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A three-day weekend lies ahead, but what to make to keep us fed? Here are 6 things to prep and do. Let us know what you're up to...

1. TO MAKE TO SHARE

Lattice-topped fish pie OR slow-roast lamb with feta, peppers and dill

2. TO HAVE AS A TREAT

Chocolate mousse cake OR strawberry Daiquiri meringue

3. TO POUR TO DRINK

Homemade elderflower cordial OR pink fizz punch

4. TO BAKE TO EAT

Courgette and sultana cake OR pistachio and almond cake with cranberries

5. TO EXPLORE THE MARKETS

  • Campo Viejo Streets of Spain festival at the Southbank Centre is running from 2-5 May. If you've been to Barcelona's famous food market, La Boqueria, come and revisit the stalls and sample their delicious Spanish produce and pretend you're on La Rambla!

  • Malaysia Kitchen Spring Market is taking place between the Oxo Tower and Waterloo Bridge. 12 different Malaysian restaurants will come together to cook amazing Malaysian cuisine – think rending, satay, laska...mmm

6. TO TRY A BAR

  • Tequila pop up bar at Sky Lounge - The rooftop bar in Tower Hill, overlooking the Shard and the London skyline is launching Cuervo's Cantina on 2 May. Buy a jug of frozen Margarita or a Mexican Mule and indulge in delicious Mexican dishes including nachos, burritos and fajitas... open 4pm–10pm throughout the summer.

  • Bluebird Chelsea brunch party - The new brunch menu at Bluebird is launching this Sunday 4 May and bills itself as a 'party-come-brunch' – you can feast on SW3 eggs with asparagus, Dorset crab and truffle hollandaise plus a breakfast-themed cocktail menu with marmalade G+Ts and DIY Bloody Marys. There's also a DJ to get you into the bank holiday party mood – there's no work on Monday remember! Book your table

 

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