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Manna from Devon Cooking School

Woodfired Christmas Turkey

December 13, 2018, 12:15 am

Woodfired Christmas Turkey is the best way to cook your bird for many reasons - the fantastic flavour, the super succulence and the space saving from your conventional kitchen being up there at the top. There are a few things to remember though… Read more »

Woodfired Party Food

December 6, 2018, 1:03 pm

Woodfired Party Food is a real winner - great at any time of year but especially so at Christmas with the flames burning in the background for a festive glow. Here's what we made  - the fish recipes are from our Woodfired Fish… Read more »

Christmas Presents From Manna from Devon

December 4, 2018, 2:42 pm

Christmas Presents From Manna from Devon - something for every budget whether you're buying for someone else or leaving big hints for your own present list! For the breadmakers out there - Our Woodfired Flatbreads & Pancakes - great recipes even if you don't have a woodfired oven (yet!) Our… Read more »

Woodfired Dahl & Paratha

November 29, 2018, 9:35 am

Woodfired Dahl & Paratha is one of our favourite mid-week lunches; nutritious, delicious and quick to rustle up. During our travels around Rajasthan in India we had dahl and flatbreads at least once a day - spiced up it's a great snack… Read more »

Woodfired Christmas Cake

November 22, 2018, 12:15 am

Woodfired Christmas Cake may sound tricky to do in the woodfired oven but if you've got falling heat and good insulation, you'll end up with the best Christmas cake ever. Here's what we did in this week's Woodfired Weekly. Woodfired Christmas Cake… Read more »

Woodfired Brill with Tomato & Olive Sauce

November 15, 2018, 12:15 am

Woodfired Brill with Tomato & Olive Sauce is another great fish recipe we've devised to cook in the woodfired oven. Do check out what we did on this week's #woodfiredweekly. We've cooked it in the Alfa 4 Pizze but you can cook it… Read more »

Pots and Pans for your Woodfired Oven

November 8, 2018, 6:46 am

Pots and Pans for your Woodfired Oven - what to get can be an overwhelming choice so we've put together this week's #woodfiredweekly to get you off to a great start. For high heat, we like sturdy cast iron or lighter beaten steel.… Read more »

Woodfired Oxtail Stew

November 1, 2018, 12:15 am

Woodfired Oxtail Stew is a fabulous autumnal dish and a great way of using up the retained heat in your oven after a session of cooking something hotter. Check out what we did on our youtube channel here and the recipe is below. It really is as straightforward as it… Read more »

Woodfired Chocolate Brownies

October 25, 2018, 12:30 am

Woodfired Chocolate Brownies straight from the oven so still warm and squidgy are the perfect autumnal indugence. We use a dark chocolate so they're not too sweet and we don't use any flour so they are perfectly gluten free. We've added nuts to this recipe but if  you don't want… Read more »

Woodfired Toad in the Hole

October 18, 2018, 12:30 am

Woodfired Toad in the Hole is a great dish for the autumn - warming and rich but a light crispy pudding based on the Yorkshire Pudding recipe from our Woodfired Flatbreads & Pancakes We serve it with a slow-cooked onion gravy and wilted kale and it's always a winner. [caption… Read more »