Camping Food: Cooking Damper in a Camp Oven

Damper Recipe - in a camp oven

Damper cooked on an open fire isn't food. It's an experience! It's Aussie, outdoorish and awesome. I've done this recipe at home in my normal oven (find the process here: Damper Recipe).  The last time we camped, I cooked it on an open fire in a camp oven and it tasted amazing! Ingredients 3 Cups Self-Raising Flour Pinch Salt 5 Level Teaspoons Butter  1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water Preparing This is how I pack damper for … [Read more...]

Camping Food: Preparing, Transporting & Storing Food for A Long Weekend

Fresh Food - camping

It's like having a picnic at every meal!  Over the years, I've fine-tuned how to transport, store and cook food for camping (and I'm still learning).  For a fun long weekend away, I'm detailing below the type of food I often buy and how I keep it.   At home, I try and keep packaged, processed food to a minimum (and we eat a lot less treats) but for camping, packaged food is really helpful.  That said, I do look for more ways … [Read more...]

Camping Food: Pre-Prepared Pancake Recipe

Camping Food: Pre-Made Pancake Mix - Ingredients

Eating pancakes in the morning with the trees above my head and the song of birds in my ears: it's something I look forward to each camping trip.  In the past, I often purchased the pre-made shake and pour pancake mixes, however, this camping trip, I packed flour (already measured out) in a plastic Sistema container and it was just as easy and delicious (and cheaper!).   This recipe can be whipped together with only 2 other … [Read more...]

Camping Food: One Pot Beef Nachos

camping food: one pot nachos

The meal is great for camping because most of the ingredients are imperishable food items.  Plus you can throw it all in one pot and the meal still has a good dose of fibre (from beans) and there are veges in there too which makes it more of a complete meal. Another great thing is you don't necessarily need cutlery (less washing up!) because you can use Corn Tortillas to scoop up the meat. Ingredients 1 tablespoon of … [Read more...]