Tip #9 – Grilling over a controlled heat – 30 Days to Better BBQ

Steak over Lumpwood Charcoal

Whilst you are cooking directly over the hot coals, it is still possible to achieve different temperature levels. This is particularly useful for cooking different types of meat. If you are aiming to achieve a nice sear on a steak, you want a high direct heat however cooking something like chicken over the same high … Read moreTip #9 – Grilling over a controlled heat – 30 Days to Better BBQ

Tip #8 – Setting up your BBQ for Direct Cooking – 30 Days to better BBQ

Chicken Skewers over Direct Heat

In the UK, people will commonly associate their BBQ with grilling. Grilling involves cooking smaller sized cuts of meat such as steaks, pork chops, sausage, burgers etc directly over a heat source, be it charcoal or a gas BBQ. In today’s tip I want to explain how to stay in control of how your food cooks … Read moreTip #8 – Setting up your BBQ for Direct Cooking – 30 Days to better BBQ

Direct Cooking – How to set up your BBQ

In the first article we looked at the differences between direct and indirect cooking. In this article I want to explain the different ways to set up your BBQ for direct cooking and give you a few great tips for success every time. What is Direct Cooking? Direct cooking is often known as grilling and it … Read moreDirect Cooking – How to set up your BBQ

Direct vs Indirect Cooking – Different ways to cook on your BBQ

Cooking opposite the charcoal

An important part of learning how to cook on your BBQ is understanding the different ways you can set it up to cook. By learning the differences between direct vs indirect cooking and how to setup your grill for each, you will start to understand which methods work best for different recipes. I have put together … Read moreDirect vs Indirect Cooking – Different ways to cook on your BBQ