If you are looking for something extra special to pack in your picnic basket, consider making these gourmet picnic food ideas. We've selected recipes that are great for meat lovers and vegetarians alike. These picnic dishes are filling, refreshing and easy to transport so you can ensure a stress-free picnic. Don't forget to pack cutlery, napkins, wine and a few bottles of S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna to complement these delicious picnic food ideas.
As soon as fresh figs are available at your local market take full advantage of them by making this sweet and savory picnic food idea. Slice the figs before hand and pack the prosciutto separately then put it all together right before serving.
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