Which is better a gas or charcoal BBQ?

Smokin'

As you know I’m a big BBQ fan. It’s not just the recipes which are important, but it’s the method of cooking as well. Gas BBQs seem to be gaining popularity with more and more models taking up retail space, and I understand why. In this world of convenience the gas BBQ offers just that, … [Read more...]

Food in the news @ April 20

Food in the news

Welcome to this weeks edition of food in the news. Once more I have searched the world on your behalf to find some of the strangest food and drink related news, from the sublime to the ridiculous… Red hot nickel ball (RHNB) vs Butter RHNB has a habit of burning through things, and I’m sure … [Read more...]

BBQ Season Part 2: Barbecue chicken

Buffalo wings

Created in Buffalo, New York these barbecue chicken wings are a staple dish in the USA and beloved by Super Bowl watchers across the nation. It’s a simple but delicious barbecue chicken recipe, blending the spicy heat of fermented chilli peppers into a rich clingy sauce which just goes so … [Read more...]

Is the local pub dead?

A sad but usual sight

The traditional local pub has been in crisis for some time. We have all heard the stories of the vast number of pubs closing up and down the country, and this trend does not seem to be slowing. Blame it on what you like, the cost of drinking in a pub vs. drinking at home, a ‘cultural’ shift … [Read more...]

BBQ Season Part 1: Burgers

A real burger!

Now that summer has seemed to have finally reared its head in this Great Britain of ours and across the Northern Hemisphere, the smell of lit BBQs is filling the air down almost every street. Men across the country who would never usually dream of cooking will push everyone out of the way to get a … [Read more...]