Welcome to Firesmiths, your one-stop destination for all things braai, BBQ, and smoking!

Our blog page is a treasure trove of tips, tricks, and tantalizing recipes that will take your outdoor cooking game to the next level. Whether you’re a seasoned pitmaster or just starting your grilling journey, we’ve got something for everyone.

Dive into a world of smoky flavors and mouthwatering creations as we share the latest facts about the art of smoking, techniques to master the perfect sear, and a collection of delicious smoking recipes that will leave your taste buds begging for more. Stay tuned for expert insights, product reviews, and so much more to fuel your passion for grilling and smoking. Get ready to ignite your culinary adventure with Firesmiths!

Smoking and Braai Recipes

Take your braai to the next level Introducing America’s PK Grills

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Firesmiths is ready to blow your apron and braai tongs clean off with what's hitting SA's shores...Portable Kitchen (PK) Grills! Satisfying customers since the 1950s these grills just keep getting better with age. Made from robust cast aluminium for superior quality, heat retention and rust resistance, they're a braai companion that's built to last.

Smoked Pork Ribs 3-2-1

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This particular cut is a rarity at your local butcher shop and certainly not available at your nearby supermarket. Give them a heads-up by calling ahead and placing an order for a full rack or cage of pork ribs. Whether you're a seasoned pitmaster or a novice in the realm of barbecue, this smoked pork recipe is bound to be your next obsession.

Smoked Beef Cheek Tacos

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Satisfy your craving for Mexican food with our easy Smoked Beef Cheek Tacos recipe. Try this Meat Ranger recipe today. - Beef cheeks are not commonly found, so call your local butcher and ask them to prepare them for you. The key is to ensure that all the silver skin is removed from the cheeks. Cooking low and slow is a must for this hard-working muscle, as it is rich in flavor and full of marbling.

Fun Reading for Smokers

Introducing Smithy: Your Firesmiths Guide to the World of Braai’s, BBQ, and Smoking!

November 10, 2023|Tags: |

We're thrilled to introduce you to Smithy, the charismatic, always chipper, and official mascot of Firesmiths, your go-to online destination for all things outdoor cooking including braai’s, BBQ, and of course, smoking.

Tailgating: A History of Camaraderie, Cuisine, and Celebration

August 18, 2023|Tags: , |

Tailgating, a time-honored tradition cherished by sports fans and event enthusiasts alike, brings together the excitement of competition and the joy of community in a unique and vibrant outdoor setting. Pull up the Bakkie, bring out the braai and let's tailgate like they do in the States.

Learning Centre

How to light a fire

September 28, 2023|Tags: , |

In a world powered by switches and buttons, there's something undeniably primal and captivating about kindling a fire from scratch. Whether you're a seasoned outdoors enthusiast, a weekend camper, or simply someone looking to reconnect with nature, learning how to start a fire is a fundamental skill that opens the door to countless possibilities.

Seasoning your Firesmith Hero Smoker & Grill before your first cook

September 28, 2023|Tags: |

Prior to using your Firesmiths Hero Smoker & Grill, it’s important that you season it before you start cooking with it. The same as you would typically do with a cast-iron skillet but with a few more steps and caveats.


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