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The Best Barbecue on Earth

Grilling Across 6 Continents in 25 Countries with 170 Recipes

Barbecue goes global as pit master Rick Browne travels to 26 locations, tasting, cooking, photographing, and adapting some of the world’s best outdoor-cooking recipes for American grills and kitchens. Rick gorges on asado in Argentina; tosses Orange-Ginger Prawns on the barbie in Australia; experiences the epic South African feast known as braai; and grills just-caught sardines in Portugal. Lively introductions to each country’s unique barbecuing culture accompany a selection of the most mouthwatering and authentic yet approachable recipes Rick found there. Evocative location and beautiful food photographs will have you planning a grilling party with a Korean or German or Mexican theme in no time. This bountifully photographed collection of 175 of the world’s best recipes for barbecued and grilled entrees and starters also includes sides and desserts. This is the first collection of genuinely international barbecue recipes on the market, and Rick Browne’s previous books have sold more than 100,000 copies. 

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Published On: 11/26/2018 Last Modified: 1/25/2021


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