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The Cosy kitchen

There are two shared 'Glamp' kitchens here at Cosy Under Canvas. With 6 gas hobs and a wood fired rayburn in the woodland kitchen and 4 gas hobs in the stream side Kitchen.

The rayburn is primarily for heating the water for the showers so although we will light it every day, it is not necessary for it to be roaring all day to provide enough hot water. You are welcome to get involved and if you are happy to keep it stoked it's fabulous for slow cooking. A pot of stew can be popped in early morning and be ready for supper that night.

Please do not bring pizza’s (unless for the pizza oven), oven ready meals, or any other food that needs a hot oven to cook as the Rayburn is good for slow cooking only.

No need to bring tea, coffee, sugar, oil, salt or pepper, it’s all here and let us know if you need milk on arrival.

Embrace the outdoors and enjoy campfire cooking

Be adventurous and cook over the open fire. Each dome has its own tripod to stand over the fire, plus a large pot and a griddle to hang from it. The griddle is great for BBQing and the pot is perfect for cooking up a risotto, ratatouille, casserole or stew.

If you are looking for ideas there are cookbooks on site for inspiration and we've put together a few recipes we love here.

Cosy cook pots

To make it really easy we've also created a selection of Cosy Cook Pots, delicious meals that we've tried and tested and are easy to cook over the fire or on the hobs. We'll shop locally for all the tasty ingredients and let you have them in exactly the right quantities ready to cook yourselves. Armed with these and detailed preparation and cooking instructions you can't fail to cook up a campfire storm.

£24 for a 2 person meat pot / £40 for a 4 person meat pot:

  • Chicken and chorizo stew with potatoes and butter beans, our all time favourite!
  • Streaky bacon, mushroom and pea risotto, a nice creamy risotto, easy to cook on the fire or in the glamp kitchen
  • Classic campfire chilli to warm you from the inside out!

£18 for a 2 person veggie pot / £30 for a 4 person veggie pot:

  • Campfire veggie chilli to warm you up if it's a bit chilly
  • Creamy mushroom, tarragon and seasonal greens risotto, easy to cook over the fire or in the glamp kitchen
  • Moroccan Veggie Stew, packed with spices and beans for a wholesome campfire meal
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Cosy Under Canvas Cooking

Cosy pizza oven

A pizza oven next to the kitchen in the woods is a firm favourite with our glampers. When we're fully booked we'll host a pizza night so you can enjoy authentic home cooked pizzas. Everything will be provided so you can relax and enjoy the experience. It's just £10 per adult/teen for a 12" pizza and £5 per child for a 6" pizza. We'll let you know in advance which night we'll be hosting the pizzas so you can be prepared.

When we're not fully booked just let us know if you'd like to use the pizza oven and we'll give you a lesson in lighting it and provide the wood free of charge. Plus if you don't feel up to making your own dough don't worry just buy your toppings and take advantage of dough pre order service.

£10 for 2 adults, £15 for a family of 4, 24 hours notice please!

Jakes Crepes

The legendary Jakes' crepes have been a roaring success for the last few seasons now and he's got it off to a fine art! When we're fully booked Jake will be on hand to serve crepes and shakes (and coffee, but it doesn't rhyme!) from our purpose built crepe shack. With delicious toppings including Nutella and maple syrup plus tasty fruit shakes and locally roasted fresh coffee...that's breakfast sorted!

Glamp kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen Eating area

Cosy camp shop

There is also food and drink available to buy at the Cosy Camp Shop. Essentials like coffee, milk, jams, marshmallows, local 'Farmers' crisps, local craft ales and cider made right here on site! Plus chicken, burgers and sausages in the fridge for BBQing. Just pop your money in the red tin by the fridge or settle up at the end of your stay.

New for 2021 - 'Glamper Hampers'

Delivered to your dome when you arrive - our Glamper hampers have been put together with the help of our local Butcher/Delicatessen. One Hamper will provide enough food for 2 people for 2 meals.

Breakfast Hamper: 4 x slices of dry-cured back bacon, 2 x traditional pork sausages, 6 x large free range eggs, 1 x medium sliced loaf, 1 x Shirgar Welsh butter, 2 x large tomatoes, 2 x flat mushrooms, 1 x pot of Black Mountain Preserves jam, 1 x bottle of full cream milk, 2 x Rachel's Dairy yoghurts, whole fruit and fresh orange juice. Priced at £25.00.

Vegetarian Breakfast Hamper: Nairn's Oat Muesli, 1 x bottle of full cream milk, 1 x punnet of grapes, 2 x bananas, 1 x punnet of strawberries, 2 x Rachel's Dairy yogurts, Longley Farms Cottage Cheese, 1 x medium sliced loaf, 1 x pot of Black Mountain Preserves jam, 6 x large free range eggs, 1 x Shirgar Welsh Butter and fresh orange juice. Priced at £28.00.

Lunch Hamper: Monkland Cheese, Pantysgwan Soft Goat’s Cheese, 1 x large traditional hand-raised pork pie, 2 x cottage bread rolls, 2 x apples, 2 x tomatoes, 1 x pot of tricolour olives, 1 x pot of houmous, 1 x bag of Two Farmers crisps, 1 x jar of Black Mountain Preserves Chutney, 1 x small cake, 2 x bottles of apple juice and a selection of Charcuterie meats from our award winning local 'Hay charcuterie' company. Priced at £38. Upgrade to include the following items for an additional £15: 1 x Chicken Liver Pate, 2 x Soups, 2 x French Sticks, 1 x Salad Bag.

For a Vegetarian Lunch Hamper the Pork Pie and Charcuterie meats will be replaced with 1 x Salmon and Dill Patte and 2 x Glamorgan Crumble Muffins. Priced at £35.

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