BBQ Tips: Never use petrol

Do not use petrol as a firelighter! There are a couple things you need to know about petrol: It vaporises very quickly When it vaporises the vapor is invisible Petrol vapor is heavier than air and settles on the ground, spreading out about a meter high It is highly flammable! If you use petrol, you … Continue reading

BBQ Tips: Firelighter Smells

BBQ Tips: Firelighter Smells We would avoid chemical firelighters altogether. Products vary with some claiming ‘natural’ ingredients but one common component is Hexamine – originally used in compact solid fuel stoves. Apart from a pungent smell and flavour which is inconsistent with good cooking, the components and end products of firelighters are toxic pollutants. Avoid. If … Continue reading