La Reine Classic Cook at Home Range from Pizza Express

La Reine Pizza Review, Cook at Home Range from Pizza Express

La Reine Classic Cook at Home Range from Pizza Express Review

Prosciutto cotto ham, mushrooms, olives, creamy mozzarella& our famous passata

Pizza Express La Reine Pizza Review
The lads had noticed that Pizza express do a range of cook at home pizzas and we were keen to try one to see if we could recreate that restaurant experience in our humble little abode.

We chose the La Reine Classic which is basically a ham and mushroom pizza which is never a bad thing. It cost about a fiver so obviously much cheaper than eating in house. When were moved the packaging it looked pretty good and the toppings were at least a fairly good covering. The cooking instructions say to Drizzle a little olive oil over your pizza to give it a crispier finish, and who are we to argue, so out came the extra extra virgin stuff that the missus had purchased and never used and splashed it over a bit.

So after the cooking time had completed we settled down for our feast and to fair it looked a treat. The base was a bit too crispy on the bottom as is so often the case when cooking pizzas in home ovens even though we had followed the instructions to the letter. However it wasn’t rock hard so we could live with it. The dough was OK but didn’t taste as fresh as we would have liked and felt a bit slimy on the tongue. On to the toppings then… The passata was decent proportioned and had a deep rich taste. The cheese was indeed creamy and had toasted well. The mushrooms were of a decent quality and were juicy and tasty. The Prosciutto cotto ham was delicately flavored, dry cured and had all the flavour we expected. A few olives were scattered about to little effect as they lacked that pungent bite.

So what was our verdict? Well Ted said that it was little better than a standard supermarket own brand offering and Bill reckoned it was nowhere near restaurant quality.

A six out of ten from The Pizza Lads

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Mushroom & Truffle Pizza from Pizza Express

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Mushroom & Truffle Pizza from Pizza Express Review

Sliced Portobello and closed cup mushrooms, mozzarella, ricotta, fresh rosemary and garlic oil on a béchamel base, drizzled with truffle oil ,a sprinkling of fresh parsley and shaved Gran Milano cheese on a Romana base

Pizza Express Mushroom & Truffle Pizza Review
The Pizza Lads were celebrating, we had won 25 pounds on a lottery scratch card and we were definitely not going to be telling the missuses about this windfall. We decided that we would blow our winnings on the most luxury sounding pizza we could at Pizza Express. Actually the cost didn’t reflect too badly, but was in the top range of the menu offering price wise.

The Pizza duly arrived and was reasonably hot and looked pleasant in a pale sort of way. The base was a Romana and looked crispy on the edges but was just a bit too soggy for our liking, but was a decent taste at least. The béchamel sauce was probably the reason for the slightly soggy base and was fairly bland.

The Sliced Portobello and closed cup mushrooms were a good combination and were fresh with subtle earthiness.  The mozzarella cheese was a bit thinly spread and saved to an extent by the creaminess of the ricotta. The top was scattered with fragrant, dry, flaking Gran Milano cheese, which had a granular texture with an intensely sweet flavour. So far – so so. Can this pizza be saved by the oils? The garlic oil was quite strong and The Pizza Lads didn’t see a single vampire on the way home!

The truffle oil had an Intense garlic aroma and a powerful truffle flavour and was simply gorgeous and a complete revelation on a pizza. The trimmings were rosemary and parsley and added nice finish. So all in all a different pizza, good and bad points yes, but a different experience. Ted wondered if the garlic oil would work on the missus as well as it seemed to on vampires?

A thumbs sideways from The Pizza Lads

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Pepperoni Passion Pizza from Domino’s

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Pepperoni Passion Pizza from Domino’s Review

Extra pepperoni and extra mozzarella cheese on a Domino’s tomato sauce base

Domino’s Pepperoni Passion Pizza Review
The Pizza Lads started to feel the cold chill of winter setting in, gone were the long hot days of summer with light Pizzas. Now it’s all about heat and energy giving food. So in this spirit we thought that only lots of pepperoni will do to remove the chill. Heading off to Domino’s, we of course opted for the Pepperoni Passion.

We choose to stay with the classic crust and when we opened the box it looked mighty fine, the crust was a nice shade of brown and just crispy enough on the outside and fluffy on the inside.

The top of the pizza could hardly be seen with the generous covering of Pepperoni, but what cheese peaked through was well toasted and tasted great. The tomato sauce was rich and tasty and the extra cheese piled on really gave satisfaction with it’s indulgence, it was chewy and stringy just as we like it.

The Pepperoni itself was a deep porky/beefy variety, seasoned with a strong chilli powder, it was also not to greasy. So we really got our fix and to be honest our mouths were burning up by the time we had finished.

Lovely A big thumbs up from The Pizza Lads

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Carne Calzone from Bella Italia

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Carne Calzone from Bella Italia Review

Folded pizza with pomodoro sauce -Meatballs, beef ragu, pancetta, red onion and mozzarella

Carne Calzone Review

The lads were back at Bella Italia, the missuses had sent us out to buy some Christmas gifts for some relatives. Of course we had been given a list of exactly what to buy and from where. But the lads are nothing if not inventive and we decided to throw ourselves wholeheartedly into this task, but our real agenda was to Shop hard and see if we could save some money to enable a pizza purchase. After a couple of hours we were all shopped out, but our reward was that we had saved enough cash from our efforts for the Pizza treat.

So scanning through the menu at Bella’s we decided on one of three Calzone’s on offer, obviously the meaty one for us.

We didn’t have too long to wait for our Calzone to be served and it looked a treat with a lovely browned dough casing. It was good and hot as well. Digging in we appreciated the dough’s light texture and it tasted splendid. The Pomodoro sauce (tomato) had the taste of the sweetest tomatoes with a salty, garlic tinge. The fillings were Meatballs which were smallish and had a rich solid flavour and they combined well with the deep robust taste of the Beef Ragu. The Pancetta contrasted well and was lovely. It was enhanced with the addition of pretty strong red onion and packed with soft and creamy mozzarella.

So we were well pleased and it was a good offering and one we will would eat again. Getting home the missuses were suspicious that we had been indulging ourselves, but we had got what they wanted and with correct change, so a right result for the lads.

A massive thumbs up from The Pizza Lads

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Texas Meat Meltdown Pizza from Pizza Hut

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Texas Meat Meltdown Pizza from Pizza Hut Review

Spicy pork, chicken breast, pepperoni, chorizo & BBQ sauce base.

Pizza Hut Texas Meat Meltdown Pizza Review
The Pizza Lads had been reviewing some exotic pizzas of late and as always we started to crave a more run of mill Pizza, slow cooked this, italian that, infused with etc etc. No! we want a good old fashioned Meat + Cheese type thing. Pizza Hut was our destination and looking at the menu we decided upon the Texas Meat Meltdown, Meat = check, cheese = check. were good to go then.

The pizza duly arrived in our “pan” base choice (deep pan for those not familiar) and the pizza looked good in it’s brownish coloured hues. It was reasonably hot, though we thought it might have been sitting around a bit. The base was just right and not to doughy and cooked to crispy finish on the bottom. BBQ sauce had a rich indulgent smoky taste and we were satisfied with that. Toppings were pretty much edge to edge. The cheese was a bit thinly spread but with a delicious stringy texture.

The pepperoni was a good variety and not too fatty and had a decent kick which is always pleasing. The chicken was not as brown as we would have preferred, but at least the taste was acceptable. Spicy Pork was the saving grace of this pizza combo and it was generously spread and tender with again a built in kick. Chorizo was a bit tough but with a solid taste. The top was dizzled with more BBQ sauce. So not the best pizza we have had in our life but certainty far from the worst. So our back to basics quest was a slight failure..

A thumbs up from The Pizza Lads

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Frutti di Mare Pizza from Bella Italia

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Frutti di Mare Pizza from Bella Italia Review

King prawns, mussels, squid, queen scallops, mozzarella & chilli on a tomato base.

Frutti di Mare Pizza Review

Bill was ranting to Ted today about the lack of seafood topped pizzas we had reviewed, but Ted said that he didn’t like seafood very much. Bill put his foot down and said we are the pizza review lads, so all pizzas need to done and we may as well go the whole hog and do a full on seafood pizza review of the fishiest pizza we can find. Reluctantly Ted had to take one for the team so they did a quick search and decided on the Frutti di Mare from Bella Italia. So off we went to the local Bella Italia and it duly arrived at the table.

It looked good with subtle colours contrasting with deep red tomato sauce and browned base edge. The base itself was fresh and not overdone with edge to edge toppings, the dough had soaked up the tomato sauce flavour to a degree, which made it delicious. The mozzarella was was not too thick and we felt a bit more was in order but it was tasty. The chilli was fiery and really caught the back of the throat.

Onto the main show – The queen scallops were impressive in size and Bill commented they were not to chewy as they can sometimes be, but not very flavourful (Ted disagreed-he said they were awful – not being a seafood lover). The King prawns were tender and full of flavour and both were happy there. The Mussels were not as fresh as Bill liked and he thought they may have been frozen ones, but that’s only speculation (Ted didn’t like them). The squid was a little bit chewy with an unusual overly salty taste Bill remarked (Ted hated them – not being a seafood lover).

So really it’s a case of if you like Seafood a lot or not, Bill gave the pizza a six out of ten, sadly Ted only one. Ted was not converted, so only Bill’s opinion counts in this review, a disappointing overall offering in his opinion. Bill also added that the ingredients to this pizza needed to stay with the pasta and not put onto a pizza base.

A thumbs down from The Pizza Lads

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Garlic Sizzler Pizza from Pizza GoGo

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Garlic Sizzler Pizza from Pizza GoGo Review

Tomato sauce, Chicken, Bacon, Pepperoni, Green and Red Peppers, drizzled with Garlic Sauce

Garlic Sizzler Pizza Review

The lads were being forced to go to some wedding reception by the wives, Bills missus was good friends with the bride. We had a peak at the what food was on offer and it was just going to be things on sticks, sausages, pickled onions and cheese and pineapple! Oh man this was a low budget affair. The lads had devised a plan to get a decent pizza eat on the way, so had told the wives to go on ahead as we had to get some petrol (gas for our USA devotees) for the car.

So after 10 outfit changes and reassuring the wives that they looked perfect and no big bums were to be seen (it had to be done) they eventually departed. The lads threw on the all purpose suits which cover weddings, funerals, interviews, court appearances etc.

We headed to Pizza GoGo as it was not too far from the venue. We scanned the menu and still feeling that we could do without this party we thought we would punish all in breath range of us, so the Garlic Sizzler it was. The pizza duly appeared and we tucked in…

Appearance wise it looked liked what we thought, the base was a bit overcooked at the edge and the crust was a bit hard work to chew through, the dough taste was reasonable and seemed fresh. The cheese had toasted well on top and was nice and stringy. The tomato sauce was a bit bland and thankfully there wasn’t much of it. Onto the main toppings, the chicken seemed a bit processed but had toasted to decent brown on top and was acceptable. The bacon again seemed like reformed processed meat and was a bit ham like but OK. Pepperoni was in contrast a good variety, spicy and not too greasy. The Green and Red Peppers added some nice colour but didn’t really lift the pizza taste wise and the Garlic Sauce drizzle was obviously not fresh garlic, however it did taste reasonable, but the actual breath test will be later when we meet the wives. So we were not overly impressed with this offering and have had much better. Unfortunately Bill’s nerve cracked on the way to the wedding reception and he was eating extra strong mints like they were going out of fashion, but Ted stayed the course and his wife was very displeased with the pungent aroma, but after a few more drinks this was completely forgotten.

A average thumbs side ways from The Pizza Lads

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Diavola Forte Pizza from Bella Italia

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Diavola Forte Pizza from Bella Italia Review

Spicy ’nduja sausage, salami, chicken, red onion, roasted peppers and green chilli on a fiery tomato sauce with mozzarella and cooling mascarpone cheese.

Diavola Forte Pizza Review

The lads were fed up with home cooking pizzas for our recent reviews and we wanted to be waited on. We discovered that Bella Italia has an outlet near to us and without further ado we were off. Upon arrival we scanned the menu and were drawn to the Diavola Forte pizza, now our regular viewers know that we always want to try new things and if the pizza has a title with words we have never heard of, then that’s for us!

Apparently the literal translation of Diavola is deviled or salsa according the the interplonk.

The word Forte could mean tangy or feisty, so none the wiser really but good old N’duja sausage sounds just the ticket.

So after a short delay the Pizza was duly served up and it was good and hot and we had to admit it looked excellent with a nice variety of colours. So nice presentation. The base had a lovely brownish edge and was not too thin but very tasty. The Tomato sauce was a deep red shade and had an indulgent texture, but a fiery taste that really got us reaching for the water. The mixture of Mozzarella and Mascarpone is always an inspired combo and the Mascarpone had a creamy subtle palette. The spicy ’nduja sausage and salami really hit the spot and was full of flavour and not greasy at all, unlike some salamis. The Chicken was tender though a bit thin on the ground and the roasted peppers gave a rustic edge. The red onion and green Chillis finished off the proceedings and the Chillis had some kick in them. All complemented with some fresh rocket sprinkled on top.

We were very impressed with the overall quality and our mouths were pleasantly on fire by the last slice. Highly recommended and we thought we had better not tell the wives about this gem of a restaurant, our secret for now!

A big thumbs up from The Pizza Lads

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Slow Cooked Lamb Pizza from Ask Italian

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Slow Cooked Lamb Pizza from Ask Italian Review

Tender lamb shoulder, fontal cheese, roasted peppers, spinach, balsamic red onions onions and pine nuts.

Slow Cooked Lamb Pizza Review

The lads had seen a Italian Restaurant chain on their travels and after having noticed they do a good range of pizza’s we decided it was our duty to review one for our hungry viewers. We slipped out under cover of darkness while the missuses were messaging each other on Facebook and made our way.
 
The menu has really exotic sounding pizza’s, so we were spoilt for choice, but we decided upon something we had definitely not tried before. The Slow Cooked Lamb. Now the lads thought Lamb might be a big ask as it is notorious for being a bit tough and greasy, greasy we can live with, but tough, not!
 
The pizza arrived and it looked pretty awesome with the peppers adding a good colour contrast. It was nice and hot as well. The base was Stone baked and crispy and was up in the top ten bases we had eaten we felt. It was topped with a rich tomato sauce with a herby taste. It had Fontal cheese on it, which we had never heard of, so a quick google told us that is an “Italian cow’s milk cheese. Although made throughout the year, the best cheese is obtained during the summer when the cows are moved to an altitude of 550 to 700 meters (1,800 to 2,300 feet) and fed only with rich grass to give it a distinctive aroma.” Oh err, we hoped that our cows had been at the right altitude, the cheese had a mild, somewhat nutty flavor which was very nice. On to the Lamb which looked like it had been shredded and was a little chewy, but not too greasy and the taste was somewhat strange on a pizza but we could get used to it. The bit part ingredients were roasted peppers, spinach, balsamic red onions and pine nuts. All of which complimented the lamb and the pine nuts really lifted the whole combo.
 
So a good pizza, but perhaps we wouldn’t have the lamb again at this chain.
 
A fine thumbs up from The Pizza Lads

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Feta Cheese & Caramelised Onion Pizza from Waitrose

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Feta Cheese & Caramelised Onion Pizza from Waitrose Review

A Stonebaked, hand stretched thin and crispy Pizza base, topped with Garlic butter, Tomato sauce, caramelised Balsamic Onions, Mozzarella, feta and Mascarpone cheeses and sprinkled with Rosemary.

Feta Cheese & Caramelised Onion Pizza Review

The lads were moving upmarket in shopping habits, no more home bargains and netto for us, no! Waitrose supermarket is now our preferred choice. We remortgaged the the house and sold the car and headed off to get a luxury Pizza (only joking they are not too badly priced really). Our gaze took in the offerings on the shelf and we felt like something different, so we opted for the Feta & Caramelised Onion Pizza. Now we have never had Feta on a Pizza to our knowledge so were keen to experience it. It was said Bill, “an unusual-looking pizza in a way very dark and un-colourful” We also thought ideal for the forthcoming Halloween Party…

The base when cooked was crispy and thin and we both enjoyed it. The Tomato sauce was not in evidence too much and the garlic butter seemed to come through more. The Feta and Mozzarella Mascarpone mix was a good combination of sharp and creamy Cheeses, though we expected more of the Feta cheese it was delicate soft flavour tangy and salty. The caramelised Balsamic Onions were sweet and piquant. The herb taste was very much in evidence and not unpleasant. Taken as a combo, it was really different and very tasty even though it’s a non meat Pizza. The Pizza Lads were well impressed and would definitely go for this one again.

A none meaty thumbs up from The Pizza Lads

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Smoked Ham, Mushroom & Mascarpone Pizza from ASDA

Smoked Ham, Mushroom & Mascarpone Pizza Review from ASDA

Extra Special Hand Stretched Smoked Ham, Mushroom & Mascarpone Pizza from ASDA Review

Stretched by hand in a time honoured fashion to create a crisp, bubbly crust Introducing our Extra Special Smoked Ham, Mushroom & Mascarpone Pizza, inspired by the finest pizzerias of Naples to create a truly indulgent experience. Our experts gently hand-stretch the dough, resulting in a thin and sumptuously soft base that, once cooked in our stone bake oven, creates a beautiful, bubbly crust. And to bring out the remarkable flavour of our dough, we hand top the base with only the best ingredients, giving you a slice of pure indulgence. Our Extra Special Smoked Ham, Mushroom & Mascarpone Pizza. Stretched by hand. Topped with care. Enjoyed by you.

Smoked Ham, Mushroom & Mascarpone Pizza Review

The Pizza Lads were out shopping for the weekly groceries (not by choice!) and we had been told by the wives we were allowed to have one chilled Pizza to cook at home. So we decided upon Asda. We scoped out the variety on offer and our eyes fell upon the Extra Special Hand Stretched Smoked Ham, Mushroom & Mascarpone Pizza, Now with a title like that it must be good and through the viewing window in the box, it did look pretty nice. So in the trolley it went and when we were home the oven was straight on.

Out the packet the appearance was pleasing as the Ham looked really fresh and Mushrooms smelled delicious and when cooked according the instructions the Mascarpone would have melted all it over. So on to the taste test… The crust was nice and light, thin/bubbly and the stone-baked dough was very good and tasted really fresh. The Smoked Ham had cooked well and was really tender and tasty.

The Mascarpone was creamy and light and had toasted nicely on top. The mushrooms were quite Garlicky but very moreish. Sauce was fairly standard but not unpleasant and we detected an underlying hint of Black Pepper and Lemon Juice. Very good all round and meets pizza chain standards. We might even volunteer next time to go shopping.

A big Asda thumbs up from The Pizza Lads

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Tops Club Pizza from Tops Pizza

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Tops Club Pizza from Tops Pizza Review

Special tomato sauce, Chicken, Bacon, red Onions, Fresh tomato, 3 blends of Mozzarella, Monterey Jack, Cheddar cheese & drizzle of creamy ranch sauce

Tops Club Pizza Review

The Lads found themselves in London again, We had told the wives we were attending a Career Path Development Conference. Yeah right… lol, but somehow it seemed to work as the missuses like the idea we are trying to work on themselves and become better persons (or perhaps they are just glad that we are elsewhere?). So we had found a lovely Tops Pizza outlet before and were keen on a return visit. Scanning through the menu we decided on the Tops Club which we guess is the speciality of the house, we threw caution to the wind and had the Hot Dog stuffed crust on the Supersize base.

Wow the pizza looked awesome when it arrived with a beautiful criss cross effect on the top with ranch sauce. The base was excellent with a pleasantly browned crust and was what we call the Goldilocks scenario (not too thin or too thick, not too crispy or too doughy) The hot dog crust seemed like it was made of quality meat which was a relief. The special Tomato sauce was all good with a rich indulgent taste. The Mozzarella, Monterey Jack and Cheddar Cheese is a favourite of ours and we think law should be passed making Monterey Jack compulsory on all pizzas. Chicken & Bacon is a marriage made in heaven (unlike our living nightmares) and the Chicken was tender though the chunks were a bit on the small side.

Large slices of fresh Tomato covered top and we are always pleased when they are not too sharp tasting. The red Onion was decent and as we say the drizzle of creamy Ranch sauce brought out the flavour of the Chicken. A great Pizza and it was the Tops! Travelling back we made up some nonsense about the conference as a cover story but strangely we were never asked about it.

A massive thumbs up from The Pizza Lads

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Meatball Feast Calzone from Frankie & Benny’s

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Meatball Feast Calzone from Frankie & Benny’s Review

Pork & beef meatballs, pepperoni, chicken, red onion, red pepper, mozzarella and BBQ sauce

Meatball Feast Calzone Review

The Pizza Lads were having a Pizza policy business conference debate brainstorming session between themselves. Bill said that it is our duty to bring every aspect of the Pizza world to our followers eyes, and that we don’t seem to have done any Calzone reviews. Ted was disbelieving but it was true! So without further ado, we hurried off to rectify this situation. Now as our expert followers know, that a Calzone is basically a folded Pizza and according to Wikipedia, an interesting fact is that “In Italy, Calzones are popularly believed to be the most efficient type of Pizza for home delivery.

This popular credence has some scientific ground as the folded nature of the Calzone results in a lower surface-to-volume ratio than a traditional Pizza resulting in better heat retention during the journey from the Pizzeria to the buyer’s home. This results in a Calzone being delivered warmer than Pizza all things equal. Ohh Err, still makes sense and Ted remembers one notable Pizza chain delivery Pizza that ended up somehow folding itself into a Calzone and he reckoned it was all the better for it! Anyway were losing the plot. Off to Frankie and Benny’s we went as the big chains rarely offer Calzone. The offering looked like a huge Cornish pasty and with a nice charred bubbled look. The Dough was nice and chewy with a slightly crisp edge.

The Meatballs were fresh tasting and delicious with a hint of seasoning. The Pepperoni had a good bite but wasn’t overwhelming the other ingredients. The Chicken added a diverse twist and was tender. Red Onion, red Pepper, Mozzarella and BBQ sauce completed the line up, although we felt that the red Onion was not required really, but the red Pepper was lovely. The Cheese was pretty cheesy indeed and the BBQ sauce was smoky tasting. So a really nice dish and the overall combination was a winner..

A big “Calzone” thumbs up from The Pizza Lads

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BBQ Chicken Pizza from Frankie & Benny’s

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BBQ Chicken Pizza from Frankie & Benny’s Review

Slices of tender chicken, mozzarella, chives and BBQ sauce

BBQ Chicken Pizza Review

The lads had had lots of feedback from the website and whilst all favourable, one person commented that the bulk of our reviews are of Domino’s, Papa John’s and Pizza Hut. Now we were really angry about this (not lol), but we get the point although in our defence the big Pizza chains are the ones that most people go to for Pizza. But hey we are nothing if not adaptable (which has been a great help considering our missuses), so we decided to broaden our horizons. We realised that Frankie and Benny’s offer a wide Pizza range and so off we went.

The restaurant was pretty busy so we feared that we may have a long wait. Scanning the menu we decided on the BBQ Chicken Pizza, always a winning combo. We did have a bit of wait but when it arrived at our table it was still good and hot. The look of it was a bit dull and brown in our opinion but obviously the taste is what matters. The Pizza base was nice with a crispy chewy texture and the toppings were virtually edge to edge. The BBQ sauce was pleasant and tangy. The Cheese had been nicely toasted and was stringy and thick with a mouth watering aroma. The slices of Chicken were small but tender and juicy with a pronounced flavour. It was topped off with some Chives which brought out all the other flavours.

So a good solid offering that delivered, would we have changed anything? maybe some bacon! but that’s just us.

A thumbs up from The Pizza Lads

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Ham & Pineapple Pizza from Domino’s

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Ham & Pineapple Pizza from Domino’s Review

A beautiful Ham & Pineapple pizza from Domino’s Pizza

Domino’s Ham & Pineapple Pizza Review
The lads realised that we hadn’t had a Domino’s Pizza for a while, and we do like our Domino’s. The missuses were off out to the Mall to waste some more of our dough. They gave us a stern lecture before they left about not eating any Pizzas today.

We tend never to listen, so dug out the latest menu. Having had a look they don’t seem to do any new combo offerings at the moment, so we thought we would fall back on an old favourite of Ham & Pineapple. Now some peeps say Pineapple doesn’t belong on a pizza but not us, and believe us when we say we have had a lot odder things in the past. We chose the classic crust which we find gives us the slightly crunchy crust in a sort sourdough way and it is not too thin or too thick.

The usual Tomato sauce was evenly spread and has a good rich taste. The Mozzarella was nicely browned and lovely and stringy. The Ham pieces had a almost smokey taste and had browned at the edges adding to pleasing overall look. The Pineapple was fresh tasting and had plenty of bite. So we were well pleased with this classic offering. Now all we have to do is hide the evidence from our wives and start spraying air freshener around and eating mints.

A thumbs up from The Pizza Lads…

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