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Make The Most Of The Great British Summer With Carluccios Picnics Milton Keynes

Date Posted:12/05/2015

Make The Most Of The Great British Summer With Carluccio’s Picnics!

Italians do it best when it comes to al fresco dining so pick up a perfectly prepared picnic from Carluccio’s in Milton Keynes on the way to your chosen sun-filled spot this summer – just don’t forget the sun cream!

Embrace the Great British summer with a picnic full of homemade, fresh Italian dishes to enjoy when you make a dash from the office to catch the last of the rays, whilst making the most of the weekend in your favourite patch of green, or as the ideal companion to any outdoor festival. Priced at £45, each selection includes generous portions of fresh, summery dishes and is carefully assembled each morning by Carluccio’s chefs.

Choose between the Classic and Vegetarian option, both including three generous courses for two people, which feature an antipasti selection, homemade olive focaccia, a delicious, nutritious salad of pearl barley with grilled aubergine and rocket as well as moreish savoury tarts filled with pancetta and taleggio (or spinach and ricotta in the veggie version). Larger dishes of corn-fed chicken supreme and courgette, mint and ricotta frittata ooze the refreshing and zingy tastes of summer accompanied by a fresh salad of leafy greens with aged, Italian balsamic dressing. Dessert is a slice of indulgence with individual strawberry shortcrust tarts and traditional Piedmont biscotti to finish.

Add an additional bottle of fruity Italian red or chilled white wine, available in-store, or make an occasion of it with some bubbles – Prosecco Santo Stefano (£14.75), a refreshing sparkler from the Ruggeri winery pairs particularly well.

Make it a family affair with a Carluccio’s children’s picnic. For just £10, your little one can enjoy a selection of yummy, nutritious dishes including a freshly made mini tomato and mozzarella pizza; tuna mayo dip with vegetable crudités; creamy Italian cow’s cheese (cut into wedges for munching); and classic homemade beef meatballs in a tomato sauce. A chocolate sponge teddy bear will be a welcome sweet treat along with freshly squeezed orange juice.  

Compact and convenient, Carluccio’s picnics take care of the prep work so you can simply tuck in and toast the rare rays of sun! Picnics may be ordered up to 24 hours in advance from your nearest Carluccio’s and picked up as a pit-stop en-route to the coast, the park or the beach. Last-minute bursts of sunshine are no problem if your picnic hasn’t been pre-booked, simply choose a ‘chef’s choice’ hamper on the day.

Carluccio’s – great for grab-and-go gourmet and al fresco delights this summer!


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