font loading for Top nav
Adventures in Food August



With summer in full swing and sporting events on the horizon, we've got celebrating on the brain. This month, shake up one of our signature cocktails, stock up on some tropical fruit or taste a bit of carnival spirit with our new Brazilian food and get the party started

This month’s news

Easy summer cocktails

Get in the Spirit of Summer

Longer days and lighter evenings means more time to savour our cocktail ideas

Summer drink ideas

New & inspiring food from M&S

Try something new

Head in store to find fresh ideas, from jerk chicken to ice cream sandwiches

Our pick of new food

How to decorate a cake

How to decorate a cake

Turn your cake into a true showstopper with ideas from the baking experts

Cake decorating ideas

In store and online offers

In store and online offers

For more inspiration and savings on selected seasonal products, head to our offers page

Shop online and in store offers

Experience exciting flavours from across the globe and learn about the lengths we've gone to create our Spirit of Summer range

Heat page


Explore the varieties of chilli used in our new range

Discover heat

Spice page


Learn more about the spice blends in our new dishes

Discover spice

Smokehouse page


We travel to Texas to see the secrets of smokehouse bbq

Discover smokehouse

Sweet Page


Meet South America's favourite sweetheart, dulce de leche

Discover sweet


Know your Brazilian food

Get a taste of carnival spirit

How to add a touch of summer

Summer how-tos

Best in season: Sweetcorn

Add some sunshine to your midweek meals with our tasty takes and tips on an in-season British veggie favourite

See sweetcorn recipes

If you try one thing

Try new summer flavours


Cornish IPA beer

1. Cornish IPA

A pale gold beer with a light malt finish and a tangy hint of pine

Shop the pale ale

American laid back IPA beer

2. American laid back IPA

An easy-going fruity IPA perfect with chargrilled chicken wings

Shop the IPA

Summit IPA beer

3. Summit IPA

Robust and full of citrus flavours, match with curries and tandoori

Shop the summit IPA

American pale ale

4. American pale ale

Made with 100% West Coast hops, try it with barbecued burgers

Shop the pale ale

Nine hop Kent pale ale

5. Nine hop Kent pale ale

Hoppy, citrussy and lemony, this beer was made for fish and chips

Shop the Kent pale ale


Summer bouquet of flowers

Fresh seasonal flowers

Add a dash of carnival colour to your home with our bright bouquet – inspired by our award-winning Chelsea Flower Show stand

Shop flowers

Find out more about clean eating

Taste the rainbow

Explore our fresh ideas for dishes that are packed full of flavour and have health-boosting benefits

Discover clean eating

Summer cocktail ideas

Summer cocktail ideas

Be inspired to create fruity summer drinks with our new range of Spirit of Summer pre-mixed cocktails

Summer cocktail ideas