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Camping Recipes - search by kit or season

Cooking when camping is much harder than at home with limited equipment, lack of refrigeration, or inclement British weather working against you.

We're old hands at cooking in the wilds so invite you to pull up a seat and grab a spoon as we share our favourite camping recipes. We've even divided them by season or what equipment you need - so whether you have one small burner, a full kitchen, or just the camp fire, you'll find something hearty and delicious you and your companions will love!

Vegetarian Camping Recipes


Oven / Dutch Oven camping recipes

All of the recipes on this page require baking so you will need a gas or halogen oven in your motor home or caravan, or for the truly dedicated tent-camper they could be adapted for use with a Dutch oven in the embers of the camp fire/BBQ.


Fire / BBQ camping recipes 

Camping recipes that go hand in hand with the smoky flavours of the camp fire or humble BBQ. This is what camping is all about!


1 Hob Ring/Pot camping recipes 

Camping recipes requiring simply one hob ring/gas burner, simple one-pot recipes suitable for any camper with a Coleman stove or Trangia!


2 Hob Rings/Pots + camping recipes

Some more complex recipes requiring at least 2 pans/hob rings plus some other utensils, for the better equipped camp kitchen or fellow motor-homers.


No Cook camping & snack recipes 

These recipes require no baking, but may include melting, moulds, & refrigeration. Great camping, hiking (or work snacks), sides, & treats!


'Homesteading' tips & recipes

How to make the most of what you have, drying, pickles, and preserve recipes. Homesteading is a state of mind, no land ownership required!


Wild Game & Foraging recipes

Food for free! When and where to find it, and what you do with it. New recipes and subjects every week on #ForagingFriday!


Search recipes by season 

Don't care about the kit you need? Search our top picks by season instead!


Recommended Kitchen Kit

Our favourite kitchen & camping gadgets and equipment, reviewed & approved in The Waki Way motor home (& tent!) kitchens, plus handy buying guides, best sellers, & top 10 lists based on other user reviews.

 You might also like:

Our handy Guide to Substitutions

What you can use when you're missing an ingredient!

Sarah is an artist and writer with a lifetime interest in camping and survival techniques.

Living the #vanlife since before it was a hashtag and touring on two wheels with her husband Ryan, they have a wealth of camping and motorcycling knowledge to share, and know a thing or two about packing light! read more

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