Picnic Bloomer

Picnic Bloomer

If the sun's out, it’s time to get outside. Grab a picnic blanket, gather your loved ones and try out this recipe. You can adapt this filling using your favourite items from our Deli counter. 


  1. 1

    Cut the bread in half horizontally.

  2. 2

    Drain the semi-dried tomatoes, reserving the oil. Drizzle the oil over each cut side of the bread.

  3. 3

    Lay the bottom layer of bread on a large piece of clingfilm.

  4. 4

    Arrange the peppers on the bottom layer of the bread.

  5. 5

    Top with a layer of mozzarella, the semi-dried tomatoes, the salami and, finally, the watercress.

  6. 6

    Place the remaining half of the bloomer on top and wrap very tightly in the cling film. Chill for 20 minutes or until ready to eat.

  7. 7

    Unwrap and cut into thick slices to serve.


  • 1 white bloomer, 400g
  • 150g semi-dried tomatoes, drained
  • 280g roasted red peppers, jar, drained
  • 2 mozzarella ball, drained and sliced
  • ½ pack continental salami selection, 100g
  • ½ pack watercress, 85g

Serves 6

Total time required 15 mins

  • Preparation time: 15 mins
  • Other time: Chill for 20 minutes