Wilderness Food Preparation, Cooking & Preservation
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WILDERNESS FOOD - Preparation, Cooking & Preservation
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 is covered in the course?
This course is designed to teach the many techniques to effectively prepare food 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 food. Some of the techniques will involve making bread, cooking fish in leaves, broiling on a stone slab, hot rock boiling, and cold smoke preservation.
- Utensil making
- Containers for water and food
- Rock grilling
- Rock boiling
- Spit cooking
- Smoking meat for preservation
- Preparing and cooking fish
- Steaming fish or crawfish
- Coal cooking
- Making bread
- Roasting root vegetables
- Steaming grains
- and much more!
During this workshop students will learn how to process game, prepare fish, steam vegetables, boil water, bake bread, and roast and preserve meat, all without any modern utensils. This knowledge can make the difference between being forced to eat unpalatable food and enjoying a satisfying wild outdoors experience. This class is an enjoyable hands-on workshop with the added benefit of sampling a variety of delicacies during the day.
Prerequisite: No Prerequisites Required
Eligibility Requirements: Students must be at least 12 years old. All students younger than 18 must be accompanied by a paid parent or legal guardian.
- WILDERNESS FOOD 18+$160$1600$0
- Wilderness Food$80$800$0