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Size and shape of the oven floor
Size and shape of the oven floor Dimensions of the oven floor The width of the oven floor is in theory equal to 3/4 of its length. Broader ovens are more difficult to heat; deeper ovens make the process of putting in dough balls and removing the baked loafs of bread from the oven, more difficult.
Legislation
Legislation This text can only be consulted in Dutch or French.
Financial support
Financial support This text can only be consulted in Dutch or French.
Oven mouth and door
In this section we‘ve tried to provide a step-by-step plan to restore a two-part bakehouse, a type which is very common in Belgium. With a few small alterations you can also use this plan to restore a free-standing or an indoor oven. Once you are familiar with the different components of a bread oven, you can examine your own oven to determine exactly what needs restoring. First look at the condition of the oven vault and floor. After all, these are essential components for baking and they are the most difficult to restore. Their condition may determine whether or not you want to proceed with the restoration. If you do decide to restore it and you know exactly what has to be done, you can proceed.
Oven floor
In this section we‘ve tried to provide a step-by-step plan to restore a two-part bakehouse, a type which is very common in Belgium. With a few small alterations you can also use this plan to restore a free-standing or an indoor oven. Once you are familiar with the different components of a bread oven, you can examine your own oven to determine exactly what needs restoring. First look at the condition of the oven vault and floor. After all, these are essential components for baking and they are the most difficult to restore. Their condition may determine whether or not you want to proceed with the restoration. If you do decide to restore it and you know exactly what has to be done, you can proceed.
Roof
In this section we‘ve tried to provide a step-by-step plan to restore a two-part bakehouse, a type which is very common in Belgium. With a few small alterations you can also use this plan to restore a free-standing or an indoor oven. Once you are familiar with the different components of a bread oven, you can examine your own oven to determine exactly what needs restoring. First look at the condition of the oven vault and floor. After all, these are essential components for baking and they are the most difficult to restore. Their condition may determine whether or not you want to proceed with the restoration. If you do decide to restore it and you know exactly what has to be done, you can proceed.
Solid ground
Solid ground beneath 60 cm This text can only be consulted in Dutch.
History
Types of bread
Types of bread translation under construction To the way which type of flour is used There are countless types of bread. Hence, we will only describe the most well known and most typical types in Belgium. The type of flour that is used determines the type of bread. We can identify two major groups: wheat bread and rye bread. Wheat and rye both give different types of bread, depending on how much the meal has been sifted. The sifting of the meal is also called “bolting”: the flour is separated from the bran to get a fine white flour. With wheat meal you can get wholemeal bread, brown bread, white bread and luxury breads. With rye meal you get rye bread, also called horse bread or black bread. A lighter brown bread can be obtained from bolted rye flour. At the start of this century, wheat bread was a luxury that only the rich could afford. The ordinary people ate rye bread or bread made from barley and oats among other things. Traditionally, white wheat bread is considered to be the best bread. Today, wholemeal...
Concrete and mortar
Making concrete and mortar This text can only be consulted in Dutch.