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How to make the most of your food in a lockdown 

How to make the most of your food in a lockdown 

In the current COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are experiencing for the first time what it’s like to not have all of the food we want available to us all of the time. With restaurants closed, supermarket shelves often bare and restrictions placed on when…

Beer-Battered Fish and Chips

Beer-Battered Fish and Chips

Fish and chips is a traditional and comforting British dish we all can’t help but love. Using just a few simple ingredients, the secret to getting the perfect flaky fish with crispy, golden batter at home is by keeping a close eye on the temperature…

Can I use a Thermapen to take my body temperature?

Can I use a Thermapen to take my body temperature?

Can I use a Thermapen to take my body temperature? With access to medical thermometers in short supply during the coronavirus outbreak, we are receiving a large number of enquiries about whether Thermapens can be used to take body temperature.  We would usually always recommend…

Win an Easter Prize – Now Ended

Win an Easter Prize – Now Ended

This competition has now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winner, Louise Woodcock! Staying at home this Easter, while not being able to get hold of all the ingredients you need, means learning how to be more resourceful and creative…

Victoria Sponge Cake with Homemade Jam and Italian Buttercream

Victoria Sponge Cake with Homemade Jam and Italian Buttercream

Take the classic Victoria sponge cake and make it extra special with homemade raspberry jam and vanilla Italian buttercream. This fresh and fruity sponge is bursting with cream and berries, making it the perfect spring cake for Easter or Mother’s Day. Ingredients For the cake:…

How a Thermapen Will Take Your Sourdough to the Next Level

How a Thermapen Will Take Your Sourdough to the Next Level

Sourdough baking is a humble, time-honoured tradition borne out of simple ingredients and beautiful craft. The loaf is crisp and rustic, its slices chewy and flavoursome. Typically made from nothing other than good quality flour, water and a little salt, it’s also healthy and easy…

A Beginner’s Guide to Temperature-Based Cooking

A Beginner’s Guide to Temperature-Based Cooking

Both the Thermapen Professional and Thermapen Classic are easy to use, highly accurate and reliable temperature instruments. However, it’s important to understand the relationship between food and temperature in order to get the correct results from your thermometer.   Why cook by temperature? Cooking by…

Sous Vide Fillet Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Sous Vide Fillet Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Impress your loved one this Valentine’s Day with a restaurant-worthy steak. This simple recipe packs a lot of flavour, and by cooking the meat Sous Vide you can be sure that you will get it exactly how they like it. The chimichurri sauce is fresh…

Burns Night Haggis, Neeps and Tatties

Burns Night Haggis, Neeps and Tatties

Burns Night is a commemoration of the life and work of Scottish poet Robert Burns. A celebratory supper is held each year on 25th January, and typically includes a haggis, Scotch whisky and a recital of Burns’ poetry. Traditional haggis is a nourishing combination of…

Win the Ultimate #JuicyBird Festive Cooking Kit – Now Ended

Win the Ultimate #JuicyBird Festive Cooking Kit – Now Ended

This competition has now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winner, Sarah Marks!   This Christmas, alongside our campaign against dry turkey, we’re giving you the chance to win £500 worth of festive food and cooking essentials! The big prize includes…