Featured Food 

National Pasta Day

October the 17th is this years national pasta day, who doesn’t love pasta but did you know the following facts… There are over 350 types of pasta There is a shape of pasta for every sauce When cooking if you throw a piece against a wall/cupboard and it sticks, its ready to eat Pasta contains 6 of your essential 8 amino acids Most dried pasta is made from only 2 ingredients – semolina flour and water The 3 most popular types are – spaghetti, macaroni and penne Pasta originated from…

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Appliances Design Featured Interiors 

Self-Cleaning Ovens, Pyrolytic vs Catalytic

Pyrolytic ovens Pyrolytic ovens are the most effective self-cleaning ovens. These ovens have a feature that allows you to heat the oven to around 480°c. At this temperature food residue will turn into ash. The door will automatically lock when the cycle is on and unlock when the oven is cool enough. These ovens will have a cleaning function usually between 2 to 4 hours long. This process does often create smoke, so the ovens use a catalytic converter in the exhaust vent to eliminate emissions. Once the cycle is…

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