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This Weekend: PICNIC in Green Park

London is one of the greenest big cities in the world. It is hard to walk more than a few minutes and not reach a park or leafy garden- particularly in the centre of the city. And the summer is the best time to enjoy those parks. Last weekend, the Pal and I were itching to get outside. The thermometer was edging towards 30, and the sun was shining. We picked Green Park simply because of it’s convenient proximity to Fortnum & Mason, purveyors of the finest picnics goods in all the land since 1707. All you really need for a picnic is a hamper and a big blanket. Our hamper was my favourite Matt & Nat backback, because of it’s square shape it kept all the foods upright, and it looks great too. We filled it with: champagne, cherries, smoked trout pate (with grissini), and a typical English pork pie. There have been more sophisticated picnics out there- the recent surge of the #OttolenghiPicnic hashtag on instagram certainly proves that- but it was delicious. …