Picnic

  • 1 Ten recipes for the perfect picnic
    Whether you're heading to Buckingham Palace for the Coronation Festival from Thursday 10 – Sunday 14 July, or celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation in the lush surroundings...

  • 2 Game, set, match: From Strawberry Fields to centre court
    Wimbledon wouldn't be complete without a number of things: the world’s biggest names in tennis, electrifying matches, plentiful Pimms, a little drizzle and, of course, the perfect accompaniment...

  • 3 Get the hampers out, it's picnic time
    With summertime on the way, we finally have the excuse, and hopefully the weather, for a great British picnic. The origins of the word are lost, but it reputedly comes from the French verb piquer which...

  • 4 Fabulous Baker Brothers' Scotch Egg Recipe
    Dish type: Snack The recent Scotch Egg renaissance must be because mass-produced ones are so bad that anything home-made is a million times improved! Here’s our classic recipe. Serve warm with a...

  • 5 Runner bean coleslaw
    Ingredients (Serves 4)   200g runner beans, finely shredded ½ small red cabbage, finely shredded 1 medium carrot, grated 1 banana shallot, finely sliced 4tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp Dijon...

  • 6 Pork pies
    Ingredients (Makes 8) 300g/11oz minced pork 150g/5oz quality pork sausage meat 1 tsp fresh sage leaves, chopped 1 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped...

  • 7 French Emmental, smoked lardons and cherry tomato quiche
    Ingredients (Serves 4-6)   1 sheet ready-rolled shortcrust pastry, thawed if frozen 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 2 sprigs fresh thyme, torn into pieces Olive oil for drizzling 200g/7oz smoked...

  • 8 Home-made lemonade
    Ingredients (Makes 1.25 ltr/2pt)   200g/7oz caster sugar 150ml/1⁄2 pt hot water from the kettle 6 large lemons 850ml/11⁄2 pt chilled still or sparkling water Slices of lemon...



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