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The Art of Cooking Over Fire: Easy Outdoor Cooking Techniques

The Art of Cooking Over Fire: Easy Outdoor Cooking Techniques

Three easy ways to cook delicious food over fire using embers, grills and Dutch ovens. Cooking outside over fire for me is something that provides a connection with our past and a sense of fulfilment throughout the whole process. Perhaps you are a teacher or simply someone interested in history who wants to enjoy a Viking feast, or dine like the Romans before them. The ability to make fire has existed since the Stone-Age, meaning that we could cook and preserve food that would have otherwise...

Bushcraft Cooking Guide for Beginners (Part 2- cooking kit)

Bushcraft Cooking Guide for Beginners (Part 2- cooking kit)

The useful and efficient pieces of equipment you may need when cooking outside over fire whether you are camping outdoors or cooking at home. Quite often at workshops and public events I am asked by guests, "What equipment do I need?" The answer is, not very much. People have been cooking outside over fire for centuries and the key principles have remained the same over that time and improvisation can play a key part here too. I have repurposed my coal rake as a pot lifter, and silicone jam...

Bushcraft cooking for beginners (part one – building the fire)

Bushcraft cooking for beginners (part one – building the fire)

Since starting Wild Classroom, I have been lucky enough to introduce many young people (and older!) to the joys of cooking outside with fire. While we are all now used to the convenience of modern domestic ovens as a means to cook our food, if we skip back just a few generations, cooking with fire was a skill essential for every household predating modern history. For me, cooking with fire has countless benefits that are almost too numerous to list, but that connection with past generations...

Ten Top Tips for cooking with fire in Summer.

Ten Top Tips for cooking with fire in Summer.

Here in the UK we are experiencing what possibly could be the hottest and driest summer on record in some parts. I am definitely feeling the heat down here in Kent! I was asked recently by Erika North on BBC Radio Kent for some tips on cooking over fire in these warm conditions. So I've taken a few moments to put them down. 1. The heat can be your friend, most food needs cooking to a temperature of 60-75c, so if the mercury is over 30c then you don't have to raise the temperature too much,...

Belmont Kitchen Garden Workshop 9th April 2024

Belmont Kitchen Garden Workshop 9th April 2024

EventTime & Location 9th April 2024, 10:00 – 13.30 (approx.) Belmont,Belmont Park, Throwley,Faversham, Kent,ME13 0HH   Once again I am absolutely delighted to be working with Belmont House and Gardens in 2024 for some very special kitchen garden workshops...

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Brogdale Heritage Orchard Cooking Workshops 2024

Brogdale Heritage Orchard Cooking Workshops 2024

Event Brogdale Cooking WorkshopTime & Location 7th,8th,28th,29th August 10:00 – 15:00 Faversham, Brogdale Farm House, Brogdale Rd, Faversham ME13 8XZ, UK   Once again I am delighted to be working with Brogdale Collections for four very special cooking...

Belmont Kitchen Garden Workshop 9th April 2024

Belmont Kitchen Garden Workshop 9th April 2024

EventTime & Location 9th April 2024, 10:00 – 13.30 (approx.) Belmont,Belmont Park, Throwley,Faversham, Kent,ME13 0HH   Once again I am absolutely delighted to be working with Belmont House and Gardens in 2024 for some very special kitchen garden workshops...