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Blog archives: June 2021

Slow Cooking in the Woodfired Oven with just the Retained Heat

June 23, 2021, 4:24 pm

If you've fired up your refractory oven and done some high heat cooking in it, then it makes so much sense to use that retained heat you've pumped into it to do some slow cooking. Traditionally this is how a village bakery oven would be used certainly in France -…Read more »

Portuguese Custard Tarts from the Woodfired Oven

June 9, 2021, 5:13 am

These Portuguese Custard Tarts are a complete joy - a classic combination of creamy custard, crispy pastry and a slightly charred top to cut through the sweetness. Much more than the sum of its parts, if you get it right, your friends and family will be clamouring for more! Like…Read more »

Chicken & Chorizo Traybake from the Woodfired Oven

June 2, 2021, 7:07 pm

What a great dish this is - when we made it, everything went quiet afterwards as the whole team was tucking in as it was so delicious. Just thinkĀ  - a one pot meal so not much washing up, lots of flavours, lots of colours and you can do all…Read more »