Win the Spring Edition of Campervan Magazine: What is Your Favourite Camping Accessory?

Well, it looks like I have subscribed twice to Campervan magazine this year (senility is a terrible thing!). So I now have the spring edition to give away as the prize in my new competition – ‘What is the best camping accessory that you have found?’. Just let me know in a comment or by email and I’ll post the magazine to the winner. Intrigued to see what you come up with…

You can email your answer to thecampercookie@gmail.com

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 DAYS OUT: Wasabi, Smartphone Food and a Strange Incident

Last weekend Glyn and I had a fantastic time at the Abergavenny Food Festival in Wales. This festival happens every year in September and is a bit like the Edinburgh Fringe Festival except that, instead of the town being covered in comedy, it is covered in FOOD! We ate LOTS of good food and bought foodie items from some great local producers but there was a strange incident that still remains a mystery…

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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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