Grab the goodies and your blanket, we are lunching al fresco!
The sun is shining (ok not right this second, but it does this time of year), so why not pack up your lunch, grab your loved ones and head out for a picnic. I asked some of my blogger friends to share their favourite picnic spots, right here in the north west…and slightly further afield. Continue Reading
There’s a great Twitter account called We Want Plates where photos of food served in Wellington boots or on a shovel are shared. Yes I agree that food should be served on plates (and no-one wants bangers and mash in a wine glass) but I think that sometimes jars are acceptable too.
Putting food in pots or jars such as Kilner jars is ideal for picnics as it’s self contained and can’t leak. No bake dessert pots like these can be made in individual jars or larger ones to share (who am I kidding, who shares pudding?) and pack easily into your cool bag. Continue Reading
Cheese and crackers go together like strawberries and cream, or steak and chips. This little canape is a different was to serve your cheese and crackers: I present to you the cheese millefeuille for your next party or picnic.
The cracker market is unrecognisable from my childhood when you could have cheese (Cracker Barrel only!) on anything as long as it was a cream cracker. These days crackers come in all shapes and sizes, with flavours to compliment your favourite fromage. Continue Reading
It’s back! I launched Desert Island Dish earlier in the year, then shelved in when I was redesigning the blog. Well I thought as summer was here it would be a great time to share picnic recipes.
I’ve declared it picnic month on here: I’ll be sharing a few picnic friend recipes and I’ve a giveaway for some picnic goodies. So if eating al fresco is your thing then share your favourite picnic friend recipe. Food and drink, sweet and savoury are all welcome. Continue Reading