ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Amazing that ChillaxBBQ has been going for a year. So in honour of that I think we should have some mates over. Originally scheduled to be a Tahi food cook-off with my mate James and his wife, but sadly wifey was sick, so this became ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday. I think it went very well, lots of happy campers all saying how good the food was. So ChillaxBBQ was happy too, to share our food and fun on our birthday.

Thank you to everyone for coming.

Thank you to wifey and BeBe for helping service. Thank you to Ollie for being official photographer. Thank you to my partner in crime, Ruthers, for getting in the tools despite it being a ‘day off’. Cracking BBQ. Let’s have a look at how it went.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Paprika prawns with lemon juice and chili flakes

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Happy ‘customers’? Our Stacy and Freya. No work today for them though – just have fun ladies.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

My gang just having fun fun fun

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Happy Happy family days

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Yes we all enjoyed today, it was a cracker.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Our new dish – streaky bacon and lychee poppers with cracked black pepper – OMG amazing.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Skillet tomatoes with coriander, pink peppercorns and garlic.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Sea Bass with dill and lemon.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Iberico pork, with brown mushrooms.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Wood smoked Wagyu steaks – oh yes!

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Here’s that wood smoked Wagyu – a little truffle salt too. Bloody hell, this was sooooo good!

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Yuzu scallops in the shell.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

BBQ’d scallops with caviar.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Yep we had to have it. Three cheese fondue with thyme, chilli and mushrooms. BOOM!

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

A wee lobster with butter garlic, saffron and caviar. Not bad right!

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Alternative saussies, pork and apple – simply sublime.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

6″ deep tomahawk. 3 hours reverse searing at 90 degrees and then char the tits off it. Holy crap, amazing!

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

I think everyone was happy!

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Here she is – that steak is going to be monster!!!

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

“This is Tinder Boyd, so all you do is swipe left or right. Got it?”

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

Very happy!

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

And what better thing to have with it, than roasted bone marrow. Holy cow this was so so good.

ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday

And here is that steak. A perfect medium rare. A little sea salt and cracked black pepper and BOOM. Damn this was so so good. Like SOOOOOO good. Even if I say so myself.

What a great day this was. New dishes tried. Friends old and new. We had a blast, we hope you did too. ChillaxBBQ CNY & 1st Birthday was a cracker. If you want some for yourself, all you have to do is reach out to us, and then – ENJOY!!!

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