CAMPERVAN RECIPES: A Taste of Spain

When I worked and lived on a charter yacht in Barcelona harbour many years ago, I fell in love with everything Spanish, including the cuisine. So when I got the chance to do a ‘Taste of Spain’ cookery course at Vaughan’s Cookery School, I jumped at the chance and hoped that there would be some ideas I could adapt for campervan recipes. There was –  the flavours are a bit different but very tasty…

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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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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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CAMPERVAN RECIPE: What Can I Do With All These Bloomin’ Courgettes…?

At this time of year there are often a lot of courgettes in the shops at cheap prices or, if you grow your own, then you probably have a few to eat up. Sometimes they are quite large and not so nice to eat raw (love them spiralized)  or lightly cooked so what is the best way to use them up? This is how I do it…

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LUSCIOUS LUNCHES: Girona Salad

Just wanted to share a Luscious Lunch that I made today for Glyn and I from bits and pieces that I had in the house already. I was going to make a pizza but I didn’t have all the ingredients I needed and, as it was Easter Sunday, all the supermarkets were shut. So I decided to make a ‘sponny’ (spontaneous) salad based on a dish that Glyn and I once had in a cafe in the beautiful Spanish city of Girona, and it turned out to be super delicious…

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