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Camping Food

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 05 August 2012

For most people, the idea of camping food is not an appetising one. You'll not find food-loving Tim Hayward under canvas unless it's in the big tent of a food festival.

Tim has got wind of a man who is throwing all of his energy into changing forever how people see (and taste) camping food. Setting off on an arduous voyage to meet Josh Sutton - aka The Guyrope Gourmet - our intrepid presenter learns about tribal caches, a pioneering outdoorsman with a love of Italian cuisine, as well as a whole new way to experience 'local food'.

Tim Hayward is joined by Matthew De Abaitua, author of 'The Art of Camping'.

Producer: Rich Ward.

  • Josh Sutton in action

    Josh Sutton in action

    The Guyrope Gourmet in full swing at the Really Wild Food and Countryside Festival in St Davids, Wales.

  • Scottish breakfast on a hillside

    Scottish breakfast on a hillside

    A Scottish breakfast being cooked at the De Abaitua camp.

  • Matthew De Abaitua

    Matthew De Abaitua

    Photo courtesy of Fiona Beckman.

  • Dinner


    Grilling burgers and courgette over the De Abaitua campfire.


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