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Spring Sunshine with St. Dalfour

April 29, 2022

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Get that bank holiday feeling and bring some spring sunshine with St. Dalfour! Whether you’re planning a big family BBQ, a picnic with friends, or, if the weather is typically British, a simple sit down meal indoors – St. Dalfour have you covered so everyone can enjoy this May bank holiday!

BBQ

If the weather allows it, many of us will be heading out in the garden this bank holiday for a barbecue. Removing that rain cover only to realise you didn’t bother cleaning the grill the last time you used it. Will we ever learn.

Here are a couple of barbecue based ideas we think you have to try – and a bank holiday weekend seems as good an excuse as any!

Barbecued Chicken Thighs with St. Dalfour Raspberry & Pomegranate Preserve 

Chicken pairs really well with sweet fruits! The balance between the sweet raspberry, pomegranate and the smoky chicken offers a succulent burst of flavour you simply have to try!

Salmon with a St. Dalfour Mango & Pineapple Preserve Salad

Salmon is quite a delicate fish, however, cooked on high heat on a BBQ really brings out the flavour and texture combinations they truly deserve! As it sunny and warm, a simple side salad with our Mango & Pineapple preserve offers a light, sweet accompaniment to an already delicate dish.

Picnic

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Long sunny days at the local park with friends and family are what bank holiday weekends are all about. Some of us may even decide to bring a picnic along with us to keep energy levels high before our eighth game of swing ball.

Over the years, we have put together some delicious recipes, perfect for an afternoon picnic. Mix-and-match or make them all. You won’t regret it!

Perfect Brie & Bacon Pastries

These perfect pastries combine salty bacon and brie with a touch of sweetness from St. Dalfour’s French Grape preserve. This has to be one of the simplest yet most satisfying and tasty recipes.

St. Dalfour Apricot Preserve adds a delicious sweet dimension to the classic sausage roll. Perfect for picnics and buffet parties.

Golden Peach Fizz Mocktail

A fruity and fun mocktail perfect for the heat wave using St Dalfour’s golden peach spread, shaken up in a jar. Within minutes you’ll have the prettiest and most delicious mocktail to take with you on your picnic.

Rainy Day Dinner

Orange and mustard glazed ham

If the bad weather sets in and you find yourself unable to leave the house, or if you simply wish to relax indoors, don’t panic. Here are some delicious recipes sure to get everyone around the dining room table asking for more.

Orange & Mustard Glazed Ham

A succulent and sweetly spiced ham that is perfect for Christmas, or indeed at any time for year when you are feeding a crowd – it makes a wonderful centerpiece for your dining table.

Roast Lamb with a Black Cherry Glaze

The sweetness of St. Dalfour Black Cherry Fruit spread perfectly complements the flavour of the lamb. Try pairing this meal with a bottle of Merlot.