Kelly’s Kansas Steak Rub

It’s here!  Thanks to rub and sauce maestro, John Gower of Quiet Waters Farm in North Devon, there is now a brand new steak rub available to buy that carries my name! And it’s stunning!  This is what John says about Kelly’s Kansas Steak Rub … ‘Inspired by our friend Kelly Bramill’s love of a KC style steak rub…

Review: Smokewood Shack

At the very beginning of my journey into smoking, I was quickly introduced to James of Smokewood Shack.  He came highly recommended by far too many people for me to ignore.  But having sampled smoking wood products from other suppliers, all of which I’d been very happy with, it was a simple telephone conversation with the man…

Review: Bob’s Family Butchers, Hatfield

Mark Burley, and his wife Vanessa, are the proprietors of Bob’s Family Butchers located in Hatfield, Hertfordshire.  Mark began working there when he was 12 years old until he left school, but even then he continued to help out during the Christmas period every year. It appears butchery remained in his blood, because years later he…

Review: BBQ Fuel Dome

Sometimes it’s the simplest things that prove to be the most effective.  That’s definitely the case when it comes to the BBQ fuel dome, or vortex as most of the BBQ community commonly refer to it. To say I  was sceptical, despite praise from some die hard vortex fans and seasoned Q’ers, was a bit…

Event Review: The Food Life

A few weeks ago saw the much anticipated launch of ‘The Food Life’ street food market, held at East Haven beach in Angus. I was fortunate enough to make it along to sample some of the fabulous local produce and catch up with the passionate food and drink producers who’ve decided to come together to…