Cooking

At Lazy Susan we have a passion for food and this category will hopefully reflect that. From advice on cooking techniques to the team’s favourite recipes, we will try to post it all. We also love to grow our own fruit, herbs and vegetables and you’ll find regular articles sharing our advice and expertise.

BBQ recipes from around the world

World BBQ Recipes

Last month we looked at some of the latest BBQ trends that’ll be finding their way into many a UK garden this summer. This month, I wanted to take it a step further and look at some of our fave BBQ recipes from around the globe. The UK has an unfair reputation of bad BBQ,…

Lazy Susan’s top 10 BBQ books

Maybe there’s some wishful thinking with this month’s book list. Its pretty nippy outside at the moment and I’m ready for the weather to get a little milder. So with that in mind, here’s Lazy Susan’s favourite BBQ books of all time. From BBQ technique to recipe books, we’ve carefully selected our Top 10 and…

The Lazy Susan guide to our favourite cookbooks

A library of top recipe books is an essential part of every food lover’s armoury… And it is worth pointing out that this list, in no particular order, is Lazy Susan’s favourite recent (ish… there’s a few ‘classics’) cookery books. The ones we’ve had the most pleasure from, nothing else and nothing more. Momofuku by David…

Our top 10 Christmas cocktails

The Christmas party season is just around the corner and festive spirit will soon fill the air. So to get us all in the mood, here’s Lazy Susan’s top 10 Christmas cocktails… Guaranteed to add some Christmas cheer to your holiday party! The Caribbean Christmas If you like something a little more refreshing and fruity…

Lazy Susan’s Top BBQ Cocktails

Here at Lazy Susan we can’t believe that summer seems  to be pretty much over, although we’re struggling to remember that much good weather during the so-called summer months to be honest with you. Anyway, the kids are back at school and with it we seem to have got some rain and wind. I’m not…

Lazy Susan’s Favourite BBQ Recipes

This month the Lazy Susan team have picked their favourite BBQ recipes… Okay the weather has not been great these last few weeks, but we’re hoping this blog will inspire the sun to make an appearance so we can get a few BBQ’s in before the Autumn comes along. Enjoy! Fizzy Coca Cola BBQ Ribs…

So how do you decide which type of BBQ grill is right for you?

BBQ grills come in many different styles and at many different price points. You can choose from the traditional charcoal grills to modern gas grills. There’s even so called pellet grills that are fueled by compressed hardwood pellets. These are great for for slow smoking BBQ meats like ribs. The various types of grills can…

Growing herbs in your garden for cooking

If you regularly cook with fresh herbs then growing your own might have crossed your mind. It’s easier than you might think too and doesn’t require the green fingered skills of Diarmuid Gavin. You can easily set up a small herb garden, learn how to cultivate and prepare herbs as well as what herbs to…