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Hi there

Over many years, I have lived in and visited many countries around the world, e.g. Canada, the United States, Germany, Hong Kong & China, New Zealand, Australia, the Caribbean, South Africa, Thailand, Portugal, Bulgaria... and so the list goes on.  In all these places, I sampled the local cuisine and have consistently found that my favourite is barbeque. 

When I say 'barbeque', I mean real barbeque - not just a sausage, burger or a chicken leg that happens to have been cremated outdoors.  I mean large cuts of beef, pork or chicken that have been slowly smoked, roasted, or grilled over many hours so that the meat is so succulent that it almost falls off the bone and is so flavoursome from the rubs, sauces and other seasonings used on it that it defies description and you know you don't want to eat anything else.

Whilst each country does it differently (and the range of flavours that can be achieved with barbeque is just amazing), the people who really understand what I consider to be the best barbeque in the world are the Americans.  Indeed, many consider barbeque to be the national cuisine of the United States, and with good reason.  In the United States, barbeque is more than just a pastime and an excuse for getting a few friends around for a party - it is a passion, a matter of pride, and a way of life.  

There are literally hundreds of BBQ competitions each year in the United States, some with over 500 BBQ teams competing, e.g. the American Royal World Championship.  These BBQ competitions have to be seen to be believed - hundreds of BBQ teams compete to produce the best barbeque food in an atmosphere of friendly rivalry, and the quality of the food they produce is just stunning.

In the United Kingdom, real barbeque is still in its infancy and most people don't know what real barbeque is.  Information on how to cook barbeque, and in particular how to impart that amazing BBQ flavour to their food, is not so readily available.  

To help address this, BBQ Gourmet was founded in 2013 to promote real BBQ and provide the UK and Europe with easy access to the best competition-winning BBQ rubs, sauces, marinades, brines and accessories from the United States and around the world.  We also aim to provide our customers with links to some of the best sources of information on barbeque available on the web.

We hope you find our website useful and we welcome your suggestions for improving the site, our product range, or the information we provide.

Many thanks for visiting us.

Richard Orme
Founder, BBQ Gourmet Ltd