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Wild asparagus
Collecting wild asparagus in Asturias, Northern Spain, is highly addictive! In this blog we find it, pick it and grill it with hollandaise sauce. There are also a few other tips about what you can cook with this highly prized vegetable.
A day competing at Melbourne Meatstock
Read the blog by Anthony Demarco, who was very excited to finally get to Melbourne Meatstock after 2 years of delays and anticipation. As well as being able to check out all the stalls and exhibitions, he competed with a team in the Melbourne Barbecue Wars.
Making our own grilled pinchos in Asturias, Spain
Bars and restaurants in Northern Spain often hold regional competitions for the best pincho, so on this note we decided to copy the professionals and have our own pincho celebration, using the grill to make the most of the fine weather.
Putting the Fornetto Explorer through its paces
Earlier this year, we were super-excited to be trying out the Fornetto Explorer during our first BBQ of 2022! The weather in Northern Spain shone down on us as we tried out many of the different features of the barbecue.
Simple and Exotic from Northern Africa
I’ve used the word simple in the title of this post because the food that I would like to share with you here is so easy to prepare and yet so unbelievably delicious. Herbs and spices mingle together with meats and vegetables to form a thick stew to which few others compare.
Smoking in Cosmopolitan Barcelona
Truth be told, I find entertaining based around anything that involves fire and smoke some of the best entertaining you can do! Fire and smoke bring out a certain deep-seeded nostalgia in people that we seldom get to relive in our day to day routines and a wood-fired oven accomplishes that perfectly.
We have a winner!
Pizza is famous the world over and comes with the most basic toppings like the original Neapolitan Pizza Margherita with tomato sauce, basil and cheese to luxury toppings such as caviar and foie gras.
Mediterranean Brunch
A warm sun, a fresh sea breeze off turquoise waters and fishermen returning with their catch of the day. Narrow winding cobblestone streets, bright red flowers cascading from tiny balconies and the delicious smell of freshly baked bread cooling on a window sill.
Ceramics for a Tex-Mex Delight
Chili Con Carne has to be one of the most well known Tex-Mex dishes in the world. Nothing else says hearty and nourishing like chili does and it’s versatility is unbeatable; from a simple bowl of chili on a cold winter’s night to warm your body and soul, to a chili-dog or chili-fries on a warm summer’s day at a ballgame.
Roast Dinner….Not just for Sundays anymore!
Is your life non-stop and always on the go? Not always in the mood to make a full-course meal when you get home from work but there are hungry mouths waiting to be fed nonetheless? If you’ve answered yes then read on because I have you covered in this edition of our Fornetto blog!