01. Half of all Aussies reckon the smell of meat cooking on a barbie is an aphrodisiac, while 82% say barbecuing outdoors is more romantic than cooking in the kitchen. 02.
The Guinness world record for the longest team BBQ marathon is 40 hours and 53 seconds and was set by three Italian blokes; Matteo, Giovanni and Pierfranco. 03.
The word barbecue originates from the Caribbean word ‘barbacoa’ and translates to ‘sacred fire pit’, which we reckon is pretty bloody spot-on. 04. 05.
Your average snag contains an estimated 32-42% meat. The rest is made up of blood, guts and organs. Aussie company Beefeater Barbecues is responsible for the world’s most expensive BBQ. The $165,000 beast is plated in 24-carat gold. It’s the first world’s fully functional gold barbecue. 06. Nearly two-thirds of all Aussies own a BBQ. South Australia has the highest rate of BBQ ownership in all the land, with 75.6% of households being home to the beautest cooking appliance known to man. 07.
Nearly two-thirds of all Aussies own a BBQ. South Australia has the highest rate of BBQ ownership in all the land, with 75.6% of households being home to the beautest cooking appliance known to bloke-kind. 08.
The largest attendance at a BBQ was 42,252 people at an event in Monterrey, Mexico. And there was STILL leftover potato salad. 09.
In 2013, South Africa set the record for the most simultaneous BBQS across the nation, with 2,353 different barbies being held at once. Heaps of springbok was eaten that day!