It’s Spring down here in our part of the world, and it was time to fire up the BBQ, our first this season, for our guests, who were staying for dinner. Gary, Robin’s old school friend from years ago, and his lovely wife Glenys had come down from New Plymouth for the weekend to catch up with family and friends. The weather was perfect yesterday, so we spent some time sitting outside under the shady Archgola.
Gary, Robin and Glenys
When the Weber BBQ was up to the required temperature, the meat was placed inside. We were cooking a pork roast. The skin was scoured and rubbed with salt to make crispy crackle, and the thermometer was inserted, to tell the cook when the meat was done.
It goes in looking like this
And comes out smelling wonderful and looking like this
While Robin was in charge of the meat, I was busy in the kitchen cooking up veggies and an apple pie for dessert. We enjoyed a nice leisurely meal together, and caught up with all the respective news. Robin and Gary had both recently traded in their cars for a newer model, so there was plenty of car talk too. It was great to see them both again.
The weather today has turned wet with cold spells due, we have been advised. Spring can sometimes be a bit temperamental, so we will just have to wait and see what the weather gods bring in the next few days.