Safe Cooking Temperatures

To kill the pathogens that can cause food poisoning, foods need to be cooked to a high enough temperature, and either to be kept hot until served for eating, or to be rapidly cooled and refrigerated. This is because, although thorough cooking kills most bacteria, spores of some can survive this cooking. These spores do […]

Are Rare Burgers Safe To Eat?

For many years Rare Burgers have been the subject of much debate.  Is colour a good indicator?  What contamination risks are there?  Are rare burgers safe to eat? The main cause of controversy is the fact that burgers are minced and during burger manufacture it is not only the outside of the meat that is […]

Why we love the SuperFast Thermapen 4

It’s no surprise that we love the Thermapen®… we invented it. But why should you buy one? What makes it the ‘must have’ cooking accessory at the top of many great cooks wish lists? Most recipes call for precise temperatures as crucial cooking indicators. Whether you’re checking the doneness of a roast or making homemade […]