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  • Teriyaki Halloumi & Vegetable Skewers Recipe

    Teriyaki Halloumi & Vegetable Skewers - super easy and delicious vegetarian meal using halloumi cheese and Kikkoman teriyaki marinade. Ideal for barbecues or simply cook under the grill. It's summer eating on a plate. Serves4 Preparation Time-15 mins Additional Time-30 mins marinating Cooking Time-10 mins Ingredients 400g halloumi cheese, cubed 1 red onions, peeled and [...] Continue Reading
  • How to barbecue the perfect steak

    Cook your next steak perfectly plus looking good using this BBQ tip. Set your grill for direct cooking and allow the grate to get fully heated, all vents fully opened if you have them. Make sure your steaks are at room temperature and NOT straight from the fridge other wise they won't be cooked in [...] Continue Reading
  • Quick & Easy – Cumin & onion marinated beef

    PREP: 10 MINS COOK: 10 MINS plus up to 1 day marinating and resting. Based on the Brazilian dish churrasco, steak is flavoured with tangy Worcestershire sauce, spices, citrus and garlic. Ingredients 1kg thick bavette or onglet steak, see tip below 2 - tbsp gluten-free Worcestershire sauce 3 - garlic cloves, crushed Juice 2 limes 2 - tbsp red [...] Continue Reading
  • Hasselback Potatoes with Parmigiano-Reggiano

    A great way to barbecue the humble baking potato... Yield: Serves 4 Method: Smoke-roasting Equipment: A hasselback cutting guide (optional) or a pair of chopsticks or pencils; 1 1/2 cups wood chips, soaked in water for 30 minutes, then drained 4 large baking potatoes, such as russets, scrubbed 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted Coarse salt (sea [...] Continue Reading
  • 5 Fun Facts Some of you Never Knew about Bar-Be-Quick

    We have gathered some, maybe or maybe not, known facts about our business that you're sure to be pretty impressed by! They designed, developed and marketed the very first Instant Barbecue. After this, Bar-Be-Quick was born! [1986] Bar-Be-Quick applied for and achieved ISO accreditation in 1987. Bar-Be-Quick became the first UK charcoal supplier to be [...] Continue Reading
  • Smoking Your Way To Success

    How to smoke your way to success? Whilst many people think barbecuing is as easy as throwing some food onto the grill and cooking it, there are some useful tip we can share with you that could improve your smoking skills. With a little bit of knowledge, it could mean greater and even tastier results! Smoking is [...] Continue Reading
  • Top 12 Mouth-Watering Barbecue Recipes You Simply Cannot Live Without

    Check out these Top 12 Mouth-Watering Barbecue Recipes! If you're a newbie to a barbecue then I'm sure you'll be amazed at what can be cooked. I'f you're a BBQ pro, then what you waiting for? Beef Rib with Onion Sauce Beef can be cooked to your preference and the onion sauce is a perfect [...] Continue Reading
  • Smoke’N’Grill charcoal amounts?

    Add to wishlist Smoker & Grill Barbecue Rated 4.77 out of 5 £85.00 inc VAT Add to basket Continue Reading
  • How hot is my barbecue?

    Simple just use the Hand Test! Depending on what you're going to cook, you want your coals to be at different heat levels. The most accurate way to gauge heat is with a grill thermometer, but with a bit of practice, you can learn to gauge it with your hand alone. How? Hold your hand [...] Continue Reading
  • Use a Barbecue Responsibly Using an Instant Barbecue Responsibly!

    Its festival season and you're using an instant barbecue responsibly... [ut_service_column headline="Read the Instructions" icon="fa fa-check" color="#81d742" css=".vc_custom_1561113692283{margin-bottom: 60px !important;}"]Do ensure you read the instructions fully before you start.[/ut_service_column][ut_service_column headline="Don't use inside" icon="fa fa-times" color="#fe0000" css=".vc_custom_1561565379556{margin-bottom: 60px !important;}"]Using a barbecue in an enclosed space could be severely detrimental to your health. Charcoal emits carbon monoxide, [...] Continue Reading
  • Lighting instant light lumpwood charcoal

    Simple, quick, clean our ready to light packs of charcoal. Remove one bag , shake the bag when removed from the outer, lay it flat and light the corners with a match then just wait for 15-20 mins for the flames to die away before starting to cook. The perfect time to prepare food for [...] Continue Reading
  • Is it summer yet?

    When is the first day of summer? It depends on whether you are referring to the astronomical or meteorological summer. Usually when we talk about the first day of summer we are referring to the astronomical summer which is defined by the Earth's axis and orbit around the sun. However, at the Met Office we [...] Continue Reading
  • Chesneys it’s arrived!

    White Glove delivery is FREE only until June 30th. This service is normally a paid for extra service and will save you up to £200 depending on the model chosen. Here is our first happy customer enjoying delivery of their Chesneys BBQ Stove, make sure you have the easiest delivery of you new Chesneys BBQ [...] Continue Reading
  • Teriyaki Glazed Burger

    [ut_animated_image size="large" align="center" image="13416"] This delicious twist on a traditional burger by adding delicious Kikkoman Teriyaki marinade will be a hit with the family at dinner time. Easy recipe cooked on our instant barbecue Serves-4 Preparation Time-15 mins Cooking Time-15 mins Nutrition per serving Energy 390 Kcals Fat 22.1g Saturated Fat 9.1g Ingredients 500g lean beef mince 1 [...] Continue Reading
  • All About FSC

    What is FSC? The name Forest Stewardship Council®, the initials FSC® and the FSC tick-tree logo are all registered trademarks and may not be used without prior authorisation. The FSC are an international non-profit organisation who are dedicated to promoting responsible forestry. The FSC organisation certifies forests all over the world to ensure they meet […]

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  • All You Need To Know About An Instant Barbecue!

    What are they? Instant Disposable Barbecues are a great way for a quick and hassle free barbecue. They are made with lightweight aluminium foil and use lumpwood charcoal as their source of heat. They are small and easy to transport which makes it ideal for an on the go barbecue! I think we can say – […]

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  • Pulled Pork using our Smoker & Grill

    Pictures below of how we did a delicious Pulled Pork using our Smoker & Grill to 'slow and low' cook a 2kg pork shoulder for just over 6hrs... using a full 5kg of our Briquettes over the 6hrs cook, using the "minion" method to light , smoked with Whisky Chips in apple juice, the cider was [...] Continue Reading
  • Check out these Top Ten Tremendous Bargains!

    It’s National Bargain Hunting Week which means we’re giving you the blog of your dreams! Check out all the wonderful things you never thought you could get for under a fiver on!   Do you want a cat? Are you being denied the opportunity of a fury friend by a parent or partner? Then […]

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  • Choosing Briquettes or Lumpwood – But why?

    OK so why do we have 2 sorts of barbecue charcoal – do you know the difference do you know when the right choice will make the difference.     So does it really matter whether you choose Briquettes or Lumpwood – Short answer is YES ! – Lumpwood is made using small short pieces of […]

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  • Easy ways to light our charcoal

    Lighting charcoal is very easy to do, oh yes it is! – if you do it the right way…. For starters our best selling line is our pre treated Instant Lighting charcoal, which really does what it says on the tin – just remove one or two inner bags (dependent on the size of your […]

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  • Use a Barbecue Responsibly Turns an Instant BBQ into Premium Table Top Grill from Bar-Be-Quick

    The Bar-Be-Quick Instant Barbecue Stand fits both Bar-Be-Quick Instant and Party Barbecues. This stand folds flat without need for any assembly, is light and portable – and will always hold your barbecue safely and securely whilst you cook! Its the ideal solution for using disposables where you may have previously worried about where to place. It’s […]

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  • Our great BBQ cooking pointers

    Pointers to learn 1. Temperature wait It’s pretty stunning, but some people toss cold meat on a cold grill and then fire it up, none the wiser. By letting your steak-maker heat up for about 20 minutes, you’re allowing both the grill and the surrounding metal to come up to an even temperature, which leads to […]

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  • Top Tips for Novice Pit Masters:

    Follow these simple rules and you’ll go from novice to gnarly old pit master in no time. 1. Buy the best smoker/cooker/BBQ you can afford. Or, go online and figure out how to make one.  You can make an offset firebox smoker with a propane tank. Barrel drums make great BBQs. Just make sure the […]

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  • halloumi cheese recipes 9 new ways to serve halloumi cheese…

    This Cypriot-origin cheese is loved for its robust texture and deeply savoury flavour – plus its capacity to be grilled, barbecued or fried without losing its shape. We show you nine original serving suggestions for mighty halloumi. We’ve fallen in love with halloumi and its meaty and enjoyably rubbery texture, versatility and umami flavour. As […]

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