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An Introduction to Ceramic Grills with Kamado Joe

An Introduction to Ceramic Grills with Kamado Joe

Kamado Joe’s iconic red domes replicate wood oven cooking through the perfect distribution of heat and smoky flavour. Fuelled by a love of cooking outside with friends and family, their products have been developed to be high quality and tailored to individual cooking needs to 

The Hedgecombers’ BBQ Citrus Baked Whole Mackerel

The Hedgecombers’ BBQ Citrus Baked Whole Mackerel

Don’t be intimidated by the thought of cooking a whole fish on your BBQ this year. With a Thermapen by your side, all the guesswork (and worry) about serving an under, or overcooked fish will be gone. According to the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide, mackerel 

Becky Excell’s Fried Jam Doughnuts

Becky Excell’s Fried Jam Doughnuts

Why on earth is it so hard to find a gluten-free jam doughnut? Well, the search is finally over. These little golden nuggets of joy are crisp on the outside, fluffy in the middle and oozing with raspberry jam. They’re a little like a cross 

Barbechoo’s Beef Koftas with Homemade Flatbreads

Barbechoo’s Beef Koftas with Homemade Flatbreads

BBQ Brave is all about being bold and taking your fire cooking to new levels, and this really made me sit down and think about how my own BBQ has progressed over the years. I started with the usual burgers, steaks and kebabs and then 

How to Perfectly Preserve Meat Using Your Freezer

How to Perfectly Preserve Meat Using Your Freezer

We are all trying to limit the amount that we go to the shops these days, so it’s useful to know how we can make our food last longer. Freezing is a great way to do this; there are however some key rules that we 

Smoked Traeger Pulled Pork

Smoked Traeger Pulled Pork

Achieving smoky, melt in the mouth pulled pork couldn’t be easier with a Traeger Grill and Smoke Wireless BBQ Thermometer. The Traeger will deliver an even, consistent pit temperature while the Smoke will keep you updated on the meat temperature throughout the cook. Using apple 

An Introduction to Wood Pellet Grills with Traeger

An Introduction to Wood Pellet Grills with Traeger

At Thermapen we believe in achieving consistently perfect results using smart cooking. One brand who shares these values is Traeger Grills. The original inventors of the pellet grill, they have been perfecting the art of wood-fired cooking for over 30 years. A high quality grill 

Top 5 Thermometers for Succulent BBQ Food

Top 5 Thermometers for Succulent BBQ Food

Ask any BBQ chef what their top tips for cooking incredible food is and they will be sure to tell you to cook to temperature over time.  An instant read thermometer is essential for everything from spatchcock chickens and racks of ribs to low and 

Herb Crusted Pork Medallions with Cauliflower & Tahini Salad

Herb Crusted Pork Medallions with Cauliflower & Tahini Salad

Pork loin is a lean cut of meat, which means that if you’re not careful it can end up dry. Cooking it to temperature will ensure it stays nice and tender. In this recipe the medallions are pan fried in oil and fresh herbs, then 

The Smokin’ Elk’s Ultimate Guide to BBQ Wings

The Smokin’ Elk’s Ultimate Guide to BBQ Wings

Whether you are just starting to get to grips with your BBQ or you’re a seasoned pro, there’s no denying that wings are always a real crowd pleaser. Elky has put together his ultimate guide to cooking wings — including how best to set up