Posts tagged: Ompagrill

Try to set the night on fire

If you do a Google UK search for ‘Ompagrill’, second on the list of results is yours truly. I wrote in praise of this essential piece of garden equipment just over six years ago, saying it was the best barbeque I’ve ever had and I’m pleased to say that the passing years have not changed my opinion. Read more ›››


The condemned man is traditionally given a free choice for their last meal. Hopefully I’ll never be in that position — although the way the motoring laws are going, you can never tell — but if I were, it would have to be a barbecue.

I don’t know why the British should be so obsessed with cooking al fresco since it is something we discovered relatively recently, or why we should do so even when the sky is grey, but you can’t beat a nicely grilled steak, some Jersey Royals, tomato, basil and Feta salad, with one or two tomato and herb sausages on the side. Read more ›››