National Barbeque Week!
With the weather getting warmer and sunnier (hopefully) and it being National Barbeque Week we thought we would talk all things grill!
We have some great tips from our very own @thespiceman just to help make that summer treat even tastier! The Spiceman recommends keeping it simple with marinades:
For steak use olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice and salt and pepper. You can also use a touch of balsamic too.
If it’s an Italian flavour you seek, try this rub. Use chilli flakes, ground coriander, fennel seeds with oregano and salt and pepper.
BBQ is great for experimenting with different herbs and spices! You can always use the sauces and condiments that you prefer.
If that hasn’t already whet the appetite here are a few BBQ facts to get that sizzle started:
BBQ Fact 1
BBQ & at-home eating & entertaining is now the UK’s No.1 summer home leisure activity, with three out of four households now owning some type of BBQ grill!
BBQ Fact 2
In 2018 the UK the tied for equal first place with German as Europe’s leading BBQ nations, hosting approximately 135 million Barbi’s each!
BBQ Fact 3
Once male-dominated BBQ’s are now becoming much more gender-neutral with women accounting for 46% of all Barbi occasions, whilst men are still tangling with the tongs, they have slipped by 6% over the last three years to 54% in 2018.
BBQ Fact 4
The move towards vegetarian and vegan food choices has also naturally evolved into the BBQ and at-home alfresco eating market as well, with over 31% of all BBQ’s now including either a full or partial vegetarian or vegan option.
What are your tips or tricks for a great BBQ? Are you team gas or charcoal? Pour a Pimms and let us know.
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