180 BarbecuesAuthor: Linda Tubby
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Hardback with plc and jacket
Publish date: August 2006
A fantastic collection of sizzling recipes for grilling, griddling and barbecueing - how to prepare, cook and serve over 180 surefire recipes for perfect outdoor or indoor entertaining Make the most of the versatility of the barbecue, from quickly-seared skewered prawns, a gently-marinated herby leg of lamb, a classic barbecued roast beef, or an aubergine and butternut salad with crumbled feta Add zest to your grilling with all kinds of tasty dressings, salsas and sauces, marinades and relishes - try chilli and raspberry dip, fresh mint chutney, hot cashew nut sambal, or spicy Cuban mojo sauce Practical guidance on choosing and setting up a barbecue, grill or griddle, and expert advice on fuels, lighting a fire and safety, and cooking times and testing Clear step-by-step instructions and over 675 full-colour photographs help ensure the perfect picnic, barbecue and outdoor eating experience every time Includes nutritional notes on fat, carbohydrate, salt and calorie count for each recipe Sizzling! Superb yet simple grilling ideas that ensure a perfect summer, outside or in. Paul Gaylor, executive chef Lanesborough Hotel, London A barbecue is more than a meal, it is an event, with aromatic, gently-smoking or hot-seared coals providing the perfect platform for a memorable lunchtime or evening gathering of family and friends. It conjures up heavenly-herbed or sizzlingly spiced tastes and textures wafting across the garden or patio. Everything you need to know about the practicalities of barbecuing is included here, including how to choose a barbecue, hibachi or grill and all the related cooking accessories and utensils. There is detailed guidance on how to use your grill and grilling equipment safely and for maximum results, and where best to site it, along with fuel and fire tips and at-a-glance timing guides.The delicious recipes include popular choices such as classic Grilled Lamb Burgers with Redcurrant Chutney and Blackened Cajun Chicken to stylish options such as Paprika-crusted Monkfish and Mackerel with Nutty Bacon. There are also plenty of vegetarian recipes such as Goat?s Cheese Pizzas or Squash Baked with Parmesan. Many of the recipes are also suitable for indoor cooking on a griddle, so can be put together whatever the weather. Even desserts can be rustled up on the barbecue, with tempting recipes such as Strawberries and Marshmallows on Cherry Wood Spikes and Baked Banana with Spicy Vanilla Butter to complete the meal. Alongside the mouthwatering main dish recipes are plenty of ideas for preparing the tastiest salads, side orders, salsas and sauces, relishes, dips and marinades. Each recipe is accompanied by illustrated step-by-step instructions and more than 675 colour photographs to ensure that barbecueing has never been easier. With something for everyone who loves to grill, this is the indispensable one-stop barbecue cookbook.