Before you set off, make sure your Tupperware is sealed tight and pack in some wipes and hand sanitizer to ‘wash up’ before wolfing down.
‘Chip’ and dip
Cook’s note: What makes this robust hummus special is the fact that it requires no tahini and therefore no trip to the local health store.
Cook’s note: Don’t chuck the cut-off ends of strawberries – they’re a great way to bulk up a pesto. And celery happens to be a very budget-conscious veggie that’s beyond delicious as a snack to serve with drinks.
Try the celery bites with strawberry-top pesto recipe here.
4. Smoky spring onion dip in 10 minutes
Cook’s note: Serve with crudités or charred vegetables.
Tear-and-share meals to tuck into
Cook’s note: This moreish crustless tart, inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi’s in Plenty More, makes a substantial lunch served with a simple salad of leaves dressed with pomegranate molasses.
Try the cauliflower-and-brinjal tart recipe here.
2. Tomato-and-asparagus tart in 30-35 minutes
Try the tomato-and-asparagus tart recipe here.
3. Cheat’s sticky BBQ meatball pizza in 35 minutes
Cook’s note: Cheat your way to an Italian-American dinner with Woolies’ beef meatballs, wraps as easy pizza bases and smoky flavour courtesy of Woolies’ hickory liquid smoke.
Something naughty or something nice to quench your thirst
Try the watermelon-and-rosemary cocktail recipe here.
2. Berry spritzer in 5 minutes
Try the easy coconut-and-chocolate macaroons recipe here.
2. Chocolate honeycomb in 15 minutes
Cook’s note: Bring back childhood memories of school fêtes with this easy crunchy honeycomb, drizzled in chocolate. There isn’t an easier way, or a more delicious one, to finish a meal.
3. A lolly to make you jolly