Barbecuing is a great way to enjoy being outdoors and a fun way to get the family together. Choosing a gas barbecue means you get all the fun without the fuss of charcoal and ash, and there’s a great range of options, so it’s easy to find the best barbecue for your needs. To help you decide we’ve put together a guide to choosing the best gas bbq.
Wondering which bbq to buy? If you’re hoping to use your bbq regularly, then it’s worth investing in a top of the range model — it will last longer and have more features to allow you to cook a variety of dishes. For more casual users, a smaller, portable model may be sufficient.
The cooking area on a gas bbq is measured in cm² and it’s the size of the cooking area that indicates how many people you can cater for. Here’s a rough guide
There’s a host of benefits to cooking on gas:
Simple start-up thanks to push-button ignition means your culinary adventures can be underway in as little as ten minutes.
Some models feature multiple burners, so you can cook a range of foods, even if they need different cooking temperatures.
It’s easy to regulate the temperature, so there’s less risk of burning your bangers, and no charcoal ash means cleaning up is simple and speedy
More advanced models have extra features too, like flavouriser bars that ensure that char-grilled taste or side burners and warming racks to help with keeping all your grilled goodies warm.
Used correctly gas bbqs are a safe and fun way to enjoy delicious meals outdoors. As with any cooking appliance, there are a few precautions that you need to follow.
With basic precautions, any type of gas barbecue is a safe and efficient way to cook dinner for two or to feed a crowd, and the range of models available means your bbq meals can be as simple or as fancy as you like.