What’s cooking with our favourite barbies
Tongs at the ready — it’s barbecue season! So it’s time to take your outdoor cooking utensils out of hibernation. If you’re in the market for a new outdoor cooker, you may be surprised by the range of products, both in terms of size, style and price. From a portable barbie at less than $200 through to a virtual outdoor kitchen for several thousand, the choices are endless.
The bu built-in six-burner comes with a slimline lid for roasting and a quartz-start ignit ignition means you’ll get fuss-free s starts every time. $2749 (with lid) $2999 (with hood), beefeaterbbq.com The barrel-bodied barbie is a grill, smoker and oven in one. Insulating ceramic material has ultimate heat retention for outdoor cooking. $950, chargrilleraustralia.com.au It means “nest” in Spanish and this little table-top griller is aptly named for its compact size. It may be small, but the square shape allows for a greater surface area to grill. $99.95, optocoonline.com CHAR-GRILLER CERAMIC KAMADO NIDO BBQ BEEFEATER SIGNATURE PROLINE
T This single burner barbecue looks like it could tak take of off at any moment. The coompa compact design is ideal to tak take anywhere, or enjoy it righ right in your backyard. It also h has a rust-resistent lid and bowl. $299, bunnings.com.au GASMATE ODYSSEY PORTABLE
BARBECUE TOOLBOX It looks like it belongs on a construction site, but it’ll be put to better use in the backyard. The classic metal toolbox opens up to reveal a warming rack, grill and tray for accessories. $195, until.com.au
The first thing yo you notice about this barbecue is the colour. But you’ll remember it for the delicious food. With a temperat temperature gauge and integrated ignitio ignition for easy starting, the four burner r roasts and grills with ease. $699, harv harveynorman.com.au MASPORT MAESTRO