Written by: Amy Brown
04/02/2010 8:30 PM
Ever wonder what it would be like to be a camper at an Australian campground? Let's give you a little insight...
Bloke 1: "Oi mate, chuck another shrimp on the barby I'm starvin'"
Bloke 2: "No worries...ah crikey, the barbys cactus mate, she aint gona cook to well on ere, we'll have to get the backup barby out mate."
Translation needed? Didn't think so! BBQ's are a universal language appreciated by every man, woman, child and furry animal. But before you fire up your grill this Summer, take a hint from the land down under. The Aussies have turned the traditional BBQ on its head and taken it (literally) for a spin!
The problem with traditional campfire BBQs is that you can't turn a campfire up or down (unlike a stove). This is where the Auspit BBQ does its magic. By pivoting the spit bar, BBQ lovers get control over the temperature and exposure to convected and radiant heat. At less than 20 pounds it can easily be thrown in the back of the car or your RV, and pulled out to make other "old school" RVers jealous!
This little baby cooks almost anything...but soup! Have a look:
A couple more tips for that perfect campfire BBQ meal:
For recipes from garlic prawns, smoke-roasted asparagus, beef in perfect marinade to baked apples and pears, have a look at the Auspit BBQ recipe section. Want more flavor? Try using dry cured natural cut timber. Each type of wood produces varying degrees of smoke strength.
When you've impressed your camp mates with theatrics and a delicious meal, put on your Crocodile Dundee voice and say "that's not a BBQ, THIS is a BBQ!" The Auspit BBQ is new, novel twist on the old campfire cookout and BBQ. Trust the Aussies to take the BBQ for a spin...and no, it doesn't spin anti clockwise in the southern hemisphere!
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