‘Cheap and Easy’: Campfire Damper

Damper: such a classic Aussie camping recipe and what better way to do it than on a campfire. It’s so cheap, easy, tasty and versatile. I love having it with some fried eggs, smoky cheddar and relish, but it’s always delightful to pair with golden syrup- a la Primary School camp. 

Spicing things up: ingredients for your gourmet camping feast

I love intense flavours in my food. Give me a strong coffee, a heavy red wine, a spicy curry, a smelly cheese, a smoky sauce or a floral sweet treat and you basically have my heart. Although camping can limit your ability to produce technical meals, the great thing is that you can add some…

The Coast Track, Royal National Park, New South Wales

Nestled in the world’s second oldest national park, Royal National Park, this spectacular coastline walk takes you across cliff tops, beaches, and forest. This walk is perfect if you’re keen to try some multi-day hiking over two days- and it will give you time to stop for some whale watching or swim in one of…

Heading for the Hills: Travelling in Iceland on a Budget

“I heard them calling in the distance So I packed my things and ran Far away from all the trouble I had caused with my two hands Alone we travelled armed with nothing but a shadow We fled, far away…” Of Monsters and Men (Mountain Sound)

Six Foot Under: Hiking in the rain.

Since moving to Sydney, I have been told by many people that it inevitably rains most Easter long weekends. This one was no exception.  I had been thinking about doing the Six Foot Track for some time. I was at the Walk21 conference in October last year and met a guy and a girl who…

Lady Lamington

 I moved to Sydney two years ago after having lived in Queensland for 8½ years: about 2½ years on the Gold Coast and six years in Brisbane. The move to the Sunshine State was not necessarily planned. After I finished my degree in Melbourne, I applied for a Masters degree at two universities- one Sydney…

Take me home, country roads

Despite living many of my formative years in suburban Melbourne, there are still so many corners of Victoria that I am yet to discover. A few weeks ago, Mark and I decided to explore this state a little bit further in our campervan, with the aim to uncover some of it’s more regional heart and…

Let’s hit the road!

Well this is it, my first blog post… ever. I’ve talked to a lot of people about this for a while so here goes. I hope it doesn’t disappoint!

The reason for writing starting this is, of course, due to my great passions. Like a lot of people, I love food (both preparing it and eating it) and travel. The combination of these two passions is the essence of ‘The Nutrition Nomad.’ Over the years I have been fortunate to travel to some wonderful places and experience them at their most basic and authentic state- from camping in open spaces, to hiking through rugged terrain, to sourcing food from local producers and to preparing the food with limited resources.