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Blog archives: May 2019

Woodfired Carrot Cake

May 29, 2019, 10:57 am

Woodfired carrot cake has to be one of the best cakes you can make - easy to get together, full of flavour and super-moist. We love it and make it time and again in the falling heat of the oven. The video is on our youtube channel here and here's…Read more »

Woodfired Leek, Mushroom & Blue Cheese Tart

May 23, 2019, 12:15 am

Woodfired Leek, Mushroom & Blue Cheese Tart is one of those dishes that looks really impressive, tastes amazing and is a great one to add to your woodfired repertoire. The puff pastry gets some fantastic bottom heat so is crispy and light, not a soggy bottom in sight...! You can…Read more »

Woodfired Porchetta

May 16, 2019, 12:15 am

Woodfired Porchetta - just imagine a slow-cooked, super succulent, herb-infused piece of pork, meltingly tender with a topping of crispy crackling. Sounds like heaven on a plate? We think so! Well that's what we're showing in this week's#woodfiredweekly. An added bonus is once it's in the oven you can pretty…Read more »

Woodfired Fish & Chips

May 9, 2019, 12:15 am

Woodfired Fish & Chips is this week's #woodfiredweekly - traditionally done in a deep fryer but we have changed it to shallow frying/roasting to get a lovely crunchy outside and a succulent, juicy inside to the fish. A classic British supper! You can see the recipe in our Woodfired Fish…Read more »

Manna from Devon & Morso at Toby's Garden Festival

May 6, 2019, 2:10 pm

Manna from Devon & Morso at Toby's Garden Festival - we hooked up with Hearth & Cook to rustle some delicious food on the Morso Forno on the Saturday of the annual garden festival at Powderham Castle. We cooked some dishes on top of the Forno showing how unexpectedly versatile…Read more »

Making the most of the Morso Forno

May 6, 2019, 1:03 pm

Making the most of the Morso Forno seems an obvious thing to do - use the oven for cooking and when you're eaten use it as a space heater. Well, err, obviously!! What we also think about is using the top of the oven to cook on as well. It's…Read more »

Woodfired Cinnamon Buns

May 2, 2019, 12:15 am

Woodfired cinnamon buns - just so soft and puffy that you want to rip into them as soon as they come out of the oven. The spicy aroma, the buttery dough and the sticky fingers - heaven on a plate!! Here's how we…Read more »