The Winning Recipe from my Campervan Cooking Competition

Hi Everyone,

Here is the winning recipe from my campervan recipe competition – it’s Bannock Bread.

I have to admit I hadn’t heard of it before but, apparently, Bannock is a simple, flat loaf of bread that can be cooked in a pan and bakes up with a texture similar to a scone or biscuit, with a fluffy center that is slightly crumbly. It is wonderful for breakfast spread with some jam or served with a main meal alongside your stew or main dish.

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Campervan Recipe Competition

 

Hi Everyone. I am running a little competition and the winner gets the latest edition of ‘Campervan’ magazine. All you need to do is send me your favourite campervan recipe and I will put the winning recipe on my website (www.thecampercookie.com) and I’ll feature it as a guest recipe in my next cookbook! There are just four guidelines:

1. You must be able to cook it on one or two gas rings
2. It needs to be easy and take less than 30 mins in total
3. It needs to use 6 or less main ingredients
4. It needs to be reasonably healthy

Just email your recipes to thecampercookie@gmail.com

I look forward to seeing all your amazing stuff. Summer xx

LUSCIOUS LUNCHES: Sea Bass, Smashed Potatoes & Silky Veg

Sea bass is one of my favourite fish but it is quite expensive so we don’t have it often. However, I found some on the reduced section in my local supermarket so I jumped on it and brought it home for lunch. I decided to cook it up with some smashed potatoes and some ‘silky’ veg: pan-fried vegetables in a creamy sauce. Let me tell you more…

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EXPERT Q&A: Choosing a Van for Your Campervan Conversion

When I asked people on my Facebook campervan groups what they thought was one of the most important things about converting a panel van to a campervan they often say – FINDING A GOOD BASE VEHICLE. The décor and fittings can all be easily changed but if the van isn’t right you are not going to have a good campervan. So, I asked Barry Winterton who, with his wife Jane, tracks down and sell Vivaro/Trafic vans, what to look out for when choosing a base vehicle.

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