Foraging for blackberries

Foraging for blackberries

Autumn  is an incredible time to get out and enjoy the colours and the uk  countryside. It’s great for foraging too! There is nothing more satisfying than setting off on a gorgeous Autumn walk and returning home with  juicy blackberries and apples.  

Butternut Squash soup

Butternut Squash soup

This soup will go down a treat tomorrow night. It makes a glorious hill snack too!   Fry 1 onion in butter until soft. Add 1 chopped potato,1 chopped carrot, stir for a minute or so. Then add vegetable or chicken stock and

Rose hip syrup recipe

Rose hip syrup recipe

  Rose hips can be found in the hedgerows of Britain from late summer through to Autumn.   An ancient food… Rose hips, the fruit of the wild rose, have been used since ancient times across Europe, from making wine

Campfire pizza

Campfire pizza

Campfire pizza… Forget Domino’s… you can still get your pizza hit when you are camping in the great outdoors. Try these suggestions for delicious campfire pizzas. 1. Get hold of an old fashioned hand held sandwich toastie maker/jaffel maker (which are

Popcorn

Popcorn

Popcorn A campfire on a summer’s evening in a beautiful place really has to be one of life’s pleasures. Why not  add to the fun by popping some corn next time ? You can buy packets of pocorn maize from the supermarket.

Christmas fudge recipe

Christmas fudge recipe

Who needs mint cake on the mountains when you can take along your own lovely homemade fudge? We’re about to make a batch of this divine brazil nut  fudge recipe. It is taken  from Organic by Sophie Grigson  and is a firm favourite

Warming hot drinks….

Warming hot drinks….

  With news of snow already on the hill tops we’ve been filling our flasks with our favourite hot drinks. Hot apple brew… add warming spices such as ginger, cloves, orange peel and cinnamon sticks to simmering apple juice. Strain and pop slices of apple  to

Basic camp pancakes

Basic camp pancakes

When you are out and about in the hills there’s no need to miss out on great grub.   Use this recipe for fab  basic camp pancakes as it is sooo easy to remember and there’s no faffing about with extra ingredients like you would

Luxury granola recipe

We’ve had so many requests for this granola recipe we thought we would add it to our blog. Many thanks to Julia who passed on this delicious granola recipe.  It is perfect for group camping trips –  all you need is to add  some gorgeous fresh milk or yoghurt