This mixed grain, nut and canned fruit salad is delicious served as a summery main course or side dish. It’s flexible too, as you can swap out the pouch of pre-cooked mixed grains for Puy lentils or a couple of cans of drained chickpeas.
Polenta can be notoriously bland if you don’t get some oomph into the mixture with well-flavoured stock and lots of Parmesan. These “fries” are served with a beautifully fresh pesto to make a very more-ish snack.
Whether National Vegetarian Week has inspired you to go totally meat-free, or you're just looking to cut back a little, here are some of our favourite veggie dishes to enjoy with friends in the sunshine.
In every town in Denmark you can find restaurants and speciality shops serving humble open sandwiches, or Smørrebrød, that look like little works of art. Brontë's recipes for rare steak with cripsy onion rings and chicken with sprouted fennel seeds are perfect for summer.