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==How to cook with a a pressure pack==
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==How to cook with a pressure pack==
 
* tear off a piece of foil about '''30cm in length''',
 
* tear off a piece of foil about '''30cm in length''',
 
* fold the foil in '''half''' - to create a '''double layer''',
 
* fold the foil in '''half''' - to create a '''double layer''',
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* '''fill''' with your meat and vegetables,
 
* '''fill''' with your meat and vegetables,
 
* carefully '''place on the coals''' of the fire (you may also put some coals over the pouch)
 
* carefully '''place on the coals''' of the fire (you may also put some coals over the pouch)
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== Foods to cook with a pressure pack ==
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With a pressure pck you are able to cook a stew, or a large piece of meat like a fish or a rabbit. The foil keeps the moisture in and protects the food from the ash.
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You can cut vegetables like onions, carrots and potatoes in to smaller pieces - or you could cook them whole.
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==Pressure pack recipes==
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Will add some links to pages under this heading
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==See also==
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* [http://www.artofmanliness.com/2010/07/20/cooking-around-the-campfire-9-easy-and-delicious-foil-packet-recipes]
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*[http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/potato-sausage-foil-packs]
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* [http://www.angelfire.com/ia3/camping/aluminumfoil.htm]

Revision as of 12:22, 6 December 2014

A pressure pack is a method for outdoor cooking of food without the use of utensils.

Heavy duty foil is folded into a sachet and this is then used to cook the food.

Use heavy duty foil - as this is less likely to tear.

Contents

Type of pressure packs

  • Flat pouches
  • tent pouches
  • Single meal pouches
  • Patrol sized pouch



How to cook with a pressure pack

  • tear off a piece of foil about 30cm in length,
  • fold the foil in half - to create a double layer,
  • fold into a quarter to create the pouch,
  • create a double seam along the two sides (with the fold as the bottom of the pouch)
  • fill with your meat and vegetables,
  • carefully place on the coals of the fire (you may also put some coals over the pouch)

Foods to cook with a pressure pack

With a pressure pck you are able to cook a stew, or a large piece of meat like a fish or a rabbit. The foil keeps the moisture in and protects the food from the ash.

You can cut vegetables like onions, carrots and potatoes in to smaller pieces - or you could cook them whole.

Pressure pack recipes

Will add some links to pages under this heading

See also