Picnic

How to picnic like a pro

Make your next picnic your best ever, with Food magazine's handy tips for delicious dining in the great outdoors.

Food|Feb 21, 2019

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  • Nectarine and Pimms picnic jelly jars

    These little nectarine and Pimms picnic jelly jars are so much fun to make, and even more fun to eat! Chill in small jars so they are easy to transport, and enjoy for a delightful boozy dessert.

    Food|Feb 14, 2019

  • What to pack in your Valentine's Day picnic basket

    Take your special someone to the outdoors this Valentine’s Day with a picnic in your favourite romantic spot. Beach, hilltop or backyard, we’ve got all the recipes you’ll need to plan an al fresco feast worthy of any rom-com.

    Food To Love|Feb 12, 2019

  • Potato salad with sundried tomatoes and dill dressing

    Nici Wickes is bringing back the love for sundried tomatoes with this potato salad recipe! Semi-sundried tomatoes, cherry tomatoes and creamy dill dressing really bring this salad alive

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 21, 2018

  • Easy courgette, cream cheese and herb picnic tart

    This easy courgette tart recipe is a favourite of Nici Wickes. It’s good served at room temperature with chutney, which makes it perfect for taking on your next picnic as a delicious bite.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 21, 2018

  • Perfect picnic meatloaf with apple and crispy sage topping

    Who doesn’t love a meatloaf spiked with green peppercorns and embellished with mustard? This Nici Wickes meatloaf recipe creates the perfect picnic food that's easy to transport and even easier to eat

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 21, 2018

  • 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

  • Stuffed focaccia bread with spinach, olives and feta

    These stuffed focaccia sandwiches are the perfect snacks to pack up and take adventuring. Fill with your fave ingredients like spinach, olives, feta and sun-dried tomatoes. Try for your next picnic! Photography by Jani Shepherd/Gatherum Collectif

    New Zealand Taste|Aug 30, 2017

  • Banana bread with sweet nut butter and toasted peanuts

    This banana bread recipe is perfect when you've got a bowl full of sweet, ripe bananas. Serve with homemade sweet nut butter and toasted peanuts for a simply delicious bite with your next cuppa

    New Zealand Taste|Aug 30, 2017

  • Dried apricot sweets

    Delicious little balls of coconut, white chocolate and dried apricots.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 24, 2016

  • Rhubarb muffins

    Soft and moist rhubarb muffins from New Zealand Woman's Weekly.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 24, 2016

  • Pear and almond cake

    A sweet and beautifully balanced pear and almond cake.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 24, 2016

  • Potato, capsicum and olive frittata

    Give your usual potato frittata a gutsy flavour kick by adding capsicum and olive. Serve it warm from the oven with a green salad or take it on a romantic picnic.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Feb 10, 2016