BBQ Ideas For The Bank Holiday

With some fine weather around for the weekend, I thought I’d put forward some BBQ Ideas For The Bank Holiday.

As with all events, it’s a matter of time. If you have a lot of time available then you can try different recipes as opposed to when time is tight and you need something fairly quick and easy to prepare.

Salmon and Pineapple

Salmon and Pineapple Kebabs

BBQ ideas for starters. I often go for something light, but which has a memorable taste. And this one always surprises my guests. Plus, it is really easy to prepare. You can do it in advance and leave the kebabs in the fridge. Just remember to get them out in time for them to reach room temperature before cooking. I’ve said this many times when people raise their eyebrows about this combination. It works. But, always use fresh pineapple. Apart from the taste advantage, the texture of fresh pineapple is more suitable for cooking on a kebab skewer.

Porchetta 1


BBQ ideas for a main course. If you have some time to prepare, I would go for this as a. This is an Italian version of pork belly (with an optional addition of pork fillet. Follow the recipe and you will have your guests coming back for seconds!
I recently did a BBQ for a friend’s business open day and so many people literally said that it was the best pork they had ever tasted.


Souvla or Souvlaki

For a simpler option, but with massive taste, go with our Greek friends’ favourite. This dish uses chops and seasoning. Plus, it is a slow cook. You can also use the seasoning method to grill lamb chops if you really need a quick and tasty option.

BBQ Pineapple with Honey & Rum sauce

BBQ Pineapple

BBQ ideas for puds. Not having a sweet tooth I don’t tend to drool over puds. However, this one definitely got me going. If I just say ice cream or clotted cream, plus a honey and rum sauce, you might get my drift.

Have a great weekend and if you have any recipes you would like me to publish, please send them in.