Al-fresco dining: Dinners that are best enjoyed outdoors

By Oct 19, 2020 Recipes

The temperatures are starting to drop in the UAE, and if, like us, you’ve been enjoying the gorgeous winter weather this weekend, then you’ll know that al-fresco dining season is finally upon us. While much of the world retreats for the winter months, there’s no better time to get outdoors in the UAE. From barbecues and picnics in parks, to long beach days and dinner on the terrace – there’s so much to look forward to! 

Kick-start al-fresco dining season with a delicious line-up of light, refreshing dishes that are best enjoyed in the great outdoors. 

Halloumi and Mango Salad with Wild Rice

Salty halloumi, sweet mango and crunchy hazelnuts – this salad really does have it all!

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Sea Bass, Garlic Butter and Crushed Potatoes with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Sometimes, it pays to appreciate the simple things in life, like a well-cooked fish, punchy garlic butter and crispy potatoes. Combine them all together for this deliciously light dinner, best enjoyed with a cold beverage and a gorgeous sunset.

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Chipotle Cheese Burger with Sweet Potato Fries and Lime Slaw

This recipe fuses two Central American staples into one deliciously spicy, cheesy patty! Grill them on the barbecue for that added smokiness. 

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Cretan Summer Pasta with Feta, Olives and Cucumber

This gorgeous summer pasta dish features all the ingredients of the classic Greek salad, and then some!

For the full recipe, click here.

Cheesy Chicken and Pesto Panini with Italian Salad

Pack in the flavours with this hearty sandwich and take your weekend lunches to the next level. 

For the full recipe, click here. 

If you enjoyed this article, you may be interested in reading more about our summery salads here. Don’t forget to get social with us and share your creations with us by tagging @hellochef – we love to see what you’ve been cooking!