The Ultimate Guide to Tempering Chocolate

The Ultimate Guide to Tempering Chocolate

Tempering chocolate can seem a little intimidating, so we asked James Parsons, experienced chocolatier and owner of SoSaSe Chocolat, to share everything he knows about creating beautifully tempered treats. The very structure of what makes great chocolate so good is its sheen, snap and luxurious 

Mike Tomkins’ Hunter’s Chicken

Mike Tomkins’ Hunter’s Chicken

Hunter’s chicken is a wonderful thing. Juicy chicken, oozing with cheese, encased in salty bacon and glazed with tangy BBQ sauce. MasterChef finalist 2021 Mike Tomkins took this pub classic and elevated it with three cheeses for the filling, a luxurious, creamy mash and roasted 

Roast Topside of Beef with Yorkshire Puddings

Roast Topside of Beef with Yorkshire Puddings

There’s nothing more comforting than a delicious roast topside of beef with lashings of gravy and a big ol’ Yorkshire pud. We served this recipe with roast beetroot, potatoes and a dollop of beetroot and horseradish cream, to add some colour and earthy flavours to 

Mike Tomkins’ Jerk Chicken Supreme

Mike Tomkins’ Jerk Chicken Supreme

Delicious spicy jerk chicken, served with brown rice and peas, a crunchy cabbage salad and a mango and pineapple salsa. Inspired by a recent trip to Jamaica, this vibrant recipe by Mike Tomkins is full of beautiful colours and flavours. It’s the perfect pick-me-up in 

Baked Cod Provençal with Saffron Potatoes

Baked Cod Provençal with Saffron Potatoes

Baked cod provençal makes a fantastic quick and healthy midweek meal. Meaty fish meets the sun-kissed flavours of the South of France, while the saffron potatoes add even more colour to this beautifully fresh and vibrant dish. For perfectly cooked cod, take the fillets up 

Fish Tempura with Sauce Gribiche

Fish Tempura with Sauce Gribiche

Homemade fish tempura is really simple to make but is bound to impress guests. It makes a perfect starter for a dinner party, or if you’re craving a lighter, healthier meal post Christmas, this will be sure to satisfy those cravings when served as a 

Swedish Cinnamon Buns

Swedish Cinnamon Buns

Colm Tohill, a baker with 25 years’ experience, showed us his ultimate Swedish cinnamon buns recipe for making this Christmas the one. Cinnamon buns are the best pastry to have around the house over the festive season. A delicious snack, comforting dessert or incredible breakfast 

Kenny Tutt’s Roast Goose with Mulled Plums

Kenny Tutt’s Roast Goose with Mulled Plums

Rich, perfectly cooked roast goose and sweet, festive mulled plums make the perfect pairing in this Christmas recipe by Kenny Tutt. To make your bird one to remember, cook to 65-70°C using your Thermapen. The meat will rise to a safe temperature of 74°C as 

Mike Tomkins’ KellyBronze Turkey Recipe

Mike Tomkins’ KellyBronze Turkey Recipe

KellyBronze turkeys are a unique breed of slow grown, free range birds. Three generations of The Kelly family have been breeding turkeys for over 50 years in Essex, resulting in birds that are incredibly high in quality and flavour. There’s no better way to make 

Fruity Christmas Pudding

Fruity Christmas Pudding

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a fruity festive pud to finish the meal, and this simple recipe couldn’t be easier. Simply whip up the ingredients on Christmas eve and steam on the day. It’s really important to cook desserts containing dried fruit to temperature, because