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75 Picnics and Easy Outdoor Eating Ideas Simple Summertime Food Shown Step by Step by Christine France

75 Picnics and Easy Outdoor Eating Ideas Simple Summertime Food Shown Step by Step

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75 Picnics and Easy Outdoor Eating Ideas Simple Summertime Food Shown Step by Step by Christine France

This is a sensational collection of 70 recipes for outdoor eating, from traditional picnic favourites to sunny alfresco dining. It features easy-to-follow instructions that include step-by-step sequences and a fabulous picture of every finished dish, with 275 colour photographs in total. Its six tempting chapters cover: Appetisers & Snacks; Meat & Poultry; Fish & Shellfish; Vegetarian & Vegetable Dishes; Salads & Accompaniments; and, Outdoor Entertaining. It offers practical tips on ingredients, preparation, presentation, packing and transporting the dishes. It also includes delicious dishes ranging from Spiced Duck with Pears to New Orleans Steak Salad and Grilled Vegetable Terrine. Food always seems more appetising when it is eaten outdoors, and this sensational book, covering planning, preparation and presentation as well as recipes, will ensure that outdoor entertaining is delicious, trouble-free and fun. The book is divided into six chapters with recipes for all courses and occasions: Appetisers & Snacks, Meat & Poultry, Fish & Shellfish, Vegetarian & Vegetable dishes, Salads & Accompaniments, and Outdoor Entertaining. Step-by-step photographs illustrate the easy-to-follow recipes, which include hints and tips on accompaniments, alternative ingredients and how best to pack and transport the finished dishes. There are even recipes that are ideal for preparing on a portable grill. The last chapter offers many ideas for entertaining alfresco, including some special summertime drinks.

About the Author

Christine France has worked in magazines, notably as Deputy Cookery Editor of Good Housekeeping, Cookery Editor of Woman's Realm and contributor to BBC Good Food. Now freelance, Christine's varied work includes writing books (over 30 titles), cookery features for magazines and newspapers, radio and TV, recipe and product development, restaurant reviewing, cookery teaching and food styling for photography.

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Publication date

1st June 2009


Christine France

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Southwater an imprint of Anness Publishing


96 pages


General cookery & recipes



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