Oven is a chamber which produces the intense heat due to which the food is cooked. It provides the heat from all sides to the food. It is used for heating, baking and drying.
Grill is the process in which the food receives heat from either below or above. The food is roasted in grilling. The food can be grilled on an open wire grid over fire, a grilling pan, griddle and electric grill.
|An enclosed compartment, usually part of a cooker, for cooking and heating food||A device on a cooker that radiates heat downwards for cooking food|
|Synonyms||Stove, broiler, hell, inferno, firebox, microwave||Roast, toast, bake, sear, diner, barbecue|
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|History||The earliest ovens were found in Central Europe, and dated to 29,000 BC. They were roasting and boiling pits inside yurts used to cook mammoth.||The history of grilling begins shortly after the domestication of fire, some 500,000 years ago. The backyard ritual of grilling as we know it, though, is much more recent. Until well into the 1940s, grilling mostly happened at campsites and picnics. After World War II, as the middle class began to move to the suburbs, backyard grilling caught on, becoming all the rage by the 1950s.|
|Word origin||The word oven was originated from Old English ofen, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch oven, German Ofen, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek ipnos.||The word grill was originated from Mid 17th century: from French gril (noun), griller (verb), from Old French graille ‘grille’.|
|Cost||The price of the oven depends on initial set up charges and what it runs on.||Depending on the grill, the price varies. Outdoor grills are a bit expensive, while electric grills are quite inexpensive.|
|Heating||Heating depends on the type of oven. While gas ovens heat up fast, electric ovens take a while in order to heat up.||Heating is quite fast on the coal and wood ovens, while electric ones take a small amount of time to warm up.|
|Cooking Time||Cooking time is greater in conventional ovens.||Cooking time is less in wood and coal grills.|
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