Bite Size: Banish the ghosts of picnics past

We do lots of things well in food in Ireland, but picnics aren’t one of them. My abiding memory of childhood picnics is of warm red lemonade, hard-boiled eggs that had always turned greyish-green in the middle, and sandwiches made with assorted varie

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
5th July, 2015

This year, I’m exorcising the ghosts of picnics past by packing a selection of great Irish-made produce in my basket. Some are new, some not so new, but all should give your outdoor feast a tasty boost.

Fiona and Malcolm Falconer have won several awards for their Wild About range, which includes preserves, chutneys and salad dressings. My favourite is the nettle pesto, which is packed with vitamins, minerals and iron, and also...

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