Campervan Cooking: Eating Excellent Food during Your Great Adventure
You might be thinking that you need to rough it when eating in a camper. Fortunately, you just have to apply some resourcefulness and creativity to totally overcome that second rate dinner and spare yourself from encountering that ever again. By following a bit of advice you may no longer have to rely on a can of beans. Your time with your campervan must be filled by wondrous memories and glorious experiences, and hopefully great meals too.
It doesnt have to involve loads of washing up either! It will be detrimental to your enjoyment if a large portion of that quality time will just be consumed by dishwashing. There are certainly many campers who will agree that there is something seriously wrong if you allocate more time cleaning up than enjoying your food. To get the most out of your adventures, you just have to follow the helpful and simple tips presented below:
Don’t crave for meals that take very long to prepare. Aside from the space, you might also enconter problems with the lack of fuel! You must always factor in simplicity when you cook during your adventure.
Fresh ingredients are ideal for you. Buy local! It is strongly advisable to purchase those ingredients from roadside stalls, great fun and also supporting local trade. You then don’t have to worry about buying a ton of stuff before you leave for the trip.
Your camping adventure will be more rewarding if you perform some foraging. There is certainly pleasure in doing things that are not usually part of your routine too and there are lots of free foods in the UK hedgerows in the summer. Just keep in mind that not everything that looks edible is safe to eat! Bring a guidebook if you really want to try foraging and you will be amazed at what you can find, plus its great for the kids!
Couscous is a fabulous portable food for your journey. It blends well with dried fruits, various herbs and spices. You just have to boil some water and add some butter to cook couscous. You will certainly have an excellent treat if you cook together couscous, fresh vegetables, basil and fresh mint ( and anything you find when foraging!)
If you are new to camper vanning, make sure you bring a good supply of staple store cupboard foods,other than that you can reply on the bbq ( gas is best for speed) and make sure you cook at a reasonable distance away from the van!