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How about a big picnic thread?

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BeckyWithTheMediocreHair Sun 22-May-16 20:07:23

We are optimistically planning a half term picnic with some old friends. As they will have a newborn I have offered to cater for everyone, so I'm looking for inspiration. Would anyone like to join me in a big thread of picnic ideas?

I've wanted to try making a shooter's sandwich for ages (where you hollow out a loaf, fill with chosen fillings, then weigh down before serving), and I'm also planning a Spanish omelette with spinach and sweet potato.

Please share your picnic failsafes!

tartiflette Sun 22-May-16 20:45:17

I made one of those once, hilariously called a muffelata I believe. I sort of based it on a Jamie version but didn't stick exactly to what he put in. It was gorgeous anyway.

I like cake at a picnic.

HeyMicky Sun 22-May-16 20:52:57

I came on just to say muffelata. Delicious

Marinated chicken thighs. Mini quiches. Crudités and dips. Chicken satay on skewers. Asian-style noodle salad.

I love picnic food grin

cdtaylornats Sun 22-May-16 22:37:08

Red wine

Blueberry234 Sun 22-May-16 22:43:36

God I love picnic food!
Shooters sandwich filled with mozzarella, tomato, olive oil and basil.
BBQ chicken drumsticks
Crudités and dip
Proper butcher sausage rolls
Sticky cocktail sausages

Purplehonesty Sun 22-May-16 22:54:13

Cous cous
Sundried tomatoes
Buffalo mozzarella and tomato salad
Parma ham and cheese
Jamie Oliver focaccia bread/pizzas topped with chorizo and chilli sauce

Oh man I'm hungry now

Dancingqueen17 Mon 23-May-16 14:29:15

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Dancingqueen17 Mon 23-May-16 14:48:02

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Cookingongas Wed 25-May-16 20:08:24

That Brie fig flatbread looks great.

I offer black pudding scotch eggs

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