Outdoors

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport Review

On the dash you can easily flick (via controls on the steering wheel) between average fuel consumption, a digital speedo, compass and tyre pressure, just to name a few options. The tyre pressure indicator is a very handy feature for those planning on using the vehicle off-road. I actually got to test this feature and had to let the tyres …

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Winton beckons of a school holiday with a difference

Children will create their very own ‘drive in’ at this delightful workshop. Paper plane making will also occur, and a year’s supply of Nestle goodies is up for grabs in the Qantas Paper Plane Competition. Following the action during the day, families are encouraged to come and see the film Paper Planes, an imaginative children’s film about a young Australian …

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Engel announces its biggest prize giveaway in history

THERE has never been a better time to buy an Engel fridge, with the biggest prize giveaway in Engel history being announced recently. This winter, when you buy an Engel fridge from the Engel Platinum or Legacy series, you can register to go in the draw to win one of four Toyota LandCruiser Saharas valued at $120,000 each. The promotion …

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Lake Somerset Holiday Park review

The showers didn’t show any sign of stopping, which we confirmed by jumping on the Bureau of Meteorology website to check the radar. However, while the dismal weather was certainly taking the shine off our outdoor aspirations it wasn’t going to ruin our relaxation. Our Lakeview Villa was well appointed and quite modern, with an LCD TV, Foxtel, queen bed in …

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WIN A JEEP with Bush ‘n Beach Fishing mag

As part of a promotion with Jeep Dealers of Queensland, Bush ‘n Beach Fishing magazine is giving readers and subscribers a chance to win a Jeep Wrangler two door. How to enter OPTION 1 Inside every edition (until the January 2016 mag) is an entry form that can be taken to your local Jeep dealer each month. OPTION 2 Subscribe …

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Corned beef fritters

Corned beef fritters are the perfect thing to fill up on before heading out for a day in the bush or on the boat. Check out this recipe by Melissa Frohloff. Ingredients 2 cups self-raising flour 1 cup milk 3 eggs 2 cups corned beef 2 tsp salt 1 large onion 270g tin Golden Circle corn 1 cup frozen peas …

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Braised lamb shanks

Ever wanted that perfect recipe for tender braised lamb shanks? Well here it is, as cooked by BNB’s Melissa Frohloff. Ingredients 4 lamb shanks 2 tsp olive oil 2 x 400g tins whole peeled tomatoes, roughly chopped 4 large cloves garlic, crushed 1 eggplant, peeled and diced 2 shallots, sliced 1 cup red wine (Shiraz) 1 cup water 1 tbsp …

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The Milani experience

We then sat back and watched the stalk unfold from a high vantage point. We were just as surprised as Garrett when a grey merle billy appeared from nowhere and busted his approach. It was all over red rover. As the goats disappeared up the rocky hillside you could practically hear my mind ticking over with plans of how to …

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Steamed syrup pudding

Here’s a little sweet something. Cooking syrup pudding when you are out bush is a real delight and the task is made easy if you have an Ozpig. This compact stove is your best friend in the outdoors.  It burns very efficiently and requires far less wood than an open fire. You have full control over the heat of the fire by …

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4WDing adventure to Fraser Island

Fraser Island

with lots of exposed coffee rock to negotiate. In fact the beach (or lack of beach) was in the worst condition I have ever seen it. The low pressure systems that hit the coast this year, combined with large swells have really left their mark and it is noticeable from the bottom end of the island all the way to …

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