Camping in the great outdoors doesn’t have to mean sacrificing some of the home comforts, such as a good feed. With a good camp kitchen, some basic cooking utensils and some pantry staples, you can cook up a storm.


Blog Feat Campfire Cooking Recipes

Fried chicken wings in grill. Barbecue chicken wings grilling fire, wing.


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4cm fresh root ginger, crushed (minced in a jar or tube is fine)
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced (see above)
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 can of Coca-Cola
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1kg chicken wings or pork ribs


  • Mix the brown sugar, ginger, garlic, onions, soy sauce, and Coca-Cola, plus a dab of salt and pepper in your camp oven.
  • Add the chicken wings and be sure to give them a good coating of the marinade. Let them cook slowly for about 1.5-two hours, with a good shovel full of coals on the camp oven’s lid.
  • Serve the wings as a snack or add a bit of rice to make it a main meal. Warning, these are addictive and if there’s any leftover you can have them cold the next day.


Blog Campfire Hashbrown


  • 2 large Russet potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Scrub, clean and grate the potatoes (you can leave the skin on or peel them).
  • In a sieve, rinse the grated potato under water until it runs clear.
  • Drain the potatoes and place them on a tea towel or paper towels and remove as much moisture as possible.
  • Transfer the potato to a bowl and mix in the salt, garlic and onion powder.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet until a piece of grated potato sizzles on contact.
  • Spread the potato across the skillet in an even layer and press down. Cook for around two minutes.
  • Stir again, press down and let cook for a further two minutes. Flip sections and cook until crispy.
  • Transfer to paper towels to absorb the oil and serve with eggs, avocado and bacon, or eat on their own.


Blog Campfire Roti


  • 4 roti bread, buttered
  • 1 large avocado, sliced longways
  • 4 free-range eggs
  • Handful of rocket
  • Olive oil
  • Kalamata olives
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Butter roti bread on both sides, toasting each side on a skillet until brown.
  • Lightly fry each egg, sunny side up.
  • Thinly slice avocado and layer on each piece of roti.
  • Place an egg on top of each roti. Add a handful of rocket, olives and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Season each roti with salt and pepper and serve.


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