This book helps you create a magical event with these delectable ideas for outdoor eating. It features inspiring recipes for portable soups, dips, finger food, tarts, pies, salads, desserts and bread. It includes dishes for every kind of picnic from a small impromptu gathering to a large party. It feature simple recipes such as Mushroom Picker's Pate and Golden Parmesan Chicken, as well as elegant Lemon & Herb Risotto Cake and French Apple Tart. It includes suggestions for salad dressing, unusual sandwich fillings, and a glorious fruit-filled summer punch. It contains helpful hints and a checklist to ensure trouble-free outdoor feasts. Pack a picnic and pursue one of life's most delightful pleasures. Whether it is a few sandwiches in a backpack or a banquet in a picnic basket, there is always something special about eating in the open air. This book will help you plan the perfect picnic from start to finish. There are suggestions for easily transported soups, dips and pates; a selection of unusual light dishes that can be eaten without cutlery; scrumptious main courses and salads; and wonderful travel-friendly desserts and baked goods.
With advice on transporting food and drink, tableware and seating, and 30 mouthwatering recipes, this handy guide will help you make the most of outdoor dining. over 100 photographs