. The website was totally in Hebrew. I had a couple friends translate a Facebook page for me, ask the owner if anyone spoke English, and got their name and number. After a month and a half of negotiations, a week of electric adaptation to make the pita oven US-specific, 22 days at sea inside a shipping container, and 3 days of customs processing using a hired docks agent, our pita oven is finally ready to enter the port of Boston.

It does 1000 pitas an hour, comes with a dough divider and rounder from Germany, 2 proofing chambers and 2 proofing racks.

COME WELCOME THE PITA OVEN (we might have to remove our doors to fit it in!)

CloverHUB
7/3/2013
9am-Noon

We’re not going to be baking with this yet, we have many many weeks of development ahead of us (which you can help us with, by tasting!)

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