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Kitchen Essentials For Your Campervan.

Updated: Jun 11, 2022

Cooking in your campervan doesn't need to be a chore

Whether you are living the full-time van life or not one thing is for sure and that's that we all need to eat. there's no reason why we shouldn't eat well and enjoy cooking while in our campervans.

Most campervans, either self built or factory built will have a means of cooking, it may only be a gas hob but that is more than enough to make yourself some lovely meals.

Essentials Accessories To Keep In Your Campervan Kitchen.

Here are some of the smaller kitchen items that you should definitely have in your campervan:

Essential Food Items To Keep In Your Campervan Cupboards.

Below are some food and drink related items that you should always have in your campervan cupboards just in-case.

Need More Cooking Options?

While its perfectly fine to have the bare minimum in your campervan kitchen its also possible to have a few extras appliances that can open up a whole new world of culinary delights.

Many of the appliance will require you to be plugged into a mains hook-up but if you like to stay on campsites where you can plug into the mains you should definitely take them into consideration.

Russell Hobbs Microwave

SCANDI STYLE - Wooden effect handle and dial for a Scandinavian inspired finish

COMPACT DESIGN - Ideal for kitchens with limited space

EASY CLEAN – With a wipe-able painted interior and removable glass turntable which is dishwasher safe, it’s super easy to keep clean.

EASY TO USE DIALS - Simply select the power and time

5 POWER LEVELS - 5 microwave power levels plus a defrost setting to tailor your cooking experience

TIMER - Easy to use 30 minute timer, simply select the time and start cooking

Crock-Pot Slow Cooker

Let the Crockpot cook your meal to perfection while you get on with your day

Suitable for casseroles, curries, chilli, but also soups, pot roasts and even desserts

Oven safe, dishwasher safe stoneware plus tempered glass lid with cool touch handles

2.4 Litre capacity is ideal for single and smaller households

Slow cooker recipe booklet included


Russell Hobbs 3-Tier Food Steamer

Ideal for steaming rice, vegetables, meat and fish the three tier steamer provides one of the healthiest ways to cook minimising the loss of nutrients and vitamins.

With a powerful 800 W and turbo steam design, you can cook food on multiple levels all at once saving you time energy and money.

Three separate basket layers provide a generous 9 Litre capacity ideal when entertaining guests or cooking for larger families.

With two water inlets, one on each side you can easily refill your steamer, regardless of where it's sat on your kitchen worktop.

Requiring no oil and giving off no smoke, steaming your food leaves very little mess to clean up after you have finished.

Tower Family Size Air Fryer

VORTX TECHNOLOGY: Rapid air circulation cooks food 30% faster with 99% less oil and the same great taste – you only lose the fat, not the flavour

99 PERCENT LESS FAT: Uses just one spoonful of oil to reduce fat contents by up to 99%, making fried food healthier than ever

FOOD COOKS FASTER: Faster cooking capabilities has your food ready in less time, letting you make delicious golden chips in just 15 minutes

MORE MEAL CHOICES: Fry, roast, grill and bake functions allow you to make a variety of meals such as stuffed vegetables, muffins, pork chops and more

4.3 LITRE CAPACITY: Family-sized air fryer with a large 4.3 litre capacity lets you serve up enough portions to go round the whole table

COOKING MADE SIMPLE: With easy-to-use dial controls, you can adjust the 60-minute timer and temperature (80-200°C) to ensure perfectly-cooked results every time


Premium Low Wattage Two Slice Toaster

2 slice capacity

Stylish stainless steel body with black Poly Propylene trim

7 levels of browning control

Auto Pop Up and Shut Off

Fixed crumb tray

Power: 600-700W


Ridgemonkey "The Classic"

RidgeMonkey Classic Deep Fill Sandwich Toaster XL including Utensils. The original is back and better than ever!! Featuring all the most requested features of the original RidgeMonkey.‘The Classic’ features a sleek black finish, fixed cool-touch handles, riveted hinges and a full utensil set included. No fuss, no mess, just great toasted snacks every time. It doesn’t just do toasties either: pies, slices, naans, wraps and omelettes are just a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing – the possibilities really are as endless as your imagination!!

Tower Mini Oven with Dual Hot Plates

LARGE CAPACITY - With a big inner capacity, the 32 litre space can easily fit a standard chicken inside, giving you versatility to cook portions of food for the whole family.

ALL-IN-ONE COOKING - Roast, bake, grill, toast a wide range of ingredients for a convenient and conventional alternative to cooking.

DUAL HOT PLATES – a 600W and 1000W hot plate let you cook food using saucepans and frying pans for added versatility.

ADJUSTABLE TEMPERATURE – offers a wide range of temperatures from 90 -230°C, ideal for a variety of dishes.

90-MINUTE TIMER – Provides enough time to cook your meals with complete precision so they’re perfect and ready to serve.

ACCESSORIES INCLUDED – A baking tray, wire rack and tray handle is included. With these three accessories, the possibilities of the cooking experience are endless.


Valiant Portable Folding BBQ

Lightweight (3.3kg) portable barbecue set

Compact foldaway design for easy transportation

Perfect for days out, picnics at the park or grilling on the beach

Stainless steel design with rust free, easy to clean, grilling rack

Heavy duty charcoal burner offers safe and convenient cooking

Generous 32cm x 23cm cooking area allows easy catering for 6 or more diners



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