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Spicy Potato and Leek Soup

Spicy Potato & Leek Soup This thick & creamy soup is both Vegan & Dairy friendly and is one of my favourites. I adjust the amount of Chillies used according to taste, or you could omit completely. Occasionally I have added a half can of Coconut Cream or Milk to change it up a bit, but it is perfect as is, so flavorsome!      Ingredients:   6 – 8 Potatoes (Desiree, Pontiac or Sebago), peeled & chopped coarsely 3 – 4 cloves Garlic, minced 2 – 3 Leeks, cleaned...

Seasoned Salts

Seasoned Salts

SEASONED SALTS Most of the following Salt Recipes are made using Himalayan Salt, however feel free to substitute with Kosher, Celtic or any Natural Sea Salt that takes your fancy, just try to keep it as natural as you can for best results. Natural Sea Salts are not only very beneficial to one’s health, they taste absolutely delicious & blend beautifully with herbs & spices to produce some amazing, lip smacking Seasonings. For every 4 tablespoons of Himalayan Salt, add 1 tablespoon of dried herbs.   ITALIAN SALT BLEND Half...

Herb and Spice Blends

Herb and Spice Blends

Herb & Spice Blends   Camp cooked food doesn’t have to be boring, especially if you plan ahead. Lots of foods can be prepared well before your camping trip, labelled & stored in glass/ plastic sealed containers or zip lock bags, for up to two months or more. Here’s a few of our favourite Herb & Spice Blends, including Meat Rubs.   For best results, season well prior to cooking.   TACO SEASONING  2 tsp Chilli powder 1 tsp Cumin 1 tsp dried Cilantro 1 tsp Onion powder 1 tsp...

Clams in the half Shell

Clams in the half Shell

Clams in the half Shell   There are many ways to cook Clams in the half Shell… they can be grilled, baked, steamed, broiled, buttered & served raw, with a range of toppings including Pancetta, Bacon or a Vegetable mixture. This is a basic recipe, but feel free to let yourself go a little & have fun with it, get creative & make your own toppings with some of your favourite flavors.   Ingredients: 10 – 12 Large Chowder Clams (scrubbed, rinsed, sand & grit removed) Quarter cup of Dry...

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned Beef & Cabbage   1 cup Kosher Salt 1 cup Brown Sugar 1.5 tablespoons whole Coriander 1.5 tablespoons whole Mustard Seeds 1.5 tablespoons whole Black Peppercorns 1.5 tablespoons whole Allspice 4 sprigs fresh Marjoram 4 springs fresh Thyme Leaves 2 Bay Leaves 1 (2.5 – 3 pound) brisket 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 Onion, halved 6 Carrots, coarsely chopped 1 head Celery including leaves, coarsely chopped 1 head Garlic, halved 3 springs fresh Marjoram 1 small Cabbage cut into 6 – 8 wedges Herbed Root Vegetables (recipe...

SEAFOOD BISQUE

SEAFOOD BISQUE

Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 tablespoon unsalted butter1 large onion, finely chopped1 medium stalk celery, finely chopped2 tablespoons plain flour1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper2 teaspoons paprika1 tablespoon tomato paste1L (4 cups) fish stock250ml (1 cup) white wine400g green prawns, shelled, tails on, deveined1kg mixed seafood (such as white fish fillet cut into 2cm cubes, mussels, calamari and scallops)2-3 teaspoons lemon juice100ml thin cream1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsleyCrusty bread, to serve   Method 1. Heat the oil and butter in a pan over medium-low heat. Add the onion and celery...

Beer Battered Fish Tacos

Beer Battered Fish Tacos

Ingredients  Serves: 10  1 cup (250ml) dark beer1 cup (125g) plain flour1/2 teaspoon salt680g white fish fillets, cut into 10 strips4 cups (1 litre) vegetable oil for frying20 tortillas5 cups (350g) grated cabbage1 cup (250ml) mayonnaise1/4 cup (60ml) salsa1 lime or lemon, cut into wedges   Directions Preparation: 30 min  Cook: 15min  Ready in: 45min  In a shallow bowl, whisk together beer, flour and salt. Rinse fish and pat dry. In a large saucepan, heat 3cm oil to 170 degrees C. Using a fork, coat fish pieces in batter. Slide coated fish into...

American Apple Pie

American Apple Pie

Prep time – 45 mins Cook time – 50 mins Total time – 1 hr & 35 mins Servings – 8 Pastry Crust Ingredients 3½ cup (15 oz/420g) all-purpose flour1 pinch of salt1 cup + 4 Tablespoons (10 oz/280g) unsalted butter2 teaspoons granulated sugar⅔ cup (5 oz/150 ml) water   Filling Ingredients 8 cups peeled, sliced apples (about 5-6 big apples)2 Tablespoons lemon juice + zest¾ cup (150g) sugar2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour2 Tablespoons cornstarch¼ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon all spices1 teaspoon cinnamon¼ teaspoon nutmeg¼ cup (60 ml) boiled cider or apple...

Honey & Soy Chicken

Honey & Soy Chicken

This is such an easy recipe to prepare in advance, pop into a zip lock bag & throw it in the esky! By the time you get the camp site set up, these babies will be perfectly marinated & ready to throw on the grill.  Ingredients 1 kg small Chicken pieces - wings etc  ⅓ cup honey ⅓ cup soy sauce 3 cm knob of ginger - peeled & finely grated 2 cloves garlic - peeled & crushed 2 small dried chillies - chopped (optional) Sesame seeds Method Combine ingredients...