Summer cooking is all about big, bold flavours: from zesty marinades and sweet, light desserts to tangy slaws and smokey, saucy meats. While slapping a few burgers onto a barbecue and dishing out some ice cream could do the trick, why not take your summer dining to the next level? From a tender pulled pork with a crunchy homemade slaw and a buttery roast veg tart that makes the most divine al fresco dinner, to moreish no-bake salted caramel fudge and a stunning tiered cake, these recipes will bring your sunny entertaining to new heights.
Sprinkle surprise cake by Siúcra
This sweet stunner packs a double punch: not only is it gorg on the outside, you’re in for a treat once you dig in…
Pulled pork burger
This burger hits all the right notes: soft, pillowy buns are loaded with sticky, smokey pulled pork and a homemade slaw that adds just the right amount of crunch.
Lemon and raspberry layer cake
Whether it’s a summer birthday party or just a weekend treat for the sake of it, this three tiered cake shines with softly whipped cream, zesty lemon curd and fresh, tart raspberries.
Beetroot, feta and sweet potato tart by Siúcra
This vegetarian tart is perfect for summer entertaining, served under the early evening sun alongside a peppery rocket salad and a chilled glass of white!
Salted caramel fudge
Salted caramel and crunchy nuts bring classic fudge from “nice to have…” to “got to have it!” treat. This no-bake indulgence is also one of our favourite edible gift ideas.
Sticky roast chicken with cornbread
Once you try roast chicken with this sticky-sweet glaze, you’ll never go back. Paired with fresh carrots, new season potatoes and an American-style cornbread, this is the Sunday lunch from from heaven.
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