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Build your Own Earth Oven 2-Day Course

This course takes participants through all the stages of constructing an outdoor oven made from earth. Fired by wood, it cooks delicious pizza, bread, roast dinners or anything you can cook in an oven. The weekend is practical and hands on. Expect to get muddy and have a lot of fun. We finish with pizza straight from the oven. Suitable for adults and families. Children need to be accompanied by an adult. The course is suitable for all levels of ability.

The course runs from 9.30 each morning until 18.00 in the evening. There is a break in the morning and afternoon as well as a long lunch break. The course fees include refreshments during the breaks, a hearty lunch each day and pizza at the end. Please advise of any dietary restrictions in advance.

The course costs €120 including lunch. This does not include accommodation.

Day 1 Saturday

  • Introduction to earth ovens and laying the fire brick base
  • Creating the sand form for the interior of the oven
  • Thermal layer: Getting the mix right and building the layer
  • Insulation layer: Getting the mix right and building the layer

Day 2 Sunday

  • The door: Cutting it out and removing the sand form; Making the baking door
  • Plastering and decoration: Making the plaster and applying it
  • Firing the oven and making pizza
Sat 11 - Sun 12 May 2013 | 9.30 - 18.00 both days | Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Co Tipperary | €120 (includes lunch) | Pay Now

Source: Cultivate - Build your Own Earth Oven 2-Day Course