How to plan a tramping menu

How to plan a tramping menu

The other week we wrote about choosing food for tramping; this article will expand on that to include a couple of other considerations and some suggestions for a menu. Whether heading for a quick overnight trip or an extended tramp lasting several days, you will want...
How to choose food for tramping

How to choose food for tramping

Heading away tramping but don’t know what food you need to take? We all face a common problem when we run away on our adventures. There are so many things to think about when choosing the food you will take with you. How long are you going for? Is it a quick overnight...
How to make a Moroccan Beef Risotto from freeze-dried ingredients.

How to make a Moroccan Beef Risotto from freeze-dried ingredients.

If you love the idea of eating something a little more adventurous than a regular freeze-dried meal then check out this short recipe that we have got for you. a simple and easy meal that tastes great using food available from us here at Venture Outdoors NZ, and a...
Food for a short overnight trip (with kids).

Food for a short overnight trip (with kids).

When you’re heading for a short overnight trip, it can be tempting to load up your pack with fresh food, and why not? It’s only for one night, and the extra weight is easily manageable. It all comes a little undone, though, when you factor in kids. Kids...
Freeze-Drying? What is it?

Freeze-Drying? What is it?

When you think of freeze-drying, you probably think of outdoor food instantly, right? But have you ever thought what is actually involved in getting the food dried and ready for you to re-hydrate? Well read on and see what is involved with drying the food, and see why...
The most important meal of the trip

The most important meal of the trip

As the old saying goes “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, and I have to agree especially when it comes to tramping. What ever time you leave home for your adventure, always make sure you have breakfast first. Your body needs this fuel to...