THE MAIN OVEN

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THE MAIN OVEN 
 
The fan oven is particularly suitable for cooking larger 
quantities of food.  
The advantages of fan oven cooking are: 
 
PREHEATING 
The fan oven quickly reaches its temperature so it is 
not usually necessary to preheat the oven.  Without 
preheating however you may need to add an extra 5 
– 10 minutes on the recommended cooking times.  
For recipes needing high temperatures e.g. bread, 
pastries, scones, soufflés etc., best results are 
achieved if the oven is preheated first.  For best 
results when cooking frozen or cooked chilled ready 
meals preheat the oven first. 
 
COOKING TEMPERATURES 
Fan oven cooking generally requires lower 
temperatures than conventional cooking.  Follow the 
temperatures recommended in the cooking chart.  As 
a guide reduce temperatures by 20°C - 25°C for your 
own recipes, using a conventional oven. 
 
BATCH BAKING 
The Fan oven cooks evenly on all shelf levels, 
especially useful when batch baking. 
 
 
USING THE MAIN OVEN 
• 
Turn the main oven function selector to fan oven. 
• 
Turn the main oven temperature control to the 
required setting. 
 
 
THINGS TO NOTE 
• 
The oven light will illuminate.  
• 
The indicator neon will glow.  It may turn ON and 
OFF during use to show that the setting is being 
maintained. 
• 
The cooling fan for the controls may operate after 
a time.   
• 
The oven fan will operate.  
• 
If an automatic programme has been set, the 
oven fan and oven light will not come on until 
cooking begins. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FUNCTION
TEMPERATURE
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MAIN OVEN
MAIN OVEN