Whiteburn's Wanderings

One man's wanderings backpacking around Scotland plus the odd digression

Tag Archives: Cooking

Winter Gas

My favourite stove for the winter months in Scotland where overnight temperatures may typically be down to -5C, or more infrequently below -10C, is the Kovea Spider. Having used this … Continue reading

March 6, 2018 · 2 Comments

More Pot Cosy’s

During this year’s Pyrenees jaunt I used a very simple cosy knocked up from 3mm flooring underlay & Ali tape; less bulk than my trusty sleeping mat cosy & less … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

More Cosy Cooking

As mentioned in a post Cosy cooking, sometime ago, I’m a firm believer in using a Pot Cosy to help save fuel; particularly with using home dehydrated meals where simmering for … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

More meals

With the stock pile of dehydrated food running low thought it was an opportune time to get the Stockli dehydrator out again. I’ve taken to just producing sauces rather than … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · 7 Comments

Dehydrator time

The dehydrator has been busy over the last couple of weeks as I started to replenish the stockpile of food for forthcoming winter outings, a good pastime while watching the … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meths Stove Saga

I first messed around with meths (alcohol) stoves many…..many years ago, the Trangia and simple MYO, and found them slow, messy and not fit for anything!  Having years later caught … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Cosy Cooking

The pot cosy is in my mind a simple elegant idea, and simple ideas are usually the best ones, that has transformed my backpacking cooking. I remember nearly 45 years … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment