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Ive been reading a climbing book by Chris Bonnington about climbing in the Himalya in the early 80's and they were still eating mint cake then.....imagine that!
My most successful homemade dehydrated meal has been bolognaise sauce made with mince, tomatoes and lots of grated veg such as carrots and courgettes. I mix cooked brown rice into this before I dehydrate overnight ...
I am always looking for ways to increase the variety and taste of the food I eat while tramping. My general pattern is too take fresh food for the first day or two (steak, yum ...
I think Just organic delivers the Breadman crackers to your door if you live in Christchurch. The Ovaeasy egg crystals are brilliant and worked well as an omelet when I gave them a go.
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Im buying a kilo of basmati rice for under 5 bucks
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"I just cook up some lentils and rice and some form of fat, usually coconut oil, put it in a container and eat it when I need it." "I'm intrigued by this idea Waynowski. Do you ...
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Thank you all for your replies, off tomorrow and this has been very helpful! cheers
Reading about hydrolysed starch today. That's how High Fructose Corn Syrup is made. They convert the starch to sugar. "HFCS is an aqueous solution sweetener derived from corn after enzymatic hydrolysis of cornstarch, followed by ...
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Thanks for the advice, don't think we will risk it.
Getting any sand out of mussels is not impossible if you are cooking them up on the beach. Just cut a small hole in the bottom of a supermarket bag put in your mussels and ...
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Checked out the Fast and Light cookbook. I've run into Paul Garland in the hills. His falafel idea looked like a nice variant on the usual tomato sauce accompaniment. After doing the Te Araroa trail, ...
I was shown some harore near Maungatautari and recognised them when tramping in Fiordland growing on a rata stump. I cooked them up in a mushroom soup but gave up trying to fish out the ...
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Thanks for that tip, Geeves. They do vary. Just tried out buckwheat pancakes. We're gluten-free these days. They worked a treat but you need a decent base to the pan. Luckily Frank has a very solid ...
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I'm trying to add filler for an internet order from REI and I saw this Cliff Energy Shot and thought I'd give it a try, but are these restricted from import by customs? Anyone tried ...
So glad we don't have bears!
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You could always do it properly and go with dehydrated wine. http://www.trekneat.com/en/trekn-eat-products/products/katadynshopconnect/trekn-eat-wein/tne-getr228nkepulver-typ-rotwein-2-dl/ Or if you're a traditionalist, maybe just the wine in ...
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Dehy tofu (use with caution)...must keep an eye out for that. Bacon arouses withering food jealousy big time! I suspect some sadists deliberately bring it along to get all us muesli munchers going...
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I agree with pmcke that those tuna pouches are ideal. They go well with Norths Unsliced Swiss Rye bread and as additions to pasta or rice meals. To help the bread loaf hold its shape ...
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