What is a solar cooker or solar oven?

The solar oven or solar cooker allows to cook any food with only the sun’s thermal energy. The food is cooked in short time and without polluting thanks to a parabolic solar concentrator that reflects solar rays on a single point generating up to 220 °C.

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How is made a parabolic solar cooker?

  • an ALUMINIUM REFLECTOR
  • a STRUCTURE
  • a SUPPORT FOR COOKING
  • a POINTER

The support can accommodate a pot, a pan, a barbecue, a skewer or other containers used to cook food. To compensate the effect of the Earth’s rotation, about every 20 minutes, the solar cooker should be moved towards the sun. The alignment operation is simple thanks to the pointer and it provides maximum performance.

 

What can I cook with the sun?

Any type of food: pasta, meat, cakes, pizza, bread, polenta, vegetables, etc.. Furthermore, it  is also possible to make the barbecue using a special grill or to cook 6 Kg of meat, for 15 persons, in six hours using a particular tool.

The solar cooker is made in different models:

MODEL

DIAMETER [cm]

WEIGHT [Kg]

BRING TO BOIL

Eco 110 7 3 liters in 45 minutes
Familia 143 10 5 liters in 40 minutes
Coopera 200 29 30 liters in 1 ora e 50 minutes

The reflector is made of aluminum and it is resistant over the years. The models, dimensions and specifications could be changed. Values ​​refer to the summer period.

 

 

How do you clean a solar cooker? You clean the solar cooker just with hot water and a sponge, possibly soaked in  detergent. it is needed to dry with a soft cotton cloth or similar.

 

How does a solar concentrator work?

come funziona una cucina solare a parabola (concentratore solare) Production and realization in ITALY. Price for individuals from 287 Euro (the sale finance the construction of solar cookers in developing countries).

You can buy a solar cooker on sale in Italy by contacting us.

 

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Local news channel talks about solar cookers

 

You can cook with the sun even in winter!