Category 'Ovens'

28th Sep 2007

Types of Oven

Dutch Ovens

The original Dutch ovens were three-legged cooking pots, typically made of either heavy cast iron or aluminium made to be used over an open fire or hearth. There are two basic types of Dutch ovens. The first is the outdoor variety made of cast iron, which has three short legs and a tight fitting lid. The second type is similar but has a flat base and can be used stove top or in your kitchen oven. Dutch ovens are extremely versatile and can be used for anything from roasting and stewing to frying, steaming and baking.
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12th Mar 2005

Ovens. Glossary

Built in

This is an oven that is built into a cabinet or wall unit, either under the counter or at waist height.
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04th Mar 2005

Oven Features

Free Standing or Built-in

Ovens are available as part of a freestanding cooker or as a separate unit, which one you choose depends on a couple of things. Firstly, you need to consider how much room you have in your kitchen. Secondly, you should consider ease of use.
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28th Feb 2005

Ovens. Frequently Asked Questions

How do I choose an oven?

When choosing an oven, you have to consider several things including the amount of space available in your kitchen (whether you can fit in a separate built in oven or need an under counter model), the fuel source (gas or electricity) and your cooking habits. Cost is also a factor, but there’s a wide choice of models available and you should be able to find something to suit your budget.
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17th Feb 2005

Choosing an Oven

An oven should give you years of service but buying an oven can be an expensive business so it’s important to make the right choice. There are many brands and models available on market, which offer a wide range of features. (more…)

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