London's Guardian newspaper ran a thought-provoking article last month asking local food pros to share their thoughts on what makes a perfect picnic...
The article has plenty of tempting British-influenced suggestions, from poached fish to roasted potato salad to chilled soup and twice-dipped chocolate strawberries -- and includes tips for picnic wine and snacking on wild meadow greens.
So what are your menu suggestions for a perfect picnic?
Read the Guardian article: The perfect picnic: professionals share top tips for al fresco eating
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- Kristin Hohenadel blogging from rue Vieille du Temple, Paris, France. She can be reached at kristin @ apartmenttherapy . com
Image: Madison Luxury Picnic Basket from Optima