HaloodieFoodie’s beginner’s guide to BBQ.

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Team HaloodieFoodie’s beginner’s guide to BBQ.

Team HaloodieFoodie grill and BBQ all year round. Sadly, most Brits only grill when the weather is settled between April & October. This post is designed to improve your BBQ game. With these tips and tricks, you soon will become a grill master.
Course: Kebab, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, BBQ, British
Keyword: BBQ, Grilling, How too BBQ


  • Lidded Charcoal BBQ you can use a gas BBQ.
  • Charcoal briquettes or lumpwood
  • Chimney starter
  • Pair of tongs
  • Digital instant-read thermometer
  • Smoking wood any fruit hardwood such as apple, plum, cherry


How to light a charcoal BBQ?

A question of marination?

Indirect grilling:


  • I've always been told to cook chicken to 75°C but you are advocating cooking the chicken breast to 65°C? Please explain why?
  • What's the difference between charcoal and gas BBQ's?
  • How do you keep the temperature low enough to smoke?

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  1. 5 stars
    Salams bro, great reminders for us BBQ novices!

    Would love to see your Chicken wing Turkish style recipe on here.

    1. Jzk for the feedback. Its in the pipeline inshallah. For the moment it’s on my Instagram story highlights.

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