Summer is the ideal time for stylish alfresco dining – from a simple blanket thrown down in a sunny meadow to enjoying a glass of wine with friends while something delicious sizzles on the grill, nothing feels more natural than enjoying fabulously tasty food in the great outdoors. Here at Brabantia we’re delighted to offer you a few suggestions for some perfect picnic food and BBQ ideas to get your taste buds tingling!
Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Garlic & Lemon – With the perfect combination of sharpness and heat these juicy seafood treats are a delight when served fresh from the grill. The perfect finger food, hot and smoky from the BBQ!
Brazilian Fish Stew aka Moqueca Baiana and Brabantia Love – A hearty summer recipe which is simply oozing with the unique flavours and vibrant colours of Brazil. Right here you’ve got the exciting taste of carnival doing a samba on your tongue!
French-style Crispy Barbecue Chicken – Any list of BBQ ideas simply has to have a recipe for chicken. This easy, simple dish tastes just as good cold as it does straight from cooking on a bed of glowing charcoal, making it the ideal BBQ or picnic food.
German Schwenkbraten (Schnitzel Marinated and Grilled) – Smoky and full of flavour this German marinated pork BBQ recipe needs a little preparation but the results are well worth the effort. Traditionally cooked over a wood fire why not add a touch of authenticity to this Southwest German classic by using some real woodchips!
Easy Dutch Oven Sloppy Joes – This simple BBQ recipe is a real family pleaser – guaranteed to get your children coming back for more! Easy to prepare this timeless American treat is the ultimate in hot camping finger food.
Pasta Salad with Peas and Pesto – With a taste full of the flavours of sunshine and summer this fresh, delicious pasta salad is an ideal picnic food fiesta! A spritz of lemon juice makes this a zingy accompaniment to any outdoor dining experience.
Garlicky Broccoli Rabe, Fresh Mozzarella, and Tomato Jam Sandwich – Don’t let the term sandwich fool you, this is a picnic finger food recipe which can hold its own on the menu of any high-class bistro – Ideal for a light lunch with friends or a slightly extravagant supper.
Crying Tiger (Thai-Style Grilled Steak With Dry Chilli Dipping Sauce) – This spicy grilled steak is one BBQ idea that won’t leave you crying – and it’s perfect for those who like their food with a little bite! This Thai tiger is king of the BBQ recipes jungle!
Dill Spiral Bites – A fine example that simple does not equal dull these wonderfully attractive and flavoursome summer picnic food treats are a great way into tempting your children to try the vegetarian option.
So, are you inspired by our summer BBQ recipes and finger food suggestions? Why not share your favourite picnic food and BBQ ideas in the comments below.
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