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Blog archives: April 2018

Woodfired South Indian Fish Curry

April 26, 2018, 6:00 am

  Our Woodfired South Indian Fish Curry is inspired by our travels in India. Travelling is a great way for us of finding out about a culture, its food, its people and its history. This is…Read more »

Brixham Ladies Forum at Manna from Devon

April 24, 2018, 4:19 pm

We had a fab day last week hosting the Brixham Ladies Forum at Manna from Devon. 25 of them arrived for a very jovial morning and cookery dem followed by lunch of what we made. Here's what we did - Manna from Devon Carrot Cake Carrot…Read more »

Woodfired Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie

April 19, 2018, 6:00 am

Woodfired Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie??! When we cook pastry in the woodfired oven, it is always a surprise to our woodfired cookery students. But if we can do flatbreads and pizzas, why not pastry? It stays crispy and short, no soggy bottoms here. It also stretches us to be…Read more »

Essential woodfired equipment

April 16, 2018, 5:08 pm

After last week's blog , we thought some information on essential woodfired equipment might be useful. If you are going to cook successfully with your oven, there are some bits of essential woodfired equipment you need. You will find everything we've listed will make things easy and efficient.  It can…Read more »

Woodfired Salt & Pepper Squid

April 12, 2018, 7:00 am

Often students on our wood fired cooking courses or fish courses will be reluctant to try squid saying they don’t like them as they are too rubbery. With a little encouragement, they are converted and say…Read more »

Where to site your woodfired oven

April 10, 2018, 6:40 pm

With spring finally starting to have sprung, lots of people are looking at buying woodfired ovens and one of the most important things to consider is where to site your woodfired oven. Here’s some of the advice we pass on to our students on our woodfired courses for making the…Read more »

Woodfired Brunch - Huevos Rancheros for a crowd

April 5, 2018, 7:59 am

We love cooking a woodfired brunch - we use the fire and its heat in the oven as it's heating up and then can use the more stable heat that has built up for some other cooking…Read more »

Floury doughy woodfired FAQs

April 3, 2018, 5:09 pm

On our woodfired cooking courses we always talk a lot about dough and an awful lot about pizza dough. Here are some of the floury doughy woodfired FAQs about pizza flour and dough that we cover that we hope will be of help to those of you who have been…Read more »