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Woodfired Mackerel Escabeche

January 10, 2019, 12:15 am

Woodfired Mackerel Escabeche, here done with red mullet as well, has to be one of our favourite fish dishes and perfect for lunch; the pinky-orange red mullet and the silvery-blue mackerel look fantastic with zingy orange zest, bright green fresh parsley and black olives. The citrussy orange juice and acidic… Read more »

Woodfired Squash Curry and Naan Bread

January 3, 2019, 12:17 pm

Woodfired Squash Curry and Naan Bread - what a great way to start off the new year. A fantastic squash curry, inspired by our trips to India and full of flavour - so if you're planning on cutting down on meat for a while, it doesn't have to be boring;… Read more »

Woodfired Kedgeree

December 27, 2018, 12:15 am

Woodfired Kedgeree makes a fantastic brunch dish, perfect for the period over Christmas and New Year. Do check out what we did on our Youtube Channel and here's the recipe - Woodfired Kedgeree - Ingredients Serves 6 300g smoked haddock Milk 1tbsp sunflower… Read more »

Woodfired Christmas Pastries

December 20, 2018, 12:15 am

Woodfired Christmas Pastries are perfect to have to offer over the festive season - we love sausage rolls and mince pies. Cooking the pastry in the woodfired oven really puffs them up. Do check out this week's #woodfiredweekly to see what we do. This week's #woodfiredweekly   Woodfired Christmas Pastries… Read more »

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 madeĀ  - 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 »