It’s hard to believe that August has just begun. July was a fairly damp month but that didn’t stop various activities. The first, and it is an important event here in Peru, was Day of the Teacher. There was plenty of enthusiasm and talent with songs, poems and dances interspersed with quotations about the importance of teachers and the regard felt for them. The 5th year were the brains behind the celebration . Afterwards all the personnel of the school went to a local restaurant for a celebratory lunch which, as is normal here, ended up with dancing. All this was on 5th. The actual Day is...
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What ? Weber Rapidfire Chimney Starter
Why ? Speeds up lighting your barbecue
I have always liked Weber barbecues because the lid allows you to cook your food in rain and wind, and it maintains the heat efficiently and evenly. Not only can you conventionally grill your food, but you can also use indirect heat to roast/bake, which means you can cook a joint or a whole chicken quite easily.
I also stay loyal to charcoal cooking, rather than gas, because I prefer the taste, even though the Weber...