I was sent a Steak Lovers Box from Meatbox.com to try out, and review. It was well packaged and fresh on delivery. Initial looks were impressive, with some nice well marbelled steaks, looking nicely aged in vac sealed packs. The info said New Forest steak dry aged a minimum of 21 days.[Read more…]
I was kindly sent the SmokeFire EX4 for review by Weber as part of a new campaign to raise awareness of the product. The following overview is formed, based on having cooked on the grill for 1 week, covering a range of cook types and styles and utilising all the grill’s features. Whilst I was gifted the SmokeFire grill and accessories and as such is a paid promotion, this review will be unbiased and fully my own opinion.[Read more…]
Big name for a small unit. Icon. But they say good things come in small packages, so does that apply to this model from the Monolith range? Little ceramic grills like this have become quite popular in the last few years with some of the budget supermarkets even getting in on the action.[Read more…]
Ever craved real Texas style BBQ but just not had time to cook it yourself?
Is smoked brisket your nemesis and the one cook you shy away from?
Do you have lots of friends who like to eat your BBQ but don’t cook themselves?[Read more…]
A pellet grill is a great way of cooking for many, it’s simple and easy to control the temperatures, here I take a first look at the Broil King Pellet Grill – Regal 400 model.[Read more…]
The Ascua Parilla from Black Box BBQ is a seriously beautiful and versatile grill. Taking the traditional parilla style grill from Argentina and taking it to a new level with simple but elegant features that make cooking on it a dream.[Read more…]
Around this time of year, I get asked the question a lot about what grill should someone buy. It’s such a massive question as what’s right for one isn’t right for another, then there is space, budget, family size and so many other factors to be considered. But the first starting point for most seems to be gas or charcoal.[Read more…]
I’m a bit of a sauce addict, I’m lucky that I get sent a fair few to try, many are very similar riffs off the same style, so it’s nice when I open a bottle and something a bit different jumps out.[Read more…]
Some brands of BBQ manufacturers produce a product and then stick to the ‘If it aint broke, don’t try to fix it’ school of thought. Well that’s all well and good but more recent times in the BBQ world have meant that some of these long standing and well-established manufacturers are being left behind. The market for outdoor cooking is ever growing, and more and more people are looking to get involved, and are now armed with more knowledge than ever of cooking styles and types of BBQ and grilling, thanks to social media, BBQ blogs and YouTube videos. As that’s where more forward-thinking brands like ProQ have stepped up to the challenge.[Read more…]
Ever lit a fire and in your usual way using wax coils or firelighters just to come back and find it’s snuffed out? Especially if you are dumping more unlit fuel on top which can just starve all the oxygen and suffocate the flames. Well there is an answer and you’d be surprised how simple it is but, as with many simple things it’s also super effective. Well let us introduce you to the Blazaball.[Read more…]