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Ciabatta bread video
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Finish your oven against the weather, and to look good -- even though you are already using it.
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Build an open grill that uses both wood coals from your brick oven or charcoal for traditional grilling.
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  • SableSprings
    Reply to New Build on this side of the Pond
    I'm not sure I understand this correctly...I'm thinking (hoping) you mean to lay down newspaper on the perimeter of the cooking floor and then mortar the base dome bricks together (sides only) on top of the newspaper. My first reading of your post made me think you were going to lay newspaper on top...
    Today, 03:17 PM
  • underpendle
    Reply to New Build on this side of the Pond
    Cheers Guys.

    Think I'm going to go with this then. Unless someone sees an obvious disadvantage. I'm planning to lay the hearth bricks loose but bed my first course on home brew, laid directly on the hearth but with a layer of newspaper put down first. My reasoning being that the dome will...
    Today, 02:16 PM
  • SableSprings
    Reply to New Build on this side of the Pond
    Simon, I first laid out my hearth (cooking floor) level and then put my first chain of the dome on the perimeter of the hearth. (My brother-in-law is pretty experienced at brick work so he showed me how to set and level the cooking floor.) The first chain was only lightly mortared in place, since the...
    My brother-in-law checking the hearth level the day after it had been set.
    Today, 01:38 PM

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