There is nothing you could add to your home that will make a more welcome difference than a Firebird range cooker. Whether you are unwinding after a long day, relaxing with your favourite book, or catching up with friends and family, your range cooker will be there, balancing performance with design style and precision control with build quality.
A Firebird range cooker is a totally flexible and controllable cast-iron range cooker that will transform your kitchen into a warm, welcoming space. Benefiting from the very latest boiler design and burner technologies, Firebird products deliver high levels of efficiency which are independently tested and verified. Because a Firebird range cooker is as good looking as it is practical, it is a joy to live with.
To hundreds of thousands of people, a range cooker is not simply a cooker but a way of life. Range cooker owners adore their cookers and find it difficult to imagine life without them. There is no other household appliance that generates this kind of emotion or loyalty and certainly none that lasts as long. Each Firebird range cooker is built with pride on site at our premises in the Muscraí Gaeltacht in Baile Mhic Íre, Co. Cork. Each part – and there are many – is meticulously inspected and checked before our engineers release any cooker to the end user. With an “A” rated condensing oil boiler and multifuel options, the Firebird range cooker is the ideal choice for those who care for the environment as much as they care about good food and a warm home.
At Firebird we know that there are many different types of kitchens and that one colour does not fit all. This is why our range cookers come in a large selection of colours.
Firebird range cookers combine a high efficiency central heating and hot water system with cooking excellence. There are oil fired and multifuel options to provide the heating and hot water, unless of course you choose a model without the heating facility. However, most people will want to take advantage of having a built in boiler which saves space as it does not require a separate heating and hot water system, plus delivering fuel saving efficiencies, by combining both heating/hot water and cooking. Our cookers come with two fully automatic burners which allow hot water and heating to be controlled independently of cooking.
Every home needs lots of hot water and the Firebird range cooker uses modern controls to provide on demand hot water, fully integrated into the heating system.
When it comes to cooking, there is nothing quite like a range cooker to give fantastic succulent food, getting the most flavour from ingredients because of the gentle cooking method. The Firebird range cooker allows you to produce supreme cooking which is equally perfect for your Sunday roast or traditional home baking. A traditional cast iron range cooker differs from a standard cooker in many ways, but it is easy to adapt quickly to the changes and to experience the benefits. The main difference is in the indirect oven heat – it is less harsh because the heat source is outside the oven with the heat passing through the oven walls. This helps to block in moisture and natural taste.
The large main oven can be used for a variety of cooking techniques. Because heat comes from all sides in this oven, nothing dries out. Shrinkage of meat is reduced and the oven can be used for roasting, baking, grilling and frying, all with perfect results. You can cook a whole range of foods from cakes to succulent roast joints together – maximising the capacity of the Firebird cooker and minimising your effort.
Simmer: 90°C – 150°C
Bake: 150°C – 200°C
Roast: 200°C – 250°C
The large hotplate with its insulating lids is simple to use, offering gentle simmering at one end and rapid boiling at the other. Boil water quickly, cook delicious stir-fries, toast or the perfect steak all made here with the minimum of fuss. A truly versatile cooking surface. The simmering plate can hold up to three large pans, but you can also cook pancakes, toasted sandwiches and more directly on the surface.
Complementing the hotplate and main oven, the lower oven has the same benefits of all round heat and runs up to half the heat of the main oven. It is ideal for gentler items such as slow cooked and rich tasting casseroles and perfectly steamed, healthy, flavourful root vegetables. The warming oven is designed to warm plates and serving dishes, to rest meat before carving and to keep food warm, prior to serving, for a limited period of time. Food should not be left in there indefinitely and certainly not for any longer than two hours.