Plank Pears are sliced and laid out decoratively on a plank ready to cook.

Recipe Ideas for Barbecuing with a Plank

A plank is an increasingly common method of cooking in a barbecue which is great for delicate ingredients like fish, fruit, and cheese. It however is an option for anything that you are trying to get a different type of wood flavor into.

The method is often linked to the North American Indian tribes of the pacific northwest with regard to how they cooked their salmon, however, there are also variations of it found around the world including Finland.

It is essential to purchase planks that are designed for this purpose. Normally sourced woods may have been exposed to treatments or chemicals and make you sick if used.

For more ideas try these recipe collections...

Salmon | Cheese | Seafood | Fruit