Category Archive: Picnic

Jan 15

Vegetarian sushi rolls

Not content with being healthy, supremely tasty and a joy to look at, it turns out that sushi is actually also remarkably easy, and quick, to make. These delectable little tidbits are extremely versatile and once you have mastered the process, you can start to experiment with different flavours.

Jan 03

Traditional Scottish Shortbread

It’s probably too late to first-foot anyone but you really don’t need an excuse to make the perfect melt-in-your-mouth buttery biscuit. It can be enjoyed at any time with anyone, or just you….and an entire shortbread round. If you need a motive, there is always 25th January – Burns Night – an apt occasion to get your apron (or peenie) on and bake some Scottish treats.

Jul 06

Mini raspberry and chocolate cake

This recipe makes eight extremely cute, naturally low calorie portions or two fairly large pieces which you can stuff into your mouth whilst mumbling ‘I just ate half a cake’ without the tiniest tremor of guilt. Mini-baking enthusiasts and dieters, gather together, and celebrate this cake:

Oct 11

Picnic ham and parmesan quiche

I made this quiche in a flurry of cooking activity for a picnic at the zoo. Considering the environment, it probably should have been filled with vegetarian delights – I have only become aware of my insensitivity as I write this prologue to the recipe.

Jul 29

Spinach, feta and ricotta filo parcels

These tasty little parcels are great snacks to tuck into a picnic hamper and enjoy in the fresh air. Tastiness and portability aside, another plus point is the triangular shape; a choice of three ergonomic points that can be effortlessly popped into your eager chops.

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