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Different styles of BBQing all over the world

Different styles of BBQing all over the world

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You might be familiar with the UK’s traditional Sunday afternoon BBQ. It usually consists of whichever burgers and sausages are on offer at the supermarket and takes place when the weather is favourable. Outside of the UK, however, BBQing is very different and it is well worth incorporating some...


Super weird BBQ styles and traditions

Super weird BBQ styles and traditions

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Sometimes we forget that there are variations of BBQ styles. The truth is that if you were to go to almost any country in the world, you would find something a little different than your traditional summer barbecue of burgers and sausages. Variations can be found in the type of food that is...


The growing popularity of the American BBQ in England

The growing popularity of the American BBQ in England

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When we are talking about the American BBQ in England, we are not simply referring to the one you pull out on a Sunday afternoon when the weather is fine. American BBQ has become a popular fast food option, particularly in London, where there are a number of BBQ restaurants open now. In the...


A Christmas BBQ in England? You must be South African!

A Christmas BBQ in England? You must be South African!

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The South African “braai”, or BBQ as we know it, is known to be something of an occasion. It makes sense, therefore, that braais would be popular around Christmas time, particularly if you consider that the South African Christmas falls in the middle of summer. In fact, it is not unusual for...


Why it�s always better to BBQ

Why it�s always better to BBQ

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There are many people who BBQ their food on a regular basis, but there are just as many people who do not understand the appeal of this cooking method. For some, a BBQ is the chance to make the most of the great weather and spend some time outdoors, but even in the summer these opportunities...


Cost-effective ways of catering for large numbers

Cost-effective ways of catering for large numbers

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There are many events where catering has to be provided for a large number of people. Weddings, christenings and landmark birthday parties are just three that spring to mind. If your budget for food and drink is not open-ended, you will need to find a way to feed everyone some good food and...


A Short and Concise History of English BBQing

A Short and Concise History of English BBQing

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The BBQ in England does not have quite the same connotation as it does in other countries. Elsewhere it is an occasion, whereas in England, the BBQ is often simply dragged out when the sun shines and meat is cooked on it until it resembles the remains of a bonfire. Where did this tradition...


Keeping costs down on your wedding day

Keeping costs down on your wedding day

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If the budget for your wedding is a little tight, there are a few areas of catering where you can consider changes in order to save some money.  The first tip is to consider the cost of drinks. Why pay out for expensive champagne?  There is no need when there are plenty of Proseccos that are...


The South African Braai vs The English BBQ

The South African Braai vs The English BBQ

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For people who have not experienced the difference, it might seem like the English BBQ and the South African Braai are the same thing, but this is never something that you should say in South Africa!  People there believe that their braai is far more of an occasion than the BBQ, and there are...


The Popularity of BBQ Style Wedding Catering

The Popularity of BBQ Style Wedding Catering

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Everybody is looking for something a little different for their wedding day. The traditional three-course, sit-down dinner is not always the most popular option these days. For some people, it has a very formal feel to it. If you would prefer a more relaxed gathering, a BBQ has that informal...


The Versatility of BBQs

The Versatility of BBQs

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Cooking on an outdoor grill has plenty to recommend it. The cooking method ensures that the surface of the meat is caramelised to create that fabulous and distinctive taste that you only get with a BBQ.  Modern grills now come in all shapes and sizes and are easy to use. They take all kinds...

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