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…

BBQ Chicken Kebab

Non Essential Accessories

Non Essential Accessories The Essentials and Non-essentials I wrote an article recently about 4 pieces of equipment I felt are necessary when you BBQ. However, what I have found is loving BBQ is proving to be an expensive pastime. There are LOTS of non-essential BBQ accessories which are definitely not required to produce great food but can…

Peruvian Beef Kebab Cooking

Peruvian Beef Kebabs

I absolutely love kebabs and I have been looking for different recipes to cook. This Peruvian Beef Kebab recipe (Anticuchos) is from Steven Raichlen’s Barbecue Bible book. This is a fantastic recipe and one which I will definitely do again. The recipes calls for using either sirloin or tenderloin. I used sirloin this time around and cut it…

Cooked Saffron Lamb Kebab

Saffron Lamb Kebab

This is a Saffron Lamb Kebab recipe based on a recipe from Chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav in Philadelphia. I did make a couple of tweaks to the recipe. The original recipe suggests using Lamb Tenderloin. I actually used the Lamb Neck Fillet which on the whole were great. My butcher suggested I did not need to trim them…

Souvlaki on Russian Skewers

Russian Skewers

Russian Skewers A problem cured I really enjoy a good kebab cooked on the grill. Whether it is skewered meat, fish or veg the charred taste from cooking on a BBQ is amazing. However, cooking with normal skewers has the food sitting directly on the grate. It often sticks and when you try to rotate…