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The Chimney Topper Story

Posted by Martin Perkins on

Shop the look! The first time I used one a chimney starter was in Australia on a dry, wooden balcony. I was very very scared by how hot it got, convinced I’d burn down the house we were staying in. Also there was a Kookaburra that ate pieces of steak out of our hand. Anyway… Years later when I was used to using them and barbecuing more generally, I realised how hard it was to get a decent sear on meat without overcooking the middle. You can use ripping hot pans over your hob and all but you have to...

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Fermented Pineapple Salsauce

Posted by Martin Perkins on

Here’s how you make Fermented Pineapple Salsauce. 

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What's this all about?

Posted by Martin Perkins on

This post tries to make some sense of what this business is trying to do and why it’s called Axel Perkins (TLDR: It’s the second half of my Swedish/English Name). The plan is to make things that encourage people to cook outside all year round. Me and my friend Chris have been making barbecues for fun for years now and we constantly come up with ideas for products that we think people might like. This is the first attempt at selling some of them. There is no good reason not to cook outside all year round. If it has a...

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