A Guide to the Perfect Picnic

A Guide to the Perfect Picnic

"What Could Be More Important Than A Little Something To Eat?" - Winnie The Pooh.

It’s time to roll out your blankets and fill your wicker basket to the brim for National Picnic Week 17th – 25th June. A wonderfully British tradition, picnicking in the summertime is a joyous occasion to be shared with family and friends – a chance to enjoy the great outdoors whilst dining al fresco on tasty homemade treats and delicious summertime snacks.

We have compiled a list of our most delectable treats and recipes for you to enjoy. To make your day in the sun extra special make sure to enter our fruity Summer picnic competition to win a Bonne Maman fruit mousse picnic bundle! Enter here.

To Sweeten Your Picnic: Strawberry Mousse

Our Strawberry Mousse is a sumptuous addition to any picnic or outdoor banquet. Made just like you would at home with whipped cream, yoghurt and filled with juicy strawberry pieces. Widely available in packs of 2 or 4 they are the perfect size to pop into your cooler bag.

To Upgrade Your Picnic: Picnic Dessert Jars

If you are looking to impress our Picnic Dessert jars are a delight. A terrific way to upgrade your picnic in rustic handmade fashion. Simply fill an empty Bonne Maman jar with our Strawberry Conserve, fresh summer fruits and creamy cheesecake topping, secure the lid - et voila! Recipe here.

To Refresh Your Picnic: Lemon Crème

The latest addition to the Bonne Maman Chilled Desserts range, our Lemon Crème is a vibrant spoonful of refreshment when out in the sun. Made simply with cream, milk and lemon, it offers bursts of fresh citrus flavours with every bite containing little pieces of lemon zest to tantalise the taste buds

To Load Your Picnic: Bonne Maman Jars

Our iconic glass jars are not only pretty, but incredibly practical for picnic season, whether using them to store summer soups, chic on-the-go glasses or for storing your all-important salt and pepper in our sweet 30g jars – our gingham glassware is the ultimate picnic ‘go to’.

To Brighten Your Picnic: Apricot Yoghurt

Our Small Pot Yoghurts come in packs of four so are perfect for popping into a family picnic basket. Thick smooth yoghurt on a bed of juicy compote. Which flavour will you choose? Aromatic Apricot, mouthwatering Raspberry, sweet yet tangy Rhubarb or heavenly Blueberry?

To Lighten Your Picnic: Rhubarb Mousse

Another delicious mousse, it's wonderfully light and fresh, perfect for the sunshine! Simply made with luscious yoghurt, cream and zingy rhubarb our Rhubarb Mousse is sure to become a favourite summer staple.

We hope you add a certain je ne sais quoi to your picnic with our selection of favourites.

If you are out and about, don’t forget to share your perfect picnic online and tag us @bonnemaman_uk

Enter our fruity Summer picnic competition for your chance to win one of four Bonne Maman fruit mousse picnic bundles! See here to enter.

Happy Picnicking!

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