BBQ’d food is an extremely popular type of food, which is unsurprising as it tastes so great. Cooking food over an open, natural flame when barbequing infuse what you’re cooking with smoke and gives it a great kick. It is extremely popular for social occasions when the sun is out people love to meet up with friends or family and find a nice spot to share a BBQ. It is so popular that over 79 million Americans have a BBQ every year. BBQ food is perfect for all occasions not just for those summer days, it can be a relatively inexpensive way to feed a group, it’s easy to eat, and if you get some paper plates to go with it minimal washing up after is required.
If you have kids it’s a great way to get them involved with cooking as it’s a fairly safe method of cooking, it’ll be fun for the kids and provide them with some new practical skills. BBQs are seen as being unhealthy, but they can actually be very healthy and can even be vegetarian, if you’re vegetarian so you’ve been missing out on BBQ food we suggest trying BBQ’d halloumi. This is what we think about BBQ food but we thought we’d find out what celebrity chefs have to say about it, here are some of their best tips to achieve the best BBQ food.
Gordon Ramsay is one of the most popular chefs in the world, over his career he has been awarded 16 Michelin Stars, holds the record for longest 3 Michelin Star restaurant, and also has several TV shows including the popular series Hell’s Kitchen. Ramsay gave us a great tip on how to make the best food possible on your BBQ. He called out a mistake many people make when they’re having a BBQ, many people remove the meat from the fridge and put it straight onto the BBQ, Ramsay advised against this as it causes the meat to be dry on the outside while still raw in the middle.
When making burgers on a grill he recommended moving the burger as little as possible because the more it moves the more likely it is to break, to do this make sure to get a bbq toolset so you can move the burgers quickly and precisely. His other tips include putting the cover on your BBQ as soon as your burgers are in to trap the heat, get a good sear, and prevent your burgers from sticking. His last trip was about the buns as their importance is often overlooked, he stressed the importance of toasting your buns as nothing ruins a brilliantly cooked burger like a soggy bun.
Jonathon Fox is the owner and head chef at the famous restaurant Fox Bros. BBQ in Atlanta, Georgia. He has risen to fame thanks to how delicious his BBQ food is, people, travel from surrounding states just to try a meal at this restaurant. He provided us with guidance on how to cook amazing BBQ food every time. His best tips include some basic ones such as making sure you always keep your grill clean, but an interesting tip he provided was the best way to clean your grill is actually with onion as it easily removes any build-up. He recommended not using lighter fluid as it gives your food a chemical taste, to season the grill as well as seasoning the meat to give it even more flavor, to cook chicken without the skin as it allows it to marinade better, and to use a potato at the start to test if the grill is the right temperature.