Lamb and date tagine recipe: An easy, freezable meal to take camping

For chef Claire Thomson, co-author of new book Camper Van Cooking, the key to a successful camping holiday is preparation.

“The best tip in the book is to take the first meal with you that you’ve frozen at home,” she says. “You’ve had time to cook some sort of curry or braised whatever, and then you take that with you frozen. It defrosts as you go to wherever you’re going, and then all you need to do is heat it up that evening – and it boosts the refrigeration of all your other ingredients as you get there.”

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