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Roasted Turkey by Jeffrey Yeo

Turkey. 14-16 lbs.

Brine it in a big bag with as much water as is needed to immerse it. 60gram of salt every liter. Add 1 head of garlic, crushed, skin on (while head, not a clove hor). Chop up an onion and 2 shallots, 2 sprigs of Rosemary and thyme. 2 green apples. 
Put the whole bag into the fridge and keep it there 36 hrs. Take it out on Christmas Day am. Take turkey out. Tosh out the brine and the herbs, fruit and veg. Use same bag, fill with plain water. Immerse turkey in bag, go back to fridge 1 hour. Take it out, change the water, put back to fridge again another hour. Do it once more (3 water changes). Your turkey is now wet and moist. Put on roasting pan. Pat dry. 
Put 5 shallots, 2 cloves of garlic, 150 grams of pancetta ham, 3 sprigs of thyme (leaves only), 1 sprigs of Rosemary (leaves only), 6 sprigs of sage, 200 grams of butter (unsalted), 50 grams of grated Parmesan, 50 ml olive oil, fresh cracked black pepper, salt - all into your blender. Blitz till fine and like a pa…