here come the grills… alex james finds out which barbecue is best for your bangers - charcoal barbecue ireland
The sun came out this weekend, so it was time for the barbecue. But which one?
Should you also buy a smoker or a pizza oven?
Here, obscure Alex James-a famous foodie-is saved by testing the best purchases.
He used the rustling traditional BBQ food and some quirky alternatives to get eight outdoor cooking systems to travel through their paces.
Here is his judgment on Jacob Lewis and his rating in five countries. One-time barbecue (pack of two), £3.
Eat sausage, steak, corn at home.
It is important to have a little time, care and knowledge.
You don't need to spend a lot of money to eat well. a one-time barbecue is a good example.
They do the job if you take advantage of them-portable, cheap and easy.
You can crash without chaos, I always keep a couple in the shed.
They did not reach such intense temperatures, which meant they were great for Bengali people.
BANGER rating: 5/5 JUMBUCK kettle BBQ, 29.
In HomebaseCooked: lamb joints.
Because they are lucky enough to have such amazing weather, Australians know something about the barbecue.
All of this is expressed on this Australian grill.
Its design is beginner-it's fairly rough and ready-but that's all it needs.
In Jamaica, they used the 25-year-old
Gallons of diesel barrels, like Australians, get the perfect result when they light up Barbie.
If you are looking for value, it is a great purchase and it will make you hissing with satisfaction for a long time after the food falls.
BANGER rating: 3/5 Kentucky Landman smokers barbecue, 199.
In HomebaseCooked: lamb joint 99.
Definitely one for geeks-someone really thought about it.
It looks like it was designed by a crazy Victorian scientist with all the fancy features.
The chimney is particularly fashionable.
To keep the food warm, there is a shelf inside which you can easily adjust the height of the grill.
I love it, but it's more like an oven than a barbecue because the coal is in the room next to it than under the meat. The downside?
Cooking takes a long time. The upside?
It is worth waiting.
BANGER rating: charcoal barbecue for 3/5 square smokers, £ 49.
99: chicken in ArgosCooked.
The action of the kettle barbecue is very basic (and very smoky)
Oven-although this is not an exact science, you can control the temperature by rotating the vents.
I love the shape of this and the lid has a nice hinge action.
It's not too much trouble to assemble, and it's valuable.
You can cook a whole chicken on this one, no problem.
It's better to separate the bird from the back and then flatten it with a heavy tool so you can use it as a huge burger and flip it once in a while.
Banger class: 4/5 BBQ barrels, 7.
In HomebaseCooked: Marshmallow, also suitable for watermelon steak (
It's as simple as a fire in a bucket.
Obviously it's hard for you to entertain the crowd with one, but it's quick and the fact that it's sitting on the table is great.
Even if you have a stateof-the-
Art monster brick pizza oven that requires planning permission, there is such a place on your desk.
Also great on the beach.
Kids love to bake marshmallows on them-they are perfect for romantic dinners for two when the sun goes down.
Banger rating: 4/5 jumbuck spit bakery, £ 39.
Pineapple at home.
One of my favorite things about barbecue is how they bring the cooking center to the stage.
You can see what's going on during the cooking instead of hiding the food in the oven.
The Rotisseries is really medium quality and the gravy is really delicious.
It is also unlikely to be burned.
This is the easiest way to get crispy exterior and wet, juicy center BBQ Holy Grail.
This is a real barbecue for pineapple.
Banger grade: 4/5 Kingley charcoal grill, £ 130 in B & QCooked: cauliflower (
And get a bonus for its built-in sausageBeer. . An all-in-
There's a built-in one on a wheel.
In preparing surfaces and storage, cooking can be done for up to 10 people.
It's hard to find too many mistakes, though you'll want more prep noodles if you cook for 10 minutes.
As far as the price is concerned, I would love to have a special Webb barbecue.
We lowered the temperature very low, which was perfect for the whole cauliflower-it was always an acid test for serious barbecues.
The BBQ vegetables are delicious, especially when dipped or buttered.
BANGER rating: 4/5 louisiana charcoal grill and pizza oven
In HomebaseCooked: Pizza 99.
A steel box with a chimney for a wide range of uses.
You can use it as a grill, an oven, or-if you add the serving pizza stone-it makes the perfect pizza every time, which is a big bonus, it's also a surprise for Barbie.
Everyone likes delicious pizza and it's hard to screw up with this beautiful cooking pizza.
There is a small window so you can see the magic that is happening and take out your pizza to serve at the perfect moment.