A man has been jailed after getting drunk at a barbecue and threatening to burn a woman's house down - with her kids inside.
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“These kebabs are lovely to cook on the barbecue, but are just as good made on a chargrill pan if the weather isn’t ideal,” explains chef Ainsley Harriott. “The toasted coconut adds a nutty sweetness to this spicy dish.”
The Japanese seriously know their way around a grill – and yakitori chicken is an absolute staple dish in traditional izikayas (Japanese pubs). This version should impress your BBQ guests…
“Here, juicy pineapples are marinated in maple and cinnamon and then griddled until caramelised, before being drizzled with salted caramel sauce and crunchy pecans and served with coconut ice cream,” says food writer and blogger Rachel Ama. “The pineapples are also amazing cooked on the barbecue in the summer.”
“Ribs, like many of the cheaper, tougher cuts of meat, require some work to bring out the best in them, but the results are always rewarding and, as in this recipe, often stunning,” explains chef and cookbook author, Ben Tish.
This prawn recipe was passed down from Anna’s father, who was famous in their family for his barbecue cookery.
An extendable barbecue that clips on to a bike has almost reached its fundraising target on Kickstarter.
You don't need smoke signals to know that barbecue is big business right now.