In Texas, you haven’t had BBQ till you’ve had ours, right? Yet people around the globe are equally proud of what’s sizzling on their grills.
A Look at the Love of BBQ
It’s always BBQ time. . .somewhere! Here’s a quick guide to the wide swath of BBQ expressions throughout the culinary universe:
|Country||What they call their BBQ||What it is|
|Brazil||churrasco||Beef and other meats, skewered and cooked at high heat over a grill or an open flame|
|China||char siu||Pork seasoned with spices, honey, and fermented tofu, speared on long forks, and cooked over a fire or in a covered oven|
|India||tandoori||Meat skewered, marinated, and cooked in a clay oven at extremely high temperatures|
|Japan||yakitori||Bamboo skewers loaded up with chicken or chicken innards and grilled over white charcoal|
|Korea||bulgogi||Marinated beef, thinly sliced, served with sesame, scallions, soy sauce, fresh herbs, and vegetables|
*origin of the term “barbecue”
|Meat, typically beef or goat, wrapped in maguey leaves and slow-cooked in an underground pit|
|Philippines||lechón||A whole pig roasted over hot coals and brushed with its own fat, keeping the meat moist and the skin crunchy|
|South Africa||braai||Typically, lamb or sausage, cooked on a wood-burning braai stand, or grill, and often served with pap, a corn-based porridge|
|Turkey||shish kebab||Chunks of meat, usually lamb, on a skewer, grilled, with vegetable add-ons
Indulge in America’s Best BBQ at Smokey Mo’s
It’s good to know America isn’t the only country that revels in the taste of meat on an open flame. If you’re taking a trip to another country, be sure to check out the barbecue!
Here at home, BBQ doesn’t get any better than Smokey Mo’s! Visit one of our 16 family-friendly central Texas restaurants. Choose from our medley of meats, scrumptious sides, and five-star home-made desserts. Order in, carry out or call or click in a delivery from Door Dash or Uber Eats.
Delight in BBQ goodness, wherever you are in the world!