Tempering Chocolate with Charlene’s Chocolate Factory

Tempering Chocolate with Charlene’s Chocolate Factory

In today’s blog we’re putting the spotlight on another wonderful local business, one who is passionate about all things chocolate. After a Thermapen team member saw Charlene’s Chocolate Factory at the Shoreham Farmers Market they recommended them to everyone in the office. So, we decided…

Traditional vs Digital: The Perfect Sugar Thermometer

Traditional vs Digital: The Perfect Sugar Thermometer

What makes the Thermapen the best thermometer to use when working with sugar? How is it better than an old fashioned sugar thermometer? Is it worth the extra money just for a sugar thermometer? Today we’re weighing up traditional vs digital sugar thermometers. You’ve guessed…

Thermapen: Banishing BBQ Myths with Richard Holden

Thermapen: Banishing BBQ Myths with Richard Holden

With the great British summer just around the corner, millions will be scrubbing down their grills in preparation for a barbecue, but despite our love affair for eating al fresco, it seems we need a masterclass in cooking barbecue style. The popularity of barbecues coincides…

Cheese & Wine Storing and Serving Temperatures

Cheese & Wine Storing and Serving Temperatures

Cheese and wine go hand in hand – the perfect companions whether they’re presented beautifully to a whole host of family and friends or indulged upon on a Sunday night at home. Cheese and wine have been served together for hundreds of generations. Many farms…

How To Cook The Perfect Steak with Thermapen

How To Cook The Perfect Steak with Thermapen

With Valentine’s Day around the corner and thoughts turning to the most romantic dinner of the year, it might sound a cliché to cook steak – but let’s face it, nothing else quite hits the spot! A hearty steak that’s tender, juicy and delicious pulls…

Orlando Murrin’s Three Steps To A Stress Free Christmas

Orlando Murrin’s Three Steps To A Stress Free Christmas

Today we are proud to have a wonderful guest blog from Orlando Murrin, chef, author, BBC Good Food editor (1998 to 2004) and hotelier. Orlando shares with us his tips for a stress free Christmas – including everything from Getting Ahead, Organising the Big Day…

How To Safely Store & Reheat Your Leftovers

How To Safely Store & Reheat Your Leftovers

We all do it. Look at the takeout menu and decide to order far too much because it all looks delicious. However as usual our eyes are bigger than our bellies and we’re often left with a good amount of leftovers. So of course we…

What Kitchen Essentials Do I Need?

What Kitchen Essentials Do I Need?

Whether you’re heading off to university, moving into a new home or just looking to expand your cookware collection – these kitchen items are essential. Cooking can seem daunting for anyone new to the kitchen however with so many fantastic chefs sharing their love for…

How to Make Trendy Cocktails Using Sous Vide

How to Make Trendy Cocktails Using Sous Vide

In the past year we have seen a huge rise in the number of people drinking cocktails and infused spirits. In 2016 annual gin sales rose 16% leading the drink industry to declare 2016 the “year of gin”. This trend looks set to continue with…

Modern Jam Workshop with Thermapen and Mary Cadogan

Modern Jam Workshop with Thermapen and Mary Cadogan

Here at Thermapen we wanted to bring homemade jam back to life – so we launched another ‘IsItCooked?’ event at the wonderful La Cucina Caldesi Cookery School in London.We invited Journalists, food writers and bloggers to attend a modern jam making workshop where the wonderful…