Thursday, October 1, 2015

Campfire fish cooking in bamboo

The plant that I most appreciate having in the jungle has got to be bamboo.  Not only can you build a complete shelter with it, you can use it directly for cooking.  Here, we're steaming a fish in bamboo and at the same time boiling drinking water in another piece of bamboo. 

We use a leaf plug on top of the piece of bamboo that is steaming the fish. This both retains the water (steam) that is trying to escape and this particular leaf adds a bit of flavor to the fish. Water soluble nutrients would escape with the steam, so in a true survival situation it makes sense to drink some of the water that was used in cooking the fish.

survival cooking skills
Cooking fish in bamboo

Cooking with bamboo campfire skills
The finished product is a perfectly steamed fish


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