We’re diving into the tantalizing flavours of East Asian cuisine this issue, as we take a look at easy to replicate recipes and store cupboard essentials to get you started at home. Vicki Mayrick examines the rising popularity of edible seaweeds and we’ve got the lowdown on crafting the perfect bowl of Vietnamese phở. In our Field to Plate segment, we’re enjoying dishes made from colourful leeks and delicate haddock. We’re also exploring the culinary uses of the humble dandelion with help from expert forager, John Wright, and veggie blogger Kate Hackworthy. Elsewhere in the mag, school’s in session on p. 40, as we check out some of the more unusual cookery courses that the West Country has to offer. It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday 31st March and we’ve rounded up some of our favourite recipes and gifts to put a smile on mum’s face (p.46).
We’re getting 2019 off to the right start in our New Year issue; offering up healthy recipes for the mind, body and soul. We chat to two prominent free-from foodies, learn how to brew our own kombucha tea and enjoy wholesome dishes that will rejuvenate you after the excesses of Christmas. Meanwhile, in our Field to Plate segment (p.24) we’re taking a look at three marvelous winter ingredients: venison, potatoes, and celeriac. Elsewhere in the magazine, we’ve got healthy breakfast ideas to make early mornings more bearable (p.42), comfort food for long winter evenings (p.47) and a guide to mastering the art of baking shortbread at home (p.52). Last, but certainly not least, little cooks are joining in the fun with some seriously tasty smoothies and a fun way to get their 5-a-day…
‘In our bumper Christmas issue, we’re getting stuck into the main event on p.13 and finding out why it’s important to support higher welfare suppliers when planning this year’s roast. We wave goodbye to soggy sprouts in favour of super side dishes and we say hello to some fabulous new ideas for festive stuffing.
In our Field to Plate segment winter root veg is on the menu and we explore the nation’s love affair with North American cranberries. We also have plenty of ideas for Boxing Day buffets (p.52) and a foodie gift guide to provide inspiration for this year’s Christmas list.