What is super quick, easy, has simple ingredients, but still impresses at a picnic in the park? Scones, of course, served with this beautiful homemade jam.

The alternative DIY BBQ: sorted

July 28, 2014 | Published by SORTEDfood
When the sun comes out and you’re in a rush before the next hailstorm, you might not have a barbecue to hand, but we’ve got that problem sorted.

Simple sugar-free strawberry lemonade

July 25, 2014 | Published by Elana Amsterdam
On a hot day there's nothing more reviving than homemade lemonade, and because this strawberry lemonade recipe is sugar-free it’s the perfect summer drink.

Five tips for healthy outdoor dining

July 24, 2014 | Published by Laura Parr
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.