Where better to go for camp cooking ideas than the Scouts! Nick Allen is a professional chef and has been a lifelong Scout from the age of 6. Now an Assistant Scout Leader he has cooked for many a Scout expedition and even several Jamborees.
His book - The Essential Camping Cookbook: or How to Cook an Egg in an Orange and Other Scout Recipes is put together from this experience with not just his own recipes but celebrity recipes including Peter Duncan, James May, Levi Roots, Richard Branson, Bear Grylls and more. The book has 192 pages and contains clear to follow recipes, ingredients lists and beautiful images.
Drawing on the know-how and expertise of the Scout Association, this inspirational cookbook takes the art of eating outdoors to a whole new level…How to Cook an Egg in an Orange is perfect both for beginners in al fresco cooking as well as seasoned campers. There are step-by-step guides to explain all the essential techniques needed to make a glorious feast whether you’re at a festival, camping, ‘glamping’ or just on a day trip to the beach - including how to cook backwoods-style, without conventional equipment, on open fires, in pit ovens and using improvised utensils. Alongside traditional campfire favourites, you will find recipes for curries, spicy stews, couscous, exotic BBQs, risottos and delicious one-pot dishes. Now turn to the popular campfire songs at the back and your outdoors eating experience will be complete!