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What's Cooking? | National Picnic Week

WHAT’S COOKING?
National Picnic Week

Sian Pilkington

Sian Pilkington

SOCIAL MEDIA ASSISTANT

@MintVelvet
@MintVelvet

It’s National Picnic Week (15th – 24th June) and we’re sharing with you our favourite picnic-friendly recipes from Feasts of Veg by Nina Olsson.

 

MINI CAESAR BASKETS

 

MINI CAESAR BASKETS

Everyone’s favourite salad turned into finger food! For this treat, use sturdy Cos (Romaine) lettuce leaves as edible bowls. Either make your own Caesar dressing or buy it from your local supermarket. Also, add chickpeas for more filling!

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HOT AND SMOKY SEITAN BANGERS

 

HOT AND SMOKY SEITAN BANGERS

Serving a fancy sausage is essential to any picnic, both fun and delicious. The sausages are made with seitan, which has the perfect texture and binding quality, spiced with smoked paprika, chipotle paste and liquid smoke for a robust flavour.

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STAWBERRY SUMMER SALAD

 

STAWBERRY SUMMER SALAD

Make this salad as soon as there are fresh strawberries in season. It’s the perfect side dish that goes well with literally anything savoury.

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SUMMER ROLLS WITH SATAY DIP

 

SUMMER ROLLS WITH SATAY DIP

With summer rolls, there is only one clear rule – the more colour, the better! Wow your picnic guests with these vibrant Vietnamese inspired snacks.

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HURRICANE POPCORN

 

HURRICANE POPCORN

Hawaiian-style popcorn that everyone will love, fusing East and West by using Japanese spice mixes.

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SALAD IN A JAR

 

SALAD IN A JAR

Packing your salad in a jar is a delicious, portable solution when you are asked to bring your own food to a picnic in the park.

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NO BAKE CHEESECAKE

 

NO BAKE CHEESECAKE

Semi-frozen no-bake cakes are a go-to choice for hot summer days, in the garden. Super easy to pop in a cool box to take wherever you go.

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To see more amazing veggie recipes from Nina Olsson, get her new book, Feasts of Veg. We’re also giving three of you the chance to win a copy, just head over to the MV Facebook page for more information.

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