You’ve perfected the route for your next backpacking trip. Ordered a new tent for a wild camping trip. Set a date for a hike you’ve been discussing with friends for months. 

Whatever adventure you’re about to partake in, eating well shouldn’t take a back seat when you’re out in the wilderness. 

Keeping up your energy is key to high performance and feeling your best. You’ll need a stove to cook the food, easy high-energy meals, and lightweight “kitchen” essentials

Whilst we recommend all the products on our site you’d need a very large backpack to take them all with you, so we’ve narrowed down some of our favourite products to make eating well in the wild easy. 

Enjoy hot drinks and hearty meals in the great outdoors with the convenience of our reliable and long-lasting camping stoves from trusted brands such as MSR, SOTO, and Jetboil. 

The MSR Pocketrocket Deluxe Stove is ultralight at only 83g, meaning you can easily carry it with you without adding unnecessary weight to your backpack. The features of this stove ensure you have a consistently excellent cooking experience. 

The pressure regulator means you can use this stove successfully even in windy conditions where other stoves may struggle. The push-start Piezo Igniter is the most durable that MSR has ever designed and the broad burner head makes for better heat distribution and simmering.  

camping stove and kettle

Boil up to 1L of water in just 3.3 minutes so you won’t have to wait long for a mid-hike brew. The 60-minute burn time per 227g canister also gives you plenty of cooking time. 

The Soto Amicus with Stealth Ignitor is another great choice. If you’re looking for affordability without compromising on high-end performance this is the stove for you. The Amicus is compatible with isobutane canisters such as Primus,MSR, and Jetboil. 

With many of the features of more expensive stoves without the price tag to match. The concave burner surface means increased performance in windy conditions making it ideal for hikers and backpackers all year round. The spring-loaded pot supports are a fantastic attribute that has been designed for stability and easy pot setup. 

If you’re wondering what to cook on your stove we have a selection of delicious options that are easy to store and even easier to make. 

 camping food

The Summit to Eat Vegetable Chipotle Chilli with Rice is a popular choice amongst Vegans and Vegetarians, however, it tastes so good that meat eaters love it too. Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Vegan it really is a meal to suit all. Taking only 10 minutes to cook, it’s quick, easy, and nutritious.  

Looking for a breakfast that can be ready before you’ve finished your morning coffee? Will keep you full until lunch and ensure you’re getting enough of that essential protein needed when you’re partaking in high-output activities such as hiking or skiing? Look no further than Summit to Eat Scrambled Egg with Cheese.  

Don’t worry you don’t have to eat your eggs with your hands and sip your coffee straight from the pot, we have some must-have utensils to see you eating in comfort. 

Our Wildo Sporks cost less than a mid-trail ice cream, conveniently fit inside your bag with ease, and are ultra-lightweight. Whether you want to sip soup or cut up a sausage your spork will allow you to with its innovative 3-in-1 design. 

Keep your cuppa warm with the Sea to Summit Deltalight Insulated Mug. Made with lightweight, durable glass that’s been reinforced with polypropylene. The generous 350ml capacity ensures you’re fully fuelled for your adventure. It’s designed to easily stack with other products within the DeltaLight range for compact storage. 

camping pans

You’ve got a range of tasty meals to choose from, now you need something convenient to cook them in. Combine your stove with the Evernew Titanium Ultralight Pot for a cooking combination that’ll see you wishing you could cook in the wild full-time. 

Designed with ultralight hikers in mind, this pot is made with paper-thin titanium, yet this doesn’t mean it compromises durability and longevity. We know experienced hikers who’ve used this pot for over 20 years and can vouch for its quality.  

For more products that are going to see you eating well, sleeping well, and enjoying your experience in the wild check out our: Tents + Shelters, Sleeping Bags + Quilts, Backpacks + Lumber Packs, Clothing + Footwear, Food + Outdoor Cooking, and Camping Equipment.   


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March 23, 2023 — Jim De'Ath