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picnic with basket and wine
Eat and Drink
May 2022
Reading time 2 Minutes

Summer is finally here and the weather is getting warmer, so there’s no better time to plan a picnic

We’ve rounded up some delicious provisions and even something to carry it all in.
picnic basket set with food and wine by a lake

This traditional-style wicker hamper is loaded with all you need for a perfect picnic. Navigate Three Rivers filled wicker picnic hamper, £75 John Lewis & Partners

olives, cheese and oatcakes

1. Karyatis Queen pitted Gordal olives, £2.99 Odysea, stockists regionwide

2. Island Bakery black pepper oatcakes, £2.60 Northumberland Cheese Company, Blagdon

3. Wensleydale with stem ginger truckle, £4.50 Wensleydale Creamery, stockists Yorkshirewide

Pork pie, £1.60 De Giorgio Butchers, Sunderland  |  Soppressata chilli, fennel and garlic salami, £5 Meat Salt Smoke, Heaton

Crackers, chutney white wine

4. Tomato and black olive bread thins, £3.10 Cartwright & Butler at Hammonds of Hull

5. Tomato and pepper chutney, £4.25 Northumbrian Pantry, stockists regionwide

6. Gravel and Loam 2020 Marlborough sauvignon blanc, £11.50 Yorkshire Vintners, Ripon

Berwick Edge cheese, £5.50 Doddington Dairy, stockists regionwide  |  Smoked air dried ham, £5.20 Lishman’s of Ilkley  |  Traditional family pork pie (pack of four), £24.99 Toppings Pies, Doncaster

olives, chutney and white wine

7. Nocellara pitted olives, £4.50 Casalinga at Weetons Food Hall, Harrogate

8. Fig chutney, £5.50 Rosebud Preserves, stockists Yorkshirewide

9. Guillaume Aurele Chardonnay, £8.99 The Wine Chambers, Tynemouth

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