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Saving Trees

on Monday, 07 November 2011. Posted in EcoGrill

Why the EcoGrill is good for trees

Did you know it takes roughly 4 tonnes of wood to make 1 tonne of charcoal?

The design of the EcoGrill means that only about 100 gms of charcoal is needed to do a lot of cooking (about a quarter of the amount used in a typical aluminium disposable BBQ) and the timber shell is burnt efficiently and throughly giving a lovely smokey flavour. 

The EcoGrill also cooks for around 2 hours and gives heat for around 4 hours - so it's good news allround for the trees!

It looks great too.

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Barbecue Etymology

on Sunday, 06 November 2011. Posted in Useful

Did you know that the word barbecue comes from the Caribbean island of Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic)?

The native indians used a wooden frame, called a barbacoa, suspended over an open fire to smoke and dry meat.

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Glee 2011

on Friday, 23 September 2011. Posted in EcoGrill

We attended Glee 2011 on September 19th.

Really interesting show and picked up some great ideas for the EcoGrill to be rolled out soon!

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