It’s the 30th of May, which means it is the beginning of National BBQ Week here in the UK.
National BBQ Week, began back in 1977 and its celebration has helped grow the BBQ market from 9 million to around 135 million.

It’s no doubt that Brits love the sun, booze, and a natter, having a BBQ entails all these things which brings families, neighbours, and friends together.

Some of the essential food items at a BBQ are:

  • Sausages, burgers, homemade skewers, chicken
  • Veggie skewers (mushrooms, tomatoes, peppers, cheese)
  • Hot dog rolls, burger buns
  • Lettuce!
  • Corn on the cob
  • Potato Salads
  • Mustard, ketchup, mayo, BBQ sauce, burger sauce.
  • Fizzy drinks
  • Alcohol
  • Ice

What is also so great about BBQ’s as it can be all inclusive for all dietary requirements! Doing some swaps, such as vegan mayo, or meat alternatives is a great way to stop guests feeling worried, or even deterred from coming!

Here are four BBQ dishes which will make your mouth drool!

BBC Olive The Ultimate Beef Burger


Easy Cook – Pimm’s Slushie


Vegan Food and LivingVegan BBQ Pulled – Pork – Style Shredded Jackfruit

vegan pulled pork

Vegan Life – Vegan Halloumi Skewers

vegan halloumi skewers

All recipes can be viewed on the publishers’ websites directly.


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