I fired the bread oven up today for the first time. Pleased to report there were no explosions and nothing collapsed. I started it with a small fire and then really went for it. Seems to work OK so far.
I covered the whole thing with clay, then a couple of layers of rockwool insulation and finally finished it off with soil. Started adding turf too now.
The third photo shows a Dover sole I cooked in it from frozen. It cooked well - a little too well but it's a learning experience. I have to prepare some dough next and see if it actually will bake a loaf of bread.
|A Hobbit would live here if it wasn't so smokey|
|Fire burning well.|
|Dover sole. Singed but tasty.|