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Yakitori – Japanese style chicken skewers

Yakitori – Japanese style chicken skewers

Jonas Cramby sets the world on fire with his new book “Yakitori & Korean BBQ”. Yet this book is still on my wishlist (hint). Not only because of their close attention for balanced flavours in their meals. Besides that I truly admire the meditational approach […]

Roadkill chicken with IPA rub – Dizzy Pig Review

Roadkill chicken with IPA rub – Dizzy Pig Review

I have to admit I’m sceptic about most commercial rubs. Quite often they aren’t as special as you would expect them to be given their price. I understand they’re easy on those moments we lack the time to make things from scratch. Yet I believe […]

Grilled Irish Rib-eye Salad – a coffee rubbed delight

Grilled Irish Rib-eye Salad – a coffee rubbed delight

Health experts say we need to eat more salads. Nobody said it had to be a boring one. So why not pimping up a traditional Irish salad with some grilled ingredients. Grilled salad hearts for instance are a big win!! They combine well with some hints of coffee which lead me to the final result: “A grilled Irish Rib-Eye salad” with a Don Marco’s Mafia coffee rubbed aged irish rib-eye as the center piece of this salad.

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Ricard marinated Fennel – a slowly roasted side

Ricard marinated Fennel – a slowly roasted side

BBQ is more than meat! Although I rarely share sides (I’m working on it), they are a very important part of a BBQ meal. Believe it or not! With the good influence of my wife, yup she’s the healthy one of us, I can bring […]

Grilled Asparagus a la Flamande – a local classic

Grilled Asparagus a la Flamande – a local classic

 Born in the flemish part of Belgium I need to share this grilled version of the local classic meal: “Asparagus a la Flamande”. It’s a simple yet delicious recipe that has the asparagus as a star ingrediënt topped with mashed eggs. Instead of using clarified […]

Tinga Taco – Pulled Turkey in Adobo

Tinga Taco – Pulled Turkey in Adobo

Tacos! You gotta love them. Especially with one of the episodes of “Ugly Delicious” there mentioned all over the world wide web. However I’ve made quite a lot of taco recipes before I was still drooling over the tacos served in the program. I noticed the Tinga Taco and got interested in the recipe. Since you’re reading this, I suppose I got your attention too! So read on and find out what you can expect of this Tinga taco. 

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Pulled Turkey – Try this delicious turn on the classic pulled pork

Pulled Turkey – Try this delicious turn on the classic pulled pork

Pulled Pork is one of those legendary recipes you need to make to be able to call yourself a BBQ lover. Those long sessions leading to a fabulous tasting piece of meat is what we all love. Yet there’s more than pork, so why not […]

Grilled Pluma Ibérico – Crunchy piece of heaven

Grilled Pluma Ibérico – Crunchy piece of heaven

Some of you might know pork cheeks are my absolute favorite piece of meat. For those who don’t know! Don’t worry. They know as much as you! There’s a new favorite in town! “Pluma Ibérico”. Have you ever heard of it? I had been searching […]

Ensalada de Garbanzos – chickpea salad

Ensalada de Garbanzos – chickpea salad

 know you pitmasters love cooking on fire as much as I do. Yet when it comes to sides I often seem to grab at the same known recipes to serve along my grilled meat. Maybe you experience the same. This delicous “Ensalada de Garbanzos con Chorizo y Pimientos del Piquillo” made me realize I need to do more sides like these. They are easy to make and taste fantastic. I’m quite sure you’ll love it too!

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Coke Brined Pulled Pork

Coke Brined Pulled Pork

Who doesn’t love a juicy bun stuffed with some delicious tasting, juicy pulled pork inside? All you BBQ lovers know exactly why this preparation of pork has reached the legendary title and earned it’s place in the KCBS competition. All of us searching for that […]


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The Sneaky Bastard- a smoking hot cocktail!!!

The Sneaky Bastard- a smoking hot cocktail!!!

The Sneaky Bastard Cocktail is more than just another cocktail! If you’re looking to surprise your friends on your next grill party, you are in the right spot! This cocktail packed with secret ingredients is a party in the mouth. With world’s hottest pepper: “The Carolina Reaper” as one of the secret ingredients I don’t need to tell you it’s a surprising cocktail. Who dares to make it?

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