Author: Holly Doherty

Win the Ultimate #JuicyBird Festive Cooking Kit

Win the Ultimate #JuicyBird Festive Cooking Kit

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 a Thermapen thermometer, £150 voucher for Waitrose/JohnLewis, Emma Bridgewater turkey platter, Ross & Ross Food Christmas Roast Dinner Box,…

Barbechoo’s Bacon Wrapped Turkey Crown with Cranberry Bacon Jam

Barbechoo’s Bacon Wrapped Turkey Crown with Cranberry Bacon Jam

We are delighted to have UK BBQ enthusiast James McKay back on the Thermapen blog to present this sweet and succulent barbecued turkey recipe. James shares recipes and guides to barbecuing on his YouTube channel, as well as his blog barbechoo.com. There’s a well-known saying…

Billy & Jack’s Apple Terrine

Billy & Jack’s Apple Terrine

The soft flavour of buttery baked apple is so comforting at this time of year. Paired with a crisp shortbread base and served with salted thyme caramel and vanilla ice cream, this dessert was the perfect end to our #JuicyBird supper club with Billy &…

Chocolate Pistachio Fudge

Chocolate Pistachio Fudge

Making your own Christmas sweet treats is great for many reasons. It’s a fun festive activity, they’re delicious and they make really thoughtful gifts. Fudge is one of our favourites because the creamy and decadent flavour is perfect for indulging at Christmas, plus it keeps…

#JuicyBird: The Campaign Against Dry Turkey

#JuicyBird: The Campaign Against Dry Turkey

This Christmas we’re campaigning against the biggest festive faux pas we believe you can make: dry turkey. We know that being in charge of the most anticipated meal of the year can be a stressful experience. But we believe that cooking your bird by temperature,…

Billy & Jack’s Roast Turkey, Sausage and Cranberry Ballotine

Billy & Jack’s Roast Turkey, Sausage and Cranberry Ballotine

Billy & Jack‘s succulent ballotine was the third of the four courses they served at our #JuicyBird supper club event. It was paired with a crisp bubble and squeak fritter, pan fried wild mushrooms and steamed brussels sprouts. The dish was a simple blend of…

Billy & Jack’s Roast Monkfish with Lemon Bhaji

Billy & Jack’s Roast Monkfish with Lemon Bhaji

This delicately spiced fish is the second of four courses that Billy & Jack served at our #JuicyBird supper club event. The roast monkfish was beautifully soft and paired wonderfully with the light beetroot curry sauce, fennel and preserved lemon onion bhaji.   Serves 6…

Billy & Jack’s Butternut Squash Soup with a Nduja and Stilton Toastie

Billy & Jack’s Butternut Squash Soup with a Nduja and Stilton Toastie

This creamy soup starter is the first of four courses that Billy & Jack served at our #JuicyBird supper club event. The spiced seeds give the soup a delightful crunch and kick, while the strong and spicy flavour of the stilton and nduja will make…

Autumn Roast Chicken with Herbs and Root Vegetables

Autumn Roast Chicken with Herbs and Root Vegetables

In the months before Christmas we often find ourselves roasting chickens at every opportunity in mental and emotional preparation for the pressure of the bountiful festive bird. This recipe is great for one of the first roasts of the season, as the autumn veggies won’t…

Thermapen Supper Club with Billy & Jack

Thermapen Supper Club with Billy & Jack

Last Thursday we celebrated the launch of #JuicyBird – the campaign against dry turkey – by hosting a supper club in collaboration with 2016 MasterChef finalists Billy & Jack. The evening saw the pair cook a seasonal-inspired menu with a twist, seeing the perfect #JuicyBird…