Sunnier days are soon upon us and with the Summer Solstice taking place on 20th June, many will be looking for things to do to celebrate the longest day of the year. Premium outdoor oven brand, Gozney, shares some of the best ways to spend the occasion with friends and family and make the most of the quality time together.

🏡 Garden party goals

There’s nothing like a garden party to celebrate the Summer Solstice. If you’re planning to have friends or family over to watch the sun go down, enjoying delicious food and raising a toast together is a great way to mark the occasion. 

Level up your party with the Gozney Dome (RRP: £1,799), as you can cook for the crowds with this award-winning oven. With its ability to roast, steam, bake and fry using either gas or wood you can enjoy slow cooked meats such as a rack of lamb and BBQ pulled pork, or tapas style dishes likeroasted beets or halloumi and pesto veg skewers. The delicious food is sure to cook up a storm and make it an occasion to remember.  

👨‍👧‍👧 Fun for all the family

For those with little ones looking for ways to enjoy the Summer Solstice as a family, get them involved with cooking. Not only is it a fun way to entertain them, but it also helps to build their self-confidence in the kitchen and builds their motor skills. Younger ones can also feel a real sense of achievement knowing they have contributed to the food they are eating.

Making pizza gives you plenty of opportunity to get the kids involved, so make sure you have all hands on deck. Kneading dough is perfect for all ages, and choosing toppings can help you sneak veg into their diet in fun ways – like using peppers, mushrooms and onions to create a smiley face. Gozney’s Essential Pizza Making Kit with Dough Balls (RRP: £55.95) has everything you need to create the perfect pizza, delivered right to your doorstep, and Gozney’s Cookbook (RRP: £25) has a range of delicious recipes for you to follow along together.

🏖️ Fun in the sun

If you’re lucky enough to live by the sea, a beach barbecue should be at the top of the to do list. Make the most of the Summer Solstice by spending an evening watching as the sun slowly sets over the sea. 

Forget a packed lunch and enjoy everything from burgers to pizzas to corn on the cob with Gozney’s Roccbox (RRP £399) – the perfect companion to any beach trip. Roccbox is a portable pizza oven withs retractable legs and carry strap, so you can easily pop it in your car boot ready for your next adventure and enjoy delectable pizza with a beautiful, scenic view.  



Sam Allcock, a seasoned entrepreneur with over two decades of expertise in Food & Drink Editorial.

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