Browsing Category:

food

creating dailyconnectionwithnature Europe food vanlife

meeting new friends & old

September 9, 2019

I’ve had a continual love-hate relationship with social media over the years. A couple of years ago I deleted Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Then when we hit the road I set up this new OUTSIDER Instagram account because I wanted to document these experiences. I’d thought to put it all in a book but as there’s no end date to these travelling days I didn’t know where the book should finish. I’ve preferred using Instagram/blog/Patreon instead. Maybe it’s less polished,…

Continue Reading

dailyconnectionwithnature Europe food slowlivingactivism

the joy of French autumn fruits

September 7, 2019

Loving all the autumn fruits around just now. Pictured here are a mix of blackberries foraged from a pleasant 10k hike around the farmlands and vineyards of Tillières, they’re near the very end of their harvest here so I’ll poach them rather eat fresh. These delicious crispy apples & fat, juicy yellow plums are from a farmer’s market stall the next day in Parthenay. I had information that the market in Parthenay is predominantly food on Saturdays but this one…

Continue Reading

food travel vanlife

eat your seaweed

September 3, 2019

Following on from yesterday’s seaweed forage I thought I’d use the finds to make a spicy rice & greens dish while we’re overnight parked in a ferry port (oh the glamour!). This is something I make all the time in the van because it’s super easy to pull together and feels like comfort food even though it’s pretty healthy. Ingredients are (serves 2): Kelp, Gut-weed, Sea-lettuce dried or fresh, chopped (I usually use shredded cabbage/kale but seaweed is delicious!)1/2 bag…

Continue Reading