Cooked Bulgogi

BBQ Bulgogi

Day 14 and back to South Korea Day 14, the penultimate day of the group games in the 2018 World Cup.  For the World Cup of BBQ, we return to South Korea, to cook Bulgogi. This is the second dish cooked from South Korea, after cooking chicken wings earlier in the tournament. Bulgogi, translates into “fire meat”, and is…

Plated Cevapi

BBQ Cevapi with ajvar

Day 13 and a Visit to Europe Day 13 of 2018 World Cup and for the World Cup of BBQ, we make a rare trip to Europe, specifically the Balkan region to cook Cevapi with ajvar from Croatia. Cevapi is a grilled dish of minced meat, a type of skinless sausage, found traditionally in the countries of southeastern…

Open Chivito Sandwich

Chivito

Day 12 and a Stunning Sandwich Day 12 of 2018 World Cup and for the World Cup of BBQ, we return to South America, to cook Chivito from Uruguay. According to legend, a great chef in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Antonio Carbonada, had an Argentine lady as a regular customer. One day she asked for her favorite sandwich…

Tsukune

BBQ Tsukune

Day 11 and we are off to the Land of the Rising Sun Day 11 of 2018 World Cup we stay in the east and take a quick hop over to Japan to cook Tsukune. Tsukune is basically a pork meatball, although they are also often made with chicken. They can be grilled or add to soups. Yakatori restaurants…

Korean Chicken Wings

BBQ Vortex Korean Chicken Wings

Day 10 and we head for South East Asia Day 10 of 2018 World Cup we switch continents and head over to South East Asia, specifically South Korea to cook Korean Chicken Wings. I used a recipe for Korean Chicken Wings that called for them to be deep fried, but instead, I used the BBQ Vortex. The Cook I marinaded…

Torsh Kebab

Torsh Kebabs

Day 7 and Time for a Kebab Day 7 of 2018 World Cup saw a full set of the 2nd games in the groups being played. For today’s cook, we are back in the middle east to cook Torsh Kebab from Iran. Kabab torsh is a traditional kebab from Gilan and Mazandaran provinces in Iran. It is made with beef,…

Cooked Yassa Chicken

Yassa Chicken

Day 6 is a Winning Day Day 6 of 2018 World Cup saw the first win and the first goal for any team cooked for in the World Cup of BBQ. It saw us move across the Atlantic Ocean, to West Africa and cook Yassa Chicken from Senegal. Yassa Chicken is a popular Senegalese chicken dish that…

Cooked Ropa Vieja

Panamanian Style Ropa Vieja

Day 5 and another Central American Dish Day 5 of 2018 World Cup saw Panama lose their opening game to Belgium. I am not bringing much luck to the countries when cooking their dishes – so far no wins and no goals. Today’s dish was Ropa Vieja from Panama. Ropa Vieja translates to “old clothes” in English. It is…