How To Marinate Meat

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Seems simple enough – mix the marinade and add the meat. Make the most of your summer marinades with these suggestions. The secret to tasty marinated meat is time. For optimum results, you need to allow enough time for the meat to soak up the flavours of the marinade. Marinades that are herb and spice … Read more

Checking the Heat of Your BBQ – the Kiwi Way

heat of your bbq

Some traditions or ways of doing things die hard! And not everyone has a thermometer on hand to test the heat of their BBQ. So here’s a quick run-down on the Kiwi way of doing it, for adults only! It entails holding your hand approximately the height of a beer can above the heat over … Read more

The Key to a Great Sausage

great sausage

Let’s face it, there’s nothing better than a great sausage cooked on the BBQ – we all love them! But don’t limit sausages to the BBQ, baked in the oven for about 40 minutes they are a delicious winter meal. Gone are the days when the only sausages available were precooked or chipolatas – thank … Read more

Tips For Top Marinades And Rubs

tips for marinades

With the BBQ being my best cooking mate over the next few months, I like to have a few different marinades and rub ideas so we’re not serving up just more of the same plain meat on the BBQ. A decent marinade or rub can enhance the meat and makes your guests think you’ve gone … Read more

15 Tips for the Great Kiwi BBQ

Us Kiwis love BBQs! There’s nothing more relaxing on a gorgeous summer’s evening than having friends and family around for a good old Kiwi BBQ. Follow these few simple tips to ensure your guests go home pleasantly satisfied after their Kiwi BBQ, not peaky. Keep all perishable ingredients in the fridge until ready to use. Ensure … Read more

BBQ Cleaning Tips

bbq cleaning

Kiwis love BBQs, but let’s face it, no one likes to do the BBQ cleaning! Still, a thorough clean annually will ensure your BBQ lasts and you’ll be able to get rid of all last year’s grease and grime build up that you really don’t want to be serving up with this year’s barbecue meat. This … Read more