There are several different sorts of
techniques used when barbecuing foods:
Smoking; Baking; Braising; Grilling
and Slow Cooking.
When food is grilled on the barbecue
it is generally cooked in the open air for
a short amount of time at a high heat.
Smoking is a long and slow process
and the food is kept under cover the
whole time to allow the smoke to
flavour the food.
If you are Baking your food generally a
type of oven is used and the cooking time
is shorter than Smoking but certainly
longer than Grilling.
Braising gives a moist texture to
the food as you also have a pot filled with
a stock of some sort flavouring the food
which again is cooked over a long period.