An oven is essential for any kitchen. Whether you’re cooking for one or preparing meals for a busy household, a good oven can make mealtimes simple. To help you find the perfect appliance, we’ll take a look at the things you need to know, such as measuring up, cooking settings, clever cleaning functions and more.
Do you want your oven to fit at eye-level, or under a counter? Always check the measurements of the oven you want to buy to check it will fit in the oven housing unit. Ensure that you have enough ventilation space too, especially if you plan to have a hob above your oven. For the full range of dimensions and measurements, check out our helpful ovens measurement guide.
Oven capacity is measured in litres. The size of your oven will depend on how much food you like to cook at once. An oven with a 65 litre capacity or more will give you greater flexibility, especially if you have a busy household or you love to bake.
Let’s face it, there aren’t many of us who enjoy cleaning. Particularly when it comes to ovens. Thankfully, most manufacturers have developed different cleaning systems that will help you spend less time scrubbing and more time cooking:
When you’re shopping for a new oven, there are lots of functions to choose from so you’ll be whipping up some culinary delights in no time:
There’s tons of cool tech out there to help make cooking that bit easier. Look out for Neff’s Slide and Hide ovens - the door neatly tucks away to give you completely unrestricted access when you're lifting out heavy dishes. A number of manufacturers are making a selection of their ovens Smart. So, you can hook up your smartphone and change or end a cooking programme from the comfort of your sofa.