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Celebrate summer with our sizzling seasonal recipes. From fresh salads and family meals to cooling drinks and fruity desserts, al fresco dining will be a breeze.


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  • Large summer salad on a plate


    Celebrate summer with our selection of luscious dishes including fresh salads, light main meals, and fruity desserts – perfect for al fresco dining.

  • Ratatouille tart with flaky cheddar & thyme pastry on a white table


    Let this delicately flavoured vegetable take centre stage with our top-rated courgette recipes – including salads, courgetti, soups, frittatas and even cakes.

  • Runner beans, cheddar and hazelnuts in a pan

    Runner bean

    Use up a summer glut or a bag of frozen runner beans in a wide range of exciting pasta recipes, salads and side dishes, as well as exotic curries.

  • Cheesecake topped with peach slices and streusel

    Summer dessert

    Make one of these tempting puds to round off a summer menu. Try a fruity trifle, pavlova, cheesecake or lemon tart – there's plenty of dessert inspiration here.

  • sticky pork lettuce wraps family summer lunch

    Summer family

    Our selection of kid-friendly summer essentials. Feed the whole family with barbecue staples, one-pan traybakes, light salads and fruity desserts.

  • Lemon and elderflower celebration cake topped with flowers


    Enter the great outdoors and forage for this springtime blossom. It can be used to make cordial, cakes, cocktails and much more...

  • Mint, basil and peach salad with quinoa in a bowl

    Vegetarian summer

    We've got vibrant vegetarian recipes for summer using fresh, seasonal flavours, whether you want elegant fine dining or a relaxed meal with friends

  • Boiled egg, pea, potato and lettuce salad on a plate

    Healthy summer

    From salads and light soups to grilled meats and fish, make the most of summer produce with Good Food's healthy BBQ, picnic and al fresco recipes.

  • Three-tired sponge cake with berries, icing and flowers

    Summer cake

    Get baking this summer with our gorgeous cakes celebrating seasonal produce. Our recipes include flavours like elderflower, citrus and berries.

  • Meringue icing cake topped with strawberries and macarons


    The cream of the British summer fruit crop, you can serve strawberries in cakes and desserts, ice cream and cocktails. Let Good Food inspire you.

  • Red sea breeze cocktail in a glass with lime slice and straw

    Summer cocktail

    Throw a cocktail party to celebrate summer. We've got lots of refreshing drinks mixes, from tequila sunrise and fruity punches to flavoured gins and spritzes.

  • Two gooseberry & custard pies on a table with a spoon alongside


    Often the unsung hero of summer fruits, gooseberries boast a refreshing tartness that's ideal for crumbles, tarts, jams and drinks.

  • Bowl of courgette soup topped with basil leaves, with crackers

    Summer soup

    These light soups make for a perfect summer lunch. Our selection includes vegan and gluten-free options such as gazpacho, pho, ramen and vegetable soup.

  • Summer roast chicken with tomatoes

    Summer roast

    Give your Sunday roast a summery makeover with these lighter versions of the traditional spread. Pair roast chicken with pilaf, barbecue a leg of lamb or go for baked whole salmon.

  • Potato salad in dish with spoon

    New potato

    Make mini, new potatoes the star of your dish with our easy recipes. These potatoes are packed with plenty of flavour and bite.

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