When hiding from the heat in the stuffy offices and apartments is unbearable, and I want to get out into nature and arrange an impromptu lunch in a nearby Park or to take a gastronomic leaving the whole family camping, and maybe a romantic date outdoors. Times outings with bags jam-Packed disposable dishes and barbecue in plastic “buckets” from the nearest supermarket are long gone. Now, even in field conditions you can comfortably enjoy delicious, healthy food. The main thing is to put in your picnic basket everything you need for a stylish table setting picnic.
Bedspread or blanket
Be sure to bring a comfortable blanket that will fit all the guests picnic, after all, to sit on the ground even in summer is unsafe. But do not have to look in the attic old blanket, which does not mind dirty in nature. Now selling stylish two-layer picnic blanket with waterproof backing that protects from moisture and exposure. For example, waterproof blankets Sleepy in tartan of different colors that turn into a bag with a handle when folded. Such blankets are another useful feature — they can cover the basket with food and drinks to keep cool.
Airtight containers for food
Indispensable for a picnic — sealed containers Pure Box. Due to the tight snap-on lid you can add any dish, though the soup. They come in all shapes and sizes, for example, round containers to pack home-cooked salads. They can also serve meals on a makeshift table due to the sleek design without cover glass containers not be distinguished from normal bowls, but roomy, almost 2.9-liter containers Jumbo is very convenient for barbecue. Them, and you can marinate meat, and transport it through a tightly closed lid will not penetrate any moisture or smell.
Serving napkins made of fabric
In addition to the paper is necessary to bring napkins for the serving of thick fabric or carpet for the table, there are affordable options at IKEA. They are light and will not take up much space in the basket, besides, they can wrap the Cutlery in transit. Separate the napkins will replace the whole tablecloth. If you put them in the dish with freshly taken from the coals of the barbecue or sandwiches, this will help to protect the beautiful blanket of crumbs and stubborn stains, and the cotton wipes the traces of the feast is easy to remove in the washing machine. When the picnic is stylishly served, it is possible to forget that you’re dining in the near-to-home Park and not on the veranda upscale suburban restaurant.
There are plastic utensils are not very nice and not always convenient. Plastic cups with remnants of drinks wind blows, and all their content is on the blanket. Shashlik falls to the ground or directly on your lap from thin plastic plates that just bends under his weight. After all this the dubious pleasure remains and the mountain of the hazardous nature of the waste. Better bring a glass Luminarc plates of small diameter, they are very durable, and most importantly — a diverse design. You can pick up a rug, serving napkins and plates in the same style or color scheme. For example, on the lush lawn will look great bright and translucent dishes with a delicate floral print from the collection Marvella, complemented by napkins with a light green pattern resembling the annual rings on the cut wood, and cotton tablecloth in pastel colours.
If you are going on a romantic dinner in nature, it is difficult to imagine him without a bottle of champagne or wine. Of course, now doing even plastic champagne glasses, but such dishes are not conducive to creating a suitable atmosphere for couples and even dangerous for health. To drink alcoholic beverages from disposable plastic cups very harmful when in contact with alcohol they emit formaldehyde or phenol, which affect the kidneys, liver and eyes, up to loss of vision. Much nicer watching the sunset, drinking wine from elegant wine glasses, Amelia. They are suitable for alcoholic and soft drinks. Due to the low stem these glasses are much more stable than their long-legged counterparts, this will not look like a random hand on the ground. But if he falls, don’t worry — this fragile-looking glass is very durable and is not afraid to shock.
The cups can be nested in one another
What’s a picnic without refreshments, but not to drink them from plastic cups. Even if you are going to drink only water and juices, in the midst of a picnic, someone might lose a plastic Cup, which years later will poison the environment.
It is better to take glasses, the more that the simple models now are not much more expensive certain types of plastic utensils. Perfect for a picnic — glasses Tivoli. Thanks to its clever design can be folded into a compact stack that won’t take up much space in the picnic basket. You should not worry that the dishes will break tempered glass is very durable to impact, but even if you managed to break the glass, thanks to innovative technologies of production of glass will break into safe pieces that can be assembled with your bare hands.