Pictures Show What’s Cooking on Grills Around the World

From pigs’ heads in Mexico to octopus in Greece to sweet potatoes in Laos, here’s what to cook over the fire.

Cooking food over fire is what made us human, and fire is still the primary means of heating food around the world. Since Memorial Day is just around the corner, marking the official start of summer and grilling weather in the United Sates, we're reprising our Your Shot grilling collection from last year to remind you that there’s so much more than burgers and hot dogs on the grill. From pigs heads in Mexico, to octopus in Greece, to sweet potatoes in Laos, check out this visual tribute to cooking with fire.

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This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Joe Fitzsimons, National Geographic Your Shot

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