Picnic Season is here | Pack the Perfect Picnic

Picnic Season is here

Summer holidays are upon us, with the longer days and warmer weather we know you want to make the most of your time outdoors.

Whether you are setting up in your own backyard or heading to the local park… we’ve got you covered for some socially distanced picnic fun…

Summers in the Basket with our Luxe Picnic Baskets

Pack up the perfect picnic with a classic wicker basket. Our best-selling luxury picnic baskets come in two sizes this season. Not only are they super stylish, consider your picnic planned, our baskets come with steel cutlery, wine glasses, a wine bottle holder and our basket for 4 even comes with a table neatly tucked away inside.

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A new addition to our picnic range this year is our Picnic Backpack Dolce Vita, perfect for picnics on-the-go, it has everything you need, including a detachable blanket.

BYOB (Bring your own blanket)

The right picnic blanket sets the entire vibe for the day, comfort is key! Whether it’s an outing for two or the whole family, our picnic blankets are the perfect stylish must-have to match your wicker basket.

Stay Chilled

It’s equally important to keep your bottle of prosecco (and soft drinks) as cold as it is your food. Grab one of our Cooler Bucket Bags to match your picnic blanket.

Bring Out The Games

No picnic is complete without getting everyone involved in some fun and competitive games.

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Most Importantly... don't forget the snacks

Don’t think you can just grab a picnic blanket, a bottle of vino and a block of cheese and run off...we’ve got you covered with the ultimate list of picnic recipes you need in your life right now…

Picnic Grazing Board

No picnic is complete without a cheese platter. Grab a serving board and top with your favourite nibbles. Some of our go-to additions are smoked salmon, chorizo, brie, hummus, grapes + apricots, crackers and olives. These are just some of our suggestions – get creative and make it your own!

Image Credit: mamjo | Mr Mrs Jones

The Best Chunky Guacamole – Dairy free, Oil free, Gluten Free, Nut Free

To a large bowl, add 3 medium ripe avocados, juice of 1 lime, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, ½ teaspoon chilli powder and ½ teaspoon salt to a large bowl and mash until well combined. Some chunks of avocado can remain if you’d like. Gently stir in the ½ medium red onion (finely diced), 2 chopped tomatoes and 2 tablespoons chopped chives. Garnish with lime slices and serve with tortilla chips or fresh veggies.

Recipe/Image from Veggie Society

Melon, Prosciutto & Mozzarella skewers

Thread prosciutto, mozzarella and melon cubes onto small cocktail skewers and place on a serving platter. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired. Drizzle with balsamic reduction and serve immediately. Enjoy!

Recipe/Image from The Comfort Cooking

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