Things to do in summer: strawberry picking

There’s nothing better than tramping though a straw-strewn field on a Sunday, filling punnet after punnet with delicious, perfectly ripe strawberries.


Strawberry picking is one of my favourite summer activities and I try to go at least two or three times during the season!

The only problem that occurs is what to do with all the strawberries – but honestly, what a fantastic problem to have!

Some of my favourite things are to eat them simply cut up (with a dribble of Cointreau if you’re feeling naughty!), or sliced onto yogurt with honey. Or, whiz them in a blender and add to sugar and lemon to make homemade strawberry lemonade! I’m also partial to serving them with fried halloumi to make a really unusual and delicious salad.


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How do you like to eat yours?

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24 thoughts on “Things to do in summer: strawberry picking

    • Food, Fash, Fit says:

      Ah yes, strawberry jam is a great idea! Maybe pairing it with some unusual flavours to get something you can’t buy in the shops!


  1. NET-A-DRESSER says:

    There is nothing like picking your own fruit, especially strawberries, it really is England at it’s best. What I love most is the smell of strawberries, I am instantly transported back to my childhood, when I used to spend my summer holidays picking fruit for a local farmer, and, when the sun always seemed to be shining…..Happy times! p.s Thanks for finding and commenting on my blog, which meant in turn I have found you! I am now your newest follower, and looking forward to your new posts! xx


    • Food, Fash, Fit says:

      Awesome! Thank you so much for dropping by! Definitely going to keep up with your blog too!

      It is true – the sun was always shining when I was a kid! Ha ha!


  2. Theresa says:

    I like to eat strawberries in a tortilla with avocado, ham, salad and craisins! I know – weird much? 😀 I love your design, the colours in the posts don’t look overwhealming. 🙂
    I’d be happy if you visited my blog and shared your opinion on it with me, as I am a beginner in blogging 🙂


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