Category Archives: Barbecue

Roast honey ginger beer can chicken with noodle salad

Roasting a chicken on a beer can on my barbecue is my favourite way of cooking a whole bird. The Vietnamese inspired¬†marinade¬†gave great flavour, even though the skin was pretty charred. This would well as a marinade on chicken wings … Continue reading

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Spicy barbecue sauce

Ingredients 2 red onions finely diced 1 large clove garlic finely diced 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika 1/4 cup dry fino sherry 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp brown sugar 1 … Continue reading

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Tea smoked trout

We found some great looking freshwater rainbow trout at the South Melbourne Market, but were then unsure what to do with them. We were advised that trout by itself can be a little bland, so we decided to lightly smoke … Continue reading

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Mushroom, quinoa and lentil veggie burgers

These are very tasty vegetarian burgers. The lentils give a slight bite and stop the pattie simply being mushy. These are very easy, but do take a few dishes and a bit of time due, however you can prepare much … Continue reading

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Barbecued Thai beef salad

This is a slight variation on a traditional Thai beef salad, in that everything bar the noodles are cooked on the barbecue. Barbecuing all the vegetables adds extra depth and sweetness to the flavours. Ingredients Barbecue 2 sirloin steaks 1 … Continue reading

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Aubergine and mango noodles

This is a delicious cold noodle salad, perfect for lunch, which is a great use of leftover grilled aubergine. I love the fusion of east and west in this dish with the sweet and sour. Soba noodles are a brilliant … Continue reading

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Puy lentils with carrots and sausages

This is a very French dish, it is very warming and comforting during the colder months. The tastier way to make it is to use the fat from the sausages to flavour the lentils, while the healthier method is to … Continue reading

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