Gorp, Glop and Glue Stew: Favorite Foods from 165 Outdoor Experts
Gorp Glop and Glue Stew Favorite Foods from 165 Outdoor Experts Author:Ruth Dyar Mendenhall, Yvonne Prater Ever wonder what British mountaineer Chris Bonington eats while he’s conquering yet another Himalayan peak?’ Or what climber-photographer Calen Rowell packs for chow to chew on while hanging on a rock face in Yosemite? Or how outdoor veteran Pete Schoening gets by without cooking at all? Is “Papaya-Licorice Gorp” really e... more »dible? What intriguing history lies behind “Strike-Again Mung”? And just what is the “real” Logan Bread, anyhow? The answers and hundreds more fascinating food facts are revealed in this unique cookbook.
Over 165 well-known outdoor folk from several continents share their favorite recipes and relate
memorable cooking and eating experiences, from trips that include desert sieges, watery voyages and peak experiences all over the world. Their recipes (all tested—with the possible exception of “Mouse Soup”) include homemade backpack foods, camp-cooked meals, wild food feasting, and better food with less work. Valuable tips for outdoor eating abound; and the haps and mishaps they’ve connected with food give lively insights into the contributors.
This is a cookbook, with complete, accurate recipes. It’s also a delightfully presented book about the cooks!« less
My backpacking days are over, but when I was treking up and down the mountains with 70 lbs, on my back...many of the food items I carried were from this fun book. Get your children involved in making fun snacks, even if they are only for a walk around the neighborhood.
Back of book says: Over 165 well-know outdoor folk from several continents share their favorite recipes and memorable cooking and eating experiences...desert sieges...watery voyages...peak experiences. Homemade backpack foods, camp-cooking, wild foods...little work...valuable tips...lively insigts.
I say: Lots of savory foods in this this book. Here's a few examples: Whole-Wheat Backpacking Bread; Sanowshoe Energy bars; Glue Stew; Mountain Hoosh; Date Milk Shake; Shykapa (a Sherpa stew); Mountain McMuffins.