Shannon’s Salmon Skewers

Salmon Skewers

I spotted a recipe for salmon skewers and forwarded it to my lovely client Shannon as she loves fish and cooking on the barbecue.  She tweaked the original recipe and this is her version.  I think it’s really unusual to have pineapple and salmon but the combination works really well, and I do like pineapple … Continue reading Shannon’s Salmon Skewers

Potato Salad

Potato Salad

Early season potatoes are the best for this, and it’s a great side for my Lamb and Beef Kebabs. My hubby doesn’t like the mayo loaded potato salads that are commonly available; so I make this version for him, and if I’m honest I prefer it now myself. I often make it and take it … Continue reading Potato Salad

Carrot and Cumin Salad

Carrot and Cumin Salad

This is so simple, and a really tasty addition to any meal. I serve it as part of a tapas, or as a side with any kind of barbecue in the summer. It’s also great for picnics and if we have leftover kebabs or chicken I like it with the cold meat in my lunchbox. … Continue reading Carrot and Cumin Salad

Tabbouleh

This is such a versatile dish, made really simply with bulgur wheat and herbs it requires no cooking at all, just boiling water from the kettle.  It’s really important to get lots and lots of herbs, there should be equal quantities, at least, of wheat and herbs, it’s brilliant served with barbecued meat or fish, … Continue reading Tabbouleh

Asian Style Barbecue Pulled Pork

Asian pulled pork

This is another great summer recipe for your slow cooker, and it tastes even better if you finish it off on the barbecue. Pork belly is a really cheap cut, and it responds well to slow cooking.  It is a very fatty joint, but by cooking it for a long time you render off a … Continue reading Asian Style Barbecue Pulled Pork