Recipes to whet your appetite for local food, created with good wholesome ingredients and a little imagination. Enjoy!
Cooking Outdoors - 8 photos
Family around a bbq Dad cooks the family meals on a barbecue.
Cooking on a family camping stove Dog watches his owner cooking on a family camping stove
Cooking outside a tent
Couple cooking on the ground A young couple cooking a meal on their portable barbecue
A young camper helping to cook an alfreco meal All the family can enjoy cooking outdoors
A traditional English breakfast cooked outdoors Bacon and eggs, a favourite camping breakfast
Enjoying a meal outdoors Family time enjoyed over a meal
A couple cooking outside their tent What's cooking? The man of the tent takes charge of the stove
There’s no reason why you can’t use your barbecue to make pudding too. Cooking fruit over coals or the grill works really well, as the heat caramelises the natural sugars with lip-smacking results.
Baked boozy rhubarb
Wraps are a real winner in a camping cook kit. It can turn simple ingredients into a fun meal. But if you're looking for some excitement, then fajitas are great.
Cooking on a campsite is surely the best form of meal-making? All the usual kitchen rules don’t apply – schedules, timings and whizzing gizmos are left behind at home.
Cooking on a campsite
Sea Bass is a sweet, white textured fish, caught in British waters mainly over the summer and into early autumn. Check it's hand-line caught.
Pan fried sea bass
Taking pleasure in the simple stuff, whether it’s putting your hands in the earth or cosying up in a tent with your family, really can be very good for the soul, just like Helen Bailey's Simple Tomato Soup
Simple Tomato Soup
The restorative comfort of a huge plate of hash seemed to perfectly transfer to a morning on the campsite. You can make them your own, with whatever you have left over from last night’s meal, or what you can get your hands on in the site shop.
A one-pot meal is the champion of camp cooking. With a knife, chopping board, a pot and a heat source, you can make a whole series of fabulous feasts.
Vegetable and sausage stew
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