Flour and Ash prove pizza and ice cream have Bristolian flavour

September 25 2014

TAKING a "Bristolian" approach on the quintessential pizza is upcoming restaurant, Flour and Ash.

TAKING a "Bristolian" approach on the quintessential pizza is upcoming restaurant, Flour and Ash.
Coined by ex-Harvey Nichols' chef, Steve Gale, the pizza and ice cream parlour will be a part of the growing number of contemporary bars and restaurants where Cheltenham Road and Gloucester Road meet.
Flour and Ash is set to opens its doors in late October.
Having worked in many interesting pubs, restaurants and bakeries across Bristol, the duo's plan is to apply what they have learned to the humble pizza.
Steve said: "We’ll be keeping it simple, relying on the quality of our seasonal ingredients. We have even invested in a huge custom built wood-fired oven, manufactured in Gloucestershire."
Customers can expect a range of seasonal wood-fired pizzas, bread, meats, vegetables and shellfish, as well as an innovative "Bristolian" take on classic and contemporary pizza toppings.
From rare fillet steak carpaccio and fresh thyme salmoriglio, to wood-roast garlic ceps and Beenleigh blue cheese, original pizza topping combinations are aplenty. More classic options include home-made fennel sausage and caramelised onions, and ‘Best of the West Four Counties’ cheese pizza. Steve assures that pineapple will not be making appearance.
Steve said: "We will specialise in 100% sourdough pizza left to prove for up to 72 hours with naturally occurring yeasts, creating a light crispy base where the crust is as much the star of the show, as well as the toppings."
Supporting the pizza menu will be creative seasonal salads, wood-baked breads, charcuterie, West Country cheeses and some "pretty serious" home-made ice-cream and sorbet.
Wines, beers and spirits will also be chosen and supplied by Darren from Grape & Grind on Gloucester Road.
Keep up-to-date with the restaurants progress at www.flourandash.co.uk. Like on Facebook (Flour & Ash) and follow on Twitter (@flourandash).

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