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Blog archives: August 2019

Woodfired Sole Meuniere

August 29, 2019, 9:00 am

As we have said many times, fish from the woodfired ovens is one of the best things you will cook. The high heat and moist environment means the fish stays succulent and it cooks really quickly. Flat fish are a joy as they are, er, flat so they will cook…Read more »

Woodfired Talking with Elizabeth & David in Tasmania

August 19, 2019, 4:46 pm

A few years ago, we had an email from a chatty chap called David saying he'd like to come and do a couple of weekend courses with us and could they book in. This was a year before he wanted to come because he was looking to get the best…Read more »

Woodfired Aubergine Parmigiana

August 15, 2019, 12:15 am

Woodfired Aubergine Parmigiana - a traditional Italian dish made with a shallow or deep-fried sliced aubergines, layered with cheese and tomato sauce, then baked. It's delicious served with lamb but also a great main course choice for your vegetarian friends. Also very time friendly as you can make it in…Read more »

Woodfired Beetroot - and what to do with it

August 14, 2019, 12:00 pm

Woodfired Beetroot is a lifesaver - normally a vegetable that stains everything it touches including you and sits unmolested in malt vinegar for years; or is that just our house? By chopping it up and roasting it in the falling heat of the woodfired oven, you (we) are much more…Read more »

Woodfired Pork Loin with Beans

August 8, 2019, 12:15 am

Woodfired Pork Loin with Beans is a fabulous combination of textures and flavours - crunchy pork crackling, sweet tender meat and creamy, garlicky herb-infused beans. Once we started cooking crackling in the woodfired oven, we have never gone back to the conventional oven. It's a winner every time so no…Read more »

Woodfired Zacuska

August 6, 2019, 8:48 am

Woodfired zacuska is a delicious vegetable paste inspired by our travels in Romania where we first ate it and loved it. A delicious roast and slightly smokey vegetable paste made from aubergines, tomatoes, peppers, onions and courgettes and scented with bay leaves.Great for using up a glut from the garden…Read more »

Using a heat deflector in your woodfired oven

August 1, 2019, 12:15 am

Using a heat deflector in your woodfired oven - We use a heat deflector in the woodfired oven most of the time when we are cooking and definitely when we are using the smaller ovens. Check out how we use them in this week's #woodfiredweekly This…Read more »