This scrumptious loaf is certain to be a crowd-pleaser at any picnic or gathering, ultimate for a good time out with household and mates this summer season.


1 spherical crusty loaf; wholemeal if desired

1 handful rocket

2 sprigs mint

1 clove garlic

4 tbsp olive oil

1-2 tbsp lemon juice


freshly floor black pepper

150g artichoke hearts

2 tomatoes

125g mozzarella ball

1/4 iceberg lettuce

150g cooked ham; in slices

150g salami; in slices


Step 1.

Lower a lid off the bread and scoop out the mushy inside, leaving a 2-3 cm thick edge throughout.

Step 2.

Purée the rocket and mint in a meals processor with the peeled garlic, oil and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Unfold the pesto throughout the within of the loaf.

Step 3.

Drain and chop the artichokes then Slice the tomatoes. Drain the mozzarella and lower into skinny slices. Wash the lettuce, shake dry and tear into items.

Step 4.

Fill the bread with layers of the lettuce, ham, tomatoes, salami, cheese and artichokes. Re-seal with the lid, wrap nicely and chill for no less than 1 hour earlier than serving.

Makes 1 loaf.