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If you can cook in a kitchen – why is barbecuing so hard?

If you can cook in a kitchen – why is barbecuing so hard?

I’ve been outdoor cooking for longer than I remember and I forget that there are still so many people out there who simply don’t know how to BBQ. When I’m asked ‘So, how do you barbecue?” I get a bit dumbfounded and not really sure where to start… My first question is...
Burnt is a flavour..

Burnt is a flavour..

When you go round a friend’s house for a BBQ, the worst possible outcome is getting burnt food. We all know there is nothing more disappointing than cremated food and you judge a barbecuer by the degree of burning! So it is ironic that the more you learn about cooking...
Love Meat but Really Digging Vegetables..

Love Meat but Really Digging Vegetables..

Start talking about barbecuing and we all typically presume it is all about meat. Meat in all its forms, whether that is perfecting the perfect steak or low ‘n’ slow or beer can chicken or ribs or just trying to not burn the sausages.   I wouldn’t have eaten beetroot...
Portsmouth Seafood Festival 2018

Portsmouth Seafood Festival 2018

Portsmouth Seafood Festival is one of my favourite events of the year, nestled at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth and every year I am on the Alfresco Stage cooking up the best of seafood. Thank you to BBQ 365 for sponsoring the stage this year and it was hugely fun...

Do you cook using Time or Temperature?

I was driving up north and listening to a very heated debate on the radio about cooking chicken and how chicken can kill us because of the ever-increasing list of bacteria and salmonella in factory raised chicken. The solution is to make sure your chicken, in fact all...