Monday, 2 May 2011

damper bread...


We made a damper (or campfire) bread today using this recipe, and cooked it on sticks over a campfire with some bacon wrapped local asparagus. I love campfire bread, you have to keep twizzling the stick so that it doesn't burn and cooks inside!



7 comments:

  1. Oh Z would love to cook bread over a campfire. I'm going to try it sometime and also thinking about having an outdoor cinema night for my birthday! Is it complicated?

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  2. hi Catherine,
    Z would love it - although littlies can get bored with all the twizzling! But love the result, we have a tiny bucket bbq in the garden and cook it on that too!

    Outdoor cinema was easy - used a sheet for the screen, borrowed a projector (although forgot that macs need a special lead) so borrowed neighbours laptop in the end! We put the projector on a step ladder and it worked a treat.

    Emma x

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  3. Yum- I remember making dampers at guides. I saw the wildlife trust on countryfile yesterday- were you invovled?

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  4. Thanks Emma, you're a Sweetie and I'll try and get my props sorted to make it happen. Right, I'm DEFINITELY off to bed now!

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  5. Oh yummy! Just the word 'damper' conjures up such great memories. I love it with lashings of butter and jam... hence I don't make it on the fire pit too often! x

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  6. I absolutely loved making dampers as a kid and have since introduced dampers to my own children. Until now i hadn't come across anyone else who knew about dampers

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