Project Type: To do ahead

Clancy’s Caribbean-style rub

This is a quick and easy spice mix to knock together ahead of time and can easily be stored in an airtight container in a cool dark place. The rub itself is infused with the flavours of the Caribbean and when combined it works well with pretty much any protein especially chicken, pork and fish. …

Vietnamese Dressing

This is a super versatile dressing and perfect for Vietnamese style salads – noodle or otherwise – and as a dipping sauce for rice paper or spring rolls. Make it up in the morning, pop it in a jar and shake it about a bit when you’re ready to use it. What you need 1/4 …

Curry Paste

This versatile curry paste is a breeze to make before you leave home – although feel free to pack a mortar and pestle (or is it pestle and mortar?) and make it by hand when you’re out there. You can store it in a jar in the fridge – don’t leave any longer than a …

Chilli Jam

Ok, this isn’t something that you’d be making in the great outdoors – well, you could, but unless you were planning on eating an awful lot of it, there’s the pesky problem of making sure your jars are all sanitised…food hygiene and all that. It is, however, something that you might want in the box …