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Check the weather forecast, grab a blanket and fill your picnic basket with delicious treats.

Picnic season is here! And the pressure is on this year to impress your friends with your contribution to the alfresco pot-luck lunch. Make it one to remember with some homemade goodies.


Berry platter with sheep’s labneh and orange oil

A fruity dish from Ottolenghi Flavour by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrage.

Easiest broccoli quiche

With red pesto-layered filo, Cheddar and cottage cheese.

S’mores rocky road

With peanuts, marshmallows and chocolate.

Veggie-filled sausage rolls

A yummy and veggie-packed sandwich alternative or lunchbox addition from Boosting Your Basics.

Fig and frangipane tarts

Rick Stein's French fig and frangipane tarts feature a buttery shortcrust pastry case filled with sweet almond and verdant fig.

Potato salad for the living

A tasty potato salad recipe from You Suck at Cooking.

Leek tart from Picardy

A case of shortcrust pastry with plenty of leeks sweated down in butter then bound with an egg and cream mixture and baked. Delicious.

Venus bars

A delicious and healthy sweet treat from Smart Snacks. 

Rainbow roasted vegetables

This recipe for rainbow roasted vegetables will brighten up your dinner table, and adds plenty of delicious flavours, vibrant colours and wholesome veggies to any feast.

Beetroot, caraway and goat’s cheese bread

A yeast-free, no-knead bread that’s rich in seeds, herbs and flavour from Ottolenghi SIMPLE.

Iranian herb fritters

An appetising vegetarian side from Ottolenghi SIMPLE – perfect for brunch.

Cauliflower, pomegranate and pistachio salad

Ottolenghi delivers a delicious, fresh salad that’s easy to prepare from Ottolenghi SIMPLE.