December 2015

Published a story 11th Dec 2015 2:39 PM

Maybe I shouldn’t admit this but if you’ve followed my cooking at all you’ve probably guessed. Sometimes I just make things up to suit whatever’s in the truck.

Camp cooking: Whip up a feast from whatever you've got

Maybe I shouldn’t admit this but if you’ve followed my cooking at all you’ve probably guessed. Sometimes I just make things up to suit whatever’s in the truck.

Published a story 10th Dec 2015 3:15 PM

Join Roothy, Gleno and Kenno as they follow the historic Ghan Railway through some of the most inhospitable parts of Australia.

The Old Way: 4WDs take on the Ghan Railway track

Join Roothy, Gleno and Kenno as they follow the historic Ghan Railway through some of the most inhospitable parts of Australia.

Published a story 10th Dec 2015 12:03 PM

This recipe is easy, too easy, even when you’ve spent a few hours ‘catching up’ on the day with mates  and beers.

Camp cooking: anything but boring pasta

This recipe is easy, too easy, even when you’ve spent a few hours ‘catching up’ on the day with mates and beers.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2015 10:40 AM

Bush mechanics: John Rooth lifts the lid on diesel power and Chooka’s latest hairdo.

Beer & BS: Roothy tells how to keep an old truck running

Bush mechanics: John Rooth lifts the lid on diesel power and Chooka’s latest hairdo.

November 2015

Published a story 26th Nov 2015 2:50 PM

Riding a Harley down the Birdsville Track, bench-pressing BMW motors and fitting 4WD gear are just some of John Rooth’s highlights.

A mechanical life: Roothy gives us a glimpse

Riding a Harley down the Birdsville Track, bench-pressing BMW motors and fitting 4WD gear are just some of John Rooth’s highlights.

Published a story 24th Nov 2015 11:47 AM

The grass had grown so long I couldn’t find the bloody mower ... We did find an old Troopy while looking for it though, so all’s good.

Air cooled: Old trucks, new parts and Caramello koalas

The grass had grown so long I couldn’t find the bloody mower ... We did find an old Troopy while looking for it though, so all’s good.

Published a story 17th Nov 2015 3:53 PM

Something like 20 years ago I first sampled Rhino's rissoles, made to a recipe he’d learnt from his mum.

Bush cooking: How to make Roothy's Rhino Rissoles

Something like 20 years ago I first sampled Rhino's rissoles, made to a recipe he’d learnt from his mum.

Published a story 10th Nov 2015 3:26 PM

What’s the old saying? "Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun." Yeah, well make that mad dogs and LowRangers now

Red Centre: Roothy and the boys head to a desert oasis

What’s the old saying? "Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun." Yeah, well make that mad dogs and LowRangers now

October 2015

Published a story 29th Oct 2015 12:27 PM

The lamb had been fattened  on some lovely pasture a long way from the salt bush of the Flinders. Hey, all that was left was to get it wrong. So I did.

How not to cook lamb on a campfire (tasted good though)

The lamb had been fattened on some lovely pasture a long way from the salt bush of the Flinders. Hey, all that was left was to get it wrong. So I did.

September 2015

Published a story 29th Sep 2015 2:16 PM

Roothy and the crew head back to where it all began to film in the Flinders

Best of the bush: Home is where the heart is

Roothy and the crew head back to where it all began to film in the Flinders

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