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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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  • Slow-roasted courgettes with fennel & orzo served on a plate

    Slow-roasted courgettes with fennel & orzo

    A star rating of 2.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Roast whole courgettes over tomatoes, bay, fennel and chilli for a fabulous taste that pairs well with saffron-spiked orzo - a sumptuous summertime supper

  • Mojito pitcher

    Mojito pitcher

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make a jug of refreshing mojitos to share, so you can spend more time with your guests. Try our three twists on this classic cocktail, too

  • Pineapple & pork skewers served on a bed of rice

    Pineapple & pork skewers

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.19 ratings

    Kids will love these pork, pineapple and green pepper skewers, marinated for added flavour and cooked on the barbecue. Serve with rice or in pitta bread

  • A plate of salad with potatoes, lettuce, peas and green beans topped with eggs

    Summer egg salad with basil & peas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Drizzle seasonal greens, new potatoes and eggs with a tangy, herby dressing to make this healthy vegetarian lunch or dinner, packed with iron, folate and fibre

  • Tomato, burrata & broad bean salad served in a large bowl

    Tomato, burrata & broad bean salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.9 ratings

    Chop up tomatoes, toss with salt, top with creamy burrata and slather with a broad bean-flecked salsa verde to make this simple yet super-tasty salad

  • Korean chilli, sesame & honey chicken served on a platter with sweetcorn

    Korean chilli, sesame & honey chicken

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.50 ratings

    A kebab always goes down well at a BBQ, and this Korean chicken with sweet, spicy and sticky glaze is our new favourite. Scatter over spring onions to serve

  • Cocktail in glass with orange

    Aperol spritz

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Get a taste of summer with our take on this classic Italian cocktail of Aperol, prosecco and soda. Try our proportions or adjust the ratio to taste

  • Pea & burrata salad served on a plate with preserved lemon salsa

    Pea & burrata salad with preserved lemon salsa

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Add burrata to our pea and broad bean salad to introduce a delicate, soft and buttery element to the plate. A lemon dressing really cuts through the richness

  • Chicken, baguette & tomatoes traybake

    Chicken, baguette & tomatoes with pesto

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Try a chunky pesto with pine nuts in it to make our chicken, tomatoes and sliced baguette traybake. It's an easy, preparation-light choice for family dinners

  • Sugar-cured strawberries & white chocolate crumble served in a bowl

    Sugar-cured strawberries & white chocolate crumble

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Turn a bowl of summer fruit into a Michelin-worthy dessert with these cured strawberries, topped with white chocolate crumble, pistachios and crème fraîche

  • A dessert plate serving Club Tropicana ice cream cake

    Club Tropicana ice cream cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Serve up the wow factor at the end of a summer menu with this ice cream cake. It features layers of mango and raspberry sorbet, sponge, cream and chocolate

  • Appletini cocktail served in a martini glass

    Appletini

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Mix vodka with apple juice, lemon juice and maple syrup to make this divine appletini cocktail. Serve in a martini glass and garnish with a slice of apple

  • Roast new potatoes & radishes served on a sharing platter

    Roast new potatoes & radishes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Celebrate summer with this sharing salad of baby potatoes, radishes, toasted pumpkin seeds, spring onions, yogurt dressing and a scattering of chilli flakes

  • A bowl of courgette stew served with a spicy sesame seed and flaked almond topping

    Egyptian courgettes with dukkah sprinkle

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.32 ratings

    Get four of your 5-a-day in one vegan dinner! This easy recipe is healthy and gluten-free, and provides calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron

  • Four banana ice cream sandwiches

    Quick banana ice cream sandwiches

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    Bake peanut butter cookies and blitz frozen bananas with cream and vanilla to make this impressive speedy dessert. Kids will think they've hit the jackpot

  • Pork belly slices served in a bun with coleslaw

    Pork belly slices

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.36 ratings

    Nothing tastes better than tender pork belly with sticky barbecue sauce. Grill it for a perfect finish, then pile into buns and serve with coleslaw and fries

  • Steak & aubergine salad served on an oval plate

    Steak & aubergine salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    Rustle up this protein-packed salad in just 25 minutes. Made with sirloin steak, fried aubergine and feta in a zesty dressing, it makes a great summer dish

  • Gin & tonic cheesecake served on a plate and cut into slices

    Gin & tonic cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.20 ratings

    Combine your favourite cocktail and dessert with this fabulously zingy gin and tonic cheesecake. It makes a perfect sweet treat for a grown-up dinner party

  • Cheese & chorizo or prosciutto skewers served on a tray

    Cheese & chorizo or prosciutto skewers

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy brochettes two ways with manchego and chorizo or prosciutto, mozzarella and basil - ideal for a picnic. For young kids, simply slide them off the stick

  • Coconut chicken noodle salads

    Coconut chicken noodle salads

    A star rating of 2.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Layer up noodles, beans, tomatoes, spinach and chicken in jars to serve at a family picnic. These mini salads come with a tasty coconut and peanut dressing

  • A plate of beetroot and apple salad served with meatballs and a creamy sauce

    Swedish meatballs with beetroot & apple salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.15 ratings

    Grated courgette makes these lean pork meatballs extra juicy – serve with a creamy, herby sauce and a flavour-packed salad for a healthy, satisfying dinner

  • Pea mousse served in small shot glasses

    Pea mousse

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Impress dinner guests with this creamy pea mousse, which makes a great dessert that's bang on trend. Decorate with pea shoots and flowers for the wow factor

  • A plate of coleslaw-style salad topped with cumin-spiced halloumi

    Cumin-spiced halloumi with corn & tomato slaw

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.14 ratings

    Tuck into a super-healthy veggie dinner that's packed with flavour and freshness. We've topped a creamy, zesty coleslaw with pan-fried golden halloumi slices

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