In this ultimate barbecue cookbook, the humble backyard barbecue is a force to be reckoned with.
Ben's recipes offer up everything from juicy meats like Mexican suckling pig and Indian spice-crusted fish, to Caribbean jerked chicken and Singapore chilli crab, barbecued spice-crusted tuna with tahini dressing to succulent vegetarian dishes like artichokes with lemon, honey, thyme and almond or grilled haloumi with lemon and mint - you'll have your friends talking about your barbecue for years.
In this compendium you'll also find the best drinks and desserts to accompany your meal, along with recipes for all the rubs and marinades, breads, salads and vegetables you'll ever need to make your barbecues the best in the neighbourhood.
Whether your pride and joy is a wire rack over an open fire, a sturdy kettle barbecue or a deluxe gas-fired hotplate, The BBQ Companion is full of easy recipes that get the home fires burning.
About the Author
Ben O'Donoghue is a celebrity chef, television presenter, author, and brand ambassador for whom cooking is a passion and a reflex. It's something he's done since childhood, and it never ceases to give him pleasure or stimulate his imagination. Ben trained in France and has worked at some of the UK's more notable restaurants, including The River Café with Jamie Oliver and the exclusive Monte's Club. He has also co-presented 4 seasons of the successful television series Surfing the Menu with fellow chef Curtis Stone, also known for his hit shows Take Home Chef, America's Next Great Restaurant, and Top Chef Masters.