Meat Cooking Guide

A simple guide for the perfect steak

  • Rare – 50-55°C
  • Medium rare – 55-°60C
  • Medium – 60-65°C
  • Medium well – 65-70°C
  • Well done – 70°C

Meat thermometers

Cooking meat can be tricky so why not simplify things by investing in a meat thermometer – it’s the most accurate way of judging your meat. Inexpensive thermometers are available from our shop and are a great gift idea.

The touch test

  • Very soft = rare
  • Soft = medium rare
  • Springy = medium
  • Firm = medium well
  • Very firm = well done

Download the ‘Beef Essentials’ iPhone App for some handy tips and cooking ideas.