Sunny Days With Oddbox

From picnics to paddling pool parties, al fresco lunches to sundowners. Make it a glorious, waste-free summer with our sunny tips, recipes and hacks.

Check out some of the top tips and delicious summer recipes that featured in our seasonal guide below. And, If you want to learn more about what's in store, read our blog here.

Strawberries in an Oddbox bowl

Salad, strawberries & sunshine

pssst, you can view our latest seasonal guide here. It’s always a tough call announcing the start of summer. But with the recent heatwave, plus a few fruity firsts in your boxes, we’re finally feeling brave enough to shout it from the rooftops.

2 slices of bread with strawberry jam on a plate garnished with whole strawberry all over

Chia Seeds Strawberry Jam

A simple, quick and delicious jam to enjoy on toast, baking recipes or yoghurt. It is made from only 3 ingredients; strawberries, chia seeds and a little sweetener. Because of the strawberries, this jam barely uses any sweetener and is also very quick to make. 

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Vietnamese Fresh Summer Rolls with Hoisin Dip

Try these zero-energy summer rolls for Earth Hour. The rice papers are filled with fresh vegetables, crunchy peanuts and coriander, then served with a delicious creamy lime and hoisin sauce. 

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BBQ Gooseberry Skewers

Looking for the perfect BBQ dish? Try these Skewers. Mozzarella balls/tofu, cherry tomatoes and gooseberries grilled on reusable skewers and topped with a delicious herby oil.

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Blueberry Rose Spritz

Turn your blueberries into a puree and mix with rose wine and Aperol to make a delicious cocktail. The blueberry puree can be made in advance and stored in the fridge or freezer in ice cubes. Ready for express cocktail making all summer long. 

served green beans in a bowl

Spiced Green Beans in Tomato sauce

Try this simple spiced green beans recipe made with a freshly made curry style sauce from ginger, garlic, cumin, turmeric, chopped tomatoes, and garam masala.