Definition of fan oven in English:

fan oven

(also fan-assisted oven)

noun

British
  • An oven with a fan inside that circulates hot air so that the food cooks more evenly and more quickly.

    ‘preheat the oven to 200°C (fan oven 180°C)’
    • ‘Chill or leave the pastry somewhere cool while the oven is pre-heated to 200C (175C in a fan-assisted oven).’
    • ‘Lower the temperature to 180C/350F/Gas Mark 4 and cook for a further 30 minutes - a fan-assisted oven should take less time than an old-fashioned one.’
    • ‘The fan oven doesn't work, there's no heat.’
    • ‘My fan oven is like a furnace at any temperature, so it only takes an hour.’
    • ‘We're aiming for a 7ish meal, depends on the turkey roasting in the fan-assisted oven.’
    • ‘Integrated appliances include a five-ring gas hob, double fan oven with extractor, dishwasher and fridge freezer.’
    • ‘If the monkfish pieces are very thick, preheat the oven to 230C (fan oven 210C), gas mark 8, and place a roasting pan in the oven.’
    • ‘Standard features include fitted kitchen units and integrated appliances including fan-assisted ovens, hobs and extractor fans, fridges, and washer-dryers.’
    • ‘With six high-quality burners, conventional oven, programmable fan oven, and a ceramic grill, the cooker should cater for all their culinary needs.’
    • ‘It is also possible to combine individual operating modes, to use for example the microwave and the fan oven simultaneously.’