Author: Ghislaine Moolenaar

Pork Lion Rolls with Fennel slaw and Grilled Apple Sauce – by Bunch of Swines British BBQ team

Pork lion is a hugely underrated cut of pork which I think is where a lot of people think this cut is dry and tough, but this is only where it’s a lean cut of pork but if cooked properly is juicy and tender and using a meat thermometer helps you achieve this consistently. To […]

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Why Use a Thermapen Thermometer?

There are a number of reasons why the use of a Thermometer during cooking is not only a good idea but good, sensible practice. Cooking to a temperature that kills harmful bacteria is fairly obvious. There are thousands of food poisoning cases each year, involving millions of hours of lost time and unfortunately, many deaths. […]

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Traceable Temperatures

A thermometer without traceable calibration to National Standards is like a Clock without the Pips. Does a thermometer being used at John O’Groats agree with one being used at Land’s End? We all buy thermometers without calibration and assume that the manufacturer has been conscientious enough to supply an accurate instrument. The only way of […]

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Are Rare Burgers Safe To Eat?

  For many years Rare Burgers have been the subject of much debate.  Is colour a good indicator?  What contamination risks are there?  Are rare burgers safe to eat? The main cause of controversy is the fact that burgers are minced and during burger manufacture it is not only the outside of the meat that […]

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Bed Bugs & Breakfast Belly?

  Bed & Breakfast is fast becoming the most popular way to enjoy the most relaxed way of seeing this wonderful country of ours. Yet many do not appreciate the hidden dangers that are associated with providing accommodation.   Temperature monitoring and control can make a huge difference to the comfort and well-being of the […]

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