huge, thick, round or rectangular ceramic or stone plate positioned on the best range shelf and preheated because of the oven. These types of rocks are accustomed to duplicate the cooking attributes of the brick flooring of some commercial bread and pizza pie ovens. What to be baked are then placed directly on the baking stone inside range. Also referred to as a pizza rock. Baking tiles are utilized like a baking rock, but they are dense, unglazed quarry tiles 8 to 12 ins square.