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Camp Cooking

Food cooked when camping is always tastier, and we’ve been spending a huge amount of time trying new recipes, and compiling our go to meals for camping. In this post, we link to all of the camp cooking posts that have been written, and we’ve got a lot more coming out!

50 Easy Camping Meals

Kick back with a platterCamp cooking doesn’t have to be bland, time consuming or difficult. If you are looking for more options, here’s 50 easy camping meals that will make you smile!



Camp Oven Damper; how to make it

Damper when campingIf you’ve never cooked damper in a camp oven, make it happen. In this post, we cover what you need, and how to make delicious damper in a camp oven!



How to catch and cook Marron

Marron cookingUp until recently we’d never really done much Marron fishing, but that’s changed, and we love it. Catching Marron is a heap of fun (and something very different) and they taste absolutely delicious. Keen to know how to catch these delicacies, and to cook them?


15 great camping breakfast ideas

Delicious camping breakfasts

A good camping breakfast is about as good as it gets, providing you cook something that is simple, tasty and easy to do. In this post, we look at 15 great breakfast ideas when you are camping



Camp Oven Scones

Amazing sconesThere’s not much better than fresh scones in the afternoon when camping, with a good cup of tea or coffee. We’ve traditionally made scones in a frying pan, but have since been doing it in a camp oven and had some spectacular results. Check out the recipe and how we do it here.


Tasty Camping Potato Bake

Potato BakeI’ve always really enjoyed Potato, and when you add cheese, bacon, mayonnaise, onion and sour cream, how could you possibly go wrong. If you want a fast, tasty meal when camping check this potato bake out!


The Pineapple Mistake Cake

Pineapple Mistake CakeIf you want one of the easiest and tastiest camping desserts around, then the Pineapple Mistake Cake is for you.



Chocolate and Marshmallow Damper

Chocolate and Marshmallow DamperI laughed when Sarah came to me and suggested we should make Chocolate and Marshmallow Damper. What a combination! We’ve done the usual apple and cinnamon, varieties of fruit, several savoury options and plenty of plain dampers before, but never anything this exotic. 


Vacuum Sealing Food

Vacuum sealing for campingFood preparation and cooking at home is usually a fair bit easier than done while camping. What if I told you that food could be prepared and cooked at home, and then made ready in minutes when camping?!


Blue Swimmer Crab; How to catch and cook them

Blue Swimmer CrabIf you’ve never had the chance to catch and cook blue swimmer crabs, or blue manna crabs as we call them locally, you should put it on the list. They are easy to catch, a lot of fun and they taste great. Want to know how to get them, and how to cook them?



Camp Braai Review

Camp BraaiWe’ve been using a couple of different camp cooking items over the last while, and have really fallen in love with the Camp Braai. They are light, versatile and can cook a seriously good feed over the fire. Keen to know more? Check this post out.


Fish Smoking

Fish smokingOne of the best ways you can eat fish is to smoke it, and we’ve been doing it for a number of years using a cheap methylated spirits burner and smoker that was picked up from a camping shop a couple of decades ago. If you’ve never tried it, you should; it comes with us on nearly every trip now.


Apple and Cinnamon Damper

Apple damperOur go to Damper is often with a bit of Apple and Cinnamon in it, and the result is always delicious. If you’ve wanted to make a nicer damper for some time, check this out.



Stuffed Pumpkin Camping Meal

Stuffed PumpkinWe are always on the lookout for unique camping meals, and when we read about a stuffed pumpkin we had to give it a whirl. The result is a delicious, healthy dinner for the whole family.



Camp Braai Review

Camp BraaiThere’s a lot of different ways to cook food when you are camping, and when we stumbled across the Camp Braai, we had to give it a whirl. If you like cooking on the fire, this might be something you fall in love with too.


Camping Kebabs

Camping kebabsNothing beats home made kebabs over the fire, or in a weber, or even frying pan. We love doing a heap of different recipes.



Banana Dessert

Wrapping the bananaKeen on a healthy, super easy Dessert that might surprise you a bit? A good mate of mine came up with this a few months back, and its pretty amazing!



Camp Oven Scones

Scones with JamWe’ve mastered the ability to cook camp oven scones, and they are absolutely delicious. If you want the recipe, how we do it and what to look for, check this out!




Lunch options on the road

Lunch on the goIf you are tired of the same old lunch stops on the road, we’ve put together a post covering the food that we eat when we are travelling with our two kids. A lunch that you look forward to makes travelling days far easier!



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