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Which charcoal should I use when cooking low 'N' slow BBQ?

The technical term for charcoal is a ‘porous black residue, consisting of carbon and any remaining ash, obtained by removing water and other constituents from vegetation substances’.

There are 3 types of charcoal:

BBQ Briquettes: Made from a blend of char and charcoal

Charcoal Briquettes: Made by compressing charcoal, typically from sawdust and other wood products

Lump Charcoal: Made directly from hardwood material and is the most premium charcoal offer in the market due to its natural and additive free source.

Why use charcoal?

Using charcoal as a fuel source offers an ‘indirect cooking system’ which is designed to cook larger or tougher foods that would burn if they were grilled directly. The food is placed next to, not directly over the heat, which allows for a slower more even and flavoursome cook.

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