Cook from Frozen with the Halogen Oven

Cook from Frozen with the Halogen Oven?  I can hear all those professional cooks squirming and with good reason. If you’ve ever produced a dish still frozen in the middle, after the proper cooking time, you will know how difficult it is to judge with a microwave. I’ve even had it served up in a fancy French restaurant. Oh  the fuss that caused !

The Halogen Cooker though is very very good at circulating the hot air,

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Healthy Halogen

Some articles about health issues: Have a read , make up your own mind and stick to a good nutritious balanced diet long term. There is no such thing as a bad food, Chocolate and Ice Cream are fine now and then, just not every day!     Reducing Your Fat Intake Your Halogen Oven … Read more

Halogen or Infrared Convection Oven?

The phrase ” two countries divided by a common language”, often attributed to George Bernard Shaw,  is certainly true for these Halogen Ovens . On Amazon USA and other American seller websites they are described as Halogen Infrared Oven or Infrared Convection Oven or even all three terms together Halogen Infrared Convection Cooker, on the … Read more

NuWave 20326 Pro Digital

The NuWave 20326 Pro Digital is marketed as an Infrared Cooker, the heater is so similar I decided to include it in my reviews. You will no doubt be familiar with the NuWave TV ads Upside Down Design Unlike almost all infrared convection Ovens, when you remove the top, with its Halogen heating element, with … Read more

Happy Halogen User

Excerpt from money saving expert website, always good to see new ideas and see how others use their Halogen Oven “I have the ‘NuWave’ version infra red Oven, which has an optional extender ring to increase capacity. Been very happy with it since purchase. Use for grilling, roasting and bread baking (Artisan bread in 5mins!). … Read more

Shef 12 Litre Halogen Oven

A relative newcomer is the Von Shef brand. Absolutely astonishing value for money! Our sample arrived promptly with no damage, packed well. The quality of the build was as good  as any other Halogen we have seen in recent times,  it looked well made and solid, up to the usual knocks that our kitchen appliances … Read more

Fagor 12 Quart Halogen

Fagor 12 Quart Halogen Infrared cooker is a great low price model of the most common design – Large glass bowl with the Halogen heater in the lid. A good range of accessories come as standard, including tongs, 5 quart extender ring, high and low racks, Lid Holder and a non stick fry pan-tray. The … Read more

Replacing the Halogen Lamp

With a little care and safety in mind, replacing the Halogen Lamp isn’t such a huge task and very inexpensive, but does require patience. Work on a clean work surface , so you don’t lose any small parts. Work with a good light Most Halogen cookers are very similar in construction, disassemble with care noting … Read more

Morningware HO1200M-WR

The Morningware HO1200M-WR Halo Oven is complete with an extender ring, which when fitted makes this the largest capacity oven in the review at 18 liters. It has digital controls for heat, timer, and fan speed  the powerful halogen lamp and the fan ( variable speed in this model ) The cooker top ( containing … Read more

Flavorwave Turbo AX-767MH

Flavorwave Turbo Oven AX-767 MH Weighing in at a very reasonable 17.8 pounds, overall dimensions are roughly the same as the other ovens reviewed – 15.1 x 15.1 x 11.2 inches , so check it will fit under any cabinets you have , before purchasing, having made this mistake myself, it is very annoying !  … Read more

Secura Digital 798DH

The Secura Digital Halogen Infrared Turbo Convection Oven model 798DH is part of the current range from Secura and is a very good offer which  includes the extender ring, (taking the capacity to 17 liters), the Tongs and the cooking racks. This unit scores on a few important points, over the competition: Safety Variable Fan … Read more

USA Oven Reviews

2022 Update Hi and Welcome to our new top review section. The Halogen / convection oven market is now well established in the US and below is a summary of the reviews of the best current models. To make the reviews more rounded, I have now included some infrared convection ovens, the only difference being … Read more

Secura Halogen 777MH

The Secura turbo oven cooks food evenly and fast, saving time and energy costs. Very simple to operate just timer and heat dials to set. 11 liter capacity weighing 15 pounds and has a electrical spec of 1300watts. Comes complete with every accessory necessary including racks for cooking and lid rack, tongs and extender ring, … Read more

Breville Halo Fryer

A slight departure from the usual here, for folk who mainly use the Halogen for frying food, here is a unit combining the advantages of Halogen cooking speed and technology and its remarkable use of very little oil, only 5% of the usual amount you would use !   Requires only one spoon of oil–99.5% … Read more

Future Cookers

Introducing the future – with nano carbon heaterAmazing specifications , heat control from 150 deg C to 250 deg C All digital control for heat and timer The nanocarbon technology will soon be here, this model by Sunpentown proved that it was possible to make a cooker with the new heater, it was available in … Read more

Russell Hobbs Halogen Oven

The Russell Hobbs Halogen Oven, 11 Litre capacity ( smaller than average) and with the extender ring this goes to 16 Litres.   Its electrical rating was 1400 watts. The build quality looked faultless at first, however it was too easy when using the extender ring to mis seat the lid – the heater unit … Read more

Charles Jacobs 12 Litre Halogen Cooker

Comes complete with quite a few accessories, probably the best selection we have seen to date free cook book extender ring lid holder low rack high rack forks frying pan tongs steamer The Capacity of the oven is the usual 12 Litres and with the extender ring this goes to 17 litres. It has a … Read more

FlavorWave Halogen Cooker

Marketed by the Thane Direct company, this is a conventional Halogen oven product, simple to use, normal thermostat and Timer with mechanical dial settings. Slightly smaller 11 Litre capacity than the others in the review and lower consumption. Pack Contains 1 x Flavorwave Oven Turbo 1 x Dual rack 1 x Low rack 1 x … Read more

Halogen Cooker Hints and Tips

Take care of your element If you have the type of Halogen cooker with a lid that needs to be taken completely off and you are not very confident about lifting it gently and placing on the somewhat flimsy lid-stands provided, especially as they are prone to go skidding around the worktop, a handy hint … Read more

Coopers of Stortford Halogen Cooker

One to consider if you have trouble moving things, this is the lightest Halogen Cooker we tested by almost 2 kilogrammes. Absolutely great price, it included all the accessories too. There were a number of comments found which would indicate that the element is not replaceable, not a problem under guarantee , the makers will … Read more