A Beginner’s Guide to Sous Vide Cooking

A Beginner’s Guide to Sous Vide Cooking

What is sous vide cooking? Sous vide is a method of cooking that involves using precise, controlled temperatures to produce food that is perfectly and evenly cooked all the way through. French for ‘under vacuum’, the process of sous vide involves vacuum-sealing food inside a 

The Cooking Battle of Time vs Temperature

The Cooking Battle of Time vs Temperature

Here at ETI we’re keen believers that cooking with temperature as your guide instead of time is a much more accurate way of cooking, but of course that’s no surprise as thermometer manufacturers. However the majority of people do cook their food according to the 

What Temperature Should Your Home Be This Winter?

What Temperature Should Your Home Be This Winter?

As the weather starts to change and we all dig out those woolly jumpers and winter boots we also start to crank up the central heating in our homes. But what temperature should we actually set it to and does a degree or two really 

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

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

Pork loin 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 

Why Use a Thermapen Thermometer?

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 

Are Rare Burgers Safe To Eat?

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 

Beat The BBQ Food Bugs This Summer!

Beat The BBQ Food Bugs This Summer!

To kill the pathogens that can cause food poisoning, foods need to be cooked to a high enough temperature, and either to be kept hot until served for eating, or to be rapidly cooled and refrigerated. This is because, although thorough cooking kills most bacteria, 

Nick Nairn’s Christmas Roast Turkey with all the Trimmings

Nick Nairn’s Christmas Roast Turkey with all the Trimmings

  Roast Turkey with all the Trimmings Serves 10 5-6kg turkey olive oil for basting sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 orange 4-5 sprigs of thyme 500g Brussels sprouts 1 kg parsnips 50ml olive oil sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1.5kg