Cooking food in an oven with high temperatures.

What are the fundamentals of roasting?

Roasting is the act of using hot air to cook an ingredient through, usually with an oven. To achieve , roasting usually occurs at higher temperatures.

  • Note: the term roasting can be used interchangeably with , although it usually refers to savory or higher heat applications.

Air frying is just roasting with a powerful convection fan which circulates air for more effective and temperature distribution. If your oven has a convection fan setting, you are replicating how an air fryer works.

🍳 Kitchen Tool: Oven or Air Fryer
🔥 Heat Type: Convection w/ air
🌡️ Air Temperature: 400°F/204°C+
🧪 Food Reaction(s):

Example Foods

  • Roasted vegetables
  • Roasted whole chicken
  • Air fried potatoes

Roasting in Action