When spring offers long sunny days, the ideal way to enjoy a little relaxation is to organize a nice picnic!
The Sunday picnic is popular with young and old alike because it is fun, simple and relaxing.
It helps the mood and facilitates contact with nature , thanks to its enchanting scents, lights and colors.
HOW DO YOU ORGANIZE A PIC NIC?
There are nature lovers who do not pay too much attention to the food to be consumed but pay more attention to contact with nature, then there are the supporters of the ecological picnic, no means or technology, or those who side for a picnic full of healthy food and abundant!
The choice of place is the first thing to choose must be a corner surrounded by nature. The locations can be different, for example: near a lake, a river, in the mountains or in the countryside.
For lovers of grilling, it is good to pay attention to the choice of the place that allows you to barbecue safely.
If possible, to move around it would be better not to use the car but to prefer cycling or walking to fully enjoy the beauties of nature.
WHAT TO BRING?
There are some essential elements not to forget to organize a flawless picnic
- A tablecloth or plaid, better if waterproof to prevent it from getting wet in contact with the grass.
- A cooler bag or thermal backpack to keep lunch cool
- Napkins and paper plates
- Waste bag
- Cutlery, better than metal to limit waste
- Umbrellas and raincoats (to shelter from a sudden downpour)
What to prepare?
There are several delicious and quick recipes that are ideal to prepare for a picnic out of town.
The classic rice salad , quiches, chicken nuggets or skewers, sandwiches, omelettes, pizzas and fruit.
You can opt for a savory or sweet menu based on fruit and homemade desserts such as margherita cake or muffins or jam tarts (depending on the tastes of the picnic guests!).
Water must never be lacking and for those who do not want to give up the taste of tea and coffee, they can organize themselves with special thermos that keep the drinks hot.
A fundamental rule that affects everyone, regardless of the location, is respect for nature, so avoid leaving waste on the ground, use plastic dishes, preferring biodegradable.