Hiking Tarka Dal

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This continues a series of recipes on simple Dals which you can make quickly from dried ingredients for hiking. Each of these dals has its own unique taste so that you will not tire of them (at least so long … Continued

Fish for Lunch

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We have just discovered this excellent product which no doubt had been hiding for years at our local supermarket (in with other spreads such as jam – which we hardly ever eat, and not the canned fish): John West’s Tuna … Continued

Lunch on the Trail:

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Arnotts VitaWeat Biscuits 9 Grains are one of our standbys. Each biscuit is approx 8 grams and 100 kj or 25 calories (3 per gram) so that about 6 biscuits (150 calories) plus some nutritious topping makes an adequate lunch. … Continued

Hiking Food: Continental Spring Vegetable Simmer Soup

Making (delicious use) of everyday supermarket dehydrated food instead of those awful backpacking meals: Continental Spring Vegetable Simmer Soup + 500 ml water (1/2 quantity) + I Tablespoon (approx) Surprise Garden Peas + 8 Teaspoons Continental Deb Instant Mashed Potato. … Continued

Hiking Food

HIKING FOOD: We are always working on this: one thing is pretty certain: those dehydrated meals sold in hiking shops & etc are almost universally inedible. We did a survey of them, cooking them up and sampling them at lunchtime … Continued

Hiking Food: McKenzie’s Quick Cook Soups

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McKenzie’s Quick Cook Soups (180 grams per packet). We tried the first of these, Hearty Vegetable tonight. I expected it would need a bit of spicing up but it did not; it was excellent. HIGHLY recommended. Also discovered that you … Continued

More Hiking Food: Low GI

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MORE HIKING FOOD: Low GI and cooks in seven minutes, and VERY tasty: http://www.barilla.com/content/product/whole-grain-spaghetti Low GI food (like porridge etc) will last you a lot longer as it takes longer to digest. It is also much better for your health. … Continued

Hiking Food: Bulgur Wheat

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Hiking Food: There are quite a few suggestions and recipes below. I admit I hadn’t thought of using bulgur as an alternative to rice, pasta, couscous, etc, but it does have a different taste, so I will try it out. … Continued