picnic pie with mixed roasted veg inside pastry

Dish up big, generous dishes guaranteed to raise a smile, with these gorgeous sharing recipes for a party.

Whether you’re hosting a party in the garden, laying out a summer street party buffet or looking for a lovely summery recipe to feed a crowd – these colourful sharing recipes have got you covered.


Gennaro’s gorgeous tart is a joy! Rich and crumbly pastry is layered with grilled aubergines, onions and marinated peppers all brought together with a ricotta and egg mix and finished with local capers and dried oregano.

This multicoloured jelly wreath is guaranteed to raise a smile! It’s a real showstopper that can be made ahead of the big day.

This recipe is all about combining flavours. The bread soaks up the herby roasting juices of the chicken to give you the crunchiest, most delicious croutons ever.

Slice into this stunning pie and reveal the joy! It’s a labour of love, but totally worth the effort for the wow-factor.

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Everyone loves garlic bread, and this version totally delivers. Soft, spongy and with the crispiest edges you’ve ever seen, bombed with garlic butter – what’s not to like?!

This vibrant vegan tart is bursting with carrots, wild mushrooms and chestnuts. We first made it at Christmas, but it’s perfect for any celebration and you can swap the cranberries for raisins if you prefer.

This is a beautifully simple dish, easily scaled up to feed a crowd. Dish up with sausages, or keep it meat-free and serve alongside salads or buttery charred sweetcorn.


Party, Summer