Now that the weather is warming up, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of the sunshine, grab a picnic blanket and head outside. Your local park, a trip down to the beach, a spot in the countryside or even your own garden can make the perfect picnic pitch.
Top Picnic Picks
Sandwiches are generally considered a picnic staple, but there’s no reason why you can take along what ever you fancy! Quiche, Sausage rolls, chicken drumsticks, cheese and crackers, salad, pate, fruit – the options are endless. Just make sure you pack it away in a good cool bag, there’s nothing worse than warm cheese!
A few tasty picnic treats for you to try
Quick and easy potato salad
- 750g new potatoes
- 75ml buttermilk
- 2 tbsp light mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
- ½ teaspoon caster sugar
- 100g sliced radishes
Cook potatoes until cooked through. Whisk buttermilk, mayonnaise, vinegar and caster sugar. Add the cool potatoes and add radishes. Store in an air tight container so there are no spills!
Delicious ham and asparagus sub rolls
- asparagus tips
- good quality ham
- lemon juice
- mini sub rolls
- little salad cream
Cook asparagus in boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes. Wrap a piece of ham around 2 asparagus tips. Mash butter with lemon juice and spread on to the sub roll. Add the asparagus wrap to each roll. like a hot dog. Add a little salad cream if desired.