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Beetroot, Red Onion & Pear Salad with Balsamic Dressing & Walnuts

This salad is such a fantastic combination of beetroot and pear which are in season right now. A website I use to check the seasonality of food, and one that is fantastically thorough is called Eat The Season. Knowing when something is in season means you’re getting it at its’ best, its’ freshest and with the maximum […]

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Jamaican Jerk Spatchcock Chicken

People tell me they have a love / hate relationship with chicken on the BBQ. They worry about it being safe to eat and as a result cook it so hard that they are left with a dry, charred dish! This spatchcock chicken dish is a Go-To for me because it has all the benefits […]

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Onion Soup

French onion soup is a culinary classic that is hard to beat when it’s done right. Friends of mine at The Cartford Inn have their own version of this classic on the menu, but they are tight lipped on what makes theirs so good. With this as my inspiration, and a glut of onions in […]

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Roast Beef for St. George’s Day

As a nation we do love our roast beef and I think this recipe is a fitting tribute on St. George’s Day. To me the rib beef on the bone is the elder statesman of the roasts! With all the added flavour of being aged on the bone it really is the star of any […]

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BBQ Charcoal & Briquettes – What really is the difference?

Since 2012 I’ve pretty much used Weber fuel exclusively in my kettle BBQ’s and this was originally because I worked for them between 2012 and 2015. The main reason I continued using the fuel when I started my own business was because I knew how the product worked. When you have a million and one […]

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