Our favourite recipes
Camping magazine Editor, Iain Duff, chooses his favourite recipes for cooking when you're camping.
Cooking while camping presents unique challenges but just because you are camping, it doesn't mean you cannot enjoy superb dishes that are tasty treats. No matter the occasion or your experience in cooking, you'll find a recipe perfect for you here!
Our recipe contents
This month's latest recipe
Here is our latest recipe this month for you to try next time you are out and about.
This Italian-style dish is packed with flavour and makes a quick and easy campsite lunch with crusty bread.View recipe
Quick campsite cooking recipes
Don't have time to spend in the kitchen? Try our tasty time-saving dishes.
Quick garlic bread
A simple take on a popular classic. This quick recipe is perfect for any occasion.View recipe
Great as a snack or a starter and a quick no-fuss dish to make on the campsite. All of our family love these.View recipe
Corned beef hash
This classic British dish is quick and simple to cook on a double-burner stove at the campsite.View recipe
Tagliatelle with mushroom, leek and fennel in a creamy sauce
This recipe takes only 15 minutes or so from start to finish, and if you use fresh pasta instead of dried, it takes even less time.View recipe
A delcious appetiser made using soft creamy cheese for all the family to enjoy.View recipe
Goats’ cheese stuffed mushrooms
A quick way to prepare a tasty snack or a delicious serving on the side for a main course.View recipe
Smoked tofu with noodles and black bean sauce
Tofu doesn’t take very long at all to cook, so served up on a bed of fresh noodles, it makes for the perfect camping meal.View recipe
Katsu curry with quorn
Use Quorn pieces instead of the traditional fried chicken, to create a vegetarian or vegan katsu curry.View recipe
Everyday camping cooking recipes
Enjoy our everyday favourite recipes. No matter the occasion, you are sure to love them.
Tomato and roasted red pepper soup
Perfect for those winter days, this dish is sure to warm you up even on the coldest of days.View recipe
Sausage and mash with onion gravy
This classic British dish is the perfect meal to cook any day of the week.View recipe
Mushroom & scalliwag soup
This mushroom and spring onion soup makes the most of the last couple of spring onions and the half-punnet of mushrooms hidden away in the veg drawer.View recipe
A fusion of French and Asian food culture, this spicy chicken sandwich on a baguette can be rustled up in half an hour.View recipe
Basque burgers with raspberry and beetroot ketchup
For a taste of the Basque country, serve your home-made burgers with Ossau-Iraty cheese and a spicy ketchup made from locally grown Espelette peppers.View recipe
Grilled pork with warm potato and pepper salad with mustard dressing
The classic salad dressing ingredients, honey and mustard, bring out the full flavour of pork in this simple summer salad.View recipe
Butter beans & chorizo in fresh tomato sauce
A simple dish that tastes even better served up in the open country with friends and family sitting around a glowing campfire.View recipe
Funny face fry-up
A sneaky way to get some veggies into the kids at breakfast time. It would work with bacon instead of the spinach though if you really need a meat fix.View recipe
Italian-style sausage pasta
This simple recipe is a firm camping favourite – use fresh tomatoes and good-quality Italian sausages from a local farm shop to give it an authentic taste.View recipe
Peppered mackerel pilaf
This recipe uses smoked peppered mackerel, which comes vacuum packed, giving it a little more longevity in the coolbox.View recipe
My kids call these crazy eggs. It’s a fry-up but Mexican style. If your little ones are not keen on spice then you can halve the paprika and chilli powder or leave it out altogether.View recipe
Super speedy chilli
Love chilli con carne but think it takes too long to make it on a camping trip? Well, give this speedy version a try.View recipe
It’s a one-pot wonder - a camper’s best friend. My little boys love this, although there’s often a fight over who’s got the most prawns.View recipe
This is a quick and easy pasta dish but still tastes quite luxurious. Perfect for when you fancy some home comforts on the campsite.View recipe
Tasty Thai beef stir-fry
This is super easy and a big hit with my children. It could work with pork, chicken or just veg as an alternative.View recipe
Pea & ham soup
A traditional home-made soup that is tasty and will keep you warm on the campsite when the temperature drops.View recipe
Pork and apple burgers
I think burgers are perfect for camping and they always taste better if you make them fresh. These tasty treats are a hit with grown-ups and kids alike. They go great with coleslaw and a nice salad.View recipe
Grilled trout with easy summer salad
Seafood is always better when it’s just been landed so for this recipe try to get your main ingredient from a local fishmonger.View recipe
Serious camping cooking recipes
For those wanting a challenging dish to tackle, these recipes will need your culinary expertise to prepare.
Greek lamb steaks with rosemary roasted potatoes
Fresh salmon is pretty hard to beat, and a simple Cajun-inspired rub makes it fine camping fare..View recipe
Spicy rubbed salmon fillets with potato salad
For a taste of the summer, grilled lamb steaks, cooked in a flavoursome Greek marinade, make a delicious but simple campsite dinner.View recipe
Here is a really simple recipe for a tasty chicken dish with an Indian flavour that you can prepare on a barbecue or a gas or electric grill at your tentView recipe
Oriental-style sea bass
This is a quick meal when camping at the seaside where fresh fish should be readily available. It also works well with mackerel or salmon.View recipe
Butterflied leg of lamb
This recipe works best on a kettle barbecue with a lid, but can also be cooked on a standard griddle barbecue as long as the meat isn’t too thick.View recipe
Quick to prepare, easy to cook, but packed with flavour, these kebabs are the perfect campsite cuisine.View recipe
Chicken & chorizo casserole
Prepare your tastebuds for a kick with this spicy but delcious chicken and chorizo dish.View recipe
Desserts and sweets
Treat your tastebuds with these deliciously sweet camping cooking recipes.
Fruit and marshmallow kebabs
This is the perfect snack to try at summer using delicious seasonal fruits.View recipe
Nothing quite beats the delicious taste of ginger beer, especially when home-made.View recipe
This is a kind of deconstructed banoffee pie. If you are lucky enough to have a freezer on your campsite then a nice blob of vanilla ice cream would go really well here.View recipe
A tasty dish to have for breakfast, dessert or just for a snack.View recipe
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