Perfect summer picnic basket

2016-11-24 06:01

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SUMMER lends itself to eating outdoors, enjoying the sun and getting sun-kissed. The South Coast has so many beautiful sites to choose from for the ideal picnic, be it inland, or on our beaches.
Here are a few food ideas, tips and a checklist to make sure your picnic is a success.

Must-have foods for your basket this summer


• Crispy chicken drumsticks

• Bite-size boerewors cuts

• Mini steak wraps

• Frikkadels

• Cocktail-size meatballs • Selection of sandwiches

• Hard-boiled eggs

• Bit-size sausage rolls

• Bacon and mushroom frittatas

• Sliced pork belly

• Savoury picnic loaf


• Strawberries

• Medley of fresh sliced fruits

• Muffins Refreshments:

• Home-made lemonade

• Champers (non-alcoholic)

• Orange Juice

Picnic checklist:

• Ice and Iice packs

• Condiments

• Salt and pepper

• Cups

• Plates

• Utensils

• Serviettes

• Cutting knife and chopping board

• Bottle opener

• Water

Remember to clean up:

• Trash bags

• Wet wipes

• Paper towels


• Blanket

• Back-pack, picnic basket


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