To ensure maximum heat from your firewood use kiln dried logs, with less moisture, no bugs or moss ensures a great fire. The heat output is much greater than a wet log. Wet logs produces smoke and is not efficient. There are several varieties wood for a great fire Ash, Oak, Beech, all have different characteristics. Slow burning oak, Ash our best seller and provides good heat, beech wood is a good to. At this time of year kiln dried logs are great for fire pits and outdoor barbecues, just remember some wood spits like pine and horse chestnut.
If you use logs high in moisture you’ll find that they either wont burn well or not burn at all! Using this type of log could cause excessive smokiness, tar build up, discoloured glass (if using a wood burning stove) and can even damage chimney flues and possibly cause chimney fires.
It’s said that dense hardwood is normally heavier than softwood so burns more efficiently as long as it’s not wet. Moisture content varies. Kiln dried logs would normally be around 20% which has better heat output whereas green logs would have 35 – 60%.
Whether you have a wood fuel pizza oven, fire pit, wood fired ovens in a restaurant/grill, kiln dried wood is the best firewood for cooking. Cooking with firewood is very popular and at Timports we recognize that top quality firewood is required, we provide a bespoke service for supplying dry kiln dried logs, you may require a certain size log, cut/split for your wood fired ovens, pizza ovens, BBQ pits and smokers. Burning beech logs gives of a great smell, in days of old bread was cooked in wood fired ovens,
If you require any specific requirements please do not hesitate to call Ollie on 01793 680305.
Beech Kiln Dried Logs For Cooking
Moisture content has to be low, as you need high heat output to achieve the perfect cooking environment, we believe the right logs is also important, we supply beech as our main kiln dried logs species because of the great characteristics.
When cooking with beech firewood, the beech logs produce little smoke which is mild, not as intense as the great oak log. Smoking meats and especially seafood with beech is flavor some with its subtle flavor which enhances the food. Cooking with beech firewood in a wood fired pizza oven is also beneficial as beech has a high heat output which keeps you pizza oven at a high cooking temperature which is required for great tasting pizzas.
Oak Firewood For Cooking
If you require firewood for a more intense flavour and a longer burn then the classic oak is a great firewood to cook with. Open fire hog roasts need a long slow burning wood fuel, smoking with oak ensures a robust taste and smell from the mighty oak.