Living well Barbecues, natural flooring and Fathers’ Day ideas
Outdoor cooking appliances can be as planet-friendly as indoor ones – and more fun!
1 BUILT TO LAST
As well as looking like a piece of modern art the Forno grill is made from the same cast iron Morso uses to build its woodburning stoves so, if cared for, should last for decades. It also has a cast-iron griddle, which helps lock in meat juices as it cooks. Forno grill (H110cm x W55cm), £595, Morso
2 COMPACT AND EFFICIENT
Using super-efficient smoke-free charcoal briquettes that heat in just seven minutes, the Cobb can roast, smoke, grill, even cook pizzas. Pour a little water – or beer – into the moat to infuse flavour into meat. The Cobb, £109.99 (32cm dia); fuel stones, £12.49 for six; all Lakeland
The heavyweight Big Green Egg doesn’t look like a traditional barbecue. Although the outside remains cool to the touch, it’s so well-insulated the internal temperature can reach 400°C with charcoal and stays hot for hours. Big Green Egg (H69cm x W46cm), from £700, biggreenegg.co.uk