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As a child who grew up reading The Famous Five and Milly-Molly-Mandy books, I had a rather idealised view of what makes a great picnic. Boiled eggs played a key role, along with lashings of ginger beer. Infuenced next by Jane Austen dramas like Pride and Prejudice and Emma (in which eating outdoors involves lugging seven-course feasts and matching crockery halfway up a mountain), I thought that any picnic worth its salt needed a week’s preparation and a horse to get everything to the perfect spot. These days, my favourite picnics are those fun impromptu meals that taste all the better for being outdoors. From fsh and chips with gin and tonics, to soft cheeses, meats and breads, it’s all about the location, the company and, if you’re very blessed, the sunshine. Whatever kind of picnic you prefer, you’ll fnd lots of great ideas in this issue.
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Hi, I’m Suborna. I’m 24 and I’ve now been working in a factory just outside Dhaka in Bangladesh for fve years, making clothes for George. With training, my sewing skills have developed. I was made a team leader four months ago, and now my salary has increased. I’d like to get married in the future, so it means I can save for that as well as sending money home.
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Catch of the day Fishing of the Cornish coast, skipper Peter Bullock, from our fsh supplier Riddlers, uses traditional ring nets and modern sonar equipment to catch only the best quality sardines. We went to meet him…
l Family-run company Riddlers
is based in Newton Abbot, Devon. l Riddlers goes back to the 1920s.
In 2009, it was taken over by Ocean Fish, founded by father and son Andrew and Edward Lakeman in 1989. This family fshing company now employs 80 people. They’ve been working with us since 2009. l Newlyn, the main Cornish harbour Riddlers uses, handles vessels from trawlers to small mackerel day boats, like the Resolute and The Asthore (the largest ring netter in the UK). l Riddlers holds the MSC Chain of Custody – this means the company meets the environmental standard for sustainable fsh.
In Cornwall, fshing is very much a way of life. Every day in the main fshing season, boats set of from harbours all around the Cornish coast with fsherman on board using their years of experience to help them fnd the very best fsh you can catch. The market is very demanding. The South-west has some of the UK’s best fsh restaurants – from Rick Stein’s fsh empire in Padstow, to Nathan Outlaw’s at St Enodoc Hotel in Rock – and, like us, top chefs are looking for a supply of fresh, great-quality fsh. There’s a long history of sardine fshing in Cornwall – in fact there was a pilchard fshery there as far back as the 1800s (pilchards and sardines are the same fsh, with diferent names). Then, the traditional way of catching sardines was labour intensive and the fsh was often poor quality. All that has changed. The stock
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Riddlers used to fsh out of Mevagissey harbour, above of Cornish sardines is healthy, sustainable and accredited, and it’s a brilliant product. And we’re delighted to be working with Riddlers, the company which supplies our sardines, using modern techniques to bring fshing into the 21st century. But there’s a lot that happens before that fsh lands on your plate…
‘Sardines are becoming so popular that we’re catching as much as 20 tonnes of fsh in one evening’
‘We have immense pride in what we do – we only want good quality fsh that are the right size’
Peter Bullock has been fshing for sardines for Riddlers in Cornwall for nine years, skippering small fshing boats – the Resolute and the slightly larger Asthore – with his two-man crew. ‘Fishing for Cornish sardines is all about quality. We start fshing in mid-July and the season goes on to January or February. Sardines follow the warm water so they’re never too far out to sea. We mainly fsh out of Newlyn, in Mount’s Bay near St Michael’s Mount.
On the hunt for fsh ‘Usually, we leave the harbour an hour before dusk. In the daytime, the fsh are spread out and in deeper water. At night, they come nearer the surface and it’s the best time to catch them. ‘We’ll search around for an hour and establish where the best sardines are. It’s made easier by using sonar on the boat – this electronic gadget looks ahead and gives us a picture of where the shoals of fsh are on a screen so we know where to shoot the nets, just as it gets dark. ‘We use “ring nets” to catch sardines. It’s a more responsible and sustainable method – there’s no “bycatch” so when we’re fshing for sardines we get just sardines. A ring net is a length of net that we shoot
into the water in a circle around the fsh. The bottom of the net is closed and we haul it back in so the fsh are alongside the boat, before taking a sample of the fsh to check the quality and size. We have immense pride in what we do – we only want good quality fsh that are the right size. ‘As we fsh so close to the shore (sometimes only 10-20 minutes out to sea), if we shoot our nets at 6pm and get a good catch, we’ll be back in the harbour by 9 o’clock and unloaded by midnight. Sardines are becoming so popular that we’re catching as much as 20 tonnes of fsh in one evening. ‘When the fsh comes over the side, it’s brilliant quality. We want to keep it in as good a condition as possible. It’s kept on ice until we get back to the harbour, before being sent to Riddlers’ factory where they process the fsh. Within 48 hours, that fsh will be on the shelves in Asda.’
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‘Sardines seem to be back in fashion now, and it’s easy to see why,’ says Emily. ‘They’re an oily fsh, packed with omega-3 so they’re nutritious and good for you. When buying sardines, look for ones with clear, shiny eyes and scales, and bright red gills – that means they’re really fresh. ‘If you’ve never cooked sardines before, preparing them is easy if you keep it simple – you don’t need to do much to them. Grill or oven-bake them with a little olive oil, or use them in a salad niçoise instead of tuna. I also love them as part of a simple barbecue on the beach – perfect for summer. ‘And the way sardines are caught now is so much better for the environment. Fishermen used to have to follow the Common Fisheries Policy, introduced in the 1970s, which limited the number of days they spent at sea and set quotas on how much fsh they could catch. This meant they threw any dead fsh back in the sea. ‘Then, in January 2014, a ban on “discarding” fsh was introduced. Riddlers’ fshermen’s ring netting method allows them to just catch sardines – there’s little risk of catching other fsh by mistake.’
Emily’s favourite sardine recipe... SARDINES WITH MUSTARD & LEMON BUTTER Make cuts in the fesh of both sides of cleaned sardines. Put in a greased ovenproof dish. Mix some butter with Dijon mustard and lemon juice, and spread evenly over the sardines. Bake in the oven at 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5 for 20mins. Sprinkle with chopped fat-leaf parsley and serve with lemon wedges.
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Rich in favour and vibrant in colour, salmon is a really versatile fsh. We asked a panel of celebrity chefs to share their best salmon recipes, and I’ve included my own favourite, too... Glynis McGuinness Food Editor
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Our guest panel
Salmon in tarragon vinegar with carrots in brown butter
Nick Nairn Salmon en croûte
Baked salmon fsh fngers with tartare sauce
The Hairy Bikers Potted salmon
Glynis McGuinness Salmon & courgette quiche
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Salmon in tarragon vinegar with carrots in brown butter
SERVES 4 READY IN 1HR PRICE PER SERVING £2.18
Cornwall-based chef Nathan Outlaw owns four restaurants that specialise in seafood, one of which has two Michelin stars. His latest book, Nathan Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen (Quadrille), is out now.
‘Poaching fsh in vinegar isn’t a new idea – they’ve been doing it in French cooking for years. Salmon is a good fsh to use as its slightly oily fesh will stay moist. The tarragon vinegar cuts through the richness of the salmon and butter, too.’
2 large carrots, peeled 8 small Chantenay carrots 200ml white wine 200ml white wine vinegar 50g caster sugar 10 tarragon sprigs 125g salted butter 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped 4 x 120-125g salmon fillets 2tsp chopped tarragon 1 Cut the large carrots into ribbons using a vegetable peeler. Put in a pan with the wine, vinegar, 400ml water, sugar, tarragon sprigs and a pinch of sea salt. Bring to the boil and simmer for 2mins. Take of the heat and leave to infuse for 30mins. 2 Meanwhile, to make the brown butter, line a sieve with a sheet of kitchen paper and stand it over a bowl. Cut the butter into
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small pieces and heat in a light coloured pan (you need to be able to see the colour change), over a medium-low heat until it bubbles. Lower the heat and continue to cook, stirring, until the butter turns brown and gets a nutty aroma (this will take about 4-5mins). Don’t let it burn. Immediately remove from the heat and pour into the lined sieve to strain. 3 Add the whole Chantenay carrots to a pan containing enough cold salted water to just cover them. Bring to the boil, lower the heat and simmer for about 10mins until almost cooked. Drain and return to the pan. Add 50ml of the brown butter and the garlic to the carrots and warm over a low heat. Season and remove from the heat.
4 Drain the carrot ribbons, reserving their cooking liquor. Put the liquor in a wide pan, bring to a simmer and add the fsh fllets, making sure they are fully covered. Remove the pan from the heat, cover and leave to stand for 10mins; the fsh will continue cooking. Check if it’s done by lifting out a chunk and putting a knife into the thickest point for 5secs. Then place the knife against the back of your wrist; it should feel warm. 5 To make the dressing, mix 25ml of the poaching liquor with 50ml of the brown butter. Warm through and add the chopped tarragon. 6 To serve, place a portion of salmon on a warm plate. Divide the carrots between the plates and spoon over the dressing. Each 454g serving contains: ENERGY
2,373kj High High Low Low 571kcal 38.4g 18.5g 21.8g 0.7g 29% 55% 93% 24% 12% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 523kJ/126kcal
CHEFS’ FAVOURITES Nick Nairn
Salmon en croûte
A regular on TV shows including Saturday Kitchen and Great British Menu, celebrity chef Nick Nairn also runs restaurants and two cookery schools in Scotland.
‘I’m a huge fan of salmon – it’s such a good base for family meals. The nicest thing about this classic dish is the contrast of textures – crunchy pastry, soft spinach and meltingly tender salmon.’
SERVES 6 READY IN 1HR 10MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.23 1tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 250g baby leaf spinach 500g pack puff pastry 500g salmon fillet, skinned 4 slices smoked salmon 1 egg, lightly beaten 1tsp cumin seeds 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Heat the oil in a pan and add the garlic and spinach. Wilt the spinach quickly. Put on kitchen paper to soak up any liquid. 2 Roll out the pastry on a foured surface to make a 38cm x 38cm square. 3 Place the raw salmon in the middle, then layer the spinach on top of the fsh. Add a little freshly ground pepper. Layer the smoked salmon over the spinach. 4 Now wrap it up. Bring the edges of the pastry over the fsh and seal by pinching the edges together. Do the same at each end. Trim of any excess pastry. 5 Brush the pastry parcel all over with beaten egg and sprinkle the cumin seeds over the top. Place on a baking tray and put in the oven for 45mins, until nicely golden. 6 Slice and serve with a herby salad or greens. Each 217g serving contains: ENERGY
1,911kj High 458kcal 29g 23% 41%
SATURATES SUGARS High Low
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 879kJ/211kcal
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Baked salmon fsh fngers with homemade tartare sauce MAKES 8 FISH FINGERS (SERVES 4 AS A MAIN) READY IN 30MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.34
Model-turned-cakemaker Lorraine has hosted TV cookery shows including Fast, Fresh And Easy Food, and is the author of four best-selling recipe books. This recipe is taken from A Lighter Way To Bake (HarperCollins). Lorraine’s book How To Be A Better Cook, which ties in with the BBC series of the same name, is out this September.
‘I’ve given one of my childhood favourites a more nutritious spin by using wholemeal breadcrumbs for the coating, plus they’re baked instead of fried.’
4 slices wholemeal bread 1tbsp fresh thyme leaves, roughly chopped 3 egg whites 4 x 125g skinless salmon fillets For the tartare sauce 150g full-fat Greek yogurt 2tsp Dijon mustard 4tsp capers 3 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped 1tbsp finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 2tsp finely chopped fresh tarragon Juice of ½ lemon Few drops of Tabasco
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Pepper Sauce (optional) Lemon wedges, to serve Lettuce, to garnish 1 Preheat the oven to 220C/ 200C Fan/Gas 7. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Lightly toast the bread and then blitz in a processor to get fne, dry breadcrumbs. Tip into a large bowl and toss through the thyme, a little salt and a good amount of black pepper. Lightly beat the egg whites in another big bowl and season. 2 Cut each salmon fllet in
half lengthways, to get 8 fngers of fsh. In batches, toss the fngers in the egg white and then in the breadcrumbs to coat evenly. Arrange in a single layer on the baking tray as you go. Bake in the oven for 10–15mins. 3 Meanwhile, to make the tartare sauce, simply mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Season to taste. 4 To see if the fsh fngers are cooked, push a knife tip into the thickest bit; the fesh should be opaque. Remove from the oven and serve with the tartare sauce. Each 243g serving contains: ENERGY
1,532kj Med Med Low Med 366kcal 17.2g 4.1g 3.7g 1.4g 18% 25% 21% 4% 23% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 630kJ/150kcal
Salmon & courgette quiche SERVES 8 READY IN 1HR 15MINS PRICE PER SERVING 90p
Glynis McGuinness ‘This is one of my favourite dishes to make for summer buffets and lunches. The ﬂavour of smoked salmon works so well with crème fraîche and cheese, and the courgette ribbons add a pretty colour contrast.’
200g plain flour, plus extra for rolling out 115g butter 1 courgette, topped and tailed and cut into ribbons with a peeler 1tsp sunflower oil 3 large free-range eggs 300g reduced-fat crème fraîche, plus extra to serve 140g smoked salmon, cut into strips 2tsp chopped chives, plus extra to serve 75g Cheddar, grated 1 Preheat the oven to 200C/ 180C Fan/Gas 6. Sift the
four and a pinch of salt into a bowl. Rub in the butter. Mix with 4tbsp very cold water to make a stif dough. 2 Roll out on a lightly foured surface and line a 23cm fan case. Lay a piece of foil on the pastry and weigh it down with baking beans or dry rice. Bake for 10mins. Remove the foil and beans or rice, and cook for another 5mins. 3 Reduce the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Lay the courgette ribbons on the paper in a single layer – you may need
to do this in 2 batches. Brush lightly with oil and cook in the oven for 4-5mins until they have softened slightly. Cool on kitchen towel. 4 Lightly beat the eggs and crème fraîche together and season with pepper. Add the salmon, courgette ribbons, chives and 50g of the Cheddar. 5 Pour into the fan case and top with the rest of the cheese. Bake for 30-35mins or until the flling is just set. Serve with more crème fraîche mixed with chives. Each 154g serving contains: ENERGY
1,531kj High High Low 368kcal 25g 13.8g 2.2g 18% 36% 69% 2%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 995kJ/239kcal
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SERVES 6 READY IN 25MINS PLUS CHILLING PRICE PER SERVING £1.43
The Hairy Bikers
Si King (left) and Dave Myers share their love of food and travel on TV and in books. This recipe is from The Hairy Bikers: Mums Still Know Best (Weidenfeld & Nicolson). The Hairy Dieters: Good Eating is out this October.
‘We love this traditional potted salmon recipe. It’s perfect to take on a picnic and delicious spread on toast.’
2 x 150g skinless salmon fillets 1 small unwaxed lemon 1 bay leaf 50g butter 100g smoked salmon 100g full-fat soft cheese Small bunch of fresh dill leaves stripped from the stalks (about 2tbsp), plus dill sprigs, to garnish Toast, to serve 1 Put one of the salmon fllets in a small pan and pour over enough water to cover. Using a vegetable peeler, cut a wide strip of zest from the lemon and add it to the pan with the bay leaf. Bring the water to a gentle simmer, cover and
cook for 6mins. Transfer the cooked salmon to a plate and leave to cool. 2 Cut the second salmon fllet into 1.5cm cubes (about the size of a dice). Place in a clean pan with the butter and cook over a low heat for 2-3mins, until the salmon is just cooked through, turning once. Remove from the heat and set aside. 3 Flake the whole poached salmon fllet and put in a food processor with the smoked salmon, soft cheese and dill leaves. Finely grate the zest of half the lemon into the processor. Add plenty of freshly ground black pepper.
4 Blend the salmon and soft cheese mixture until almost smooth, removing the lid and pushing down once or twice with a rubber spatula. Transfer to a bowl and add the cooked salmon cubes, reserving the melted butter. Gently fold the salmon mixture together. 5 Spoon the salmon mixture into individual dishes or a preserving jar or ceramic dish. Pour over the reserved melted butter, leaving any sediment at the bottom of the pan. Garnish with sprigs of dill, cover and leave to set in the fridge. The potted salmon will keep for for up to 2 days. 6 Serve with toast. Each 92g serving contains: ENERGY
1,069kj High 258kcal 22g 13% 31%
SATURATES SUGARS High Low
11g Trace 0.8g 55% <1% 13%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,166kJ/282kcal
For more delicious salmon recipes, including salmon in a paper parcel, from Michelin-starred chef Josh Eggleton, go to ASDA.com/ recipes
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Ready to eat... Enjoy fsh without the fuss with our delicious ready-to-eat range Love fsh but short of time? Our exciting new ready-toeat range makes serving up great-tasting fsh dishes for your family easier than ever. From smoked mackerel, naturally high in omega-3, to Scottish roast salmon,
you can be sure it’s top quality, and all expertly hand-fnished. The fsh is ready to serve – either hot or cold. Simply add salad, rice or veg for quick, easy-to-prepare meals, whatever the weather.
Hand-flleted mackerel sprinkled with cracked black pepper
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Salmon with honey and chipotle chilli dressing, hot smoked over oakwood chips
Asda Ready To Eat Peppered Smoked Trout Strips, £4.50 (200g; £2.25/100g) or 2 for £7
Asda Ready To Eat Chipotle Chilli & Honey Smoked Salmon Fillets, was £4.50, now £3 (180g; £1.67/100g)
Asda Ready To Eat Red Pepper Smoked Mackerel Fillets, was £3, now £2 (210g; 95.2p/100g)
Extra Special Golden Roast Scottish Salmon Slices, £5 (200g; £2.50/100g)
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Meals in minutes There are never enough hours in the day... So try these speedy, tasty recipe ideas using Princes Tuna IF YOU’VE GOT 10 MINUTES...
Spicy tuna wraps Mix a can of drained Princes Tuna Chunks in Spring Water with chopped red pepper and spring onion, canned sweetcorn and kidney beans. Add chopped chilli, fresh coriander and a dash of sweet chilli sauce. Roll into tortilla wraps, adding lettuce. IF YOU’VE GOT 15 MINUTES...
Cook spaghetti. Meanwhile, gently fry sliced mushrooms and spring onions. Add baby spinach and halved baby plum tomatoes, then cook for a further 2-3mins. Add a can of drained Princes Tuna Chunks in Brine and heat through. Add to the pasta. Top with grated Parmesan.
2 IF YOU’VE GOT 20 MINUTES…
Niçoise-style tuna salad Mix a can of drained Princes Tuna Chunks in Sunfower Oil with sliced, cooked new potatoes and green beans, halved cherry tomatoes and sliced spring onions. Serve with lettuce and half a hard-boiled egg. Drizzle with olive oil and seasoning. • For more great recipe ideas, visit princes.co.uk 30 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | AUGUST 2014
Princes Tuna Chunks: in Spring Water; in Brine; in Sunfower Oil; were £5, now £4 (4 x 160g; 78p/100g)
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Quick tuna pasta
The tart favour of blackberries works brilliantly in sauces for rich meats like pork and duck, as well as in sweet dishes such as fruit fools or syllabubs.
These berries have an intense taste and vibrant colour. They’re a perfect match for chocolatey desserts, but also add a sharp sweetness to salad dressings.
Sweet, juicy strawberries don’t need much doing to them. For a summery side salad, slice them and serve with baby gem lettuce and balsamic dressing.
These delicious fruits are the taste of summer, adding fresh, tangy favours to a whole range of dishes
Plump and frm, blueberries have a deliciously sharp favour. They taste fantastic in cheesecakes, and give a burst of tangy favour when baked in mufns. AUGUST 2014 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 31
There’s nothing that says summer more to me than luscious berries. They add sweet, intense favour to smoothies, ice cream, fans and pies – as well as being tangy enough to use in sauces to go with meat. If you’re eating them fresh, take them out of the fridge and let them come to room temperature for even more favour. Berries are delicate, so only lightly rinse under cold water, drain well, then pick of any stalks or leaves. Damon Johnson, Head of Produce Quality
Blueberry mojito Shake blueberries, lime zest and juice, mint leaves and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Lightly crush with the back of a spoon and pour into a glass. Add rum, soda water and lots of ice.
Duck with fruity blackberry sauce
Why not try?
Remove the hulls from some strawberries (see below). Quarter the berries and pop in a bowl. Drizzle over balsamic vinegar and caster sugar. Leave to infuse for 30mins. Serve on Chosen by you Mini Shortbread Biscuits with scoops of ice cream.
Make a sweet start to your day with strawberry granola. Toast porridge oats in the oven until golden. Mix with flaked almonds, a pinch of cinnamon and a drizzle of honey. Stir in chopped strawberries and serve with Greek yogurt.
Remove hulls (the top green bit) from fully ripened strawberries by pushing a drinking straw up through the middle of the berry from the bottom. The hull will be left in the straw!
Blueberries make Tip great toppings for yogurt, porridge or cereal, so they’re really handy to have in the fridge. They freeze well, too. Spread out on a baking tray, freeze, then divide into portions in freezer bags. 32 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | AUGUST 2014
Sauté a fnely chopped shallot in olive oil. Mix 4 parts apple juice and 1 part cider vinegar. Add to the shallot with some blackberries. Simmer for 8-10mins. Add a cornflour and water paste for the last 2mins to thicken. Purée until smooth, and serve over pan-fried duck breast.
Blackberries have quite a sharp taste, which is easily balanced with a sprinkling of sugar. They’re then perfect for puréeing with a hand-held blender, before serving with ice cream or apple pie.
Why not try? Making a blackberry tart couldn’t be easier. Use the point of a knife to score a border inside a rectangle of puff pastry. Spread mascarpone mixed with honey inside the border and cover with blackberries. Bake at 200C/180C Fan/ Gas 6 for 12-15mins, or until the pastry is golden.
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Raspberry ice lollies
Why not try?
Purée fresh raspberries and a sprinkling of icing sugar using a hand-held blender or food processor. Stir in freshly squeezed orange juice, and pour into ice lolly moulds. Put in the freezer for at least 3hrs, or overnight.
Give your melted cheese toastie a fresh, fruity twist. Lightly crush a few raspberries onto one half of a panini roll. Top with slices of Camembert and then put under a preheated grill until the cheese has melted.
And for a fresh, fruity treat, try the Asda Berry Snack Pot, £1.65 (135g). Perfect for lunchboxes…
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Rocky Road Fridge Cake
Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 5 minutes Makes: 20 Ingredients 300g (10oz) Dr. Oetker Fine Cooks’ Dark Chocolate 125g (4½oz) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 200g (7oz) shortbread biscuits, broken into pieces 200g white mini marshmallows 5ml (1tsp) Dr. Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Extract
1. G rease and line a 20cm (8inch) square cake tin. Break the Chocolate into pieces and place in a saucepan. Add the butter and put over a very low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted. Remove from the heat and transfer to a heatproof bowl and leave to cool for 10 minutes. 2. Stir in the biscuits, mini marshmallows and Vanilla Extract. Mix well to make sure all the pieces are covered and spoon into the prepared tin and press the top down gently. Cool and then chill for at least an hour until set. 3. To serve, stand at room temperature for about 15 minutes, then remove from the tin and peel away the lining paper. Cut into 20 pieces using a warm knife and serve. Rocky Road Fridge Cake (per square)
Energy 857kJ 205kcal
of an adult’s Reference Intake. Typical values per 100g: Energy 2090kJ/501kcal
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meals Super-quick ideas thatâ€™ll save you time so you can make the most of the sunshine
Pea & ham soup
Cajun steak with spinach & beans
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SUMMER TIME-SAVERS Summer pasta
Pasta is perfect for fast meals – use any cheese you have in the fridge SERVES 4 READY IN 15 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.25
1 Add the spaghetti and frozen peas to a pan of boiling water. Bring back to the boil, then simmer fast for 8-10mins or until
Curry is a great midweek standby if you use a jar of cooking sauce – and it’s a good way to use up leftover cooked meat too SERVES 4 READY IN 15 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.35
the pasta is just tender. 2 Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in another pan. Now add the leeks and courgettes, then cook for 3-5mins until softened. 3 Drain the pasta and peas, reserving 3tbsp of the liquid. Return to the pan with the reserved water, and toss with the leeks, courgettes and shredded basil. Sprinkle on the cheese, garnish with basil and serve.
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350g leftover roast chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces (skin discarded) 350g Chosen by you frozen Broccoli, Cauliflower & Baby Carrots 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 500g jar Chosen by you Balti Cooking Sauce 400g pack Chosen by you Basmati Micro Rice Mango chutney, to serve
and balti sauce. Bring to the boil, partially cover and simmer for 7mins. 2 Meanwhile, put 6tbsp water in another saucepan and heat until boiling. Add the rice, cover and simmer for 2-3mins until the water has been absorbed. Or cook the rice in the microwave according to the packet instructions. 3 Serve the curry with the rice and mango chutney.
Each 392g serving contains: ENERGY
1,097kj Med Low Low 262kcal 11.1g 2.5g 5.3g 13% 16% 13% 6%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 343kJ/82kcal
1 Put the chicken in a saucepan with the frozen vegetables, chickpeas
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SERVES 4 READY IN 15 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.85
SERVES 4 READY IN 15 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.15
2tsp sunflower oil 2tsp Chosen by you Cajun Seasoning 2 x 255g packs Butcher’s Selection Prime Beef Rump Steak 2 x 405g cans Chosen by you Mixed Beans in a Tomato Sauce 1tsp Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce Dash of Tabasco Pepper Sauce (optional) 2 x 160g packs Asda Washed Baby Spinach
2tbsp olive oil ½ x 200g pack Asda Sliced Leeks 400g frozen peas 1 Knorr The Ham Cube, dissolved in 500ml boiling water 1tsp dried mint or mixed dried herbs 200ml semi-skimmed milk 200g frozen Chosen by you Simply Mash 140g Chosen by you Honey Roast Ham Chunks, roughly chopped Bread, to serve
2 Heat a large, nonstick frying pan and cook the steaks for 5-7mins, turning once. Put on a plate in a warm place to rest. 3 Heat the mixed beans in a saucepan. Add the Worcestershire sauce and a dash of Tabasco if your family likes quite spicy food. Stir in the baby spinach and heat until it wilts. 4 Slice the steak thickly and serve on the spinach and beans mixture.
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Each 419g serving contains: ENERGY
2,188kj Med Low Low High 520kcal 15.1g 4.4g 11.2g 2.1g 26% 22% 22% 12% 35% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 473kJ/112kcal
This is always a favourite – and by using frozen peas, it’s very quick to make. Any leftovers can be frozen
By serving the meat sliced, you can make two steaks stretch to serve four people
Pea & ham soup
Cajun steak with baby spinach & beans
1 Mix the oil with the Cajun seasoning to make a paste. Rub it over both sides of the steaks.
Each 462g serving contains:
1,801kj Low Low Low High 429kcal 12.5g 3.1g 2.6g 2.1g 21% 18% 16% 3% 35% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 430kJ/102kcal
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Great for freezing
1 Put the oil in a large pan with the leeks and stir so that everything is coated. Cover and cook over a medium heat for 5mins, stirring occasionally. 2 Add the peas, stock, herbs, milk and mash. Bring back to the boil and simmer for 5mins. 3 Purée with a hand-held blender or in a processor. Stir in half the ham, divide between bowls and sprinkle on the rest of the ham. Serve with bread.
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Each 319g serving contains: ENERGY
1,097kj Med Low Low 262kcal 11.1g 2.5g 5.3g 13% 16% 13% 6%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 343kJ/82kcal
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350g wholewheat spaghetti 200g frozen peas 2tbsp olive oil 175g pack Asda Baby Leeks, trimmed and cut into 2cm pieces 2 courgettes, thinly sliced with a peeler 6 basil leaves, shredded, plus extra to garnish 200g Wensleydale cheese, crumbled
Time for tuna
Easy, great-tasting dishes with the John West tuna range For fast, favour-packed summer meals, try John West No Drain Tuna Steak. Each can is packed with quality fsh and just a little brine, oil or water, so it’s ready to serve straight out of the can, with no mess or
fuss. The clue’s in the name! Or, for stir-fries and salads, try John West Infusions Tuna, with extra virgin olive oil plus herbs and spices like basil or chilli and garlic. Give them a go with our great recipes…
FAST AND TASTY
LIGHT AND FRESH
Moroccan couscous with tuna
In a bowl, mix together garam masala spice, tomato purée, clear honey and lemon juice and zest. Then add a little boiling water to make a paste. l Add to some couscous, then cook according to the instructions on the pack. l Mix together chopped tomato and coriander, toasted almond fakes and John West No Drain Tuna Steak. l Add the cooked couscous, mix well, season and serve.
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Tuna & Greek salad
Quarter and deseed a red pepper. Cook under the grill until charred. Leave to cool, then peel and slice. l Cook couscous according to the packet instructions, then stir in some grated lemon zest. l In a bowl, mix the pepper with chopped cucumber, sliced red onion, chopped tomatoes and black olives. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice, then season. l Stir cubed feta cheese and chopped parsley into the couscous. l Mix the couscous and salad together and place in a serving bowl. l Scatter over John West Infusions Tuna With Basil. Garnish with basil leaves.
John West No Drain Tuna Steak, £2 (120g; £1.67/100g)
John West Infusions Tuna, £2.19 (130g; £1.69/100g)
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Kids take over… PHOTOGRAPHS: CRAIG ROBERTSON. STYLING: JULIE PATMORE. CHILDREN SHOULD BE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT WHEN PREPARING AND COOKING FOOD. CLOTHING: FROM A SELECTION AT GEORGE
It’s the holidays, so give yourself a break and get the kids learning to make their own meals with our easy recipes
Family favourite Bagel pizzas These mini pizzas are loaded with veg – and kids will have fun decorating them SERVES 4 READY IN 25MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.06 180g bag Fresh tastes Baby Spinach 4 bagels 1 /2 x 265g jar Chosen by you Tomato & Basil Pizza Topper 100g ham, chopped 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and diced 16 cherry tomatoes, halved
125g Chosen by you 30% Less Fat Mature Light British Cheese, grated Salad, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. 2 Wilt the spinach in a dry frying pan. Halve the bagels and place on baking sheets. Spread the pizza topper
on top of each bagel half, then add the spinach, ham, pepper and tomatoes. Sprinkle on the cheese. 3 Cook in the oven for 15mins, until golden. Serve with salad.
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Each 274g serving contains: ENERGY
1,685kj Med Med Low High 400kcal 10.4g 5.1g 10.2g 2.7g 20% 15% 26% 11% 45% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 615kJ/146kcal
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‘These ideas are delicious – and Mum will be pleased I can cook for myself now!’ Amber, age 11
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Sausage & bean pie Two foods kids love, all topped of with cheesy mash SERVES 4 READY IN 40MINS PRICE PER SERVING 78p 1tbsp oil 8 Butcher’s Selection Reduced Fat Pork Sausages 180g pack Chosen by you instant Mashed Potato 2 x 410g cans Chosen by you Reduced Sugar & Salt Baked Beans 50g Chosen by you 30% Less Fat Mature Light British Cheese, grated 1 Preheat the oven to 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7. 2 Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the sausages for 10-12 mins. Cool, then halve. 3 Put the instant potato in a bowl and mix well with 765ml boiling water. Heat the beans, then transfer to a casserole dish. Spoon the potato over, then stick the sausages on top, cut side up. 4 Sprinkle over the cheese and bake for 20-25mins.
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Each 556g serving contains: ENERGY
2,012kj Low Low Low High 479kcal 12.2g 4.3g 8.2g 3.9g 24% 17% 22% 9% 65% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 362kJ/86kcal
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Only 78p per serving
WEEKDAY WINNERS Turkey meatball sub
Ready-made meatballs make this easier for kids, though keen junior cooks could even make their own SERVES 4 READY IN 25MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.51 1tsp oil 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced 400g pack Butcher’s Selection Turkey Meatballs (contains 12) 350g pack Chosen by you Italian Chargrilled Vegetable Sauce
2 Asda Italian Sub Rolls, cut in half 75g Chosen by you 30% Less Fat Mature Light British Cheese, grated Salad, to serve 1 Heat the oil in a pan and cook the pepper slices
for 3-4mins until softened. Remove and set aside. 2 Add the meatballs and fry for 10-15mins, turning often, until cooked through. Stir in the vegetable sauce and heat through. 3 Open the halved sub rolls and add a layer of cooked
peppers. Put 3 meatballs and the sauce in each roll. Sprinkle with cheese and toast lightly under the grill. Serve with salad.
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Each 331g serving contains: ENERGY
1,042kj Med High Low Med 247kcal 18.2g 8.5g 9.9g 1.3g 12% 26% 43% 11% 22% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 315kJ/75kcal
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Use your leftovers
Perfect summer food, this dish is a mix of sweet and savoury. You could use roast lamb instead of chicken SERVES 4 READY IN 20MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.77 3 x 100g packs Chosen by you Moroccan Style Giant Cous Cous 1l chicken stock, made with 1 stock cube 2tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, chopped 75g dried apricots, cut into small pieces 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1tsp dried mint 10 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped Green beans, halved Juice and zest of 1 unwaxed lemon 300g leftover cooked chicken, cut into strips Lemon wedges, to serve
1 Simmer the cous cous in the stock for 10mins. Turn of the heat, cover and stand for 3mins. 2 Meanwhile, heat 1tbsp oil in a pan and cook the onion until soft. Add the apricots, chickpeas, mint, sun-dried tomatoes, green beans, lemon juice and zest, and cook for 2mins. Set aside.
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3 Heat the remaining oil in the pan and fry the chicken for 3-4mins. 4 Fluf the couscous with a fork. Stir in all the other ingredients and serve with lemon wedges.
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Each 419g serving contains: ENERGY
2,329kj Med Low Low Low 554kcal 17.9g 2.7g 10.9g 1.1g 28% 26% 14% 12% 18% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 555kJ/132kcal
Flavour-packed and simple to prepare, our new Chosen by you fresh ready-meal range is perfect for summer
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‘All the dishes in the new Fresh Tastes Kitchen range, including this paella, contain at least one of your 5-a-day’
This traditional Spanish dish is packed with fresh, tasty ingredients. Chicken, Prawn & Chorizo Paella, £2.80 (375g; 75p/100g)
An oriental classic that’s bursting with colourful veg and favour. Chicken Chow Mein, £2.80 (400g; 70p/100g)
Pak choi and peppers add crunch to this spicy-sweet noodle dish. Sticky Asian Chicken Noodles, £2.80 (410g; 68p/100g)
Sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh basil in an Italian-style favourite. Italian Chicken Pasta, £2.80 (410g; 68p/100g)
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SUMMER SPECIAL PART 4
Pack a picnic
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Whether it’s a big family get-together, a posh feast with friends, or a spur-of-the moment day out, we’ve got everything you’ll need for the perfect summer picnic...
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picnic Feeding a crowd? Pack up a feast of picnic favourites for everyone to tuck into
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BUY Chosen by you
Tiger Snack Pork Sausage Rolls, £1.75 (310g; 56.5p/100g) or 2 for £2.50
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MAKE Peanut butter & apricot flapjacks
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These tasty dough balls with a pizza flling are ideal for picnics. You can freeze them, too MAKES 12 READY IN 45MINS PRICE PER SERVING 42p 1 pack Chosen by you Pizza Base Mix 30g sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped 1tsp dried thyme Flour, for kneading 200g pack Chosen by you Ready to eat Barbecue Chicken Breast Slices 75g frozen sweetcorn 300g jar Chosen by you Smoky BBQ Pizza Topper 60g fresh mozzarella, torn into pieces 1 Preheat the oven to 220C/ 200C Fan/Gas 6. Grease 2 baking trays. Empty 1 sachet of the pizza mix into a bowl.
BUY Fresh tastes
Watermelon Fans, £1 (300g; 33.3p/100g)
Add 100ml warm water, half the tomatoes and half the thyme. Mix to a ball of dough. Turn out on a foured surface. Knead for 5mins. 2 Repeat with the other sachet and the rest of the tomatoes and thyme. Put both balls of dough in a large, lightly oiled bowl and cover with lightly oiled clingflm. Leave to prove in a warm place for 10mins. 3 Divide the dough into 12 and roll out to 10cm rounds. 4 Shred the chicken and mix with the sweetcorn and pizza topper. Divide the mixture between the dough rounds and top with mozzarella. Pinch into balls and seal together. 5 Put on the trays, with join underneath. Bake for 12mins. Each 76g serving contains: ENERGY
621kj Med 147kcal 4g 7% 6%
SATURATES SUGARS Med Low
1.6g 3.2g 0.8g 8% 4% 13%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 815kJ/193kcal
Chicken noodle salad No picnic is complete without a salad, and this oriental-style version is an easy, all-in-one dish SERVES 8 READY IN 20MINS PRICE PER SERVING 91p
MAKE Raspberry & blueberry cake
500g pack Chosen by you Medium Egg Noodles 3 x 200g packs Chosen by you Ready To Eat Chicken Breast Slices 4 large carrots, peeled ½ x 360g pack Fresh tastes Beansprouts 3 red peppers, deseeded and sliced 6tbsp Chosen by you Dark Soy Sauce 2tbsp sesame oil 2tbsp Chosen by you Sweet Chilli Sauce
1 bunch spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced 1 Bring a pan of water to the boil and add the noodles. Stir once, return to the boil and cook for 4mins. Drain and rinse with cold water. 2 Cut the chicken into smaller slices. Peel the carrots into ribbons. Toss in a bowl with the noodles, beansprouts and red pepper. 3 Whisk together the soy sauce, oil and chilli sauce. Stir through the salad and sprinkle with spring onions.
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Each 398g serving contains: ENERGY
1,243kj Low Low Low Med 295kcal 5.4g 1.3g 11.6g 1.7g 15% 8% 7% 13% 28% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 313kJ/74kcal
Sticky sausages ● Cook pork sausages in a
roasting tin, in a preheated oven at 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5 for 20mins. ● Mix orange marmalade with a dash of water in a bowl and brush over the sausages. ● Return to the oven and cook for a few minutes until sticky and cooked through.
Raspberry & blueberry cake A simple loaf cake is given a fruity makeover with summer berries SERVES 10 READY IN 1HR 20MINS PLUS COOLING PRICE PER SERVING 39p 175g butter, softened 175g caster sugar 3 large eggs 225g self-raising flour Finely grated zest 1 orange 75g fresh raspberries 75g fresh blueberries 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Line a loaf tin with baking
paper. Beat the butter and sugar until soft and creamy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition and adding a spoonful of four with the last one. 2 Fold in the rest of the four and the zest. Gently fold in the berries. Turn into the tin and bake for 1hr, or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. 3 Leave to cool on a wire rack. Then wrap up to take to the picnic.
Each 94g serving contains: ENERGY
1,305kj High 312kcal 17g 16% 24%
SATURATES SUGARS High Med
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g:1,395kJ/334kcal
Peanut butter & apricot fapjacks Easy to transport – with a delicious nutty twist SERVES 16 READY IN 40MINS PLUS COOLING PRICE PER SERVING 14p ● Preheat the oven to 180C/
160C Fan/Gas 4. Line a 20cm square tin with baking paper. ● Put 175g crunchy peanut butter, 75g light soft brown sugar, 300g golden syrup and 40g butter in a pan. Stir over a low heat until melted. Stir in 75g dried apricots, cut into small pieces, and 175g porridge oats. ● Put in the tin and press down lightly with the back of a spoon. Bake for 25mins. ● Leave to cool for 10mins, mark into 16, then cool completely before removing from the tin. Each 52g serving contains: ENERGY
914kj Med 218kcal 9g 11% 13%
SATURATES SUGARS High High
21g 0.3g 23% 5%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,741kJ/415kcal
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picnic Perfect for a romantic day out, a girly get-together, or a celebration with friends
MAKE Rhubarb cordial
MAKE Picnic loaf
Extra Special Italian Black Olive Breadsticks, £1.50 (130g; £1.15/ 100g); Chosen by you Cheese Twists, £1 (125g; 80p/100g)
BUY Chosen by you
Sundried Tomato Houmous, £1 (200g; 50p/100g); Chosen by you Chargrilled Red Pepper Houmous, £1 (200g; 50p/100g); Chosen by you Pesto Houmous, £1 (200g; 50p/100g)
BUY Chosen by you BUY Chosen by you
Bistro Cheddar & Onion Quiche, £2.50 (330g; 75.8p/100g) or 2 for £4
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Mini Pork and Chorizo Pies, £1.25 (200g; 62.5p/100g) and serve with Extra Special Plum & Apple Chutney, was £1.78, now £1.50* (280g; 53.6p/100g)
This liver pâté is delicious, rich and easy to prepare. Making it in a jar means it’s really easy to carry
BUY Extra Special
Lemon Cake, £2.65
SERVES 8 READY IN 20MINS PLUS CHILLING PRICE PER SERVING 44p
Make a day ahead and the loaf will be easier to slice. Vary the fllings – try vegetables and cheese, chicken or shredded duck ● Slice of the top of a large In Store Bakery Poppy Seed Bloomer to make a 4cm thick lid. Scoop out the bread from the middle (you can use this to make breadcrumbs), leaving a shell 2cm thick. ● Spread green pesto inside, then cover the bottom with peppered salami and sliced chorizo. ● Griddle slices of Chosen by you Cypriot Halloumi for 1-2mins on each side. Layer over the meat and cover with Fresh tastes Baby Spinach. Scatter on roughly chopped roasted red peppers. Add another layer of halloumi. ● Trim fresh asparagus and griddle until charred. Put on top of the cheese, and then lay over slices of prosciutto. ● Replace the lid, wrap in clingflm and refrigerate overnight with a board on top, weighted with jars or cans. ● To serve, remove the lid and scatter over more spinach and Chosen by you Antipasti Sun-dried Tomatoes with Grana Padano. Serve in slices.
1 Put 150g butter in a pan and melt slowly. Pour the clear oil of into a bowl and discard the white sediment. 2 Melt 25g butter in a frying pan with 1tsp oil, add the shallots and cook gently until soft. Add the garlic and cook for another minute. Transfer to a bowl. 3 Heat the last 25g butter and 1tsp oil in a frying pan. Add the livers and thyme and cook until lightly brown outside but slightly pink in the middle. 4 Add the brandy if using and allow to bubble for 1min. Whizz the livers, shallot mixture and mascarpone with a handheld blender or processor until smooth. Season, spoon into a jar and smooth the top. Cool. 5 Melt the clear butter again and pour on top. Chill. Serve with Melba toasts.
Each 90g serving contains: ENERGY
634kj Med 152kcal 10g 8% 14%
SATURATES SUGARS High Low
5.7g 0.7g 0.1g 29% <1% 2%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 707kJ/170kcal
MAKE Strawberry scones Rhubarb cordial Serve diluted with still or sparkling water ● Cut 500g rhubarb into 2cm pieces and put in a pan with 2tbsp water. Cover and cook gently for 12–15mins until tender. ● Add 250g sugar and 2tbsp lemon juice. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Simmer for 5mins. ● Strain through a sieve lined with kitchen paper. Pour into a sterilised bottle (see Cook’s tips, p55). Store in the fridge for up to a week. Serves 6
Each 255g serving contains: ENERGY
711kj Low 167kcal 0g 8 % 0%
SATURATES SUGARS Low High
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 279kJ/66kcal
Strawberry scones Mascarpone is a lovely alternative to whipped cream, with a slightly sharper taste MAKES 8 READY IN 30MINS PRICE PER SERVING 36p 225g self-raising flour, plus extra for rolling
1tsp baking powder 50g butter, in small cubes 50g caster sugar 125ml milk Chosen by you Lighter Mascarpone, flavoured with honey and vanilla extract, to serve Strawberries, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Sift the four, baking powder and a small pinch of salt into a bowl. Rub in the butter until it resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar. Add the milk and mix quickly to a soft dough. 2 Pat out on a foured surface to 2cm thick. Cut out 5-6cm rounds and put on a baking tray. Repeat with the remaining dough. 3 Bake for 10mins and cool on a wire rack. At the picnic, cut the scones in half and serve with the favoured mascarpone and sliced strawberries. Each 100g serving contains: ENERGY
1112kj Med High Med Med 265kcal 9.3g 5.8g 20g 0.7g 13% 13% 29% 22% 12% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1112kJ/265kcal
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200g unsalted butter 2tsp olive oil 2 shallots, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 x 227g packs Chosen by you Chicken Livers, thawed 2tsp fresh thyme leaves 3tbsp brandy (optional) 100g Chosen by you Lighter Mascarpone Chosen by you Melba Toasts, to serve
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When a sunny day takes you by surprise, you need some instant picnic fxes
Chicken Caesar salad Tear the chicken from a 200g pack Chosen by you Ready To Eat Chicken Breast Slices into smaller, bite-sized pieces. Pack in an airtight container. At the picnic, put the leaves from a 215g pack Fresh tastes Caesar Salad Kit in a bowl. Drizzle on the sachet of dressing and toss together, then scatter over the croutons and Parmesan from the pack. Arrange the torn chicken over the top. Serves 4
Each 104g serving contains: ENERGY
727kj Med Med Low Med 174kcal 9.5g 2.1g 0.9g 0.4g 9% 14% 11% 1% 7% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 701kJ/168kcal
Cold meat & cheese platters
Take along a section of deli meats and cheeses and put them on large plates or trays with crusty bread, coleslaw, cherry tomatoes, salad leaves and some chutney or pickle. Then everybody can get stuck in and make up their own sandwiches. It’s so simple – and everyone gets to choose their favourite combinations. Why not pick a selection of these tasty ﬁllings? Chosen by you Pastrami, £1.85 (110g; £1.68/100g); or 2 for £3; Chosen by you Dry Cured Ham Slices, £1.85 (130g; £1.42/100g) or 2 for £3; Chosen by you Garlic Sausage, £1 (100g); Chosen by you Creamy Coleslaw, £1 (600g; 16.7p/100g); Extra Special Caramelised Onion Chutney, was £1.78, now £1.50* (320g; 46.9p/100g)
Passion fruit salad & yogurt Asda Simply Snack Mini Fruit Platters are great for picnics. Choose from a mix of ready prepared apple, blueberries, kiwi, grapes and mango, or pineapple, melon, mango and grapes. Put in bowls at the picnic, top with Chosen by you Greek Style Yogurt with Honey and add an exotic touch by halving passion fruit and scooping the pulp on top.
BUY Chosen by you
Bramley Apple & Raspberry Pies, £1 (6-pack; 16.7p each)
Whatever the weather Got your picnic ready... and the heavens have just opened? Rather than disappointing everyone, recreate the fun at home. Spread a blanket on the living room foor, set out the picnic hamper and tuck in. It’s a great way to feed lots of people at home, too!
Don’t forget the drinks...
Go for light or disposable cutlery and crockery – a fask is great for ice
Keep all the grown-ups happy by packing beer, spirits and alcohol-free wine
Asda plastic cutlery, £2 (24-pack); plastic cups, £2 (10-pack); Riviera plates, £1.50 (10-pack); George Home 500ml stainless steel fask, £3.50
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Extra Special Non-Alcoholic White Grape Spritzer, was £1.78, now £1 (750ml); Extra Special Alcohol Free Pink Muscat £1.78 (750ml); Asda Summer Punch, was £8, now £6 (70cl); Desperados Verde Lime Mint Tequila Beer, £5 (3 x 330ml) or 2 for £8**
MAKE Passion fruit salad & yogurt
SUMMER SPECIAL PART 4
BUY Chosen by you
Pork & Pickle Mini Pork Pies, £1.75 (300g; 58.3p/100g)
MAKE cheese Meat & platte rs
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Competition open between 10th July – 20th August 2014. UK, 18+ only. No purchase necessary. Visit www.ASDA.com/cadburyshop follow the instructions on screen to enter the prize draw between 10/07/14 & 20/08/14. Internet access required. Max 1 entry per person. Prizes: 100 winners can select a prize as outlined online from a choice of 7 different days (2 adults, 2 children OR 4 adults to be taken by 31/08/15) and an automatic donation matching the value of the prize will be given to your chosen charity: Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK England & Wales Reg. Charity Number 295672, Scotland SC037479/ Variety Reg. Charity Number 209259/ Barnardos Reg. Charity Number 2435713. A minimum of £500 will be donated to each charity. Internet access required. For full T&C’s, prizes and charity details, see website. Promoter: Mondelez Europe Services GmbH – UK Branch. * Donation to charity will be a cash donation that will be used to fund days out.
Your summer picnic essentials
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Be ready for sunny days and stock up on these must-haves now...
Take a cool box!
Enjoy chilled or frozen. My Cocktail pre-mixed Daiquiris, £1 each (250ml)
Classic pickles. Haywards Sweet Onions*, £1 (454g; 22p/100g); Whole Gherkins, £1.78** (660g; 15.1p/100g)
Rye wholegrain crispbread – full of fbre. FINN CRISP Original, £1 (200g; 50p/100g)
Bring out the Branston Relishes. Spicy Tomato; Caramelised Red Onion, both £1 (335g; 29.9p/100g); Tomato & Red Pepper, £1 (350g; 28.6p/100g)
Pies and pickle. Branston Mini Pork Pies, £1.50 for 4-pack (200g; 75p/100g)
Award-winning† cider with a crisp taste and a hint of sweetness. Now available in cherry favour. Carling British Cider; Cherry Cider, £1.50 each (500ml)
Soft drinks on the go. Vimto Squeezy, £2.48 (50ml); Vimto Original Still, £2 (6x 250ml)
Chunky biscuits. Rocky Big Eat Caramel and Original, £1.49 for 4-pack (172g; 86.6p/ 100g), or 2 for £2.50
It wouldn’t be a picnic without crisps... Jacob’s Crinklys, £1.79 each (7 x 25g; £1.02/100g)
Great tasting and 122 calories a bagel. Kingsmill Bagel Thins, £1 for 6-pack
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KP Grazing Mixes are a delicious mixture of unsalted roasted nuts, crunchy oat clusters and the juiciest raisins and berries. Available in three varieties, KP Grazing Mixes are high in fbre and a source of protein packed into a handy reclosable pouch, making them the perfect snack to graze on during your busy day.
“The perfect snack to graze on any time of day.”
Grazing has never felt so good.
Find me on promotion in the nuts aisle. *Asda standard price £1.98 each. £1 promotion available from 31st July - 20th August, subject to availability, selected stores only.
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Picnic planning Pack things like salad dressings, croutons for salads, nuts and even puddings in recycled jam jars. They’ll arrive in much better shape, and cutting down on packaging helps the environment, too. In hot weather you need to keep cool and
DID YOU KNOW?
The word PICNIC is thought to come from the French piquer, meaning to pick or peck, and nique, a thing of little importance. After the French Revolution, the gardens at Versailles were opened to the public and the trend for visiting places and taking food was born.
The average number of picnics people in the UK have each summer*
hydrated. Half ﬁll a freezersafe water bottle the night before and lay it on its side in the freezer. At the picnic, top it up with cold water and you’ll have refreshing, ice-cold water to drink. It will help your food stay cold on the way there, too. Flies and wasps are
attracted to sweet drinks, and no one wants an unpleasant surprise when taking a sip. Pack a few paper cake cases in your picnic basket, and put one upside-down over each glass like an umbrella. Poke a straw through the paper – no more bugs!
£6 Keep picnic food cool for up to six hours with the Sistema Chill It To Go container, 1.3l, £6
CooksÕ tips Handy hints for the perfect summer picnic, plus insider know-how and top food advice
I have a jar of red pesto in my cupboard as I thought that I would try it out. Most of the recipes I’ve seen seem to be Italian though and I wondered if there was anything else that I could make with red pesto? this Tomato & Chickpea Salad Maureen Maddison, Nuneaton (above). A spoonful will also give Red pesto is traditionally soups and sauces a lovely, intense used in Italian dishes, as you favour, as well as making chilli say, but there’s lots more extra tasty. You can even freeze it you can do with it. Try adding in small batches – simply take a it to salad dressings, like in little out whenever you need it.
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Skin fsh fllets
Put the fsh, skin side down, on a board. For extra grip, rub salt gently between your fngers and over the fsh. Using a sharp, thin-bladed knife, cut through the fesh at the tail end.
Give the knife a slight twist. This should loosen the fesh enough to allow you to get the knife between the fesh and skin. Holding the knife at a 30-degree angle, make a sawing motion back and
Are you brave enough to try the new Who Dares Burns hot chilli sauce, £3.98? Made from three varieties of chilli, this extra-hot sauce scores more than 1million on the Scoville heat chart – so be warned, it’s extremely hot! Food lovers are going crazy for all things chilli at the moment and chilli sauce is a great way to pep up everything from stir-fries to marinades and glazes. If you love trying hot, exotic new ﬂavours, Asda Chilli & Jalapeno Relish is also hot stuff – or for a milder taste, try Asda Sweet Chilli Sauce.
2 forth across the fsh while pushing the knife away from you. Make sure the knife is fush against the skin and in contact with the board, and pull the skin towards you. This keeps the skin taut so it separates
from the fesh easily. Continue until you reach the end. Remove any skin still on the fsh. TOP TIP If you’re freezing the fsh fllet, it’s best to leave the skin on to help prevent freezer burn.
A STERILE ENVIRONMENT
When you’re making preserves such as jams, chutneys and pickles (or our jam-jar desserts, see p62), the jars need to be sterile. This makes the food safe to eat and it lasts longer, too. To sterilise your jars, preheat the oven to 150C/130C Fan/Gas 2. Wash the jars in hot soapy water. Rinse, then put them in the
oven, on their sides, for 20mins to dry. Alternatively, wash the jars in the dishwasher on the highest setting. Do this just before you use the jars. Check all jars for cracks and chips, which can be a hiding place for bacteria. Make sure the lids ft well to create a seal that will keep bacteria out of the food.
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Fabulous, fruity and fresh, Hardys’ range of Chardonnay wines are a wonderful choice for summer Chardonnay may have been Bridget Jones’ drink of choice in the mid-90s, but don’t let that put you off. It offers a wide range of wines that’ll appeal to everyone, whether you’re planning a barbecue or simply having friends round for a drink. And with Hardys, where winemaking has continued for fve generations, you can be sure of great quality every time.
reasons to fall in love with chardonnay
The wonderful favours of Hardys Chardonnays are perfect for summer entertaining. Try these... l Hardys Stamp Chardonnay Semillon, £6, 75cl. Full of tropical fruitiness, this goes well with pasta dishes and salmon. l Hardys Nottage Hill Chardonnay, £6, 75cl. Hints of ripe nectarine and citrus make this great with seafood and chicken dishes. l Hardys 160 Chardonnay, £6, 75cl. Rich peach, melon and spicy oak favours match roast beef or tasty cheeses. AUgUsT 2014 | AsdA.Com/mAgAzIne | 57
Bring the outside in this summer with new American rubs
Newman’s Own Simply choose your rub, apply to the meat, cover tightly with foil, oven cook low and slow… serve and enjoy!
Newman’s Own Foundation continues Paul Newman’s commitment to donate all royalties and after tax profits from the sale of its products for charitable purposes. Paul Newman and Newman’s Own Foundation have given over £250 million to thousands of charities worldwide since 1982.
For delicious recipe suggestions visit newmansown.co.uk
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With a crisp coating, slightly runny yolk and spicy black pudding for a bit of a twist, these are really special Scotch eggs. Turn over for our step-by-step recipe
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Glynis McGuinness Food Editor
My family love Scotch eggs with salad and chutney for a summer lunch – and you can’t beat homemade ones for freshness and favour. We’ve added black pudding to this recipe, as the spicy taste works well with eggs. You can use any type of sausage, too – try Cumberland, Lincolnshire or your own personal favourite. MAKES 4 READY IN 40MINS PLUS CHILLING PRICE PER SERVING £1.32 125g white bread (ideally, about three days old) 6 large eggs 400g Extra Special Traditional Pork Sausages, skins removed 75g Chosen by you Black Pudding, skinned and finely chopped 1tbsp fresh thyme, chopped 2tbsp plain flour 1tbsp milk Sunflower oil, for deep frying
1 Heat the oven to 140C/ 120C Fan/Gas 1. Whizz the bread in a food processor or blender to make crumbs. Spread them on a baking tray and put in the oven for 10mins. Leave to cool. 2 Meanwhile, heat a pan of water to a gentle boil. Add 4 of the eggs, bring back to the boil and simmer for 6mins. Pour out the hot water, and leave the pan under cold running water until the eggs are cool to the touch. Remove the shells.
3 Mix the sausage meat with the black pudding and thyme. Divide into 4 equal portions. Put each portion on a sheet of clingflm, put another sheet on top, then use the palms of your hands to fatten the meat into 14cm rounds or patties. 4 Put the four in a shallow dish and roll the peeled eggs in it. Put each egg on a pattie and wrap the meat around to cover. Press the edges down lightly to seal. 5 Lightly beat the remaining
2 eggs with the milk and put in a shallow dish. Put the crumbs in another dish. Coat the meat in the egg mixture then the crumbs. Chill for 30mins. 6 Heat the oil in a deep-fat fryer to 170C. Fry the Scotch eggs for about 10-12mins until crisp and golden. Put on a sheet of kitchen paper to drain of the oil. Each 227g serving contains: ENERGY
2,729kj High High Low High 656kcal 46g 12.9g 2.5g 3.1g 33% 66% 65% 3% 52% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 984kJ/227kcal
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● Try replacing the black pudding with chopped chorizo
or chopped herbs such as thyme or parsley, to add extra depth of favour. ● When deep-frying, test if the oil is hot enough by dropping in a small cube of bread. If it turns golden within 10secs, the oil is ready to use.
● We’ve boiled the eggs for 6mins to get yolks with runny centres. If you prefer your yolks frmer, leave the eggs to simmer for an extra 3mins. ● Drying out the breadcrumbs in the oven makes a crisper coating when you deep-fry your Scotch eggs. If you’re short of time, use ready-dried Asda Breadcrumbs.
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Think honey’s just for breakfast? Try the new Cooks’ Range from Rowse to bring out the best in your recipes To add sweetness and depth to your dishes, there’s nothing like the natural favour of honey. The new Cooks’ Range from Rowse has been
selected to help you get the perfect favour match for all sorts of recipes. For barbecues, try Australian Honey, with an intense taste and hint of
caramel. Just brush it over meat before grilling for a tasty glaze. Or balance the spicy tastes in Asian dishes with Chinese Honey – it’s fruity and extra sticky.
And, of course, honey’s a great alternative to sugar in drinks and desserts. Try Acacia Honey, which has a delicate favour with just a hint of apple.
try thiS, too… Add extra sweetness and heat to an Asian-style vegetable stir-fry by mixing in a squeeze of Rowse Chinese Honey with some fnely chopped red chilli. Rowse Chinese Honey, £2* (250g; 80p/100g)
Mix minced beef, chopped fresh parsley and sliced red onion with a squeeze of Rowse Australian Honey. Add beaten egg to bind the meat mixture, then season and shape into patties. Cook on a barbecue or griddle. Meanwhile, heat a little more Rowse Australian Honey in a pan and add fresh or tinned pineapple rings. Cook for 2mins, until the pineapple is sticky and lightly browned. Serve the burgers on lightly toasted burger buns and top with the caramelised pineapple, plus cheese, mayonnaise and the salad garnish of your choice.
Rowse Australian Honey, £2* (250g; 80p/100g)
For homemade lemonade with a twist, use Rowse Acacia Honey. It’s also great for sweetening fruit teas and other hot drinks. Rowse Acacia Honey, £2* (250g; 80p/100g)
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Jam-jar desserts These layered puddings are perfect for picnics â€“ just put on the lids and go...
Strawberry shortbread Break shortbread biscuits into small pieces and put enough in the jar to cover the base. Add a layer of mascarpone mixed with a spoonful of icing sugar and a few drops of vanilla extract. Cover with a layer of Extra Special Strawberry Conserve then top with fresh strawberries and a sprig of fresh mint.
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Chocolate & orange zinger Cover the base of the jar with small pieces of Chosen by you Oatie Crumbles. Add a layer of mascarpone mixed with a little melted dark chocolate and a dash of single cream. Top with tinned mandarin segments and a sprinkling of grated dark chocolate.
Crumble digestive biscuits and use to cover the base of the jar. Add a thick layer of mascarpone mixed with icing sugar and vanilla extract. Pour Carnation Caramel condensed milk over to cover. Add a layer of sliced banana and top with shavings of dark chocolate.
This is a great way to use up empty jars – just make sure you sterilize them frst. To fnd out how, see p56
Break Oreo cookies into bits and put in the jar to cover the base. Add a layer of mascarpone mixed with Extra Special Black Cherry Yogurt. Spoon on Extra Special Cherry Conserve and top with fresh cherries.
Pear & ginger crunch Cover the base of the jar with pieces of gingernut biscuit. Add a generous helping of mascarpone mixed with a spoonful of chopped stem ginger and a little of its syrup. Top with canned pears and shavings of milk chocolate.
Raspberry ripple delight Put pieces of broken digestive biscuit in the base of the jar. Cover with mascarpone mixed with melted white chocolate and a dash of crème fraîche. Add a layer of Extra Special Raspberry Conserve. Top with fresh raspberries and a few sprigs of fresh mint.
Mega mango & passionfruit Break some Chosen by you Peanut Cookies and put in the base of the jar. Cover with mascarpone mixed with Extra Special Mango With Passionfruit Yogurt. Add passionfruit and sliced mango to fnish.
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Black forest & cookie treat
Baking Special PART 2
These four recipes are real baking classics. They work every time – and, of course, they taste amazing too
Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/ Gas 4. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Mix 175g butter with 100g caster sugar until blended. Add a large egg yolk and a few drops vanilla extract. Stir in 250g plain flour until the mixture comes together. Finish mixing with your hands to make dough. Shape into a shallow block and wrap in cling flm. Chill for 20-25mins. Roll out on a lightly foured surface to about 4mm thick. Cut into 2.5 x 8cm fngers. Transfer to the baking trays and bake for 10-14mins until light golden brown. Leave on the trays for 5mins to harden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
Preheat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/ Gas 5. Line a mufn tray with 12 mufn cases. Sift 300g plain flour and 2 level tsp baking powder into a bowl. Stir in 175g caster sugar and the grated zest of 1 lemon. In another bowl, lightly beat together 100g melted butter, 150ml natural low fat yogurt, 100ml milk and 2 large eggs. Add the liquid to the four mixture and stir until just mixed. Stir in 225g blueberries – don’t stir too much. Divide between the mufn cases and bake for 25mins.
MAKES 34 READY IN 1HR PRICE PER SERVING 5p
Each 23g serving contains: ENERGY
462kj 111kcal 6%
FAT SATURATES SUGARS High High Med
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 2,043kJ/489kcal
NOW TRY… ● Jammy treats Cut the biscuit
dough into 6cm rounds. Next, cut a 2cm round out of the middle of half of them. Sandwich with jam.
MAKES 12 READY IN 45MINS PRICE PER SERVING 31p
Each 100g serving contains: ENERGY
SATURATES SUGARS Med
1,017kj Med Med 242kcal 8.9g 5g 12% 13% 25%
18g 0.4g 20% 7%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,017kJ/242kcal
NOW TRY… ● Chocolate chip mufns
Replace the blueberries with 175g chocolate chips. ● Apple & pecan mufns Add 2 peeled, cored and diced eating apples and 75g chopped pecans instead of the blueberries.
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SERVES 10 READY IN 1HR 30MINS PLUS SOAKING TIME PRICE PER SERVING 13p Put 125g sultanas and 100g currants in a bowl. Pour over 150ml hot black tea. Add 1 level tbsp marmalade and 125g soft brown sugar. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Cover with cling flm and leave to soak for at least 7hrs or overnight. Line a 1lb (small) loaf tin with baking paper. Preheat the oven to 160C/140C Fan/ Gas 3. Add 1 large beaten egg to the cold soaked fruit. Sift in 225g self raising flour and 1 level tsp mixed spice and stir until evenly mixed. Turn the mixture into the loaf tin and bake for 1hr 10mins or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Each 82g serving contains: ENERGY
865kj Low Low High Med 204kcal 1.2g 0.2g 28g 0.3g 10% 2% 1% 31% 5% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,061kJ/250kcal
NOW TRY… ● Lemon, ginger & mango tea bread Use
an Asda Lemon, Ginger and Mango tea bag for the tea. Add 2 fnely chopped balls of stem ginger to the mixture.
Victoria sponge cake
SERVES 10 READY IN 1HR 10MINS PRICE PER SERVING 24p Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Grease 2 x 20cm sandwich tins and line the bases with baking paper. Beat 225g softened butter and 225g caster sugar together until really light and creamy. Sift 225g self raising flour. Beat 4 eggs into the butter
and sugar, one at a time, adding 1tbsp of sifted four with the last two. Fold in the rest of the four. Divide the mixture between the cake tins and bake for 25-30mins, or until the tops spring back when lightly pressed. Turn out of the tins and leave to cool completely on a wire
● Chocolate sponge Replace
rack. Sandwich the cakes with 100g raspberry jam and sprinkle the top with caster sugar.
Each 106g serving contains: ENERGY
1,686kj High 403kcal 22g 20% 31%
SATURATES SUGARS High High
30g 0.7g 33% 12%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,599kJ/382kcal
25g four with 25g cocoa powder. Sandwich the cakes with vanilla butter icing. Top with 150g dark chocolate melted with 50g butter. ● Lemon cupcakes Add the grated zest of 2 lemons to the mix. Divide between 20 cases and bake for 12-14mins. Ice them with 350g icing sugar mixed with 3tbsp lemon juice.
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We give the classics a makeover in the third part of our Baking Special
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Wines to discover
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‘As Asda’s Master of Wine, I visit top wineries around the world, tasting and selecting great quality wines for our customers to enjoy. And now our range Philippa Carr, Master of Wine has won 140 wine awards, there’s something for everyone. My favourite summer wines include these six award-winners (right) – you can buy them in store or from the Asda Wine Shop*. For more inspiration follow my blog at your.asda.com/wineblog. ‘If you need help choosing from our wide selection of white, red, rose and sparkling wines, check out our Taste fnder at ASDA.com.’
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Extra Special Old Vine Garnacha ‘Not one medal but two shiny silver awards for our full, rich and smoky Garnacha. This is a full-bodied fruity red and I love it! Perfect with my Sunday roast.’ £5, 75cl
Extra Special Yarra Valley Pinot Noir ‘This lovely, smooth, strawberry-scented New Zealand Pinot Noir is packed with juicy red fruit favours. It’s delicious with lamb or a chargrilled tuna steak.’ £7.98, 75cl
Extra Special Gavi ‘This triple medal-winning Northern Italian white is crisp and minerally with fresh citrus favours. I think it’s wonderful to drink on its own on a summer’s day, or served with fsh or chicken dishes.’ £8, 75cl
Koru Sauvignon Blanc ‘What can I say? This appley, minerally New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc has won an IWC Gold Medal and Great Value Trophy. It’s lovely served with summery salads, so fngers crossed for sunshine!’ £6, 75cl
Alba Signature Albarino ‘I love a smooth and silky Spanish white and this ticks all the boxes. It’s absolutely gorgeous with fsh and seafood. A great choice for summer get-togethers.’ £6, 75cl
Gran Colina Rioja ‘Vanilla-scented and fruity, this smooth Rioja is the perfect partner for pork dishes. Defnitely one for the barbecue.’ £5.98, 75cl (available in store and at asda.com/ groceries only)
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Six weeks is a long time to keep everyone happy during the school holidays, so try these practical suggestions to keep the peace We’ve all been there… The kids start out really excited about being of school. Then, at some point during the holidays, they start to wind each other up. But whether you’re dealing with cranky toddlers or bored sevenyear-olds, there are ways to get through it. We look at some ways to stop squabbles before they start to ensure your holiday goes smoothly.
WHAT ‘We made THE KIDS a book SAY corner, like in school. It’s for quiet time and when it’s rainy. We choose a diferent story each time. I like The Little Mermaid story the best.’ SAIRA, 5
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They’re too tired to enjoy themselves...
Don’t let the usual routines go. Set bed times are important. Tired children can be sensitive and easily irritated. Parenting expert and agony aunt Suzie Hayman of CANparent (canparent. org) says kids thrive on routines – and plenty of sleep. ‘They need a lot more sleep than most of us realise, and if you ditch all routine it’s really disruptive, emotionally and physically.’ The odd later evening doesn’t matter, but keeping set times for bed and meals makes a big diference.
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You’re stuck in a car (or train, or plane) and they’re not happy Children and adults alike can get restless on long journeys. You can help boredom by planning stops and letting the kids know how long the journey will take – you could even turn this into a game by announcing time markers. Stock up on about twice as much as you think you need in terms of games and CDs. Don’t forget good old-fashioned games such as I Spy.
WHAT ‘Don’t just let the day PARENTS run away with you – SAY you’ll end up grouchy. Get everyone up and out in the morning, early enough so you don’t immediately have to start thinking about lunch and naps.’ RUMANA, MUM OF THREE
MON TUE WED THURS FRI SAT SUN ‘Last year STARS
WHAT THE KIDS we did SAY a project book. We stuck things in for each week, like leaves or pictures from magazines. My brother stuck in his birthday wrapping paper, too. We’ve kept them and we’re going to do it again this year.’ MAYA, 6
They just want to watch TV…
…or play on the computer, or tablet. And what’s more, they’re arguing over the screens. Try setting a ‘screen budget’ for each child. Tell them they’ve got a set amount of time to spend. If they want to do it all in one go that’s fne, but that’s it for the day or week and it doesn’t go on again. You’ll need to stick to it, but giving them that bit of responsibility for themselves does work.
It’s raining again!
You’ve got two choices here. One is to stay indoors and do some fun stuf like biscuit making, or putting on their own X-Factor show – a good idea if everyone’s tired of going out. Or, if you’re driving each other mad stuck in a small space, get them out to an indoor soft-play centre, take them swimming, or try bowling. Museums are a great bet too, and they’re often free. Top tip from museums blogger Katharine Alston (artefactsobjects.blogspot.co.uk) is to head for the top ﬂoor, which is usually quieter, and to chat to the volunteers, who are often able to give insight and guidance that you might not usually get. AUGUST 2014 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 71
WHAT ‘I like it best when my sister THE KIDS plays with her friend and SAY I have just mummy.’ NOAH, 3
It’s babysitter time
There are times during the holidays when you have to rely on babysitters or relatives. Children may not be keen and often there’s a major meltdown. A little bribery can work wonders, but so does sticking to your guns. It’s worth having activities planned, so they can get excited in advance. Someone the kids think is cool can stop bad behaviour – they’ll want to impress them.
Let’s face it, sometimes even the best parenting strategies break down and you can’t stop a full-blown squabble. Try Suzie Hayman’s tactic for getting them to calm down. ‘Don’t always wade in as the referee. Get them into the habit of negotiation. If you ask them how they want things to be diferent, they often come up with sensible demands and work it out together.’
WHAT ‘My mum’s got an THE KIDS egg-timer – if me and SAY my brother have a fght I have to stay quiet while he talks. Then she turns it over and I talk while he listens. It’s hard not to interrupt.’ JOSH, 4
WHAT ‘One-on-one time is the biggest thing for keeping us on an even keel. PARENTS I used to arrange play dates for both of them at the same time, to SAY give myself a break. But actually if I just have one with me, we potter around doing whatever that child wants with no arguments.’ RACHEL, MUM OF TWO
5 TOP TIPS TO SURVIVE THE HOLS
Have a plan for every day – and include a mix of diferent activities.
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If they start fghting, frst give them some time apart and then get them to talk to each other.
Don’t try to suit everyone all the time.
Not every day has to be perfect. Sometimes it’s good for your kids to get a little bored.
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Whether your kids are starting school or of to college, make sure they’ve got all the stationery and equipment they need for the new term
1 Mesh pencil case A4, £1 each 2 Flower pen, £1 3 HB pencils, 50p (12-pack) 4 Arrow sticky notes, 50p 5 Pocket calculator, £1 6 Paper Mate InkJoy 100 Fashion pens, £2 (10-pack) 7 Alphabet fash cards, £1.50 8 Samsung Tab 3 8in, £139
Most schools have a list of basic stationery that children need for the new term – make sure you check.
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When little ones start in reception at four, most equipment is supplied by the school. By junior age, they’ll need their own pens, pencils and pencil cases, etc. And even when they’re this young, a simple tablet like the Samsung Tab 3, £139, is useful for maths and spelling practice and homework – websites like bbc.co.uk/ bitesize and kidspell.com are fun and educational.
Ready for big school
At secondary school, kids need more serious kit, including a scientifc calculator, geometry set and decent pens to write with. For home, a laptop and printer (and plenty of ink reflls!) are essential. Most homework is set online and assignments have to be printed out, not handwritten. A USB is handy for taking larger projects into school.
Set up folders on their computers for each school subject. And teach them to save their work as they go along!
1 Asus X550 laptop, £299 2 Microsoft wireless mouse, £10 3 Zebra selection pack, £4 4 Helix maths set, £2 5 Sandisk 8GB USB memory stick, £7 6 Casio FX-85 calculator, £8 7 Oxford maths set, £2.50 8 Pritt Stick Rainbow glue stick, £2 each 9 Tipp-Ex, £1 10 Nu Craze A4 notebooks, £2 each 11 Bic 4 colours ball pen, £2 12 Post-it lined notes, £2 13 Sharpie markers, £2 (4-pack) 14 Pukka A4 project book, £4
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Of to college
Living away from home for the frst time, teenagers will fnd their own laptop and printer really handy. Pack them of with pens, pencils, notebooks and stationery to keep them going. They’re grown up enough for a decent smartphone – try our great value Huawei, £49.
1 HP DJ2540 wireless printer, £35 2 iphone 4 case, £5 3 George box fle and lever arch fle, £4 each 4 Huawei phone, £49 5 Pukka A4 executive project books, £4 each 6 Post-It pads, £2 per pack 7 Microsoft wireless mouse, £10 8 Bic Cristal assorted pens (10-pack), £2 9 Bic Brite Liners (4-pack), £2 10 Acer ES1 laptop, £229
Top tip Write their name and class up the side of their new lunchbox with a marker, so that it doesn’t get lost.
All kitted out School gear, packed lunch, sports kit... Whatever their age, kids have lots of stuf to carry to and from school every day. Rucksacks keep their hands free, but make sure they’re strong enough for all their books.
1 Nike backpack, £15 2 Folding bottle, £1 3 Sport lunch bag, £8 4 Owl lunch bag, £5 5 Camoufage rucksack, £6 6 Folding bottle, £1 7 Printed messenger bag, £5 8 Leopard lunch bag, £5 9 Satchel lunch bag, £8 10 Dinosaur lunch bag, £5 11 Triple-split lunchbox, £6 12 Dinosaur bottle, £3 13 Angry Birds lunch bag, £6 14 Angry Birds snack pot, £1 15 Angry Birds bottle, £3 16 Hello Kitty snack pot, £1 17 Hello Kitty lunch bag, £6 18 Avengers rucksack, £7 19 1D sandwich box, £2.50 20 1D can, £4 21 Nike holdall, £15 22 Minnie Mouse bottle, £3 23 Minnie Mouse lunch bag, £6 24 Minnie Mouse snack pot, £1 25 Folding bottle, £1 26 Polka dot rucksack, £8
For even more back to school ideas, visit ASDA.com
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Summer-proof your hair Make frizzy, sun-parched hair a thing of the past with easy, A-list styles that’ll keep you cool all summer long. Celeb stylist Andrew Barton shows you how
Summer’s here, which means fun days out and perhaps a holiday on the horizon, too. But wherever you are, you’ll want your hair to look great, as well as protecting it from humidity and the sun. Taking inspiration from celebs, stylist Andrew Barton has three key summer looks that are perfect for long, medium or short hair, plus expert tips to keep it in good condition.
For long hair
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THE SIDE PLAIT Soft side plaits are a big hit on the red carpet – and this relaxed look is an easy way to keep longer hair under control. It looks good during the day, but works just as well for an evening out.
(And when you unplait it, you’ll have another, wavy hairstyle too!) To give extra volume and make your plait thicker, Andrew suggests backcombing the sections of your hair before plaiting.
Andrew’s how to…
For medium-length hair
THE TOP KNOT Top knots are another A-list favourite, says Andrew, and they’ll keep hair up and out of the way so you can keep cool while still looking good. Don’t worry if you don’t have enough hair to
make this loose top knot – you can create a bun instead. Just roughly twist your hair around a Style Easy Bun Styler, £3.50. Hey presto – a perfect bun in an instant.
Andrew’s how to…
Spritz damp hair with L’Oréal Elnett Satin Heat Protect Styling Spray, £5.98 (170ml), to help lock out frizz and humidity. Blast dry.
Pull hair to one side. Divide into three sections and plait loosely – gently tease out the sections for a soft, natural look.
Backcomb the end of the plait. Secure with a band, wrapping a little hair around it to cover.
Dampen hair and prep with Asda Hair Mousse, £2 (200ml), scrunching it to create lots of body. Dry hair.
Pull hair up into a ponytail on top of your head and secure it with an Andrew Barton Hold it Right There Surefx Band, £2.50 for 10.
Finally, gently backcomb the ponytail to give volume. Wrap and loop into a circular shape and pin in place with hair grips.
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Summer hair solutions TAME FRIZZ
Say goodbye to sun-frazzled hair with Andrew Barton S.O.S Help Me! Treatment Mask, £1 (25ml). Or try Asda Frizz Control Cream, £2 (150ml), with macadamia oil for smooth, conditioned hair.
For short hair
THE SWEPT-BACK LOOK Short hair is really easy to care for in the summer – and this celeb-chic, sleeked-back look is great when the temperatures soar. It takes minimum
styling, too, and will have you out of the door in record time – whether you’re heading for the beach or the bar. Perfect summertime style!
Andrew’s how to…
Spray damp hair with Andrew Barton Supreme Volume Big Hair Lifting Spray, £3.90 (250ml). Blow dry, lifting hair at the roots.
Once your hair is dry, backcomb the roots a little to give added lift and hold to the style.
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3 Finally, spray a little more of the Lifting Spray into your hands and smooth through your hair.
Shield your hair with L’Oréal Elvive Colour Protect Caring Shampoo, £2.89 (280ml) as the sun plays havoc with coloured hair. Finish with Aussie Dual Personality Shine+ Coloured Hair Protection Serum, £4.98 (75ml), to protect hair and keep colour vivid.
GET BEACH BABE HAIR Want to get that just-of-the-beach look? Spritz on Schwarzkopf Got2b Beach Matt Texturizing Salt Spray, £4.07 (200ml) to get soft, tousled style. Or try L’Oréal’s Studio Line Matt & Messy Shine-Free Salt Spray, £3.50 (150ml), for extra lift and texture.
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Style Blossom this summer in a feminine print dress
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The classic black biker jacket gets a makeover in a soft shade of burgundy. Wear with tailored skirts or trousers to give elegant dressing an instant update.
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Copy Kim Kardashian’s Seventies style with a long rope necklace. It has a slimming efect, too – the length draws your eye down. Necklace, £7, code 3557083
BAGS OF STYLE
Want a work day bag that’s practical and looks good? These satchels will add a pop of colour to any outft. See how great they look in our workwear feature on p88. Red satchel*, £12, code 4750287; monochrome satchel*, £12, code 4736472 *AVAILABLE FROM 11 AUGUST
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Lightweight checks were hot on the catwalk this season. Mix and match patterns for extra style points. Or for summer, wear a bold check top with cropped jeans.
Shirt, 8-24, £10, code 4733787; skirt*, 8-24, £12, code 4741807 *AVAILABLE FROM 17 AUGUST
Wardrobe must-haves to bridge the seasons
OUR TOP 3 WATCHES… 1 Everyday classic perfect for work or evenings out.
£16 (part of a set with bracelet), code 3567920
2 Cocktail style with a dressier bangle strap. £14, code 3567905
3 Sporty chunky style that’s great with jeans.
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Make your wardrobe work as hard as you do by teaming classic black and white with colourful accessories, like this red satchel
Work it These stylish looks are just the job to see you through the week
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Accentuate your waist with a slim-ftting skirt and skinny belt – and tuck in your top
Tick of two trends in one with a lace stripe T-shirt knit
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This grey suit is great for work – the shirt and tie add a bit of colour. Finish of with classic brogues.
A polo shirt is perfect with chinos and casual shoes. Or try it with the suit for a relaxed work look.
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Jeans can be dressed up or down. Add pumps for summer style – with a sweatshirt for cooler days.
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Back to For the latest in classroom style, George has school uniforms covered...
Three-quarter-sleeve shirt, 3-18yrs, from £3.50 (2-pack), code 4632703
Drop-waist pinafore, 3-12yrs, from £5, code 3727645
Matching bows on shirts and skirts are sweet – and they’re still regulation uniform.
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Bow-detail shirt**, 3-14yrs, from £3, code 4645305; bow skater skirt, 3-14yrs, from £5, code 4537735
Pin-tuck shirt, 3-14yrs, from £3, code 4538042
Up the pretty factor with pin-tuck detail on shirts and scallop trim on cardigans.
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Hello Kitty shoes, 7-1, £12, code 4661188
The Tefon coating on our pinafores makes them hardwearing, while girls will love these smart Hello Kitty shoes.
Belted pleated skirt, 3-16yrs, from £5, code 4632717
Scallop-trim cardigan, 3-14yrs, from £4, code 4226736
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school Spider-Man shoes, 7-1, from £12.50, code 4608660
Velcro-strap shoes are really easy for younger kids to get on and of – perfect for that frst day at school.
Jumper, 3-16yrs, from £3, code 3538958
Polo shirt, 3-16yrs, from £2.50 (2-pack), code 3523658
Sweatshirt, 3-16yrs, from £2, code 4709987; polo shirt, 3-16yrs, from £2.50 (2-pack), code 3523656; half-elasticated waist trousers, as before
Half-elasticated waist trousers, 3-14yrs, from £3, code 4226076
Flat-front trousers, 3-16yrs, from £3.50, code 3538934
Our boys’ trousers come in the four main uniform colours of grey, charcoal, black and navy.
Slim-ft shirt, 3-18yrs, from £3.50 (2-pack), code 4548373
Non-iron shirts will make your life a bit easier – and we ofer sizes to take them through until they fnish school.
Up for grabs We’ve got loads of great breaks to give away this August... WIN! A two-day family break to Chessington World of Adventures With Chessington Zoo, the SEA LIFE Centre and Chessington Theme Park, there’s plenty to keep the kids entertained at this Surrey resort. And at the end of a busy day in the park, you could put your feet up and relax at one of the resort’s hotels, too. We’ve got three, two-day breaks to give away, from family specialist Play and Stay. To fnd out more, go to play-and-stay.co.uk
There are three prizes of a Play and Stay break to Chessington World of Adventures for a family of four (two adults and two children aged 12 years and under) sharing a family room on a B&B board basis. A two-day family pass to Chessington valid on consecutive days only is included; height restrictions apply to some rides. The prize does not include travel, meals or drinks, spending money or hotel expenditure. The break is up to a value of £500 and must be taken before 31 October 2015, subject to availability. Choice of dates may be limited by value of the prize. Break must be booked before 31 December 2014; theme park closes 3 November 2014, reopens 18 March 2015. See opposite for overall terms.
WIN! A weekend break in the New Forest for you – and your dogs! Fancy a short break, but not sure what to do with your pets? The Master Builder’s Hotel is a dog-friendly hotel in the beautiful New Forest that ofers the best of both worlds. The hotel has joined up with Burgess Sensitive dog food to ofer a break for two and up to two pooches. You could have two nights’ accommodation, meals included – and the dogs will be treated to dinner from a special dog menu, too. The prize also includes £100 worth of Burgess Sensitive, a premium hypoallergenic dog food made with quality British proteins, available in Asda stores. There is one prize for a winner, plus guest and up to two dogs, of a two-night stay in the Master Builder’s Hotel in the New Forest on a B&B board basis. Dinner is included on the frst night (for people and dogs) from the set menu, not including drinks. The prize does not include travel, meals or drinks apart from those mentioned, spending money or hotel expenditure. Prize must be taken by 23 December 2014 and is subject to availability. See opposite for overall terms.
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WIN! A one-night stay and family day out at Blackpool Pleasure Beach Blackpool Pleasure Beach amusement park has more than 100 rides – no wonder it’s famous the world over. We’ve got a one-night stay at Pleasure Beach’s Big Blue Hotel and ride wristbands to give away, plus 15 runners-up prizes of ride wristbands for families of four. For details and ofers, visit blackpoolpleasurebeach.com or bigbluehotel.com
There is one prize of a short break for up to two adults and two children aged 12 years and under sharing a superior family room on a B&B basis. One-day wristbands give unlimited access to all rides forming part of the Pleasure Beach amusement park. Height restrictions may apply to some rides. Meals other than those mentioned, drinks, travel and spending money are not included. Prize is subject to availability and to be taken by 31 July 2015. Blackpool Pleasure Beach closes 9 November 2014 and reopens February 2015; check website for details. See opposite for overall terms.
GIVEAWAYS WIN! A London theatre break to see Once
You can’t beat a trip to the theatre, and Once is a smash-hit musical that might just capture your heart. A bittersweet and funny love story that celebrates the power of music, Once is performed live on stage by an extraordinary cast of
actor-musicians – and we’ve got tickets for one winner and three guests. This fabulous prize includes an overnight stay for four at the 4-star Cavendish London Hotel in Mayfair, courtesy of Superbreak. See Oncemusical.co.uk
There is one prize for a winner and three guests to see Once at the Phoenix Theatre London (Friday evening or Saturday matinee; show may not be suitable for young children) and an overnight stay at the Cavendish London Hotel, B&B basis sharing two double, twin or adjoining rooms. An evening meal in Petrichor restaurant is included: two courses from the pre-theatre menu, a soft drink each or one bottle of house wine to share. Prize subject to availability until 31 October 2014; winner must confrm acceptance of prize within seven days of notifcation. Prize does not include meals or drinks apart from those mentioned, travel, hotel or any other expenditure, or spending money. See below for full terms.
WIN! A seven-night family holiday in Morecambe Here’s your chance to win a seven-night break at the 4-star Regent Bay Holiday Park in Lancashire. Minutes from Morecambe beach, the park is near Blackpool and the Lakes. We have three breaks to give away, plus each winner will get £50 of resort vouchers. Or grab these last-minute booking ofers: £89 for a three-night weekend or four-night midweek break in a two-bed standard caravan, or £114 for two-bed superior, in September 2014. Call 01524 413940 (option 3), quoting ASDA. There are three prizes of a seven-night self-catering stay at Regent Bay Holiday Park for a winner and three guests sharing a two-bedroom superior caravan. Gas, electric, bed linen included. £50 voucher provided on arrival to be used on site. No change given if voucher not used in full. Lost, stolen or damaged vouchers cannot be replaced. Prize does not include travel, meals or drinks, spending money or park expenditure. Prize subject to availability and must be taken by 31 October 2015. Reader ofer cannot be combined with any other ofer. Larger caravans and other ofers available; valid for breaks booked by 31 August 2014 and taken by 30 September 2014, subject to availability. See below for full terms.
WIN! A Woburn Safari Park Adventure
Kids love animals, so an adventure at Woburn Safari Park will tick all the boxes. This great prize for a family of four includes a VIP Up Close Encounter experience to meet your favourite animals and a Safari Of Road Adventure tour with a ranger. The prize includes an overnight stay for a family of four at The Woburn Hotel. Plus, we have 15 family day tickets to the park to be won. See woburnsafari.co.uk
There is one main prize of an overnight stay for two adults and up to two children, aged 15 and under, staying in interconnecting en-suite double and twin rooms on a B&B board basis with a one-day pass to the safari park. Included is a VIP Up Close Encounter; children aged three and over only; only children fve and over can meet the meerkats. Children aged four and under must travel in their own car seat, ftted by their guardian. Park rules and individual terms and conditions apply – go to ow.ly/xSgWE. The prize does not include travel, meals or drinks, park or hotel expenses or spending money. There are 15 runner-up prizes of one family ticket (valid for two adults and two children aged three-15 years of age; children under three are free). The prizes do not include activities other than stated, travel, meals, drinks, spending money or any other incidental expenses. See below for full terms.
HOW TO ENTER*
For your chance to win, call the number below or text the code, then a space and your name and address, to 82229, or enter online at ASDA.com/win. Calls/texts cost 50p each*. The closing date for prize draws is midnight, 31 August 2014.
CHESSINGTON OVERNIGHT Call 0901 151 0084 Text ASDA7
NEW FOREST DOG WEEKEND Call 0901 151 0085 Text ASDA8
BLACKPOOL SHORT BREAK Call 0901 151 0086 Text ASDA9
ONCE LONDON THEATRE TRIP Call 0901 151 0087 Text ASDA11
MORECAMBE FAMILY HOLIDAY Call 0901 151 0088 Text ASDA12
WOBURN SAFARI ADVENTURE Call 0901 151 0089 Text ASDA13
*ENTRY DETAILS Calls cost 50p from BT landlines. Calls from other networks, payphones and mobiles may be higher. Text entries cost 50p, plus standard operator rates. For SMS and call entry technical issues, call 0845 803 0325. For online entry technical issues, call Asda customer services on 0800 952 0101. See below for full and specifc terms and conditions. PRIZE DRAW TERMS & CONDITIONS 1 Prize draws open to all residents of the UK aged 18 years and over (unless otherwise stated), excluding employees (and their immediate family) of Asda, Publicis Blueprint and afliated companies, and anyone professionally connected with the prizes. 2 Proof of sending shall not constitute proof of receipt. No responsibility is accepted for entries lost, delayed, incompletely received or damaged. 3 Maximum one entry per person per draw. Automated, bulk or third-party entries not accepted. 4 All entries (online, text and phone) must be received by midnight, 31 August 2014. Phone/text lines open 24 hours a day until midnight, 31 August 2014. Ask bill payer before calling. If you text after the closing date, you will not be entered but will be charged. Take care when entering text codes; promoter is not responsible for mistypes and you may be charged more. Some phone lines operate call-barring. Calls from other networks/ payphones/mobiles may be charged at a higher rate. If unable to get through, check with network operator. 5 Winners are selected at random by an independent verifed computer system after the closing date and will be notifed by letter within 28 days of closing date. If prize is not claimed within four weeks of notifcation, a redraw will take place. 6 No cash alternatives. Prizes not transferable and must be accepted as ofered. 7 By entering, you agree to take part in publicity. 8 To obtain winners’ names/counties, send an SAE to: Asda Magazine August 2014 Winners List, Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds LS11 5AD, 28 days after closing date. Do not send entries to this address. 9 If winners are unable to take prizes, a redraw will take place. 10 Promoter’s decision is fnal. 11 In the event of unforeseen circumstances, promoter reserves right to ofer alternative prize of equal or greater value. 12 Prize draws may feature in other promotional material with diferent treatments. 13 Promoter: Asda, Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds LS11 5AD. 14 Winners accept prize at own risk. Unless stated otherwise, holiday winners should obtain their own travel insurance, visas and passport and be ft to travel. 15 Promoter is not liable for any loss or damage, except death or personal injury, arising out of administration, or for the winner’s enjoyment of the prizes. 16 Where terms/conditions are inconsistent with additional prize draw terms, additional ones will prevail. By entering you accept this. The application and interpretation of these terms and conditions shall be governed by the law of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute concerning them.
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HOLIDAY READS Whether you're jetting off or relaxing at home, a good book is the ultimate escape. Pack one of our top fve summer reads
Lawless by Jessie Keane, £4 You’ll like this if… You love a good gritty family drama. This sequel to best-seller Nameless picks up with Ruby Darke and her children as she fghts to save her retail empire after the brutal murder of her lover. Great for… A thrilling journey into the dark heart of London’s underworld. For more thrilling crime, try… Respect by Mandasue Heller, £3.50
First Sight by Danielle Steel, £4 You’ll like this if… Tales of romance and glamour get your pulse racing. Fashion designer Timmy O’Neill loves her glitzy lifestyle too much to settle down – until she meets an intriguing Frenchman at Paris Fashion Week. Great for… Relaxing by the pool. For more romantic adventures, try… What A Girl Wants by Lindsey Kelk, £4
Not Quite Perfect by Annie Lyons, £3.50 You’ll like this if… You want to laugh and cry, as you follow two sisters’ journeys through life’s ups and downs. Emma’s career has taken off and she’s just got engaged; Rachel’s married with kids. But neither of them is actually happy. Great for… A lazy afternoon in the sun – just take tinted sunglasses to hide any tears. For more great chick-lit, try… The Girl Who Just Appeared by Jonathan Harvey, £3.50
Innocence by Dean Koontz, £4 You’ll like this if… You enjoy being scared! This supernatural thriller will keep you guessing about the mysterious Addison Goodheart, who lives in tunnels beneath New York by day and haunts the city by night. Great for… Reading in bed (with all the lights on!). For more chilling suspense, try… The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly, £4
Go to ASDA.com/direct for more great reads for you and the family
Her Ladyship’s Girl by Anwyn Moyle, £3.50* You’ll like this if… Stories about people’s lives fascinate you. Sent from Wales to London to earn a wage at the age of 16, Anwyn vividly describes her time as a lady’s maid, with accounts of the goings-on upstairs and downstairs. Great for… A trip back in time during your trip away. For more real-life drama, try… Sworn To Silence by Brendan Boland, £3.50
If you don’t fancy lugging heavy books on the plane, download the latest bestsellers on an eReader instead. Nook Glow, £49
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