Britannia Oven Functions

Britannia’s 90cm and 60cm ovens feature nine functions, so you can use the most suitable cooking style for each recipe. By selecting different elements within the oven, you can ensure that the heat is directed to the required cooking area. Our four-function 40cm and 30cm ovens also incorporate a rotisserie.

Bottom element only

Suitable for the slow cooking of stews and casseroles and for cooking pizzas and sweet or savoury flans at high temperatures.

Good for:
  • Slow cooking
  • Pastry flans
True fan oven

Allows several kinds of food to be cooked at the same time on several shelves, e.g. batch baking of cakes and biscuits.

Good for:
  • Small cakes and biscuits
  • Savoury canapés
Conventional cooking

Suitable for roasting meats and baking on one shelf only, e.g. bread, fruitcakes.

Good for:
  • Roasting
  • Baking
Quickstart and defrost

Quickstart provides a fast preheat system, 0-200°c in 6 minutes in a 60cm oven. Defrost is for the safe defrosting of small items such as fish and poultry pieces and is ideal for the gentle thawing of cream cakes and desserts.

Good for:
  • Safe defrosting and thawing of desserts
Pizza function

The lower element ensures a perfectly cooked base, while a gentle all-round heat browns the topping.

Good for:
  • Pizzas, pastry or flat breads
Fan assisted oven

This is also the most suitable function for frozen potato products and breaded or battered fish and chicken.

Good for:
  • Baked fish
  • Roast meats and poultry
  • Braised vegetables
Fan assisted grilling

The grill directs heat downwards. The fan then circulates the hot air, reducing the need to baste and turn. Ideal function for cooking chops, sausages etc.

Good for:
  • Chops and sausages
  • Chicken portions
  • Mixed grills
Top element only

Generates a more delicate heat and is generally used for browning lasagne, moussaka, cottage pie, cheese toppings on gratin dishes.

Good for:
  • Lasagna, mousaka and cottage pie
  • Cauliflower cheese
Traditional grilling

Suitable for snacks such as crumpets, muffins, teacakes and Welsh rarebit.

Good for:
  • Bread based snacks

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