Recipe: rustic roasted tomato and red pepper soup

Winter is soup weather! Roasting the tomatoes, peppers and garlic means that while you spend 30 minutes watching TV or reading a book, your ingredients are developing some beautifully rich, deep flavours without you having to lift a finger.

Camping recipe: how to make breakfast in a bag

Tracy Anderson of Cape Town loves an omelette in a bag for her camping breakfast. You can use whatever leftover braai meat you have, veggies such as mushrooms and peppers, and grated cheddar or crumbled feta.

Camping recipe: Cowboy stew

This stew is a great way to cook up leftover braai meat from the night before, as Pat Wakeford of Fish Hoek suggests.

Lamb bunny chow recipe

Brian Armour of Harding loves to cook up this South African classic. Although it may seem like a lot of ingredients, most come from tins (easy for camping trips) and the spices you can measure out at home and store in an airtight container.

Camping recipe: Beer potbrood

This potbrood is very easy to make, all you need is a couple of ingredients and a standard sized cast-iron bread pan with a lid.