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An Open Tomato Tart from the Woodfired Oven

May 11, 2021, 11:03 am

In this woodfired workshop, David is cooking a fabulous open tomato tart with a crispy puff pastry base - no soggy bottom - and delicious, intense, basil scented tomatoes; heaven on a plate, literally! Do check out the video here where he'll show you how to cook it and the… Read more »

An Awesome Steak Sandwich from the Woodfired Oven

May 4, 2021, 5:34 pm

Some dishes are barely recipes they are so simple and this is one of them - take some great steak and cook it well, rest it, slice it, serve it in some great bread and you have an awesome steak sandwich. That's all there is to it - if only… Read more »

Batch Baking in Your Woodfired Oven

April 27, 2021, 7:00 pm

Batch baking is basically cooking a lot of food in the falling heat of your woodfired oven. It is most easily done in a refractory oven as the fire is taken out of the oven once the mass is heated up and we use this stored heat to bake the… Read more »

Comparing Three Different Kinds of Woodfired Ovens

April 21, 2021, 3:23 pm

Join David in our Woodfired Workshop where he'll talk you through some of the different kinds of ovens available and how they work. It's one of the most common questions we get asked here at the woodfired cooking school and, much like with many things, there's not one straight answer!… Read more »

Rich Chocolate, Prune & Almond Cake from the Woodfired Oven

April 13, 2021, 1:44 pm

A delicious and rich chocolate cake - gluten free and gorgeously moist - from the woodfired oven, cooked in the falling heat. It's not just high heat and pizzas as we know! The cake is made with ground almonds rather than flour so it's gluten free -perfect for your coeliac… Read more »

Woodfired Flatbread with Garlic Mushrooms and Za'atar

April 8, 2021, 8:41 am

What a treat for you in this woodfired workshop - David is cooking a super garlicky mushroom flatbread, topped with toasted almonds and a swirl of spicey za'atar. Fantastic to share with friends or, we think, it would make an awesome breakfast with a poached egg on top. A fabulous… Read more »

Woodfired Chilli con Carne and Cornbread

March 31, 2021, 11:47 am

In this workshop, David is cooking a fabulously flavoured Chilli con Carne, infused with beech smoke, and served with a fresh cornbread both from the woodfired oven. A great crowd pleaser now we can get together with a few folk in the garden. Classic outdoors cooking traditionally round a campfire,… Read more »

A Virtual Chat with our friends at Coastal Kitchen Devon

March 18, 2021, 1:33 pm

While most of us have walked the dog, watched Netflix and made banana bread and sourdough during lockdown, foodie friends Helen Lloyd and Julie Graham have come up with a new business local to Dartmouth and are launching as we write. We had a virtual chat – is there any… Read more »

Woodfired Gurnard Fillets with Ras El Hanout and Tomato Salsa

March 9, 2021, 2:31 pm

We've said many times how much we love fish cooked in the woodfird oven; you must be really fed up of hearing it - but if nothing else, do make sure to try this recipe of fish fillets cooked in aromatic ras el hanout with a warm tomato salsa. It's… Read more »

Lamb Curry from the Woodfired Oven - a Fabulous First Class Railway Mutton Curry

March 3, 2021, 3:25 pm

Spices and woodfired cooking are a match made in heaven - there's something about cooking over fire that really brings out the flavours of the toasted spices in your cooking. The smells and flavours of this awesome lamb curry bring back memories of our own travels in India - we're… Read more »