Convert your kettle BBQ into a pizza oven!
Enjoy delicious homemade pizza with the family in your own garden
The trick of doing this is to use a “pizza ring kit” that’s designed to fit your kettle BBQ grill. One such kit that can match the size and type of a standard kettle BBQ is the MOESTA-BBQ Smokin’ PizzaRing.
This review will uncover features presented by the MOESTA pizza ring kit and why it might be a worthy addition for your summer evenings in the garden, especially this year when restaurants are socially distanced!
What I’ll Cover…
- MOESTA-BBQ Smokin’ PizzaRing highlights
- Key features
- What users are saying
- Pros and Cons
- Is it right for you
OK, let’s get started…
The MOESTA Pizza Ring kit is designed to work with most kettle grills available on the market such as Weber, Outdoorchef, Napoleon and many more. The kit comes equipped with a thermometer, pizza stone, a pizza pan, stainless steel sleeve and a pizza peel.
It is convenient because the kit has everything you need to get cooking immediately. Keep an eye out for the other kits which don’t have all the parts in them.
In addition to making pizzas, it can also be used for cooking other foods in pans or for smoking meat. Almost like an oven.
The 47cm diameter pizza ring kit is also available in different sizes to complement the size of your kettle grill, so you can choose an option from 47 to 67cm in diameter.
The top features of the the MOESTA-BBQ Smokin’ PizzaRing include:
- Multifunctional design
- Durable construction
- Temperature control
- Ease of use
Let’s take a closer look at these features below.
While making pizza is the main function of the kit, there is more that can be accomplished by this pizza ring. The kit can be used to create space for smoking meat since is compatible with charcoal/wood fuel.
With additional accessories, it also can be used to hold XXL pans for dishes like paella.
For anything that comes into contact with flames, durability is required. The pizza ring itself is crafted from stainless steel, so you can be sure it will last a longtime. The material handles heat distribution well and it is rust-free, meaning it will survive outdoor use.
As for the accessories provided, which include the pizza stone, the quality of the materials used are just as good. With good maintenance, the kit will offer long service.
Compatible with many brands
There are many brand named kettle BBQs on the market, including the likes of Napoleon, Rösle, Weber and Outdoor Chef, and they are all compatible with this kit. Even if you are not using a popular kettle grill brand, this kit is still usable. Make sure to check if the diameter of the pizza ring fits the diameter of the kettle BBQ.
Foods like pizza need keen temperature control so that they do not overcook. This pizza ring features an integrated thermometer that’s positioned on the ring’s exterior. The thermometer is positioned on the exterior so that the user can keep tabs on the temperature without lifting the lid.
Ease of use
Instead of purchasing the pizza ring and the other accessories independently, this model comes with multiple accessories for use. The accessories which include a pizza stone, a pizza pan, stainless steel sleeve and a pizza peel mean you can start making pizza as soon as the package is delivered. The entire kit is easy to clean and maintain, too.
Here are the highlights…
- Stainless steel construction
- Can be upgraded with Moesta rotisserie kit
- Compatible with many BBQ brands
- Supplied with multiple accessories
- Stable design
- Hassle-free maintenance
- Instantly extends the capacity of your cooking area
- Built-in thermometer for temperature control
What are People Saying…?
The MOESTA Pizza Ring kit has received positive reviews that have been reflected by its 4.5/5 star rating on Amazon.
One customer pointed out that:
“Have been looking at these for a while now. Chose the Moesta kit as you get everything you need including the stone for a very good price. Very impressed with the quality, easy to set up and works a treat.
Pizza cooked over wood is just fantastic, not sure if we could go back to using the oven”
Another satisfied user said:
“Exactly what it says on the tin. Better value than the branded equivalent.”
What’s the Downside…?
The MOESTA Pizza Ring kit does not have any major flaws. The only challenge would the instructions provided by the manufacturer as they are a bit unclear on how to fully use the pizza ring.
This can be easily solved by watching informative videos online on how to maximize the use of a pizza ring. Here’s a good video with some excellent tips on how to prepare the grill and the best way to cook the pizza with timings:
Start at 1 min 5 seconds for the pizza ring section. This video is for the LANDMANN kettle BBQ, but the same process applies for this Moesta kit.
- Made from durable stainless steel
- Comes with all the needed accessories to make pizza
- Multi-functional as it can be used for smoking food
- Easy to use and keep clean
- Sold at an affordable price
- Instructions provided are slightly unclear
Is it Suitable for You..?
If you do not want to spend money on an actual pizza oven then the MOESTA Pizza Ring kit is a good choice. The pizza ring is made of stainless steel and all of the supplied accessories are truly functional and long-lasting.
Worried about the size of the pizza ring? No problem, you can switch to a larger size without incurring much cost. Overall, this multi-functional pizza ring kit offers good value for money because for a few years to come, all you will need to do is light your kettle grill to make pizza.
The bottom line…
The MOESTA Pizza Ring kit is not trying to pull wool over anyone’s eyes, it does what it says on the tin. Avoid investing in a flimsy cheap kit and save your money to purchase this model because it will serve you for years.
You can trust that the quality is solid thanks to the stainless steel construction. Furthermore, it comes with everything you need for instant cooking. Convenient and affordable, this kit will have you and your family salivating on freshly made pizzas any time of the day.