Category Archives: bbq

citrus roasted (or grilled) chicken

citrus roast chicken/feature

Do yourself a big favour and roast a chicken at least weekly – it’ll turn into more meals than you could ever imagine! Enjoy is as is, or shred it and start creating – salads, pastas, soups, sandwiches, tacos, rice dishes – roasted chicken gets along with everything – kind of like Switzerland!

pork loin grilled with smoke

pork smoky grilled/feature

There’s nothing like a grilled pork loin, sliced up to feed a crowd – perfect in sandwiches, wraps, salads, paninis, pastas & rice dishes. For melt-in-your-mouth pork – the secret is a marinade, a pouch of wood chips and a hot grill!

lemonade from scratch

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Lemonade from scratch is the only way to go and could not be easier to put together! I can’t think of a better reason to keep a batch of lemons on hand at all times, and we all have sugar and water. Master the basic recipe and then move on to a myriad of ways to serve up this summer classic!

salmon grilled with dijon, honey & soy

salmon grilled

The perfect way to prepare salmon is on the grill – with a quick marinade of dijon, soy sauce, olive oil, garlic & blue agave – the secret is touch it as little as possible – once when you put it on, once when you flip it and once when you take it off!

chicken under a brick

chicken under a brick platter

Chicken cooked under a brick is flavourful, moist and tender, especially after marinating for a few hours. Whether you have a grill or simply a cast iron pan on the stove-top, this chicken will become a staple after the first time you try it.

pulled pork loin

pork pulled feature

The best pulled pork is made with a long slow cook or braise in a succulent marinade where heat and time do the work. Shoulders and butts are favoured but a long slow cook is kind to all sorts of cuts.

chicken thai-style

Chicken and thai flavours are a marriage made in heaven and these will not disappoint. Use any part of the bird that suits you, add a marinade of those familiar ingredients – garlic, ginger, fish sauce, honey, soy and citrus – and be sure to make enough for a dipping sauce.

crispy buttermilk oven-fried chicken

Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken

Crispy buttermilk oven-fried chicken is the answer to that fried craving without paying the price. It’s crispy, it’s tender and it gives new meaning to winner, winner, chicken dinner!

sole 101

sole 101

Why sole is one of the more popular fish is obvious – it takes less time to cook than it does to prepare, takes all sorts of flavours you want to throw at it and it couldn’t be better for you!