Following are the classic dishes:

1. Herby potato and hot smoked salmon salad

Mix fresh spinach, smoked salmon and new potatoes with summery herbs to create a tasty, fragrant and light dish to enjoy in the sun.

Prep to cook: About 10 minutes
Cook time: About 15 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Salad:

-500g salad potatoes (such as Charlotte), cut into small chunks
-100g hot smoked salmon flakes or smoked salmon, roughly chopped
-Large handful baby spinach
-3 spring onions, sliced
-2tbsp fresh parsley, roughly chopped
-2tbsp fresh mint, roughly chopped

Horseradish Mayo

-4tbsp low-fat mayonnaise
-2tbsp creamed horseradish

Method:

-Scrub the potatoes and cut each in quarters lengthways
-Place in a pan and cover with boiling water
-Bring to the boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes (or until tender). Drain and allow the potatoes to cool slightly
-Lightly toss together all the ingredients and then place in bowls or on plates to serve

2. Caesar Potato Salad

With a twist on a well-known classic, this Recipe results in a fantastically light yet wholesome summer meal. The Caesar Potato Salad can bring rustic charm to any garden party.

Prep time: About 10 minutes
Cook time: About 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

- 500g salad potatoes (such as Charlotte)
- 100g pancetta slices, cut in half, or 6 rashers smoked streaky bacon, cut into three
- 4 spring onions, thickly sliced
- 1 courgette, thinly sliced
- 2 Cos lettuces, roughly chopped
- 3tbsp Caesar dressing
- Parmesan cheese, grated to serve (optional)

Method:

-Scrub the potatoes and cut each in quarters lengthways
-Place in a pan and cover with boiling water
-Bring to the boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes (or until tender). Drain and allow the potatoes to cool slightly
-Place pancetta or bacon in a pan and dry-fry until crispy. Add spring onions and courgette, cook until very slightly softened
-Place lettuce in a layer on the bottom of a dish or plate, pile on the potatoes and pancetta mixture.

Serve drizzled with dressing and sprinkled with cheese

(Agencies)

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