• Anna Jones's picnic recipes

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    A spiced lentil salad is a wonderful base for day-out dining, and these brightly coloured dips make for a striking spread Picnic food is tricky. You have to choose food that improves as it sits - nothing that needs to be super-cold, and save the ice for the drinks. My picnics are almost always a happy pairing of some good shopping (good bread for tearing, some cheese, a nice jar of chutney, fruit or 99's from the ice cream van for pudding) and a couple of homemade things that improve with travel and are easily shared. Grain and rice salads like today's one work well: they get infinitely...
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