The ProQ cold smoke generator produces ten hours of aromatic smoke – perfect for cold smoking fish, meats and cheeses, and infusing them with wonderful camp-fire flavours. Simply place the smoke generator inside a sealed metal box to retain the smoke – anything from a barbecue with a lid, to an old filing cabinet, or dustbin. Alternatively sit in the ProQ Eco-Smoker is also available - a custom designed housing, with a number of different smoking racks, saving you from having to make your own.
Next, fill the smoking tray with the oak wood dust, and light the corner. The smoke will wind its way through the maze over the course of ten hours, releasing a steady stream of smoke. Add spices or herbs, or use different flavoured wood dust to scent the smoke and pair it with specific foods. Try everything from haddock, to home-smoked salmon, bacon, butter, honey, mustard, and cheeses.
The ProQ Cold Smoke Generator is designed to produce smoke for up to 10 hours, using ProQ smoking wood dust. Results may vary, depending on the wood variety and if another brand of wood dust is used. It can be used in an existing BBQ (provided it has a lid), Food Smoker, or any suitable container – such as an old metal filing cabinet or fridge. Please be aware, that although the unit is a cold smoke generator, it does have a small area of very hot smouldering dust, so bear this in mind when choosing a container.
Cold smoking is a process that not only adds flavour, but also aids in curing certain foods when used in conjunction with traditional curing methods. Cold smoking is usually done at temperatures below 90°F (32°C).
The ProQ Cold Smoke Generator is covered by a 12 month warranty, but by following the simple instructions , should give years of trouble free use. Each unit comes complete with Premium smoking dust, Starting Candle and Instructions.