Celebrity Bush Cook Ranger Nick
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Who is Ranger Nick?                       

     Often referred to as the "Guru" of camp oven cooking, Ranger Nick is the master of keeping it simple and has been demonstrating camp oven and bush cooking skills professionally since 2010, travelling the country and abroad. Coming from a large family, he whips up a cracker of a meal with whatever is in the tuckerbox.

     A previous environmental education support officer and Ranger Guide from outback Queensland, Ranger Nick is putting his bush skills to use wherever his travels take him. When he is not cooking up a storm in the camp oven, Ranger Nick passes on his knowledge to school groups and fellow adventurers, teaching them the art of bush skills, camp oven cooking and outdoor etiquette.

     Considered a dinky-di Aussie character who walks his talk with no dull moments, Ranger Nick’s colloquial language and unique sense of humour have earned him the reputation of the entertaining Bush Cook.
Keeping heritage and traditions alive, he combines educational information with bush poetry, yarns and ballads during his camp oven cooking demonstrations.
     Appealing to young and old, he leaves a lasting impression wherever he goes and is a conversational point long after the show has finished.

     Recently involved in successfully claiming the World Record title for the Longest Damper, Ranger Nick has guest appearances on “Step Outside with Paul Burt” and “Merv’s Outdoors”, is the author of three books, has released a DVD, developed a comprehensive Outdoor Training Program and frequently gets invited to judge at large camp oven cooking competitions.

     Ranger Nick is available to entertain at corporate and public events or private functions.
     A true edutainer and real character, Ranger Nick draws crowds at his performances around the country. 
     He will bring the outdoors into your kitchen at home, into the back yard, or show how to get out there and do it in style.
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To see where Ranger Nick is at or to participate in one of this camp oven workshops, visit his Tour Schedule.For book signing events, check out the events calendar.

Bush Cooking with the Camp Oven

Bush Cooking Demonstration with Ranger Nick

Bush Cooking Demonstration

Ranger Nick at one of his popular cooking demonstrations, showing the art of camp oven cooking whilst entertaining the audience.

Open fire cooking with camp ovens

Camp Oven Cooking

Ranger Nick uses a fire and hot coals for his cast iron cooking where possible, or Charcoal Briquettes depending on fire restrictions.
Camp Oven Scones

No-fail Ginger Beer Scones

Ranger Nick's favourite quote: "Get it Indaya!" Camp oven (dutch oven) recipes are available in his cook books and on the Fan Club page.
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