Impromptu or otherwise, summer parties can be a bit of a nightmare to prepare, and to cater for. Here are a few small tricks and tips for you to try at your next BBQ/summer party/picnic, if you haven’t already
Here are all the BBQ recipes you need to feast on while the sun shines
You won't be able to get enough of this simple red pepper and halloumi dish. You can make it with baby peppers which could be used as a canapé but feel free to make them with large peppers for a main course.
10 delicious ways to consume Pimm's you've probably never thought of
Nothing screams British summer time more than flying ants and a nice, shuddering, ice cold jug of fruit-laden Pimm’s. It's the best of the best of summer drinks. There's more to it than just adding lemonade and some garnish, like elderflower or blackberry. Here are some truly inventive recipe ideas to spice up your pitcher.
Picnic weather is coming (well, we hope). It’s almost time to get out the baskets and brush the dust off your picnic blankets for those couple of weeks every year when it’s warm enough to head for the park. And just because you can’t tuck into chicken wings or sausage rolls if you’re vegan, it doesn’t mean you can’t take part.Here are some yummy, easy vegan ideas and recipes for snacks and desserts perfect for your summer picnic.
BBQ week as a vegan: Top recipes to help you survive
If you’re veggie or vegan, the barbecue season can suck. Typical grilling grub is usually burgers, sausages, chicken, maybe some fish or pork if you’re feeling adventurous. But there are ways you can get round that with these easy vegan recipes. Perfect for a beginner to the vegan diet.
Hot veggie BBQ party treats where you won't miss the meat
There's more available to a vegetarian for their potatoes than just cheese and beans. In fact, a whole host of delicious toppings are out there that work perfectly atop a baked potato. Here are 14 to whet your appetite.
Poptails by LAPP are a combination of fruit sorbets and alcohol. Flavours include Gin Fizz (gin, kiwi puree, cucumber juice and lemon juice), Peach Bellini (prosecco and peach puree) Melon Spritz (Aperol, melon puree and orange juice), Strawberry Mojito (rum, strawberry puree, fresh mint and lemon) and their latest, Tropical (rum, pineapple and mango). Perfect summer cocktails.