May 18, 2019
Learn to prepare foods without the aid of any modern cooking utensils other than a fixed blade knife while preserving the flavor and nutritional benefits of the foods.
COOKING WITH FIRE
The Cooking With Fire workshop is designed to teach many techniques that are used to effectively prepare wild foods for human consumption in a natural environment. The focus will be on preparing foods without the aid of any modern cooking utensils other than a fixed blade knife while preserving the flavor and nutritional benefits of the foods. Some of the techniques will involve making bread, cooking fish in leaves, broiling on a stone slab, and hot rock boiling.
Preparing flavorful meals in the wilderness is especially important to maintaining one's health and well-being. It is also a useful technique, to help one keep a positive mental attitude in a survival situation. The ability to make a flavorful meal without the burden of cooking utensils allows one to travel light in the wild, making it a pleasurable experience.
What should I expect?
During this workshop students will learn how to prepare fish, steam vegetables, boil water, bake bread, and roast meat, all without any modern utensils. This knowledge can make the difference between suffering, due to being forced to eat unpalatable foods, and enjoying a total wild outdoor experience.
What is covered in this course?
Cooking on a stone
Roasting small game
Steaming fish or crawfish
Dispatching, skinning, and butchering small game
Roasting root vegetables
Cooking With Fire is an enjoyable hands-on workshop, with the added benefit of sampling a variety of delicacies during the day.