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- Terracotta clay is a porous material which, when soaked in water and then heated in the oven, provides a slow evaporation of steam from the pores, creating a steamy enclosed environment.
- The result is tender succulent meat, which is full of flavour.
- Once tried you will be converted forever.
- Traditional clay ovens provide a healthier way to cook.
- Meats are cooked naturally in their own juices, with more of the essential nutrients and vitamins retained, and no need for added fats.
- Food browns in a clay oven, even with the lid on. However for additional browning the lid can be removed for the last few minutes.
- Food can be kept warm without overcooking, by leaving the lid on the oven brick after removing it from the oven.
- Terracotta bricks are versatile and can be used for cooking all types of food.
- Joints of meat, poultry, vegetables and even casseroles can be cooked with delicious results.