TO FIT THE MAIN OVEN SHELVES
There are 14 shelf positions in the main oven.
Shelf positions are counted from the top
The shelves should be fitted with the straight
rods uppermost on the frame and the forms
towards the back of the oven. If not fitted
correctly the anti-tilt and safety stop mechanism
will be affected.
HINTS AND TIPS
There are zones of heat within the oven. The
temperature in the middle is the gas mark you
have chosen. The top of the oven is slightly
hotter and the lower shelf slightly cooler.
The base of the oven can be used to warm
Use the heat zones when cooking foods
requiring different temperatures all at the
When cooking more than one tray of similar
items, for example cakes or biscuits, swap
the trays round during cooking. Alternatively
remove the top tray when the food is cooked
and move the lower tray to the higher shelf to
It is recommended that when baking larger
quantities, the shelf positions should be
evenly spaced to suit the load being cooked.
A slight increase in cooking time may be
The material and finish of the baking tray and
dishes will affect the degree of base browning
of the food. Enamelware, dark, heavy or
non-stick utensils increase base browning.
Shiny aluminium or polished steel trays
reflect the heat away and give less base
Back of the oven