Who wants to mess with cutlery on a picnic? This is why picnic finger food is so popular; try some of these sweet and savoury recipes.
This delicious dish makes a great dip or entree. Basil and tomatoes are seasoned with green chilli, garlic and sea salt. Serve with toasted baguette slices or pitta wedges.
Recipe by: CSANDST1
Classic hummus made with chickpeas, onion, tahini, garlic, lemon, cumin and olive oil - then flavoured and coloured with beetroot.
Recipe by: KIMBERLEE
This mixture is kept in the fridge. It makes 8 cups, and I use it in 2 cupful lots to make different flavoured biscuits as required. 2 cups makes 24 biscuits.
Recipe by: Clarefisher
A really simple pesto which is perfect when you want something quick for a party. Great for pita bread or veggies.
Recipe by: veggigoddess
This is a rich and nutritious dip, great with Turkish or Lebanese bread, crackers, tortilla chips or just spooned onto a salad! If you prefer to use dried beans, soak them overnight, then simmer in enough water to cover for approximately 45 minutes, until soft.
Recipe by: LGUROWITZ
Make this when quinces are around, this paste is a great addition to a cheese tray. It goes particularly well with the stronger and sharper cheeses.
Recipe by: Gilles
These delicious asparagus rolls are a kiwi staple. Just butter your bread then roll up your asparagus. Yum.
Recipe by: Cattleya
This makes an awesome treat to take along to any bbq /picnic/ gathering of friends etc. Can be nibbled on for ages. Once the bread dippers run out just start eating the cobb loaf it all was contained in :)
Recipe by: shez
Brushed with an aromatic paste, puff pastry turns into a delicious snack in a flash. Freezing these rolls for about 45 mins makes them easier to cut.
Recipe by: Lynn Lewis and Joachim Wahnschaffe
Meatballs for vegetarians made with breadcrumbs, eggs, spinach, Parmesan cheese and garlic. Make great party food or snacks.
Recipe by: tish