Archive for the ‘Ovens’ Category

Scientific baking – your guide to chemical reactions in cooking

September 23rd, 2015 by

Have you ever baked a cake, or a tray of biscuits in your oven? If you have, then I have news for you: YOU’RE A SCIENTIST. It may not be as dramatic as a large bearded man telling you that you’re a wizard, but it’s the truth. Omega OO686X Electric Wall Oven 600mm/60cm By following a recipe to bake a tasty treat, you’re effectively confirming a set of scientific principles ... Read more

Livestreaming your food – appliances with cameras

September 9th, 2015 by

One of the many wonders of living in the information age is the pervasive influence of video on our everyday lives. It’s not too surprising, considering that many of us carry around a device our pocket that can both record and play videos with just a swipe of our thumb. But it’s not just smartphones, computers, and some televisions that have cameras built into them now – ... Read more

I can see clearly now – transparent home appliances

September 7th, 2015 by

Recent news out of IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin - Europe’s premier consumer electronics and home appliances trade show) tells us that an interesting new prototype refrigerator being shown off to the world. One that does something so simple, that the fact it hasn’t been done before actually makes it rather innovative: The clear refrigerator Brought to us from Haier, the Smart Window Refrigerator includes a window built into ... Read more

How to Slow Cook in the Oven – Ossobuco alla Milanese

September 2nd, 2015 by

Do you have an oven? Do you want to cook something yummy and not have to worry about it too much? Why not slow cook in the oven! According to my Nonna, the traditional Italian way of slow cooking is in the oven. She has never owned a slow-cooker and probably never will. She says that her Ossobuco recipe (below) is proof that an oven can do ... Read more

Find your oven’s hot and cold spots with the Simple Test Cake

August 26th, 2015 by

It’s an inconvenient truth that not every oven is perfect. Even the highest-quality ovens can sometimes heat unevenly, leaving some corners of their chambers warmer or cooler than others. This can result in baking that's decidedly substandard, at least until you have a good idea of how your oven performs. The practical team over at Chef have found a great way to check whether your new oven ... Read more

What the heck is a Dual Fuel Stove?

August 13th, 2015 by

Continuing Appliances Online’s irregular “What the Heck?” series, today we explain an occasionally tricky appliance definition – the Dual Fuel stove. So what the heck IS a dual fuel stove? In short, it’s a stove (as in, a freestanding upright oven with a cooktop mounted on top) that utilises two types of fuel to power your cooking performance – gas and electricity. Westinghouse WFE914SA Freestanding Dual Fuel Oven/Stove This usually ... Read more

Choose the right cooking appliances with the help of our videos

August 6th, 2015 by

Whether you’re looking at new ovens, cooktops, or barbeques, you don’t want to make mistakes when it comes to buying cooking appliances – replacing them can be time-consuming and costly! Luckily, Appliances Online is here to help. Check out our collection of videos answering some of our most frequently asked cooking appliance questions: What are all the different types of ovens and which one is right for me?   ... Read more

Recipe ideas with (almost) no washing up

July 22nd, 2015 by

Washing up isn’t fun to do.  This is a fact.  Regardless of whether you find it easier to wash up by hand in the kitchen sink, or load up a dishwasher to do the work for you, it’s not the part of the day that many people look forward to. Here are a few ideas for recipes that let you get out of doing the washing up* ... Read more

How to choose kid-friendly home appliances

June 30th, 2015 by

Having kids around can be a major factor in planning and choosing everyday home appliances, so next time you’re in the market for something from Appliances Online, take into account these quick tips to make sure your purchase is as child-friendly as possible: Induction Cooktops Induction cooktops are the best way to avoid burnt fingers, especially sneaky little ones. Because induction cooktops work by transferring heat to magnetic ... Read more

Baking on the cooktop – no oven needed?

June 11th, 2015 by

Over the years we've learned of a staggering array of strange and unusual cooking techniques, ranging from sausages in the kettle to fish in the dishwasher. Some of these techniques are born out of necessity, while others are the result of experimentation worthy of a mad scientist. Today's we're looking at another unusual cooking method - can you use your cooktop for baking? Why not just use the oven? Many ... Read more

Research reveals which brand tops the table in the oven market

May 13th, 2015 by

Just as winter begins to set in, competition for top billing in the cooking appliance market seems to be heating up. A new study released this week has ranked the ovens offered by the top ten international brands. Customer satisfaction research and ratings business Canstar Blue presented the inaugural Most Satisfied Customers Award for ovens to Miele. The German manufacture topped the ratings in five of the seven key ... Read more

Rob’s particularly fine tuna, garlic and parsley pasta recipe

May 10th, 2015 by

I graduated from the Basic Cooking School some time ago, and my first triumph was being able to cook spaghetti and meat balls...well, when I say 'cook', I mean I managed to open a can and not to burn the contents on the stove. Now, many years later, I can create masterpieces like this simple Italian style, very tasty, Tuscan-variation pasta dish, and can do it without ... Read more

Bonus cast iron cookware with selected Falcon cookers

March 20th, 2013 by

Falcon - Europe's number one manufacturer of range cookers - is offering a bonus gift with a selected number of their models for a limited time. Whether you are designing a modern kitchen or opting for a classic look, there is a Falcon iconic freestanding oven for you. From the Professional range of ovens - which aim to bring the same technology found in restaurants into the home ... Read more

Appliances Online’s New Year Sale: A VERY cool change in the summer heat

January 10th, 2013 by

Hot enough for ya'? "Yeah," you say, whilst administering a swift kick to our teeth. Who can blame you? We're all tired, a bit sun-burned ... and there's more than a little sweat-rash going round to make everyone cranky. 'Kay, everyone agree - it's a stinking hot summer. Well, take a chill pill: Appliances Online is running a New Year's Sale right now that'll make dealing with ... Read more

Pyrolytic ovens: your Frequently Asked Questions answered

January 10th, 2013 by

What is a pyrolytic oven? A pyrolytic oven features an ‘automatic’ cleaning function that dramatically reduces your oven cleaning time. Pyrolytic cleaning heats the inside of your oven to temperatures upwards of 400°C, reducing grease and food residue to ash. Once the oven returns to a safe temperature and unlocks itself, this ash can be simply wiped away. Fisher & Paykel Electric Wall Oven OB76SDEPX2 How does a pyrolytic ... Read more