Oven temperature


Beef and Lamb 180°C/350°/gas mark 4

Rare: 15 min per 500g/ lb plus 15 min over

Well done: 20 min per lb/500g plus 20 mins over

Pork  180°C/350°/gas mark 4

Rare 30 min per 500g per lb/  plus 30 mins over

Cooks note: No two types of ovens perform in exactly the same way. Conventional ovens are hotter in the top than the bottom, the temperature set on the dial normally applies to the centre. Fans ovens spreads the heat, top and bottom, keeping an even temperature throughout the oven.