12 easy picnic food recipe ideas to enjoy outdoors

One of the best things about a New Zealand summer is packing up the picnic hamper and heading to the park or beach. Dig into our best picnic food ideas including savoury, vegetarian and sweet recipes.

Now to love|Dec 13, 2017

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  • Cheesy gnocchi bake with bacon and broccoli

    Searching for a new family favourite? Look no further than this cheesy gnocchi bake recipe. Packed with bacon, broccoli and bound in a creamy sauce, this delicious dish is so quick and easy to make

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Sep 01, 2017

  • Homemade tortellini with creamy bacon sauce

    It's easier than you think to make homemade tortellini thanks to this delicious recipe. Toss through an irresistibly creamy bacon sauce for a winning pasta dish the whole family will love

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Jul 10, 2017

  • Brussels sprouts with farro, prosciutto and rosemary

    Sam Mannering's recipe sees humble Brussels sprouts paired with farro, prosciutto and rosemary. Serve as a simple yet sophisticated side to complete a family meal full of rich, rustic flavours

    New Zealand Taste|Jul 05, 2017

  • 16 essential recipes for any bacon addict

    Mmmm bacon... Celebrate everyone's favourite cured meat with these delicious recipes including bacon and egg pie, bacon puffs, bacon tart, and the perfect bacon sammy.

    Food To Love|May 24, 2017

  • Classic bacon and egg pie recipes

    Nail a classic Kiwi dish with these delicious bacon and egg pie recipes. From traditional to gluten-free - these recipes are sure to go down a treat at your next picnic or family lunch

    Food To Love|May 19, 2017

  • Muffin pan frittata

    This muffin pan frittata recipe creates the perfect low carb meal! Fill with any leftover veges you have on hand and serve for breakfast, lunch or a fuss-free dinner with relish and a fresh side salad

    Food|May 17, 2017

  • Courgette soup with cheesy croutons

    Craving something comforting? This courgette soup recipe is just the ticket. Serve with homemade cheesy croutons for a warming weeknight meal

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|May 14, 2017

  • Bacon and egg tart

    Nici Wickes' bacon and egg tart recipe gives the good ol’ bacon and egg pie a run for its money! Be sure to serve with a good spicy chutney or relish

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 20, 2017

  • BLT salad with spicy mayo dressing

    Turn a brunch favourite into a versatile salad with this delicious BLT salad recipe! This quick and easy dish is ready in just 25 minutes and is drizzled with a creamy spicy mayo dressing

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Dec 06, 2016

  • Caesar salad baskets

    This recipe for Caesar salad baskets requires just 5 ingredients to create a fun, inventive brunch option. Featuring all the classic Caesar salad components, you're sure to love these tasty baskets

    Food|Sep 23, 2016

  • Zucchini carbonara frittatas

    Add some texture to your usual frittatas with shreds of zucchini and pasta. We've also added a delicious carbonara-style sauce with cream, bacon and egg for extra flavour.

    Woman's Day|Jul 11, 2016