Amongst our favourites are: Breakfast radish & charred cucumber salad with mint & elderflower and jersey royal potato salad, chives, homemade mayonnaise garnished with summer flowers.“We believe that the healthy eating trend at festivals will continue, dishes will include more plant based creations making vegetables the hero ingredient.”Those planning a wedding may want to keep in mind that burgers and sausages are being shunned in favour of lighter options such as king prawns and halloumi, according to Amy Braind, the Wedding and Events Manager at the Bingham Hotel in Richmond. Oysters are preferred by some to heavier food such as burgers at festivalsCredit:ROBERT GILHOOLY To keep in British tradition minus the heavy meat pies and mash or hog roasts, ‘Best of British’ salad stalls were a big hit: serving a variety of colourful delicious seasonal salads with local produce. Those attending any sort of festival or outdoors wedding during the summer months can usually expect to detect the whiff of hog roast in the air, or the tempting aroma of a burger van.However, organisers and chefs who cater some of Britain’s top outdoor events say these traditional festival foods are falling out of fashion in favour of dinky sharing plates and light salads.Daniel Maycock, who organises the Great British Food Festival, which takes place all summer across Britain’s country houses, said: “Old traditional things seem to be struggling, especially heavy foods in the summer heat – so hog roasts, big burgers, meat pies and mash that sort of british classic festival food. In, are lighter things, hallomi, falafel, even salads!”Those who went to Wilderness last weekend were more likely to opt for crunchy radishes and colourful vegetables over a piece of charred pork, Caroline Hall, whose company Rocket Food has catered the upmarket festival.She said: “Due to the heat wave, we’ve seen an increase in demand for lighter food at our parties this summer. Big hits were: Secret Smoked Salmon carving station, Lydersfarm Oyster beds with bespoke garnishes and seafood bars. David Cameron at Wilderness festival She said: “I would say this is definitely a trend that has grown this last year or so. Whether it’s because couples are wanting to do something a little different or are conscious that they don’t want their guests to feel uncomfortable after a meal so have room for more drinking and dancing, who knows.“The volume of food is still very important, couples don’t want their guests to go hungry but I think as a country we are now more aware of and have access to lighter delicious options that get people talking.We offer a fabulous BBQ menu which we find is incredibly popular especially over the summer months and doesn’t just include your typical burgers and sausages. In fact our most popular items are the prawn skewers, halloumi & veg skewers, lamb cutlets and couscous”. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings.