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Hero Smoker & Grill

  • Smoking Wood Guide

    For a more robust smoke flavour while using the charcoal briquettes or lump charcoal, try adding some wood chunks or shavings to the fire. You can ...
  • Temperature Guide

    INTERNAL MEAT TEMPERATURE The smoker's internal temperature isn’t the only the temperature that requires your attention. The final internal temper...
  • The importance of using thermometers

    We cannot emphasise enough how important it is to braai with a thermometer. Thermometers are the only way To ensure that meat is properly cooked to...
  • Smoking Tips

    1. Smoking Low & Slow: The general aim with this type of cooking is to break down tougher cut meat cuts over a long period of time, rendering t...
  • Science of Smoke

    1. What is smoke?   Technical definition Smoke is created by the process of combustion. When you light a braai  you are creating combustion, which ...
  • When to cook Low & Slow or Hot & Fast

    Smoking Low and Slow is generally preferred over Hot and Fast cooking since: The meat remains juicy. The end result is more tender and flavourful....
  • How to manage a fire

    1. The bottom air intake as well as top lid chimney exhaust is how you control your airflow & temperature within your Hero Smoker & Grill 2...
  • How to light a fire

    Ensure the top lid of the Hero Smoker & Grill as well as the bottom air intake damper is fully open. Choose between the two lighting methods t...