THE GO ANYWHERE, COOK ANYTHING COBB
The good things in life.
Think sizzling sausages and almost-too-big-to-fit-in-your-mouth burgers; juicy and tender melt-in-the-mouth steaks and plump, garlicky prawns. Think eat-with-your-hands chicken wings and juice dripping down your chin; chargrilled veg and that’ll-finish-things-off-nicely desserts. Think food with friends outside in the summer sunshine. Think outdoor kitchen. Think Cobb.
You could just buy a basic, bog-standard barbecue from the garden centre, or even a flimsy disposable one – but from back garden (or front garden) to park picnic table, campsite to beach and beyond, the versatile Cobb Barbecue System will fire up your foodie imagination and provide the perfect way to get sociable with family and friends this summer, wherever you find yourself.
Food really does taste better outdoors (yes, even burnt bangers and cremated burgers!) but choose a Cobb cooker and some of the Cobb BBQ accessories and your culinary horizons will be broadened. Because barbecuing is only the beginning with the Cobb. It can roast, bake, grill, fry, smoke and make delicious pizza, all with the minimum of effort. The convex cooking surface has been designed so that fat drains away from your food for healthier eating, and the handy addition of a domed lid not only keeps flavour locked in but also allows for outdoor cooking on even the windiest of days.
Cook a full English breakfast – a great way to fuel up for the day when you’re camping; joints of beef, lamb or pork, a whole chicken, pizzas and freshly made bread; salmon fillets and vegetable kebabs. There’s even an integral moat for infusing your food with the flavour of wine, beer or summery cider (a great excuse to get plenty of extra booze in).
The easy-to-light compact Cobb can be set up just about anywhere, and as its outside stays cool, it can even perch on a tabletop. Easily fitting into the boot of your car, it can be transported to wherever you plan to get grilling, and it’s perfect for caravanners and camper van enthusiasts too.
COME ON, BABY, LIGHT MY FIRE
The Cobb cooker is so easy to light. You can use ordinary charcoal briquettes, but we recommend Heat Beads – safe, non-toxic, smokeless and odourless, these pebble-shaped fuel bricks offer up to 5 hours’ cooking time so you can keep grilling right up to the last sausage.
Place your Heat Beads and firelighters into the fire basket, then light. When the flames have died down and the beads go ashy (around 15-20 minutes), you’re ready to go.
BUT WHAT ABOUT PIZZA?
You can cook pizza on the Cobb, but if it’s scorching hot from the flames, authentic Italian-style pizza you want when you’re out and about, you need an Ooni pizza oven. Choose between the bestselling wood-fired Ooni 3 and the sleek and stylish gas-powered Koda. These portable beauties will turn out a slice in only 60 seconds.
A BIT ON THE SIDE
To add an extra dimension to all your outdoor cooking and entertaining, check out our wide range of flavour boosters. We’ve sold Bone Suckin’ Sauce for years, and with good reason – it’s spicy, sweet and seriously tasty. Take your guests on an international taste adventure with The Spicery Indian BBQ Spice Box; or transform burgers and bangers with a dollop of Black Garlic Pickle.
DISH OF THE DAY
Once you’ve cooked your delicious outdoor feast, your guests will need something to eat it off, and we don’t mean flimsy paper plates, which usually mean half your food ends up sliding off onto the grass to be hoovered up by the family dog. We’re talking about the bowls, plates and platter in our suitably summery – and sturdy – Summer Blooms range. While the special liquid glass coating on each piece makes them look like ceramic, they’re actually made from virtually unbreakable melamine so can be reused year after year, and they’re perfect for foodie awaydays too.
Finally, to get where you’re going with your food reliably chilled, you’re going to need a Cool Bag. Our ever-popular and super-efficient Lakeland Insulated Cool Bag will keep its contents chilled even in direct sunlight, and if the journey’s a little longer, the fabulous Mobicool can be plugged into your car’s 12V socket to keep things chilled for longer than average. Or, if you want to really up the summer ante, our Summerhouse Java Picnicware will add a touch of the exotic to your outdoor feasts.
Eat, drink and be summery!