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…

Cooked Arroz con pollo

Arroz con pollo

Day 4 and we move to Central America Day 4 of 2018 World Cup saw another busy day of football with three games taking place. I think I am putting a bit of a curse on the teams I am cooking dishes from as Costa Rica lost today. So four cooks and no winning team yet! To…

Nigerian Beef Suya

BBQ Nigerian Beef Suya

Day 3 sees another African Dish Day 3 of 2018 World Cup saw a busy day of football with four games in total. Nigeria is taking part in the final game, and I am celebrating the fact by cooking this Nigerian Beef Suya. Suya is a spicy meat skewer which is a popular food item in West Africa. It is generally made…

Moroccan Lamb Mechoui

Moroccan Lamb Mechoui

Day 2 sees Slow Cooked Lamb Day 2 of 2018 World Cup saw Morocco lose a very close match – maybe a little bit of a harsh result for them. This Lamb Mechoui uses the Weber Smokey Mountain, to cook the lamb slowly infusing the already marinated meat with some gorgeous smokiness. In Morocco, Mechoui means “refers to…