Bank holiday means barbecue time!


We’re nearing the end of summertime, but while the weather holds, that means one thing for most Turkish households: get the mangal (aka barbecue grill) out! Here’s our essential guide to outdoor entertaining kit.

Main picture above: Landmann Tennessee 200 BBQ (cooks with charcoal and wood) £229, House 50cm Salsa table £79, and Leon oak salad bowl £45, all from John Lewis,

Weber Spirit E210 Classic Barbecue: gas-powered grill with porcelain-enameled cooking grates, 2 stainless steel burners & folding side tables, £429, Van Hage,

Traditional BBQ stainless steel pedestal charcoal barbecue, £50, World Stores,

Big K 5 Kg Charcoal Briquettes, £5.99, Tesco, Waitrose and all good independent Turkish supermarkets

Weber Barbecue Tools: pack of 3, £40, B&Q,