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Al fresco food for sunny days, including pastry, Scotch eggs, cakes, bakes and salads.

Falafel Scotch eggs

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(1 ratings)
Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas
55 minutes
Moderately easy
Healthy
Vegetarian

Fruity tabbouleh with feta

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Use up a few storecupboard staples in this bulghar wheat salad packed with dried fruit, nuts and herbs
40 minutes
Easy

Pressed picnic sandwich

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(2 ratings)
A great recipe for kids to assemble - fully load a ciabatta loaf with favourites like prosciutto, artichokes, peppers, spinach and mozzarella
28 minutes
Easy

Bhaji frittata

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This lunchbox or picnic-friendly dish takes an Italian-style thick omelette and adds some Indian spice, along with potatoes, peas and coriander
40 minutes
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian

Summer potato salad

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(1 ratings)
Make the most of Jersey Royals in this fresh and crunchy side with buttermilk dressing, radishes and cress
27 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Homemade pink lemonade

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(3 ratings)
Mix up a jug of this refreshing, still, cloudy lemonade made from zingy lemons and plump raspberries
10 minutes
Easy

Mini pork pies with piccalilli

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(5 ratings)
Hoel Levieil from London restaurant Frizzante shares this picnic-friendly pork pie recipe, which was voted our users’ favourite Jubilee recipe idea
1 hour and 28 minutes
Easy

Bacon & Brie omelette wedges with summer salad

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Spanish-style fritattas, or 'tortilla', are traditionally served in thick slices complete with oozing cheese and a crunchy salad
20 minutes
Easy

Curried chicken & mango salad

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(13 ratings)
This lightly-spiced, fruity salad is a modern take on Coronation chicken - a low calorie-lunch for two
40 minutes
Easy

Ham & asparagus subs

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Cram individual bread rolls with quality ham, asparagus tips and lemon dressing and add to a tea party spread
17 minutes
Easy

Apple crumble loaf

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(21 ratings)
A rustic fruit crumble cake with raisins and spice and a crunchy nutty topping - a spin on a classic
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Bacon & egg pies

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Individual shortcrust pastries that fall somewhere between a Scotch egg and a Gala pie - super for a summer spread
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Citrus bars

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(11 ratings)
Crisp shortbread biscuit base with a creamy citrus curd baked onto the top
1 hour and 5 minutes
Moderately easy

Griddled chicken with quinoa Greek salad

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A light dish of grilled chicken fillets and authentic salad with Kalamata olives, feta cheese, tomato and mint
20 minutes
Easy

Bagels

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Great British Bake Off 2010 winner, Edd Kimber, shows us how to make these distinctive bread buns with seeded toppings
1 hour and 5 minutes
Moderately easy

Tex-Mex sausage plait

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The classic picnic roll gets a spicy makeover, as pork sausagemeat is flavoured with Mexican chipotle paste, green chillies, lime and coriander
55 minutes
Easy

Picnic tortilla

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(30 ratings)
Hot or cold tortillas make a tasty change from sandwiches, in 25 minutes
35 minutes
Easy

Summer sausage rolls

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(56 ratings)
When the weather is warmer, bring some sunshine flavours into everyone’s favourite afternoon tea and picnic snack
40 minutes
Easy

Herbed goat’s cheese & summer veg tarts

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Crisp, colourful and easy to make, these vegetarian puff pastry tartlets are perfect for every occasion
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Pimm's

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A true taste of summer, serve this fruity punch with fresh mint leaves, cucumber, orange and strawberries
5 minutes
Easy

Sweet potato & pea puffs

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These samosa-like puff pastry parcels filled with a spiced vegetarian mix are perfect for the freezer, so try making a batch
55 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Cheddar & sage scones

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Make sure you use a punchy mature cheese to shine through these savoury scones made with mustard and buttermilk
25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Sumac-spiced lamb pides

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These boat-shaped Turkish pizzas are made with homemade dough and topped with spicy minced lamb and feta cheese
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

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