Pack the perfect picnic and head off outdoors.
Nothing beats sitting outdoors in the sunshine relaxing and tucking into some delicious food with your friends or family.
You could picnic in the park, on the beach, head off into the countryside, take a walk down the canal or even just switch off the mobile phones and sit outside in the garden.
You just need some tasty food and a blanket to sit on.
Perfect Picnic Sandwiches
Make up a collection of sandwiches, use different types of bread, rolls or wraps and a variety of fillings. Slice into mini portions. Favourite picnic sandwich fillings include…
- egg salad
- ham & mustard
- roast beef & onion
- coronation chicken
- spiced roast vegetable wraps
- cheese & onion
- loads and loads of sandwich recipes right here.
Perfect Picnic Snacks
Add a selection of picnic snacks.
- falafal & dip
- pork pies
- sausage rolls
- cold pizza slices
- sticky marinated chipolatas
- proper crisps
- scotch eggs
Perfect Picnic Desserts
Throw together a collection of fresh fruits and delicious sweet baked goods.
Perfect Picnic Drinks
Add a selection of nice drinks.
- Cartons of fresh juice or fruit smoothies
- Sparkling water
- Flask of tea
Picnics are all about enjoying yourself – if you don’t like cooking then buy all the food ready prepared from the supermarket. Some cafe’s and catering services are happy to take orders for picnics.
If you’re out for a picnic with the family don’t forget a few kid-friendly picnic essentials
- baby wipes
- paper napkins
- plastic plates and cups
- picnic blanket
- rubbish bag
- colouring pencils and notepad
- cool packs to keep the food chilled
- radio if you fancy a little music
- antibacterial hand gel (because kids put there hands everywhere…)
Get loads of lunch recipes and ideas here
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