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what's on your camping menu for next week?

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misshardbroom Wed 29-Jul-09 11:09:32

help me do my online shop!

anyone who's camping this weekend (hope the rain stops) or next week, what's on your Menu de Camping?

Chevre Wed 29-Jul-09 11:35:47

steak
stirfry
grilled fish
possible roast chicken

[proud of new cadac emoticon]

misshardbroom Wed 29-Jul-09 11:46:29

envy at Chevre's cooking capabilities.

Perhaps I should have clarified:

What is on your Menu de Camping if you only have one tiny little burner from Halford's?? smile

blowbroth Wed 29-Jul-09 11:47:58

Very nice Chevre ( I love goats cheese me,grin) This week I will mostly be eating stuff out of tins and packets as I am driving down to South of France with caravan and never bother with the fridge until I'm down there.
My dd says I must get some 'chickeny rice stuff' and packets of pasta+sauce.
It works out ok but I miss a glass of chilled wine.
I do hope the rain stops too!

blowbroth Wed 29-Jul-09 11:50:17

With a one ring burner i have a steamer with a the base, the steamer bit and then another pan on top of that. I can cook pasta at the bottom, steam veg and warm sauce in the top.

misshardbroom Wed 29-Jul-09 12:10:07

aha, very cunning work, blowbroth.

We do also have one of these. It behaves itself for DH, but I can't get to grips with it myself.

When DH just takes DS1 away, I make them a big vege chickpea curry thing at home and they just heat it up and eat with nan bread. However, on this occasion fussy-drawers DD & DS2 are going too, which rules out the curry option.

hercules1 Wed 29-Jul-09 12:22:28

blowbroth - can I ask you something? We have recently bought a caravan and I have never camped in France before. Only in UK with a tent. How long does it take you to drive down there?

blowbroth Wed 29-Jul-09 15:27:41

Hi hercules. We take it quite steady and drive about 6 hours a day. We always stop about 3o'clock at a site with a pool ,swim, wine dinner etc. early bed and off about 9 the next day. It takes us 3/4 days. We are in the midlands so the first day is just down to Calais and then stop for the night. We always use campsites,never in 'aires' on the motorway.
I can recommend it and the driving is fine.
The roads are fairly empty.

hercules1 Wed 29-Jul-09 16:17:27

Thanks. I think I will plan to do this next year.

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