Smoked chicken is a great meal cheat for salads, pasta etc but here it’s used in a Spanakopita style pot pie. Brought to you by our guest blogger Nadine who is an awesome home cook. We know this will be a winner! BBQ SET UP A kettle grill with a lid is ideal for this, […]
Who wouldn’t want to smash a Smash Burger! Learn from one of the best home barbecuers in Australia, how to make a classic and very tasty smash burger at home. Thanks Joel for your great recipe! BBQ SET UP Joel’s BBQ of choice is the Kamado Joe Classic III using a direct grill method and […]
We love this dish as it’s quick and packed full of flavour so it’s a perfect mid-week, hump-day dinner on the Q! Our recipe contributor Nadine, says “I love this versatile marinade because it contains lime juice, the marinating time is kept nice and quick, great for those mid-week meals or lazy days!” We agree! […]
This is a perfect meal for the cooler months; serve it with mashed potato for the ultimate comfort food, or noodles for something a little lighter, either way, the flavours are delicious! BBQ SET UP A kettle BBQ with a lid is great for this, if you have an open grill that’s ok too. For […]
Charcoal Chicken is not only universally loved but the sense of accomplishment you get when you nail the perfectly cooked chook over charcoal at home is just the best feeling! We’ve asked one of our regulars, Richard from @theveganheartbreakkitchen who loves using Firebrand fuel to share his charcoal chicken recipe cause it’s a bloody ripper […]
They’re the ultimate little pop of BBQ goodness! Many a BBQr has spent hours tryng to track down the best poppers! Well we’ve sourced one of the best recipes for you guys, by our mates and legends from #teamfiretribe BBQ competition team, Country Boys BBQ Australia. These will blow your taste buds and they’re so […]
If anybody tells you they hate Eggplant, make them some Baba Ganoush! It’s smokey and creamy and can be pimped up at will! A divine puree come dip that is a staple in many Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines. The boys from Shank Brothers BBQ show us just how easy it is to make and […]
When the best of two foodie worlds collide, you get this recipe! The succulence and flavours of a well smoked lamb shoulder, stuffed into a deliciously fresh homemade taco. Just YUM! BBQ AND FUEL SET UP Any kind of smoker or kettle BBQ can be used where you can set up for an indirect grilling […]
BBQd desserts are gaining popularity and this one is an absolute cracker. With the classic flavour combination of peaches cream, but with a slightly smoky BBQ twist. Follow our super easy step by step guide to make this at home, courtesy of qualified chef Ryan who is also a member of the award-winnig competition team […]
THE RECIPE List of ingredients Choose a nice marble brisket – This adds moisture but also tenderness to the finished product. Today we are using Mayura Station 9+ Wagyu brisket. For the rub we choose 7 Sins Beef Rub Seasoning and 7 Sins Wired Cow Rub Seasoning Beef stock for the wrap A roll […]
Ever tried cooking Picanha? If not, do this now! Picanha 101Also called: Top sirloin cap, rump cover or rump cap. This beef dish is famous in Portugal and Brazil and once you try it, you can see why. BBQ SET UP You’ll need a dedicated rotisserie, spit or attachment kit. We use a Weber Rotisserie […]
A delicious fusion of middle eastern-inspired stuffed capsicums using onions, mushrooms, barbecued scotch fillet steaks, topped with cheese. The dish is slowly woodsmoked over charcoal until tender and golden. The question is… can you stop at one! BBQ SET UP We’ve used the Napoleon Rodeo 57″ Kettle Charcoal BBQ for this cook which offers us […]
Spring is in the air and lamb is on the Rotisserie! Try our rolled lamb shoulder with fresh green herbs, garlic and lemon, rolled and chargrilled to perfection. Just delicious and perfect for a gathering. Start with your lamb shoulder, ask your butcher to debone for you. Ours worked out to be approx. 1.5kg each […]
If you want to know how to make melt in your mouth beef ribs the Firebrand way, then read on! This is one of our favourite things to cook low n slow and there aren’t many people that wouldn’t have it in their top 3. First about the meat. Our beef ribs were purchased from […]
We often get asked, can you use hex briquettes for a minion method fuel set up for your smoker? Hell yeah! Of course you can, and we’ll show you how, through our tried and tested way. If you love low n slow BBQ Smoking you would have heard of the minion method fuel set up […]
Who else just loves beautiful pork crackling? It’s one of those divine eats that in theory seems simple but in actual fact can be tricky to master! So we’ve reached out to our #teamfiretribe who are master’s at Q to ask. We found the perfect person to help! Brother Mikey of The Shank Brothers BBQ […]
Has this happened to you? You look at the beautiful cut of meat you’ve spent a small fortune on, you look at your charcoal BBQ with a little pride and a grumbling stomach, you then look down at your charcoal, scratch your head and repeat. It’s the question that challenges the best of us. How […]
We all love to barbecue but how many of us really know much about the fuel we’re using? Apart from doing your best to light it quickly and hope you’ve lit enough for the cook your about to do! Most people have heard of the main BBQ charcoal terms, briquettes and lump, but do you really […]
Smokin In The Valley Brisket Challenge 2017 held in conjunction with the Wingham Akoostik festival, watch 30 top Aussie teams will compete for ultimate BBQ glory, and be part of history by witnessing the next generation of BBQ addicts battle it out in the first ever kid’s contest!
Congratulations to the winner of the big raffle at Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival This 23.5” Firebrand Ceramic Kamado BBQ is all yours Dion Allan!! Proud to have raised money for the local school community with this raffle. […]
The modern kamado-style grill is based on ancient technology dating back 3,000 years to original earthenware cooking vessels used in China. Eventually, it became known as a “kamado” which literally means “cooking range” or “stove” in Japanese. The modern day Kamado-style BBQ These days Kamado’s are made from modern ceramics and refractory materials (similar to linings for furnaces, kilns, […]
Behold… The Beard and The Barbecue is in da’ house! He’s one of our favourite competition Q’rs on the Australian circuit today, with his awesome skill, wicked humour and his own very own sauce line thank you very much! We asked Tony to give us his tips for barbecuing on Australia Day and he came […]
‘Aussie Rib King’ and ‘The Smoke Ring King’ are a just a couple of nicknames this man has deservedly acquired since smashing the BBQ Low’n’Slow Pork Rib Category (so far) in this year’s nationally sanctioned BBQ Competitions. Lukas Armstrong is from team Rollin Smoke BBQ and we invited him to give us his BBQ master-Jedi […]
It’s in our Aussie DNA to hang out in the great outdoors through summer, with firing up the barbie at the top of fun things to do. But what’s a man to do with his mates when the weather is drab and dreary? Hang out in his man cave of course and be sure to […]
It’s time to experience that authentic Tennessee Smokehouse flavour at home with this easy to prepare Beef BBQ Ribs recipe. INGREDIENTS: 2 ½ racks of beef spare ribs – ask your local butcher to cut these for you into approx. 10 – 12cm widths. 1 tbsp salt, 1 tbsp coarse black pepper, 2 tbsp […]
Blues & BBQ Festival at Port Macquarie. Spotted! The Beard and The BBQ here at Port Mac! Great atmosphere and the competition is really heating up… Shout out to all the teams we help out with our charcoal… Have fun!
Whole Lamb Shoulder Roast with Home Made Rub Are you ready to impress with this super-delicious feast! It’s a classic Low’n’Slow BBQ Recipe that anybody can try at home. INGREDIENTS: 1 whole bone-in lamb shoulder – ask your local butcher if not sure where to find. 6 garlic cloves, each piece chopped in half 1 […]
A simple yet tasty BBQ dish that is super easy to grill and so versatile to serve – a must try! INGREDIENTS: 500 g lamb mince (a bit of fat is necessary for max flavour) 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbl sp fresh parsely, finely chopped 1 tbl […]
Sanctioned by the Australasian Barbecue Alliance (ABA) and presented by Firebrand Australia, Crafted LIVE: BBQ’d is a first for Central NSW and is sure to be both entertaining & educational.
Chicken Beyti with Fresh Garden Herb A classic minced kebab dish developed in Istanbul in the 60’s but still a hit with all the family today! INGREDIENTS: 500 g extra lean ground chicken 1/2 garlic shallots, finely chopped 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped 1/4 cup fresh mint, finely chopped 1 tbsp red pepper paste, sweet […]
Whatever you’re doing on Saturday March 5, stop doing it and get yourself to Crafted LIVE: BBQ’d – you won’t be disappointed! Sanctioned by the Australasian Barbecue Alliance (ABA) and presented by Firebrand Australia, Crafted LIVE: BBQ’d is a first for Central NSW and is sure to be both entertaining & educational. Teams will be “turning-in” […]
Firebrand Sponsored BIG BBQ Battle – Australia Day 2016 Venue : Paramatta‘Big BBQ Battle’ on Australia Day is hosted in Paramatta park. Sanctioned by the Australasian Barbecue Alliance 10 teams competed for $2,500 in cash and prizes.
Meatstock 2016 Venue : HoebushMeatstock is a meat and music festival, celebrating, sharing and indulging in all things carnivorous. Held at Sydney Showgrounds, it will feature bands, barbeques, beards, butchers, bourbon, barbers, beer and more.
One of our favourite sides straight from the #FirebrandGrill. This is a real soul warming BBQ side that pairs great with any kind of red or white meat. Ingredients: • 3 medium brown onions • 3 medium red onions • 2 tablespoons of olive oil • 2 tablespoons of sumac • ½ cup of lemon […]
Straight from the #FirebrandGrill – This is a great Summer BBQ idea if you want an awesome flavour hit with a bit of BANG!!! Who else loves BBQ’n Marylands? Would love to hear your version… let us know so we can share with the rest of our BBQ lovin’ community. INGREDIENTS: Serves 6 6 Pieces […]
If you haven’t tried BBQ’n a whole Turkey before you’re missing out! The finely developed smoky flavours, succulent meat & crispy skin are truly worth the couple of hours it will take. Plus it frees up your oven for roasting other yummy things! We’ve scoured the internet for tips, trick & turkey-hacks to help you […]
Yes you CAN get Chicken spare ribs, just ask your poultry guy if you’re not sure. They are tender little chicken pieces that have a single bone down the centre. They can be eaten all in one go, then just glide the bone right back out. Delicious..! INGREDIENTS 12-15 Chicken Spare Ribs 2 tbls tomato […]
Steak grilling over charcoal It’s a thing of beauty… A perfectly BBQ’d thick-cut steak. But it can stump the best & bravest who tackle this on their own BBQ. So we’ve found this excellent tip that uses the ‘Reverse Char’ method. HOW: Create two heat zones on your Charcoal BBQ, a hot-spot with plenty of […]
Spring into summer barbecuing with a family favourite! Loved by big and little kids, these are the natural Lamb lollipops! Perfect for holding and enjoying while playing in the backyard! INGREDIENTS: * 12 thick style Lamb cutlets or more if using thin style for the kids * 2 1/2 tbls of coarse salt (sea salt […]
Not for the faint hearted, these ribs will fall right off the bone and provide a sensational feast with sticky fingers & plenty of marinade that lasts the whole dish! The time you will take to prepare & marinade these little baby’s will be so worth it when you tuck in, so don’t cut corners! […]