We aren't trying to take the fun out of outdoor dining - just make it even more fun by mixing thing up a bit while making it healthier too. Win-win.

Outdoor cooking for the whole family

July 23, 2014 | Published by Jamie Oliver Food Foundation
Everyone is ditching the dinner table to take their meals al fresco, this summer, but what about getting your hands into oudoor cooking as well?

Edible flowers: not just for pansies

July 22, 2014 | Published by Pete Wrapson
There are lots of edible flowers out there; you may even be able to raid your own flowerbed. Here's our no-nonsense guide - right from Jamie's garden.

Sturdy sandwiches & picnic breads

July 21, 2014 | Published by Flour Station
The sun above, the grass between your toes, a sandwich in your hands, and half the fillings in your lap... Well, these picnic breads might help with that.

Pick your own: berry stains & belly aches

July 18, 2014 | Published by Pip Spence
“Pick-your-own” is an organised form of foraging that beats any sweetshop hands down. Head down to your nearest this summer and go crazy in the fields.

Beer & BBQs: it’s not about the brand

July 17, 2014 | Published by Craft Beer Channel
Believe it or not, this isn't snobbiness; lager simply can’t stand up to barbecued meat. Here are three styles that will blow the lid off your barbie.

Slow-roasted tomato & Parmesan tartines

July 15, 2014 | Published by Aimée Wimbush-Bourque
With our tomatoes beginning to ripen, the star of our summer picnics this year is this slow-roasted tomato and Parmesan tartines recipe with fresh basil.

Chilled soups for summer

July 14, 2014 | Published by Mardi Michels
Alongside meats, fish and salads, chilled soups are a great addition to the outdoor dining table. Here's one jazzed up with all sorts of lovely add-ins.

The final: sausage or steak?

July 11, 2014 | Published by Jonny Garrett
The final that asks the most important question of the tournament, and possibly one of the most important questions ever asked – sausage or steak?

Our ultimate guide to BBQ smoking

July 11, 2014 | Published by Steve Lamb
One of the great advantages of cooking on a barbecue is the smoke, but BBQ smoking, although not complex, is an art - check out our ultimate guide here.