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With a Grain of Salt

“Where would we be without salt?” James Beard (1903-1985) Salt, the oldest culinary trick in the book, is one of the five tastes the human tongue can sense (the others are sweet, sour, bitter, and umami). Enhancing your ingredients without interfering with their unique smells or tastes, salt turns up the flavor on your food! […]

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Food & Drink Pairing

We think nothing of recommending wine to accompany a dish and many pubs and bars now have the confidence to match beers to go with dishes on the menu. A co-ordinated drink and food offer adds genuine value for customers and if they go away happy, they’ll be back for more. The following foods can […]

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Golf and the Halfway House BBQ

It is fair to say that a few golf courses and golf clubs are not as creative as they could be when it comes to feeding players. The 9th hole or halfway house is a point in any golfers’ game where a good meal or snack is welcomed for any number of reasons.  A Barbecue […]

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BBQ Food Events 2021

Every year there are food and food related events in the UK and around the world. If you have a catering business these events can be a great way to drum up business. If BBQ is part of your catering business, then I invite you to get creative and have some fun with these events […]

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Baking Bread on a BBQ

There is nothing better smelling or tasting than freshly baked bread. However, something even tastier is bread baked on a BBQ. There are a handful of breads that can be cooked on your barbecue and most of them are simple to make, and don’t let the simplicity fool you BBQ breads are amazing. Flat Breads […]

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BBQ Health and Safety

Summer is just around the corner and BBQs are being dusted off ready for some parties and good cooking. It makes sense at this time of the year to raise some of the issues around BBQ health and safety and not just the obvious. In the last few years as BBQing has grown in popularity […]

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The Gluten Free BBQ

Not so long-ago being gluten intolerant was virtually unheard of. Today, unless you have been sleeping under a rock, we have all heard of it. When It comes to a having a BBQ though and hearing that one of the guests needs gluten-free food alarm bells can ring. However, as a BBQ Master, I am […]

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Seafish Ambassador

Best known for my BBQ expertise my other passion is seafood. Seafood is an important part of our diet, it can, of course, be cooked on the Barbecue and informing others about seafood of all kinds is essential. For many reasons, I am honoured and proud to be a Seafish Ambassador. My Role as a […]

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Building a BBQ Island

As BBQ cooking has really taken off in the UK many businesses are looking for ways to uplift and upgrade their Barbecues. Gone are the days where you pulled out a rusty metal thing on legs, blew off the cobwebs from last summer or even the summer before and then poured petrol over some charcoal […]

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BBQ Innovation from Around the World

Ever since man discovered fire, cooking over the flames has become ever more innovative. Starting out with primitive chunks of meat just thrown into the coal or skewered onto sticks thing have progressed a lot but the idea is still the same.  Whether it is what is cooked or how it is cooked and as […]

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