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Online Masterclasses: Wood Oven Recipes

Join David Jones, chef, and co-founder of Manna from Devon, in this exclusive online masterclass. He’ll teach you the essential basic techniques of wood-fired oven cooking from roasting and grilling, to baking and smoking.

Planet Eat, an online food and lifestyle channel have put together a series of easy to follow, delicious recipes to help you get to grips with wood oven cooking.

Produce unique and flavourful food from pizza to salmon, you won’t disappoint with these rustic meals, cooked in one of the most traditional ways possible. Join in with this essential masterclass for wood-fired oven cooking and sign up to our online platform for a free, 30-day trial today. 

The Best Wood Oven Recipes in our Series

Pizza is a popular choice to cook when starting out with your wood fried oven.

In this episode, learn how to cook this classic favourite, making a easy rustic pizza served fresh from the oven. A simple classic that is guaranteed to become a staple dinner.   

Watch now here.

In this episode, learn how to turn your oven into a smoker with a step-by-step guide from Chef David.

Learn the two different techniques of smoking in this guide. You’ll soon be able to prepare an array of dishes in your own wood fired oven, from salmon to vegetables this wood oven recipe is guaranteed to deliver.  

Watch and learn the recipe here.

n this episode David offers a full introduction on how wood-fired ovens work, making sure you use your wood oven to it’s full advantage.

This original and exclusive masterclass showcases all you need to know when it comes to wood-fired oven cooking your oven and producing delicious and flavourful food. 

Watch and learn the recipe here.

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Frequently Asked Questions about our Wood Oven Recipes

What can you cook in a wood oven?

Thanks to the diversity in a wood ovens cooking style, meaning you can bake, smoke, grill and roast, you can cook a huge variety of food within a wood fired oven, meaning there are countless wood oven recipes to choose from.

From vegetables and fish, to steak, sausage, bread and pizza, there are many ways you can create a delicious flavoursome meal, making dinnertime something to look forward to. 

How do wood ovens work?

The main principle of a wood-fired oven is very simple.

A wood fire is lit inside the oven which will then heat up the oven and contain heat to create the perfect cooking temperatures long after the flame has gone out.

This allows you to cook a variety of delicious dishes and dinners made in a working, authentic wood-fired oven.  

Is wood fired food bad for you?

To put it simply, no. Wood oven food is perfectly fine for you to eat, in fact the quick cooking helps to keep more important nutrients and vitamins within our food, making quick, easy and more often, healthier meals.

However, as wood ovens are mainly fuelled by materials such as coal and wood, it’s common knowledge that they will release harmful particles into the air as they burn, meaning that if breathed in directly on a regular basis, you may experience health complications, so it is important you use with caution and using the appropriate safety measures.  

Watch our exclusive online masterclass for some high-quality wood fired oven recipes, Chef David Jones teaches you all the skills and techniques you need to begin cooking from your wood oven. Planet Eat have hundreds of cook-along recipes to suit your tastes. Simply browse our other online video masterclasses and subscribe today for a free 30-day trial.

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