Hamlyn All Colour Cookery: 200 Halogen Oven Recipes Halogen ovens are super convenient, compact appliances that can be kept on your kitchen counter. They heat with a combination of infra red and convection to cook food 40% faster than a conventional oven - without any of the dreaded soggyness associated with microwaves. Using a combination of racks you simply layer the food, set the dials and produce a whole meal from one appliance. Whether it's simply defrosting a joint of meat or making a more elaborate recipe, a halogen will take the time and hassle out of all your favourite dishes. As ever with our popular Hamlyn All Colour series, you'll find 200 delicious recipes with step-by-step instructions and colour photography to ensure perfect results every time. Why not discover how easy halogen cooking can be?