Barbechoo – UK BBQ Blog

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The BBQ School with a difference

Barbechoo Academy is a collection of online courses designed to help you master this amazing way to cook.

As the courses are online, you can access them from anywhere in the world. When you join a course, you will have lifetime access so you can learn at your own pace.

My name is James McKay – creator of Barbechoo – a UK BBQ Blog dedicated to sharing tutorials and recipes to help beginners improve their BBQ Skills. You can read a little more about me here – but for now, thank you for checking out my website. Make sure you sign up to my mailing list to keep up to date with my website and Youtube channel.

My website has lots of info and inspiration to help you take your BBQ to the next level. If you can’t what you are looking for – please feel free to get in touch via the contact page or DM me on any of my social media channels


If you are looking for some inspiration, I have written up some of my favourite cooks. These are a mixture of my own recipes and cooks from my favourite recipe books or other members of the UK BBQ Community

I have tried to group the recipes in categories to make it a little easier to browse – so you can search by main ingredient, what they were cooked on or the cooking style used

Click here to visit the recipe section
Recipes and Cooks

learn how to BBQ

Learn how to BBQ

I’ve put together some useful resource pages to help you learn the different techniques and skills involved in BBQ.

I’ve tried to group different topics together on a single page to make them easier to digest. If you are just starting out with BBQ, these resource pages are a fantastic place to learn the basic terminology and techniques.

The UK BBQ Community is incredibly welcoming so if you still have questions, jump onto social and there will be any number of people happy to help out

Click here to visit my resource pages


When you are learning the art of cooking over live fire, I am a huge proponent of for focusing on getting the basic techniques and concepts down before you start buying lots of expensive gear.

But there will come a time when you might want to add something new to your setup. I have reviewed some different items in my setup and will continue to add my different grills and accessories.

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Have you subscribed to my Youtube Channel

I post videos to my YouTube Channel every Friday, these include cooks, how to and gear review videos – with the occasional BBQ related vlog episode 🙂

Video and Photography is another huge passion of mine, so combining this with my love for UK BBQ has been amazing. Since starting the channel in April 2018, the response from you guys has been great – I can’t wait to see what the future holds!

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