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5 Tasty Recipes to Pack for Your Winter Picnic

The best way to spend a winter afternoon is to go to a park and soak in the sun. A picnic is a great way to catch up with your family and friends over good food, good reads, good music, and sports.

You can either carry small portions of appetizers or main course to your winter picnic gathering. Rice dishes made with the best quality basmati rice can be great. If you are wondering which basmati rice is good, choose Daawat Super.

Check out these delicious recipes that everybody will love:

Balsamic & Fig Bruschetta

Toast some baguette slices with a drizzle of olive oil. Mix some goat cheese with cream cheese, sea-salt, and thyme leaves. To make the balsamic glaze add the balsamic vinegar with brown sugar and set it to a gentle simmer. Spoon the cream cheese topping on the crostini. Add fresh figs and drizzle over the balsamic glaze and honey.

Vegan Fried Rice

Start with steaming some basmati rice. Use the best quality basmati rice for this recipe from Daawat, the best rice brand. Chop onions, broccoli, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, spring onions. In a hot wok, sauté some star anise, bay leaf in sesame oil. Add the veggies and cook until tender. Add the rice and cook for 10 minutes. Add a sprinkle of soy sauce, lemon juice, and sriracha sauce. Finish with chopped spring onions, pecans, and a handful of cranberries. Pack it in an airtight container. If you are wondering which basmati rice is good for this recipe, check out Daawat Traditional basmati.

Caprese Skewers

Start with assembling the ingredients into bowls. Stack the bocconcini, cherry tomatoes, and folded basil leaves into bamboo skewers. Drizzle a bit of balsamic glaze, extra-virgin olive oil, and flaky sea salt. You can pack the balsamic glaze and olive oil separately.

Zucchini Fritters

Mix some grated zucchini, salt, pepper, ground garlic, thyme, basil, flour, parmesan cheese. Scoop the batter and shallow fry in olive oil until golden brown. Serve hot with a side of Tahini drizzle.

Apple & Oats Muffins

Grind rolled oats into oatmeal flour with a pinch of cinnamon. In a large mixing bowl, add oat flour, coconut sugar, ground allspice, eggs, melted butter, a pinch of salt, applesauce and dried cranberries. Scoop the mixture into a greased muffin tray. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes, until cooked. Cool the muffins completely before packing in paper bags.

Remember to pack a few of your favourite books, a portable speaker, some paper plates, glass, spoons, blanket, and a cozy shawl. You can also carry some warm beverages on thermal flasks.

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