Which BBQ

Discussion in 'Cooking' started by RogerD, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. RogerD

    RogerD Deleted User

    Looking for a decent BBQ to carry in the van. What would you suggest I spend my money on? Any good reccomendations?
     
  2. Adria 5

    Adria 5 Read Only Funster

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    hi gas or coal? we have like most tuggers have now :RollEyes: a gas cadac HERE OR the george forman one here

    ray:Wink:
     
  3. Geo

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    Cadac without doubt are the beez dangly bits or the dogs knees one of those:Rofl1:
    Geo
     
  4. RogerD

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    Got to be gas I think. The Cadac looks OK does it pack down small?
     
  5. peterandbetty

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    We have a Cadac and its great for allsorts, such as the breakfast fry up and bbq .we have all the bits to the cadac so you can do stir frys, risottos and we use it all the time .
    Betty
     
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    They pack down in there own bags to smallish size
     
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    Slightly smaller than an old style dusbin lid and about 10 inch thick all in seperate little bags, if tight for space you can just take the bits you need and reduce thickness to about 6inch
    Geo
     
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    Got sick of struggling to clean the cadac after a few years and bought a campingas kitchen which is much more manageable.


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    Weber 100 gas grill. Quite expensive £120 but one of the best bbq's on the market. Highly recommended :thumb:

    Peter.
     
  10. walburga

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    Does anyone use / own a Thermos Grill2go ?
    regards
    Allen
     
  11. Bryan

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    Low pressure or not?

    I've seen some cadacs advertised as 'low pressure' models so I guess that the 'standard' model is high pressure.

    Why the different pressured versions and which is best for buying for the camper and why?
     
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    Hi Bryan
    I've got the small cadac safari chef, and it's the high pressure verion. This means it's run off the small canisters that you can buy from a builders merchant without using a regulator. I've also got an adaptor which allows it to be screwed on top of a campinggaz bottle.
    There is also a low pressure version of this cadac which is then connected via a regulator to any gas bottle.
    I think mine has a little bit more portability by enabling me to use a small canister and take the bbq on an exotic beach somewhere without having to carry a larger gas bottle as my hands will be full with wine and equally exotic chicks...I wish !
    The bigger cadacs I beleive are all low pressure and must be run via a regulator and are not as portable and she'd have to carry that one while I dreamt on.
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    Hi there are a good selection here

    http://www.johnscrossshop.co.uk/WebPages/StockList.aspx?Search=stoves(search 'stoves' , link goes to front page ....durrrr:Sad:)


    Theres 5% discount as well!

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    Cadac for me :BigGrin:
     
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    i bought the cadac carrie-chef deluxe at york last year. only used it once so far but very good.
    only fault is, if using the griddle plate it must be level if your cooking bangers or you spend so much time chasing the little buggers around the griddle + any oil runs to the edge.
     
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    Weber gas BBQ here too brilliant bit of kit:thumb::thumb:

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    Regards Pat
     
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    i have a cadac but without doubt the cobb is far superior sue can cook anything on it full joints full english pizza chops ect ect.no gas bottle just 6/7 heat beads and a fire lighter ,can be trasported even while cooking as outside is cool to the touch evan take indoors after the fire lighter has burnt off some have evan used as a heater as stays hot for about 5 hrs. it was designed for africa as a cheep sorce of cooking for the masses
    dave and sue the cook:thumb:
     
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    Cadac for me too. Great bit of kit. Worth getting the various bits that go with it.

    Regards

    Lampie
     
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    We purchased a Cobb Roasting BBQ and even though it was expensive, it was the best monsy we ever spend. Super BBQ and can fully recommend it. Have a look at their website.


    Jack the Rev
     
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    cadac for us, we have an external bbq point for ease of use and use the cadac regularly, morning for full English breakfasts or evening for BBQ's, get some mussels and watch the French watch you cooking their favorite dish with out stinking the van out (using the wok n lid) make the sauce with creme fresh, Roquefort and white wine, warm summers evening looking out over the sea, wish we were there now
     
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