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Bank holiday recipes

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Put on a Bank Holiday weekend spread with recipes for seasonal quiches, vibrant salads, lazy barbecues, easy roasts and sweet treats.

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  • Beetroot hummus party platter served with vegetables and toast

    Beetroot hummus party platter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    This one-platter-serves-all beetroot hummus will be a big hit, and doesn’t require any cooking

  • Four ultimate lobster rolls served on plates

    Ultimate lobster rolls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Pack brioche buns with lobster, mayo and celery and serve with salty crisps for a real treat that's a classic dish on the north-eastern coast of the US

  • Baked cheese with roasted garlic Jersey Royals served on a platter

    Baked cheese with roasted garlic Jersey Royals

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    What can be better than dunking crispy roast Jersey Royals into gooey baked cheese? It's a simple, delicious and indulgent sharing dish

  • Rhubarb & apple crumble served in bowls with ice cream

    Rhubarb & apple crumble

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.27 ratings

    Use up a glut of rhubarb and apples for this simple crumble. Ground ginger adds a nice spice to the topping, but leave it out if you’d prefer

  • One-pan seafood roast with smoky garlic butter served in a roasting tray

    One-pan seafood roast with smoky garlic butter

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Give the Sunday roast a new look with hasselback potatoes and smoky, charred seafood, all cooked in one pan. Serve with bread for mopping up the buttery juices

  • Peach streusel cheesecake served on on dish

    Peach streusel cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Bake a creamy cheesecake topped with soft, sweet peaches and crispy streusel – a luscious dessert to round off a summer meal

  • A selection of Coronation chicken pasties

    Coronation chicken pasties

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make these moreish Coronation chicken pasties ahead and leave to cool before packing for a picnic. You can also top them with seeds, such as poppy or sesame

  • Squares of chocolate-stuffed flapjack bars

    Chocolate-stuffed flapjack bars

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Indulge in these oaty flapjack bars with a smooth chocolate centre by GF member Zayana Price. Drizzle with extra chocolate for the professional look

  • Egg & parsley salad with watercress dressing served in a white bowl

    Egg & parsley salad with watercress dressing

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    A picnic's not a picnic without a boiled egg or two. Serve them in a salad with parsley, shallots, our watercress dressing and a sprinkling of chilli salt

  • Neapolitan traybake served on a tray

    Neapolitan traybake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Try this bake for pure nostalgia in cake form. With vanilla, chocolate and strawberry flavours, it's topped off with whipped cream and a chocolate flake

  • Four glasses of frozen watermelon margarita on a platter

    Frozen watermelon margarita

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Remember to put the watermelon in the freezer the night before to make these frozen margaritas. They're ideal for a summer garden party

  • Fall-off-the-bone sticky barbecue ribs served on a platter with lime wedges

    Fall-off-the-bone sticky barbecue ribs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Prep these ribs in the oven first, then glaze with a sticky sauce and fire up the barbecue. They can be easily transported for finishing outdoors

  • Big barbecue chicken kebab served with fries and pittas

    Big barbecue chicken kebab

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Barbecuing for more than four people? Prepare a large chicken kebab to carve, then the cooking is done in one go – and you can enjoy the party

  • Coronation chicken pie served on a plate

    Coronation chicken pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.30 ratings

    Serve this gently spiced chicken pie warm or cold – it's delicious either way. While it looks impressive for a party or picnic, it's easy to make using ready-made puff pastry

  • Passion fruit & lemon self-saucing pudding served in two bowls

    Passion fruit & lemon self-saucing pudding

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Think sponge pudding is for winter? Think again: here, we give it a tropical upgrade. Nothing screams summer like the flavours of passion fruit and lemon

  • Apple and blackberry jam in jars

    Apple & blackberry jam

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Got a glut of apples or blackberries? Transform them into jam and gift to family and friends. Enjoy in your favourite sponge cakes or on your morning toast

  • Double cheese & spring vegetable tart served on a plate

    Double cheese & spring vegetable tart

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    This savoury make-ahead tart has a delicious crumbly base – no one will realise it's shop-bought pastry! Fill with goat's cheese and beautiful spring veg including asparagus and fresh peas

  • Victoria sponge loaf cake on a cake stand

    Victoria sponge loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.20 ratings

    Turn a loaf cake into a celebratory dessert with a bit of fresh cream and some strawberries. All the flavours of a traditional Victoria sponge are combined in this easy showstopper

  • Thai green curry roast chicken served in a wok

    Thai green curry roast chicken

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.12 ratings

    Try this twist on a traditional Sunday roast chicken with our Thai green curry version, with all the aromatic umami flavours of Asian cuisine

  • Jelly & custard trifle cut into squares in baking tin

    Jelly & custard trifle squares

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Create this retro jelly and custard trifle using cheat’s ingredients. It’s a completely make-ahead dessert, so ideal for a stress-free get together

  • Vegan burger on a plate

    Vegan burger

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make this fantastic base recipe for a vegan burger and add whatever you fancy – chilli flakes, grated lemon zest or other herbs all work really well

  • Steak tagliata with lemony lentils served on a decorative plate

    Steak tagliata with lemony lentils

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Get this juicy steak dinner on the table in only 15 minutes. Enjoy with lemony lentils, rocket, parmesan, roasted red peppers and charred lemon

  • Chicken, ham & asparagus picnic pie on white board with the first slice cut

    Chicken, ham & asparagus picnic pie

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Create a showstopping picnic pie with chicken, ham, asparagus and pistachios. It takes a bit of effort, but it’s well worth it and can be made ahead

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