Perfect Picnic for Pride in the park

Creating a perfect picnic is easy, the challenge is to create some dishes that can be easily transported and don’t need a lot of work to create. Here’s some tasty ideas to jazz up your picnic baskets for the exciting Pride events over the coming weeks.DSC_0123

Create salads in a jar by layering ingredients. Put the dressing first followed by grains, nuts and legumes, then add vegetables. Turn them out into a bowl for instant salad.

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Cold Fried Chicken is always a winner, we marinated the chicken in buttermilk and herbs before shallow frying with a herb and breadcrumb coating.

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Make a giant sandwich by cutting a sourdough loaf in half and then layering cold meat, roasted eggplant, sundried tomatoes, artichokes and cheese. Cut into thick wedges to eat.

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Leave the soft drinks behind and bring a big jug of iced tea, fill it up with slices of lemon and orange.

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Fill a plate with some Lavosh crackers, dips, dried fruit and marinated eggplant.

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Try out these salads, pulled pork with kale coleslaw or chicken with spicy rice noodles.

The PrideFEST Picnic is on Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 at Russell Square on 7 November, while the Picnic in the Park is at the AIDS Memorial in Robertson Park on 12:30 – 4:00pm Sunday November 15.

 

 

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