4 three-course menus for May
With not one but two bank holiday weekends in May, there are plenty of opportunities to invite your friends round, crack open a bottle of sparkling and celebrate the joys of spring… and no work on a Monday.
So whether it’s an al fresco feast, impromptu lunch, indulgent dinner party or vegetarian get-together, we have four three-course menus for you to try.
The speedy feast with friends
Invited friends over for an impromptu weekend lunch? Keep your cool with a speedy feast that can be put together in 30 minutes.
The dinner party menu to impress
Treat dinner party guests to light-as-air asparagus soufflés, make your own basil mint and pistachio pesto for this herby roast chicken and indulge in a slice of rhubarb, vanilla and almond tart to round it all off.
The vegetarian menu
Every element of our vegetarian menu is fresh-tasting, fuss-free and full of flavour. Cleanse your palate with a starter of chilled radish, watercress and tahini yoghurt soup, perk up the senses with a minty asparagus, pecorino and lemon risotto, then finish on a boozy note and make our Campari and grapefruit granita.
The al fresco menu
In the hope that May begins to feel a little warmer, we’ve concocted an alfresco menu for a warm weekend.
Move your cooking outside and get the beers in – it’s barbecue time! Try our menu featuring griddled asparagus with sauce gribiche on toast to start, lemon, thyme and fennel butterflied leg of lamb for mains and a boozy gin and tonic cheesecake dessert.
Want more? Find lots of May seasonal recipes and create your own marvellous three-course menus at home.