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What Accessories Do I Need To Cook In The Alfa Wood Fired Oven?

Add a few accessories to make the most of your oven The absolute essential Alfa accessory is the Peel Set as it contains the rake needed to push the fire to one side after the logs are well alight....
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How To Dispose Of The Ash Out Of The Alfa Wood Fired Oven

Use highly nutritious wood ash to enrich your soil and boost plant growth Wood ash left over from cooking in your wood fired oven can be put to several uses so consider re-cycling it before you throw...
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How To Store The Alfa Wood Fired Oven Over Winter

Whatever the weather Alfa just shrugs it off Your Alfa doesn’t really need any special attention over the winter as the double layer dust coating is perfectly capable of coping with harsh weather. If...
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Hayes Clean Up At The Races

BBQ team cook up a storm at Cartmel race meeting The Barbecue Shop at Hayes Garden World set up stall for the first time at Cartmel Racecourse’s BBQ weekend race meeting on Saturday 22nd July and...
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Can I Cook Anything Other Than Pizza In My Alfa Wood Fired Oven?

Delicious roasts, stews, pies, bread; cook anything in your pizza oven The Alfa ovens are more versatile than just for baking pizza; anything you can cook in your kitchen, you can cook in your Alfa....
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August

The weather for the first week of August starts off mainly warm & dry with the risk of some breezier weather with spells of rain especially in the northwest & possible thunderstorms in the south. The...
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Can The Alfa Wood Fired Oven Stay Outside All Year Round?

Leave your robust Alfa oven outside all year The Alfa ovens can safely be left outside all year round, although if you do want to keep it looking pristine for as long as possible it would be better...
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Is The Alfa Wood Fired Oven Portable?

Easily move your Alfa around the garden or patio Alfa Domo gas fired oven; pictured above (Image courtesy of Alfa)
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Is The Outside Of The Alfa Wood Fired Oven Safe To Touch When Lit?

Alfa developed technology ensures the outside of the oven stays cool Alfa have developed the unique ForninoxTM technology which combines a standard refractory floor with a nickel-free stainless steel...
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How Long Does The Alfa Wood Fired Oven Stay Hot For?

Use your cooling oven to cook bread; dry fruit, meringues and green wood Again how long your fuel lasts in the Alfa depends upon how much wood you use on the fire. The Alfa ForninoxTM technology means...
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How Much Wood Do I Need To Cook On My Alfa Wood Fired Oven?

Cook delicious pizza with as little as 6 pieces of seasoned hardwood The amount of wood you use in your Alfa will depend upon the temperature you are trying to achieve, obviously the hotter the...
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What Kind Of Wood Does An Alfa Wood Fired Oven Take?

Only use well-seasoned hardwood in your wood fired pizza oven As the Alfa is a wood fired oven the most crucial part of successful cooking is the wood you use. It must be kiln dried hardwood, an...
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How Long Does It Take To Bring An Alfa Wood Fired Oven Up To Cooking Temperature?

Start cooking in only 15 minutes from lighting your pizza oven Alfa wood fired pizza ovens are constructed from high performance heat retention materials, developed over 40 years to Alfas own unique...
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How To Clean The Oven Floor of An Alfa Wood Fired Oven

Keep your pizza oven in top condition with a few minutes easy cleaning The Alfa wood fired oven could not be easier to clean. It is completely environmentally friendly in that you do not need any...
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What Temperatures Do I Cook My Food To On The BBQ Or Alfa Wood Fired Oven?

Invest in a digital read thermometer for perfect results every time Temperature probe inserted into a shoulder of lamb on the Traeger grill (pictured above)
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Alfa Toto Wood Fired Oven And BBQ/Grill

Enhance your outdoor living space with a chic Italian cooking centre Alfa , the iconic Italian manufacturer of stylish wood fired ovens, has brought out the Toto, a new BBQ/grill and wood fired oven...
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Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Site

1,000 years of human activity recognised as influencing the landscape The Lake District was awarded World Heritage status on Sunday 9th July at the UNESCO 41st session in Krakow, Poland. Out of 33...
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How Do I Grow Penstemons?

Enjoy a fantastic show all summer in the herbaceous border Penstemons are one of the best value herbaceous plants as they will flower from June until well into autumn and also make lovely cut flowers....
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How Do I Improve The Fertility Of The Soil Without Using Chemicals?

Better blooms and more nutritious vegs arise from healthy soil A healthy, fertile soil is capable of growing healthy plants which, in the case of fruit and vegetables, produces a nutritionally rich...
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What Climbers Can I Plant Against A North Or East Facing Wall?

Clothe that problem shady area in flowers and scent Hydrangea petiolaris at Sizergh Castle, Cumbria
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How To Cook Christmas Pudding In The Weber GBS Wok On The Genesis II LX

Fire up the BBQ in winter to cook plum pudding and brandy sauce Why not put your GBS (Gourmet Barbecue System) wok with steamer to good use in winter by cooking your Christmas pudding on the BBQ . We...
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How To Cook Roasted Christmas Vegetables On The Weber Genesis II LX

Barbecued caramelised apples and pears, something different at Christmas Try our take on the traditional roasted vegetables at Christmas; we have included some caramelised apples and pears to add a...
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How To Cook The Christmas Turkey On The Weber Genesis II LX

Not enough oven space at Christmas? Cook juicy, tasty turkey outdoors Solve the problem of having too much food to cook and not enough oven space at Christmas, by cooking Christmas dinner outside on...
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How To Cook Cumberland Sausage Hot Dogs With Apple Slaw On The Weber Q1200 Gas BBQ

Try the classic pairing of apple and pork to elevate the simple hot dog This simple recipe just adds something a little different to the ordinary hot dog. Richard Holden , top UK BBQ chef, and Ian...
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How To Grill Chicken With Nectarine And Basil Salad On The Weber Go Anywhere Charcoal BBQ

Elevate simple grilled chicken with a fresh, tangy, fruity salad Chicken breasts simply cooked over charcoal are one of the staple dishes of the BBQ chef. Richard Holden , top UK BBQ chef, and Ian...
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How To Grill Pork Chops With Apple Slaw On The Weber Go Anywhere Charcoal BBQ

Perfect picnic food for those long, warm summer evenings This quick, easy pork dish is perfect for cooking out and about, the apple slaw can be made in advance and the salad made in minutes, the pork...
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How To Grill A Flat Iron Steak And Asparagus With Salsa Verde On A Weber Smokey Joe BBQ

Try this perfect summery dish; quick and easy, ideal for the beach The flat iron steak is a working muscle so cannot be over-cooked otherwise it will be quite tough; so cook it quickly and don’t cook...
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How To Grill Jerk Chicken With Pineapple Salsa On The Weber Go Anywhere Gas BBQ

BBQ a taste of the Caribbean; serve in a wrap with salsa and sour cream Forget the burgers and sausages cremated on the BBQ when you’re enjoying the great outdoors; try this iconic spicy Caribbean...
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How To Make The Christmas Gravy On The Weber Genesis II LX

Tasty gravy to complete your Christmas dinner Chop up some carrots, parsnips, butternut squash and onions into chunks and place in a large Weber foil tray then place underneath the turkey to catch the...
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How To Grill Lamb Leg Steaks With Rosemary And Garlic On The Weber Q1200 BBQ

Try tasty, succulent British spring lamb on a warm summer's evening What could be nicer on a warm summer’s evening than tender, succulent British spring lamb? This recipe for leg steaks cooked on the...
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