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Summer time BBQ: Recipe Concepts – Wendy Rowe

Picture Credit score @ Camilla Akrans for Vogue Japan

Alot of individuals assume BBQs are all concerning the meat and the beer, however for me, alfresco eating is all about contemporary, seasonal meals and light-weight, wholesome meals. So, whether or not you’re internet hosting a giant BBQ for all your pals, otherwise you’re a visitor and wish to take one thing mild and wholesome that everybody will love, the next two recipes ought to hit the spot! First up is the Wild Rice Salad recipe from my e book Eat Lovely, which is at all times successful because of the nutty combination of the wild and brown rice. Subsequent is my Frozen Banana Lollies, additionally from my e book, that are a beautiful summer season dessert various which have skin-benefiting components and are simply as scrumptious as business ice lollies. They’re nice for exhibiting off to company at a BBQ. Take pleasure in!


Wild Rice Salad

That is one in all my pal Dom’s signature dishes and it’s a actual winner. The beautiful nutty texture of untamed rice works so completely – an incredible addition to a summer season barbecue.

Picture Credit score @ David Loftus for Eat Lovely


100g wild rice and 100g brown rice
(or 200g blended brown and wild rice)
1 tbsp pistachios
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Handful of contemporary mint, roughly chopped
Handful of rocket, roughly chopped
1/2 garlic clove, finely chopped
2 handfuls of dried fruit corresponding to raisins, goji berries, sultanas or chopped dried apricots
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
Sea salt and black pepper

  1. Boil every rice in calmly salted water following the packet directions. Drain and rinse below chilly water.
  2. In the meantime, toast the pistachios in a dry pan over a medium warmth for 2-3 minutes, tossing steadily in order that they don’t burn. Take away and calmly crush.
  3. Place the rice in a serving bowl, add the lemon juice, mint, rocket, garlic and dried fruit, and mix effectively.
  4. Drizzle over the oil, then season and sprinkle the toasted nuts excessive to serve.

Picture Credit score @ David Loftus for Eat Lovely

Frozen Banana Lollies


400ml coconut or unsweetened almond milk
2 massive bananas, peeled
2 tbsp runny honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp shredded coconut
Handful of floor hazelnuts (or additional shredded coconut) for dipping

This frozen combination of mashed up banana, coconut cream and honey makes a gorgeously creamy deal with in the course of the summer season months. It’s simply as candy as a business iced lolly however with a pure and attention-grabbing flavour with a number of skin-feeding actives as effectively.

  1. Pour half of the milk right into a meals processor and add the bananas, honey and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract, then course of till easy.
  2. In a bowl, whisk collectively the remaining coconut milk and vanilla extract.
  3. Divide the banana combination between six lolly moulds.
  4. Layer the coconut combination on high of the banana combination, then depart in a freezer for not less than 6 hours or till utterly frozen.
  5. Take away the lollies from their moulds by dipping them in heat water for 10 seconds. Tip the bottom hazelnuts (or shredded coconut) right into a deep bowl, then dip the highest 5-8cm of every lolly into the nuts to coat.
  6. Place the lollies again within the freezer to set. They are going to be prepared after 5 minutes or everytime you fancy one.

For extra scrumptious seasonal recipe concepts, purchase my e book Eat Lovely 

MORE RECIPES: Frittata with Salsa Verde | Pomegranate Salad 

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