• ‘It's like joining a cult': which fancy barbecue gear is worth the money?

    13 days ago - By The Guardian

    Australia's 'cue culture is changing, and getting higher-tech, too. Here experts share their thoughts on ceramic grills, firepits and Bluetooth thermometers “It was part of the Australian dream to have the huge backyard and the big brick barbecue,” says Ross Dobson, author of Firepit Barbecue. In the 1970s, timber was the fuel of choice, although back then “they didn't wait for the coals to develop”, he says. We've since seen the advent of the gas barbecue, and now a growing swing back to what some call “live fire”. Jay Beaumont is behind Meatstock, a barbecue festival that pulled in as...
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