? Not to get all Heston on you guys, but there's so, so much more to summer cuisine than 99s and the odd charred burger fetched off your mate's grill. Summer is all about sourcing the freshest ingredients, taking advantage of the abundant fruits and veggies in season, and coming up with inventive dishes that are light, cool, bursting with flavour, and incredibly satisfying.
But, since you might need a little help in the kitchen to make that happen, we asked seven of London's most successful chefs to share their ultimate summer recipes
— and the results are pretty darn delicious. From tangy gazpachos to succulent seafood, the dishes within are guaranteed to be a big hit at your next barbie. Now, where did we put our apron?Want even more R29? Get the latest news, tips, and can't-resist stories delivered straight to your newsfeed, in real time. Like us on Facebook — we'll see you there!