Anyone looking for budget holidays can choose camping to make the pennies go further but even more can be saved if you go self-catering. The Eastons give aspiring campers menu plans, shopping lists and tailored recipes for all kinds of camping holidays. They show how to make the most of any local produce available and give tips on foraging for your meals. Surprising what culinary delights can be conjured up over the camp fire!
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Cooking in the big outdoors is one of life's greatest pleasures and it's an indisputable fact that food tastes better outside. While tinned soups and barbecued sausages have their place, a collection of simple, inspiring and delicious recipes such as these can transform the culinary camping experience. Camping is all about simplicity, being outdoors, and taking the best from your surroundings. Away from the humdrum routine that cooking for a family at home becomes, Tiff and Jim Easton show how outdoor cooking can be a great adventure. Wake up and try Barbecued Strawberry Croissants, for example, made with fresh, local strawberries in the early morning sunshine; cook Fish Kebabs for lunch after a long walk along the beach; make a Lamb & Aubergine Tagine to eat around a campfire as the sun sets; and share Chocolate Fondue with Toasted Fruit & Marshmallows afterwards. Use the meal plans, shopping lists and tips on preparing ahead to make your campsite cooking wonderfully simple. And discover recipes that make the best of the fresh, local produce available - whether it's locally-caught fresh fish, or foraged mushrooms. You may have to compromise on comfort, and you may have to walk across a muddy field to get to a cold shower, but with mouth-watering meals, cooked using a few pots and pans from home, you'll be able to sit back and enjoy time with your friends and family. This book is an indispensable accessory to any camping trip.
'Tiff and Jim Easton's passion for good food and the great outdoors shines through the pages of this delightful family cookbook. Recipes ranging from Butternut & Bacon Chowder to Sticky Toffee Bananas are the stuff holiday memories are truly made of.'
Anne Cuthbertson, Life Editor, The Sunday Telegraph
'Tiff and Jim are perfectly equipped to inspire families to enjoy cooking and eating better under canvas.'
Matthew Hickley, Daily Mail
Publication date: 12/04/2012
Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers
|Publication date:||12th April 2012|
|Author:||Tiff Easton, Jim Easton|
|Publisher:||Duncan Baird Publishers|
|Genres:||Cookery, Food and Drink,|
|Categories:||General cookery & recipes, Camping & woodcraft,|
Tiff & Jim Easton are keen foodies and, with their three children, have years of camping experience.More About Tiff Easton, Jim Easton