Category: bbq

reverse seared steak

reverse seared steak

For steaks 1 inch or greater in thickness the reverse sear technque will produce the best results. The reverse sear ensures an even cook from edge to edge whilst still producing a flavour packed charred crust.

pork chops with grilled fruit and a honey bourbon glaze

pork chops with grilled fruit and a honey bourbon glaze

Dry brined grilled pork chops in a honey bourbon glaze and served with grilled plum and nectarine. A sweet and flavour packed grilled meal.

barbecued whole chicken

barbecued whole chicken

Barbecued whole chicken butterflied, dry brined and cooked over indrect heat to produce the juiciest and most flavoursome result.

barbecue pork belly

barbecue pork belly

Barbecue pork belly with crispy crunchy crackling. Score the skin, rub with salt and allow to dry out in the fridge for 24 hours before hitting with high heat.

apple bourbon BBQ sauce

apple bourbon BBQ sauce

A sweet, spicy and tangy apple bourbon barbecue sauce. Great alongside those smoked meats and, well, any barbecue food for that matter.

barbecue brownies with a hint of pecan smoke

barbecue brownies with a hint of pecan smoke

Extra gooey chocolate brownies baked in the barbecue with a hint of pecan smoke and topped with a decadent hazelnut ganache.

barbecued pork loin

barbecued pork loin

Barbecued pork loin with crispy, crunchy crackling. Score the skin, rub with salt and allow to dry out overnight in the fridge for the best crackling.

barbecued tandoori chicken

barbecued tandoori chicken

Tandoori chicken grilled on the barbecue and served with a yogurt, coriander and mint dressing and some crunchy poppadoms.

aussie damper

aussie damper

A good old fashioned Aussie damper recipe that can be baked in the oven or in a charcoal barbecue. Damper is best served with a smear of butter, honey or jam.

kangaroo salad with a sweet and spicy dressing

kangaroo salad with a sweet and spicy dressing

Kangaroo meat is extremely lean and as a result needs to be cooked quickly and is best served medium rare. Grill or pan fry the fillets, make the dressing in a food processor or Thermomix and feel free to mix things up with the salad ingredients.

espresso BBQ sauce

espresso BBQ sauce

Heston Blumenthal inspired BBQ sauce with an espresso hit. Use this espresso BBQ sauce on your smoked meats, steaks, burgers… any type of meat really!

mac n cheese loaf

mac n cheese loaf

Mac n cheese is a great side dish for a lot of meals and is especially popular alongside barbecued meats. I recently tried a mac n cheese loaf at a local barbecue restaurant and was really impressed with the crunchy and cheesy crust so I thought I’d give it a go using the simple, yet very tasty, 3-Ingredient Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt.

bacon wrapped chicken stuffed with jalapeno poppers

bacon wrapped chicken stuffed with jalapeno poppers

Chicken, bacon, cheese and jalapenos. These really do tick a lot of boxes. The jalapenos are stuffed with cheese, cumin, garlic and a hint of lime then wrapped up in a chicken breast that is wrapped with bacon. They can be grilled in the barbecue, baked in the oven or smoked over coals.

grilled honey chipotle chicken wings

grilled honey chipotle chicken wings

For me wings are the tastiest part of a chicken. In particular, the middle part of the wing. These chipotle and honey chicken wings from Serious Eats are spicy, sweet and taste delicious.

honey soy chicken marinade

honey soy chicken marinade

Chicken marinated in a mix of honey and soy with a few extras tastes great especially grilled on the barbecue. Whether it be chicken thighs, wings or breasts this honey soy marinade works a treat. Throw in some chopped chilli if you like the heat!

roast chicken – oven roasted or weber grilled?

roast chicken – oven roasted or weber grilled?

A roast chicken with crispy skin is a family favourite. This time around I pitted my beloved Weber Q up against the kitchen oven, cooking one in each. Read on to see the results.

garlic and herb lamb cutlets

garlic and herb lamb cutlets

Lamb cutlets with garlic, rosemary and thyme
Lamb cutlets aren’t cheap but it’s easy to see/taste why. When perfectly grilled (medium rare for us) they are packed with flavour, juicy and tender.

basic BBQ sauce

basic BBQ sauce

A great barbecue sauce works well to enhance the flavour of smoked meats. You can also use this sauce in all the other ways you would normally use a bbq sauce – burgers, hot dogs, pizza, steaks, the list goes on.

barbecue sauce inspired by Heston at Home

barbecue sauce inspired by Heston at Home

Inspired from Heston at Home. This barbecue sauce is my absolute favourite! Pour it on your meat, salad, pastry and enjoy!