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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…

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…