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Summer party food recipes

Published: May 4, 2022 at 9:37 am
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Entertaining a crowd this summer? Browse our summer party recipes and find barbecue feasts, sharing platters, jug cocktails, buffet favourites and more.

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  • Chicken gyros on plate with pitta, chips and salad

    Chicken gyros

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Barbecuing for a crowd? Make chicken gyros served with warm pittas to stuff with fresh tomatoes, onion, tzatziki and chips. Perfect for a summer gathering

  • Summer party cake 2016

    Summer party cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.14 ratings

    This generous cake is big enough to feed a crowd and is a combination of all our favourite summer ingredients: strawberries, Victoria sponge, meringues, fresh cream, white chocolate and buttery shortbread

  • Sweetcorn with smoked paprika & lime butter

    Sweetcorn with smoked paprika & lime butter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy corn on the cob with a smoked paprika and lime butter for a simple yet delicious summer side. You can make them on the barbecue or hob

  • Four glasses of frozen watermelon margarita on a platter

    Frozen watermelon margarita

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Sriracha & lime potato salad in a bowl

    Sriracha & lime potato salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Jazz up your usual summer potato salad with a spicy sriracha and zingy lime dressing. It’s a lively addition to any barbecue that's healthy to boot

  • Raspberry mojito served in two tall glasses

    Raspberry mojito

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Blend fresh raspberries with lime, mint, sugar, white rum and sparkling water to make a punchy raspberry mojito that's perfect for summer parties

  • One large grazing platter

    Grazing platter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Gather together all your favourite nibbles and combine the best of a cheeseboard and charcuterie platter for this indulgent selection of party food

  • Rainbow cheesecake with slice cut

    Rainbow cheesecake

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    Our showstopping, colourfully layered cheesecake is sure to brighten up any party, especially if you’re celebrating Pride month. It’s easy to make as well.

  • Coronation chicken pie served on a plate

    Coronation chicken pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.33 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

  • BBQ rainbow beef salad served on a plate

    BBQ rainbow beef salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 ratings

    The steak in this light salad is cooked on the barbecue, giving it a true taste of summer. It works brilliantly with our tangy soy dressing

  • Peach galette with brown sugar crust cut into slices

    Peach galette with brown sugar crust

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    Serve our showstopper dessert at a summer get-together. Roasted peaches are piled into buttery pastry, with a lovely crunch from demerara sugar

  • The ingredients for mango chutney & chicken sliders laid out on a board

    Mango chutney & chicken sliders

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Top these chicken sliders with mango chutney, red onion, chilli and cucumber salad, and a mint & yogurt dressing. They make fabulous finger food for summer

  • Peach panzanella salad served in a bowl

    Peach panzanella

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Pair this salad with barbecued chicken as part of a summer menu. Made with peaches, mozzarella and a lemon and caper dressing, it's also great on its own

  • Beetroot hummus party platter served with vegetables and toast

    Beetroot hummus party platter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Epic summer salad served in a large bowl

    Epic summer salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.86 ratings

    Perfect for BBQs and buffets, this is an assembly job of gorgeous ingredients – no cooking required. Serve it with lamb kebabs for an impressive summer feast

  • Summer fruit & mascarpone tart served on a cutting board

    Summer fruit & mascarpone tart

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Think of this summer fruit tart with whipped mascarpone as an oversized millefeuille. It’s very easy to make, but impressive enough for a special gathering

  • Summer punch 2016

    Summer punch

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    A simple, refreshing drink that's perfect for a summery gathering. For an extra-special twist, swap the sparkling water for champagne

  • Summer vegetable & pesto rose tart

    Summer vegetable & pesto rose tart

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.21 ratings

    Spelt flour gives the pastry a nutty flavour which works so well with the pesto. Serve this stunning tart warm or cold and prepare for jaws to drop

  • Summer berry cake with rose geranium cream served on a cake stand

    Summer berry cake with rose geranium cream

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Bakers rejoice: this summer berry cake layered with rose geranium cream is simply divine. It will make a fabulously floral centrepiece dessert at any party

  • Super sausage rolls served on a tray

    Super sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.27 ratings

    Eat these family-friendly sausage rolls with a chutney or pickle. They make a great snack for a party buffet

  • Samosas on board with raita

    Vegetable samosas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.52 ratings

    Serve up these crisp vegan samosas as a tasty starter or side dish with your favourite curry. They also make great buffet food for your next party.

  • Sautéed chorizo with red wine

    Sautéed chorizo with red wine

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.40 ratings

    These chunks of spicy sausage in a rich glaze of garlic, honey and red wine are sure to disappear quickly from a buffet or tapas spread

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