Wood-Fired Temperature ScaleTuscany

The following scale shows the different temperature levels you will find in your Forno Bravo oven, how to test for temperature, and the types of food you cook at the different levels.

 Centigrade
Fahrenheit
Mississippi's
Description
Type of Cooking
 70C
160F
Many
Very cool
Keep food warm without drying out
 90-120C
200-250F
Many
Cool
Slow roast meats, beans and stews
 150-175C
300-350F
6 to 7
Warm
Desserts, scones
 200-230C
400-450F
4 to 5
Moderately hot
General baking, enriched breads
 260-290C
500-550F
2 to 3
Hot
Roasting, focaccia, hearth breads
 320-350C
600-650F
1
Very hot
Fast cooking vegetables, baguettes, tapas
 370C+
700F+
0
Pizza hot
Pizza, fast cooking tapas