Bloody Mary Hummus and A Sophisticated Summer’s Cup – The Bloggers Picnic!

It’s early on bank holiday Monday and I was throwing chickpeas around the kitchen in a panic.  I was invited by the lovely Steph to a bloggers picnic.

Bloggers Picnic: where people who write online, meet up, sit on a rug and eat food whilst saying words like: wordpress, trending,hashtag…

We have been asked by the organisers  Angie and Aftab,  to bring food, a bottle of drink and a rug to sit on.

Like a wannabe rock star with an air guitar, my imaginary chef hat was on. After a night of research (looking up pretty pictures on pinterest) I decided to make world breaking Bloody Mary Hummus..whilst destroying the kitchen in the process.

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I soaked, cut, blended, added a bit of this, bit of that… and It was made

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Recipe (I know you want it)

3 x cans chick peas
a lot of tablespoons olive oil
Tomato Juice
Tomato Ketchup
loads of Worcestershire Sauce
1 x table spoon Horseradish
loads of Tabasco
chili flakes
Fresh ground black pepper
salt
1 tomato (garnish)
chopped celery to dip

Now the drink-  I wanted a summer cup, Pimm’s is way too predictable now so I was excited to be bringing a long Bronte Liqueur It’s  what i would like the call  ‘the sophisticated Pimm’s’

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Mix it with ginger beer, lime and mint lounge in the sun and behold you got a sophisticated summer cup. For special occasions you can also mix it with bubbles to make a nice fruity twist.

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With a proudly-prepared picnic I went to find the bloggers in Green Park

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It didn’t long.

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My choice of picnic mats made me look like I was making a point to the Australian, American, Asian, neighbours (I wasn’t!) . So I  covered my back by announcing “everyone can sit on my flag!” (nervous laugh as I dig a big British hole)

I gazed across the mats to a sea of beautiful food

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@FelicityBayley ‘s pink meringues and her rice and nut dish

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@S_LovesFood‘s brownies

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Don’t get me started on @SheepaMiah‘s cupcakes….

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 Now my hummus,  in the cold light of day, it looked like vomit in a pot.

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….

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Anyone want a drink?

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Saved by my jug of Bronte.

It went down a treat.

Maybe i should just to stick to the drink perhaps?

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