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    What to pack for a picnic

    What to pack for a picnic? It isn’t easy to decide what to pack and when you think of a picnic basket you automatically think of a sandwich, but they can be boring. You could try using different breads, if you’re used to white bread try Rye or wholegrain or better still head for the

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    Tomatoes for salad

    Picnic ideas: Tomato salad

    Turn your salad into a Mediterranean feast with this simple tomato salad, it will take you just minutes to prepare and is a low cost option too. Tomato salad ingredients: 3tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 pint of tomatoes such as the cherry variety, washed and halved Handful of basil, chopped Salt and

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    Potato salad

    Picnic ideas: Potato salad

    Transform your boring old spuds into a lavish picnic feast, potato salad is quick to make and absolutely delicious. Potato salad ingredients: 1tbsp tarragon or cider vinegar 2tsp Dijon mustard 2tbsp olive oil 2tbsp walnut oil 1tsp honey salt and pepper 900g/2lb new potatoes, Jersey Royals or Charlotte, washed and scrubbed 1tbsp tarragon leaves, chopped

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    Healthy picnic

    Healthy summer picnic

    When the summer arrives we all suddenly think of having picnics, but the contents in that basket may not always be healthy. We tend to get the chequered blanket and basket out and fill it with the first thing we lay our hands on. When was the first picnic? The very first picnics go all

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    Grilled pork ribs on the BBQ

    Sticky BBQ ribs

    Sticky BBQ ribs have always been a hit in my household and in this recipe you will incorporate ketchup, soy sauce and black treacle to make a ridiculously sticky but moreish meal. Cook time: 2 hours Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 rack of pork spare ribs 1 banana shallot – diced 2.5l of water (will need

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    Grilled salmon and vegetables

    Marinated Salmon

    Cooking salmon in foil is a simple way of making sure that the fish is marinated and juicy. In this recipe we use parsley and white wine but you could experiment and add a bit of what you fancy. Cook time: 20minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: 2 salmon fillets – roughly 120g each 1 fennel bulb

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