Category Archives: BBQ

Spicy BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

Our BBQ has been getting a good workout now the weather is warming up.  This is a very easy spice mix that I use for chicken drumsticks and the kids all love it.  The ‘spicy’ bit isn’t so much heat … Continue reading

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Baharat BBQ Steaks With Sweet Potato Mash And Mint Yoghurt Sauce

My goodness it has been a long time since I had a steak on the BBQ.  We bought some sirloin steaks on the weekend and I couldn’t wait to get home and fire up our new Weber.  I knew exactly … Continue reading

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Toasted Garlic Bread

Not much of a recipe but a delicious way to serve a loaf of Turkish bread as part of a meal.  Best to not go overboard on the garlic – I speak from experience.  One clove of garlic per loaf … Continue reading

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Chilli Broccoli With Soy Roasted Almonds

I have mentioned before how much my two girls love broccoli.  The boys will eat it but begrudgingly like it is a chore.  Steamed broccoli served plain, all by itself, is how the girls like it and I find this … Continue reading

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BBQ Bruschetta

When the weather is hot I prefer to cook as much as possible on the BBQ.  I find it can have its limitations when it comes to cooking vegetables (having said that, one of my favourite things to cook on … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken Thighs

I will often throw a few free range chicken thighs on the BBQ for a yummy dinner. They are so much juicier and tastier then a chicken breast. Trim the fat and gently bash them with a mallet so they … Continue reading

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Honey Soy Chicken Kebabs

I don’t know if it because I’m so tired and busy with end of year activities but I’m getting increasingly unenthusiastic about cooking dinner at night. The kids are so hit and miss with what they will eat. Last night … Continue reading

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Grilled Haloumi With Roasted Capsicum, Chickpeas And Chorizo

I am not sure what category to put this recipe under. Joel and I had it for lunch with some dressed rocket on the side and it was really good. If I was to make it for dinner I doubt … Continue reading

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Grilled Vegetables With Salsa Verde

I was keen to get stuck into my new book ‘The Free Range Cook’ by Annabel Langbein with this recipe. Not much to it if you have a food processor and BBQ handy. For the grilled vegetables you could cook … Continue reading

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Lamb Burgers With Minted Yoghurt

A stress free family dinner in our household is when everyone gets a breadroll, tortilla or flatbread then I put out some plates of various fillings for everyone to help themselves to. That way the boy meat eaters are happy. … Continue reading

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