Tweet We received a terrific email from Meredith sharing her dinner recipes for the Overland Track hike. The menu can be used for any outdoors trip where you need food that will last a few days without refrigeration, is lightweight, easy to pack and won’t spoil. What we love about it is that it is really simple. […]
Tweet We have been having an email conversation with Julie about a few of the finer details of dehydrating full meals. She had a couple of excellent questions that we decided were well worth sharing here. Over to Julie’s email: I’ve recently bought your ebook “Food to Go”, which I’ve found a huge help for […]
Tweet The Great Ocean Walk in Victoria runs from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles. It is a great track to explore for a few days. In this article, Clare Reilly (our daughter) writes about her recent trip from the Cape Otway Lighthouse to the magnificent 12 Apostles with her husband, Jay. Cape Otway – […]
Tweet A few weeks ago we ran a small competition with some Strive dehydrated hiking food as the prize. One of the winners was long time reader Greg from N.S.W. Whenever we run competition or offer any advice about a trip, we always love getting emails or comments back letting us know what happened….. Greg […]
Finding protein to add to meals when you are hiking or bushwalking can be challenging. Without refrigeration, your backpacking food options options are limited to either prepackaged (like tuna), dehydrated at home or a pre-dried meat such as jerky or sausages like salami . In this article we discuss using La Chang or Chinese sausage as a great option to add to fresh food when you are backpacking in the bush.
Tweet We’ve been lucky enough to receive a large quantity of Strive dehydrated food. No, not from Strive but another unnamed source who had a bit “spare”. Each pack is 350 grams and is a Meal Compliment containing dehydrated Vegetables and Lentils. The estimated cost (as we can’t see them on the Strive website) is […]
Tweet One great way to eat well on a hiking or backpacking trip is to dehydrate meals you have prepared at home. Many people are scared of the thought of dehydrating food for their bushwalking trip but we have found it a simple and easy way to eat cheap, home cooked meals that taste great! […]