Friday, May 2, 2008

Bread Ovens Quebec

www.foodmuseum.com/wheat.html
Quebec roadside oven where bread is sold.


William Notman & Son. Bread Oven, Cap à l'Aigle. Albumen print. Ca. 1870s.
www.clements.umich.edu/.../timeless.html


Ferdinand Roy's sisters baking bread in the oven, Pointe-à-la-Frégate, Québec, 1936.



www.pyromasse.com/qclaye.html

The oven is made by applying layers of clay to a form made from the pliable Alnus rugosa (Speckled Alder). The wooden frame is then burnt out during the first couple of curing fires.
La malbaie Charlevoix Quebec. A certain level of skill is required to do the elaborate roof; more skill than what I have.



How To Build
a Wood-Fired Oven
& Start a Home Bakery


Being a Tried & True Method
of Dealing With the Reality
of Getting Together our Daily Bread
(and Having Some Extra Loaves to Sell)

Photo shows Jane Goyette tending her 25-loaf wood-fired bread oven
at Hogwallow Farm in Fool's Hollow, Quebec.

This is not the way I would build an oven, but there are so many different possibilities, and they all seem to work. From what I see, this particular oven has no insulation.


www.tomifobia.com/bread_oven/oven.html

Another bread oven from Quebec. I like the way the door apparently swivels open and shut.
Wood fired bread oven from St. Lawrence River area in Quebec, Canada. It makes 18 loaves of bread at once.
www.rumrapidsinn.com/menu.shtml

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