What better way to celebrate summer than to get busy in the kitchen and prepare the ultimate fresh picnic food for a simply mind-blowing summer’s day picnic? It’s time to make it one big final event before the season’s out – why not get a group of friends and family together and impress them with your tasty picnic treats! What’s not to love!
Here are some of our favourite picnic recipes from some of our much-loved food and lifestyle blog discoveries!
Homemade Sausage Rolls
You can be sure that you know exactly what’s going into your sausage rolls with this recipe from Recipe Tin Eats. Finely chopped bacon is the secret to this self-proclaimed taste sensation, along with mixed and sautéed garlic, onion and celery.
Herbed Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches
How about some cute sandwiches? These Herbed Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches from Southern Lady are made with only garden-fresh ingredients for your alfresco dining! In small finger size bites, the recipe suggests wrapping each sandwich with a chive as a garnish, but this is also a functional-yet-imaginative way of keeping your sandwich together whilst transporting your picnic to your favourite scenic destination!
Homemade Garlic Crisps
It’s no secret that shop-bought crisps are packed with added salt and often super high in fat. With this recipe for Garlic Crisps, you can control not only the amount of bad stuff going in, but the strength of the flavour too! Hungry Healthy Happy have a fab easy-to-make, versatile recipe for crisps which will last two days in a picnic container. Why not mix up the flavour with some BBQ seasoning or simple salt and vinegar!
Easy Mediterranean Tart
These brilliantly bright Mediterranean Tarts by Tinned Tomatoes make an impressive and nutritious addition to your picnic! How about getting the kids to help with a nutritious activity, choosing their favourite coloured veg and creating fun picnic feasts!
Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about dessert! These scrumptious looking Cherry Pies from Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen have a pretty lattice top and make the most of the succulent fruits this time of year is able to offer! If we really are talking the ultimate picnic food, these pies have got to hit the spot!
What are your favourite picnic or finger food recipes?
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