Pumpkin Curry Pots – Bush Cooking

Who knew you can make a beautiful pot of pumpkin curry whilst camping outdoors?! Using the great open fire and laid back conversation, you’ll learn how to make this amazing Asian-vegetarian inspired recipe plus the bacon! Roothy personalises his curry with pumpkin and creates this new and delicious meal that’s perfect for a cold night out. The final product is nothing short of perfection. Cook pumpkin like you’ve never before and be sure to try out this almost vegetarian meal whilst in the great outback. Check out Roothy’s video below and click through to see more of his cooking...

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Roothy Bush Cooking – Damper

If you don’t know what damper is, well you’d better hit Google and find out, because you’ll be dying to try it. Roothy shows us his way of making this traditional Australian soda bread. Sounds strange but you definitely won’t be disappointed. He makes a man’s everyday damper with his Aussie twist. It’s a simple and beautiful recipe for all the great Aussies who enjoys tradition and camping. Using open fire, you’ll see the damper rise to perfection. It’ll make you want to try it out as soon as possible! It’s an easy feed, it’s delicious and it’s as...

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Aussie Camp Cooking: Beer Battered Fish and Chips

Fish and chips are a large part of the Aussie culture, and you don’t have to miss out when you’re travelling and can’t find a chipery nearby. First of cook your chips, or wedges if that’s what you’re having. Heat up some cooking oil in a pot and stick in the chips when it’s bubbling for five minutes, or until they’re a golden brown. Once their done and cooked set them aside to drain, but stick them somewhere warm so they don’t lose their heat. To make a beer batter mix one and a half cups of flour, an...

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Aussie Camp Cooking: Roast Lamb

When cooking specifically for camp, don’t limit yourself to just sandwiches, crackers, tuna and chips. Know that you can definitely cook up a storm of a feast for your family and friends with limited cooking utensils – you don’t have a kitchen, but you don’t need one! In WAECO Domenic Australia’s Youtube channel, you can find an awesome cooking segment. For something spectacular on your camping trip, check out WAECO cooking segment: Shauno makes roast lamb. That’s right, you can create something as classic and beautiful as a full roast lamb using your basic amenities at camp. With a great list...

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Aussie Camp Cooking: Camp Oven Stew

When camping or travelling don’t just pack canned foods with you, get some variety in what you have for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Stews are a great meal to cook up because they’re easier and they’re varied in their ingredients, textures and flavours. To make a Camp oven stew you need a camp oven, the kind with a lipped edge lid preferably and the size depending on how many people you’re trying to feed, and your choice of cut and diced meat, a large mix of vegetables, your choice of food stock or seasoning and some olive oil. The...

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How to Make a Wood Log Camp Stove

Sometimes when you’re out on the road you want to try something different, or sometimes you forget to bring something essential with you. It happens. Either way, if you find yourself without an oven or something to cook with for something small, like a coffee pot or a small pot, or you don’t think it’s safe to put it on the main fire or bury it in hot coals here is another way to making a cooking fire. Find a large thick tree, preferably one that’s already fallen over and cut off a log about 35 centimetres long and...

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Aussie Camp Cooking: Kangaroo Meat in Qandong Chili Glaze

The most well-known and iconic animal in Australia is the marsupial kangaroo, a creature ranging between 3.25 to 5.25 feet (1 to 1.6 meters) long, 35.5 to 43.5 inches (90 to 110 centimeters) with tail, to 6 to 8 inches (15.24 to 20.32 cm) long. 11 to 14 inches (12.7 to 15.24 cm) with tail. For the last 10,000 years the kangaroo has been part of the Indigenous Australians cuisine, and this still is part of Australia today with many supermarkets and restaurants serving kangaroo meat; there are even pizzerias that cook and serve kangaroo pizza. Kangaroo, like any...

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Aussie Camp Cooking: Lemon Chicken

One very important thing about camping, doesn’t matter where you are or where you’re going, is your food. Most of the time you’re not going to be anywhere near a supermarket or drive through fast food restaurant, so all the food you need you will have to take with you from the start. But that shouldn’t limit your choice of foods to cans and bottles. Hell no, if you can keep your food fresh and edible for your trip, and keep it away from the wildlife then you can have a feast. A great meal to start with is...

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Aussie Camp Cooking: Damper

Damper is a type of bread historically made by explorers and travellers of the Australian wilds such as bushman, swagman, and drovers who only had limited supplies on the go. Considered a cultural dish as well as a must have for campers due to its few ingredients, ease to cook, and great taste. To make Damper you need self-raising flour, baking powder, table salt, measuring cup, water or milk, and a bowl or container to mix the damper in. A camp oven or pot is optional depending on how you want to cook the bread. To make, first of...

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Catch and Cook Mudcrabs

Nick and Caleb of TarraDarraBros take to the Mangroves in search of lunch and hungry for some mud crabs. After hours they find their first, a large male mud crab with large pinchers or nippers, and show how to tell the difference between males (those with triangles on their stomachs) and the females (those with ovals on the stomachs). On the second mud crab they show how to catch one without hurting yourself: using a stick to hold it down and stop it from running, approach slowly from behind and carefully behind down to grab the pinchers with both...

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Flinders Special ‘Lamb Roast in a Pot’

Starting with a memory of his childhood in the Flinders Rangers on how all there was to eat was lamb, lamb and woolly pig (more lamb), John Ruth shows us how to make a delicious Lamb Roast in a pot while exploring his childhood with making and preparing this meal and its ingredients, or the variants used in the day. The ingredients for this beautiful Aussie dish are can be found and bought at any supermarket or shop so you don’t have to be a bushie to make this meal. You just need a good drink, a night of...

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