Despite the fact that they are one of the oldest methods for cooking food known to humans, or perhaps because of it, wood fire ovens are still one of the most delicious. Whether we're talking huge cuts of meat sizzling on the barbecue, slices of aubergine slathered in herbs and spices, or traditional Italian-style pizza, wood fired ovens have almost limitless culinary possibilities, and are a truly special addition to any home.
Wood fired ovens don't just cook spectacular food either, they also look pretty! A great way to add a rustic touch to your home, they are generally constructed from brick or clay which gives a comforting, homely character to any decor. That's why today we're going to show you 7 awesome ovens for your own home that you are certain to love, just be careful of that smoke wafting over your neighbour's fence or they'll be knocking at your door begging for a taste!
Wood fired ovens don't have to go outside either, they work just as well indoors! This oven is really beautiful, and it's a good reminder that you can always paint over bricks to better suit the decor of your home without them losing any of their rustic edge. We just love this traditional oven with its ornate iron door, it's super spacious and even features a stove top!
This unit balances tradition with modern technology, featuring a classic wood fired oven as well as a contemporary barbecue, and is a gorgeous addition to any patio area. The domes and coloured arches of this oven are just stunning, and the yellow brick has a really nice Mediterranean feel, but it's also highly practical, with plenty of bench space for preparing food. This is perfect for big families, or anyone who loves a good party, just talk to a homify professional about how to install one in your garden!
If you don't quite have the space for the last two ovens, there are plenty of smaller options available, and they are no less stylish! This little furnace has a really trendy industrial edge with its stained concrete and timber countertop, but more importantly it could fit in any kitchen.
If you want to give your house some old-fashioned character then this brick oven is the way to go. With a classic fire grill for heating pots and kettles as well as a traditional oven, this timeless unit is proof that some things just can't be improved upon.
If you'd like your very own private restaurant then you're going to love this set up. This large brick oven has been completely integrated with the surrounding space, featuring a marble frame to mirror the kitchen counter, while the more subdued colour of the brick works really well with the timber decor. We just love the idea of the bar, perfect for your friends and family to gather around and watch as you cook up a wonderful wood fired feast!
This quaint little kitchen is a vintage dream with its adorable decor, but it's not just about the design, that wood fired oven gives this kitchen authenticity and integrity, and it promises wonderful family meals. As with several of the other designs we see a fabulous interplay of brick and timber in the decor, this time supplemented by a very cute tile pattern that is featured on both the walls, the kitchen counter, and the wood fired oven.
If you want to feel like you've stepped out of a time machine every time you enter the kitchen, then this fantastic clay creation is for you. Every aspect of this oven works together to create a complete picture, from the handmade clay pots, to the colour palette, to the ornamental badge on the oven, and the result is breathtaking. Perhaps the best part about this whole set up is that it's relatively compact, meaning it can be replicated in almost any home, assuming you can have a chimney of course!
These ovens are so tempting, we can almost smell the intoxicating aromas of wood-smoked delights from here! Oh, and we almost forgot, did you know that wood can also be a more eco-friendly alternative to contemporary ovens? For more tips on living a more environmentally friendly life head in this direction!