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Time For A Picnic

Time For A Picnic

If you enjoy getting out of the house and eating outdoors then July is the month for you, as the whole of this month is National Picnic Month! There’s something about the summer weather that brings out the relaxed hippy in us all, and what better way to wind down after a busy day/week at work than to slip on your sandals, pack up your picnic basket and head to the outdoors with your nearest and dearest.
If you are planning on breaking out the picnic blanket, here are some more unusual ideas that you might find useful in bringing a bit of excitement to the event.

A zingy olive salad is the essential ingredient of a New Orleans muffuletta stuffed sandwich. Cut into individual squares before you pack up your picnic, and you’re good to go. Recipe HERE

This super quick and easy salt beef bagel is packed with melting Swiss cheese, gherkins and a generous dollop of sweet American mustard. Recipe HERE


This fennel-spiced sausage plait is a grown-up take on everyone's favourite picnic snack. Made with an added kick of chilli and mustard with a crunch of sesame. Recipe HERE


Check out this vibrant roast cauliflower salad with giant couscous, crispy fried onions and a punchy zhoug dressing. This easy salad and low in calories, too. Recipe HERE
A Lidgate’s Picnic
We also have our own amazing range of ready-to-go picnic options in our DELI selection – which takes all the work out of an outdoors meal.

Lidgate’s Melton Mowbray pork pies are made using only the finest fresh, natural British pork. The meat is coarsely chopped and seasoned with a special blend of salt and pepper. Order HERE


The Lidgate traditional Scotch Eggs handmade in our on-site kitchen. Available in traditional pork or chorizo options. Order HERE



Pate en Croute made with pork belly, confit tongue, duck breast, chicken, macerated prunes & hazel nuts enriched with a duck & port jelly and encased in a short crust butter pastry. Order HERE

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