Specialist Firewoods

  • Brackenburn Brackettes - the new superfuel?

    If you're an avid fan of Countryfile, you'll have seen their recent report on Brackenburn Brackettes, a new fuel made from 100% bracken. Burning at temperatures hotter than oak, Brackettes are ultra-eco logs with a wealth of benefits for the countryside and your wood burning stove. A valuable fuel source Now available online in 10Kg bags in our store Bracken fern is Britain's most common fern. It is also a highly invasive species, spreading through underground rhizomes and shading out the habitat for rarer plants. Fresh green bracken also contains a potentially compound called ptaquiloside. This compound...
  • Why you need a wood fired outdoor pizza oven

    What's not to love about pizza? For one they're smothered in cheese, which is an instant win for most people, but what makes this Italian dish a real winner is its capacity for versatility – you really can make it 'your way'. If you're a bit of a foodie, only a freshly made pizza will do, and if you're a foodie that also fancies yourself as a bit of a chef, home made pizza is probably your thing. Any foodie knows that the best way to fire up a pizza is in a wood burning pizza oven. Wood fired ovens...
  • What is the best fuel to heat my home?

    Choosing the right fuel or right amount of fuel can often be a challenge especially to people new to solid fuel burning. There is often so much of a choice and picking the correct fuel for yourself can be a real struggle. So here at Logs Direct we have decided to write a blog about it to hopefully make things clearer. First of all it is important to consider where you live. A percentage of Great Britain is affected by smoke control rules. This is generally inner city areas, and this can have a significant effect on what...
  • 'Woody Awards' for wood-fired restaurants and caterers

    Today marks the launch of the new Logs Direct ‘Woody Awards’ – striking and stylish wooden awards that are set to reward eateries around Britain that cook pizza, meat, fish and other dishes with a roaring wood-fired oven. Woody Awards are all about discovering wood fired cooking heroes The Logs Direct Woody Awards are all about discovering food heroes who cook with wood and who delight diners with their wood-fired culinary creations. We have 12 awards up for grabs – one per month – and will be awarding our May Woody, with a bit of razzmattazz...

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