Summer means it’s time to pull out the good old barbie, scrub up the gazebo and get the rowdy bunch over for some steak and drinks. The best way to do summer is the Aussie way, so set up your outdoor entertaining area, get the best bbq recipes and sit back with a cold one surrounded by friends and family.
Dress up the patio
2.) For a simple idea, you can make easy individual decorations like these hanging mason jars. Pretty with candles or sub the lights for your favourite flowers, if you want to maintain that touch of spring.
Source: Country Barrel on Etsy
2.) Or if you’re a real fan of barbecues you might want to invest in one of these bbq tables with everything you need to get your meat straight off the grill onto your plate.
Via: bless this stuff
These are definitely going to bring that wow factor to your barbecues that will have everyone coming back and stopping by to say hi – but also in case you’ve got the barbie (table) out for a weekend lunch.
Now that your space is primed and prepped for a gorgeous party take a look at some barbecue recipes that put a new spin on old favourites. Because every now and again we all want to mix it up with something fresh.
Delectable grilled lime and chilli prawns with garlic aioli are a great barbecue appetiser for the seafood lovers.
For the barbie
Light and fresh, these chicken, rocket and hummus burgers are a lovely, flavoursome dish for a summers afternoon.
Easy barbecued butterflied leg of lamb with Asian flavours, for a succulent dish that’s absolutely perfect with a side of slaw.
These easy beef sliders with tomato mayo are an irresistible bite sized mix of sweet and savoury flavour.
Or why not try these quick and easy mediterranean mushroom and chorizo skewers for a deliciously spicy bbq dish.
Salad on the side
And don’t forget the salad! With simple sides like this beetroot and red onion salad with feta cheese, your barbecue will be complete.
Or a heartier BBQ lamb and spinach salad with a creamy butter sauce dressing.
Make the most of summer this year with a beautiful space and delicious recipes to share with friends and family. A gorgeous, and free, printable Summer Entertaining cookbook is now available from myfoodbook for more easy entertaining recipes.