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

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  • Epic summer salad served in a large bowl

    Epic summer salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.81 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

  • Strawberry shortcake cake cut into slices

    Strawberry shortcake slice

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.10 ratings

    Layer biscuits with strawberries and cream and they'll soften to create an indulgent no-bake dessert. Super easy and delicious, it's a fabulous summer treat

  • Griddled halloumi with watermelon & caper breadcrumbs served in a bowl

    Griddled halloumi with watermelon & caper breadcrumbs

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    This salad has a great interplay of textures, temperatures and flavours. Toss juicy watermelon with salty cheese, crispy breadcrumbs, capers, almonds and mint

  • Fennel, roast lemon & tomato salad served on a plate

    Fennel, roast lemon & tomato salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Combine roasted lemon with fronds of fennel, cherry tomatoes, pomegranate and herbs to make this colourful summer salad. It makes a perfect sharing dish

  • Doner kebab ingredients served on a serving platter

    Doner kebab

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.59 ratings

    Make your own version of this takeaway favourite, complete with chilli and garlic sauces. Serve your homemade doner kebab with pitta bread and shredded cabbage

  • Peach & raspberry fruit salad with mascarpone served on a plate

    Peach & raspberry fruit salad with mascarpone

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Get the best out of fresh produce with this lovely peach and raspberry fruit salad. Serve with a scattering of pistachios, mascarpone and maple syrup

  • Panzanella salad served on a large plate

    Panzanella

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    Prepare your own version of one of Tuscany’s most famous dishes, panzanella. It's a good way to use up leftovers, as it's made with stale bread – simply toss with ripe tomatoes and an olive oil dressing

  • Harissa & lamb sausage rolls on a baking tray

    Harissa & lamb sausage rolls

    A star rating of 3.1 out of 5.9 ratings

    Spice up your sausage rolls with the flavours of harissa, herbs and spices. They're perfect picnic food for summer and a winner when you're feeding a crowd

  • Wholemeal noodles with green peppers, leeks and salmon fillets

    Miso salmon with ginger noodles

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.18 ratings

    Try this healthy dinner dish of wholemeal noodles, peppers, leeks and spinach and omega-3-rich salmon fillets. It's ready in under 25 minutes

  • 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 5.6 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

  • A plate of sweetcorn fritters with black bean salsa and a poached egg

    Sweetcorn fritters with eggs & black bean salsa

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    Get 4 of your 5-a-day in this healthy brunch dish. This recipe makes four servings – save half for another day if you're following our Healthy Diet Plan

  • Next level potato salad served on a plate

    Next level potato salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    Take the humble potato salad to the next level with our ultimate version of this ever-versatile side dish. It's perfect for picnics, barbecues and more

  • Mix & match seafood tacos

    Mix & match seafood tacos

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy these mix-and-match seafood tacos – one made with salmon and avocado, the other piled high with prawns and a chilli dressing. They're perfect party food

  • 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

  • Roasted asparagus, pea & egg salad served on a plate

    Roasted asparagus & pea salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    Whip up this quick and healthy asparagus, pea and egg salad and you'll get plenty of nutrients including vitamin C and iron, plus three of your 5-a-day

  • One-pan nachos traybake with black beans

    One-pan nachos with black beans

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.8 ratings

    Enjoy this colourful sharing dish with nachos, black beans, salsa, avocado and melted cheese. Everyone will enjoy digging into it straight from the pan

  • A veggie Indian burger

    Veggie Indian burger

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.6 ratings

    Add Indian flavours to veggie burgers with raita, mango chutney, coriander and Bombay mix for a fruity and crunchy twist. They're perfect for summer dining

  • Strawberry & elderflower gateau served on a cake stand

    Strawberry & elderflower gateau

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Make this stunning strawberry and elderflower gateau in just 30 minutes. As well as looking amazing, it tastes as good as anything from a top-end patisserie

  • Gin & tonic ice lollies served in a bowl filled with ice

    Gin & tonic ice lollies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    For a twist on gin & tonic, try these alcoholic ice lollies as a boozy grown-up treat for hot summer days. They'll keep in the freezer for up to two months

  • Grilled harissa sardines with fennel & potato salad served on a plate

    Grilled harissa sardines with fennel & potato salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Pair sardines with harissa to make this fabulous summer salad with fennel, olives and new potatoes. The freshness of the fennel really balances the richness of the fish

  • Charred nectarine & prosciutto panzanella served in a bowl

    Charred nectarine & prosciutto panzanella

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Combine nectarines, prosciutto, ricotta, spinach, sourdough and herbs to make this simple summer salad. Charring the nectarines adds depth of flavour

  • Sea breeze cocktail

    Sea breeze

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Blend vodka, cranberry juice and grapefruit juice to make a classic sea breeze cocktail. Serve in a tall glass and garnish with lime for a taste of summer

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