Darjeeling, Bergamot and Walnuts


2015 Turkey notes

Followed these notes:

Preheat to 165 deg (without fan)
5.4kg bird
- Washed
- Patted dry with paper towel
- Coated with olive oil mixture inside and out:
  - 1/4 cup olive oil
  - 1.5-2 tsp oregano
  - 1.5-2 tsp marjoram
  - did I put also sage??
  - 2-3 tsp salt?
  - pepper

Stuffed with this recipe:
(excluded broth for stuffing used to stuff)

Cooked uncovered
At 2hrs increased to 170deg with fan

Target temp 75 deg C
At 3hrs checked temp
Cooked another 10 mins.
Turkey sat covered for 20-30mins until carved.

-- (c) 2015 DBW, all rights reserved.

1 comment:

  1. For 2017:
    5kg turkey
    Stuffed as above (part fresh, part dry sage from apotheke)
    Started at 170 deg C (no fan)
    After 2hrs 10mins turned on fan
    75 deg C after 3hrs 10mins
    Thermomometer inserted in thigh
    Took out after 10 more minutes, e.g. 3hrs 2mins total
    Let sit 10-15mins before carving.
    Turkey was perfect!
    Turkey was from Gorky shop across from church.