Treat yourself to a special evening at home this summer. Spend a little time putting together something delicious, put your phone on silent, head out into the garden, and indulge in a truly peaceful, delicious summer’s evening!

BUTTER & SAGE GNUDI

Summers night in - sage gnudi

Elegant, light, a little bit unusual and bursting with garden flavours. These gnudi take a little care and attention to make, but are totally worth it.

SPICED SEA BASS WITH CARAMELISED FENNEL

Summer's night in - sea bass

Dishing up a whole fish always feels special. Serve this sea bass with bitter-sweet caramelised fennel and a little chilli – gorgeous.

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LOVE DUMPLINGS

Summers night in - dumplings

Inspired by Japanese gyoza, these perfect little prawn and peanut parcels are a favourite recipe of Jools and Jamie’s.

GRILLED STEAK SALAD

Steak salad

A griddled steak, dressed with basil pesto, fresh rocket leaves and extra virgin olive oil – this salad is just made to be enjoyed in the warm evening sun.

SUMMER FRUIT WITH AMARETTI BISCUITS AND HOT CHOCOLATE SAUCE

Summers night in - fruits with chocolate sauce

For more sunshine inspiration, tuck into our sumptuous summer recipes, or check out our collection of gorgeous alfresco ideas.