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fred gordon
15-07-2007, 16:11
Going of for a few days in my canoe soon. I want to do quite a bit of baking etc when I'm away and will be taking a few kilos of flour. Whats the best way to keep it fresh and dry? Any tips welcome.:rolleyes:

Jodie
15-07-2007, 17:41
Have you already rejected snap-seal plastic boxes because of weight restrictions?
Are you looking for something a bit more natural?

fred gordon
15-07-2007, 17:49
Have you already rejected snap-seal plastic boxes because of weight restrictions?
Are you looking for something a bit more natural?

If at all possible. Not something rigid either, if I can avoid it, so that it will pack well.:rolleyes:

Timinwales
15-07-2007, 17:53
Hi
not tried these for flour but they work for coffee instant and proper so might be worth a look.
Zip lock poly bags available from most super markets alternatively well washed and dried placcy bottles work well for pre mixed stuff (bannock mix etc) just add water. I must say the placcy bottle thing came from my good lady when she returned from shopping with pre mixed pancake stuff in a placcy bottle just add milk and shake,
cheers Tim

Jodie
15-07-2007, 18:08
How about those special collapsible water bags with threaded lid? I've no idea if
that would work well but if you could funnel the flour in and just pour it out it might
work.

There seem to be dry bags available for the purpose and I've spent an enjoyable
few minutes learning about the paraffined food bags of yore via Google ;-)
http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=paraffin+food+bag+canoeing&meta=

Perhaps there's a market for flour sold in vacuum sealed foil or plastic bags like
the "Look what we found" food bags:
http://www.lookwhatwefound.co.uk/index.php

What an interesting challenge :-)