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Blog archives: December 2019

Wood Fired Duck with Red Cabbage & Chestnuts

December 20, 2019, 3:12 pm

  This is a great Winter warmer and one that can cook happily for an hour or so in the wood fired oven while you get on with other important things like going for a walk or reading the papers. Perfect for those few days between Christmas and the New…Read more »

Wood Fired Chocolate Roulade

December 18, 2019, 7:37 am

This deliciously indulgent dessert is great any time of the year but at Christmas it's an excellent alternative to Christmas pudding. It's also gluten free which is great if you have any coeliacs or guests with gluten intolerances to cater for We made ours in the Wood Fired Oven but…Read more »

Stollen in the Wood Fired Oven

December 11, 2019, 11:50 am

Stollen is a traditional festive German fruit loaf full of nuts, spices, dried fruit, candied peel and a swirl of marzipan. It's incredibly popular at Christmas and as it keeps really well, you can make it in advance of the Christmas madness. It's traditional to make 2 loaves, one to…Read more »

Potted Pheasant; wood fired of course!

December 10, 2019, 2:34 pm

Last week we were lucky enough to be given some pheasants by a very generous friend. With Christmas in mind instead of simply roasting them we decided to make some potted pheasant - an ideal gift for the foodie in your life. If you want to have a go yourself…Read more »

Our Foodie Christmas List

December 4, 2019, 1:45 pm

It's coming up to Christmas and if you need a few ideas for the foodies in your life or you need to drop some serious hints to people buying for you, take a look at our Christmas list - some of the things we've found this year from stocking fillers…Read more »

Stuffed Butternut Squash in the Wood Fired Oven

December 4, 2019, 10:25 am

This is a delicious lunch or supper dish, easily cooked in the wood fired oven. It can be served on its own with a green salad or as a side with some grilled or roast meat, particularly lamb. Check out this week's #woodfiredweekly to see David cooking this dish in…Read more »