4 picnic-perfect foods to knock your next picnic out of the park

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4 picnic-perfect foods to knock your next picnic out of the park

It’s summer, it’s the holidays, everything is simply screaming ‘picnic weather’ and we are so on board with that. Need some inspiration? Here are four fantastic recipes to ramp up your picnic game.


The dip:

Is it even a picnic if you didn’t bring something to dip those chips or baby veg in?


Find the recipe for skordali with baked potato skins here.

The pasta salad:

Not EVERYTHING at the picnic has to be handheld, you know – there’s something to be said for a delicious pasta salad that you can gobble up with a spoon.

Orecchiette salad with tuna and heirloom tomatoes

Find the recipe for orecchiette salad with tuna and heirloom tomatoes here. 

The handheld savoury bite

Hamburgers may be too big to be enjoyed (without mess) at a picnic, but a delicious little slider? That’s another thing entirely …

BBQ beef sliders

Find the recipe for BBQ beef sliders with cheese here. 

The dessert

After all that feasting, we just need something light for dessert – what could be better than a chocolate truffle? To make it even better, these babies make use of fresh blueberries, which means it’s like taking a bite of summer.

Fresh blueberry chocolate truffles

Need more picnic ideas?

See what Mogau Seshoene aka The Lazy Makoti is cooking up for her summer picnic, using the fabulous Country Road picnic range:


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Shop the Country Road picnic collection here.

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The TASTE team is a happy bunch of keen cooks and writers, always on the look out for the next food trend or the next piece of cake.

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