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BARBECUE RBECUE YOUR YO PIZZA!

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Get fred up for summer BE E AMAZED ED AT W WHAT HAT YOU YOU CAN N COO COOK ON A BB BBQ

PLUS Gluten-free dishes anyone can enjoy | Trend alert: bake a cake with fresh herbs | Win a three-week family holiday


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May 2015

CONTENTS

Get set for summer with our brilliant barbecue ideas, gluten-free treats and more. Plus, see our George supplement for the hottest new-season fashion 37

PROMISES To provide family friendly meals that: Save you time and money ……………… Reduce your food waste by making the most of the pack sizes you’ll find in store

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……………… Are nutritionally balanced, using everyday ingredients.

We love…

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We test each recipe at least three times in an ordinary kitchen, to make sure it works for you first time and every time.

Paella on the BBQ

Sunglasses Super shades for all the family Top picks This month’s must-have products

Food & drink

17 The veg trends that will change the way you eat New ways to 5-a-day 20 Asparagus Meet our asparagus farmer, plus

learn to make a classic hollandaise sauce 25 The dishes you didn’t know you can BBQ From paella to pizza, discover how to cook a feast on the barbecue 37 Lemons Add zingy citrus favours with our food and drink recipes 43 Kids’ cooking lemonade Children can

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have fun making this classic thirst-quencher Free for all Tuck into our gluten-free treats Go sweet on herbs Try the latest baking trend – fresh herbs in cakes and desserts Easy meals Budgetfriendly quick meals Food bites Trends, celeb chefs and more MAY 2015 | 3


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ON THE COVER Courgette & pepper bianca pizza (p26) Photograph: Terry Benson Styling: Nancy McDougall Food styling: Tamzin Ferdinando

Get your garden barbecue ready

16-page special fashion supplement

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This month

13 News Fun in the sun, holiday health, tasty new buys and more 35 Outdoor cooking kit Everything you need for your barbecue, with options for all budgets 72 Get your garden barbecue ready Hints and ideas to spruce up your outdoor space 4 | MAY 2015

77 77 Bronze on a budget Smart beauty tips to help you create that sun-kissed look – whatever the weather 79 Up for grabs Family holidays, safari park tickets and other brilliant prizes 82 The big debate Should you help teenagers with their homework?

Asda editor Hannah McDermott Group content editor Rachel Simhon Deputy editor Sally Shore Art director Alex Nicholas Art editors Natalie Williams, Jack Cunningham Senior designer Melina Spasic Junior designer Susan Murphy Chief sub editor Kari Wilkin Senior sub editors Sue Sharrock, Gwennan Thomas Writer & sub editor Emma Dunn Food editor Glynis McGuinness Deputy food editor Gregor McMaster Food assistant Linzi Brechin Editorial assistant Shannon Wilson Account director Jo Brooks Acting account director Nicola Davey Account managers Amy Cawthorne, Hana Rathyal Account executives Nikki Little, April Rogers Head of client services Kirsty Ware George fashion director Michael Temprano Production director Melanie Clarke Sales director Simon Cockburn

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EDITOR’S LETTER

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Summer eating is without doubt the most pleasurable kind – fresh air, good friends and a tipple or two... It’s the opportunity that entices, with everyone weather-watching throughout the day to see if it will hold up for a barbecue later. The simplicity of the food can make it all the more special – smoky favours, charred edges and tangy sauces. Think big king prawns with spicy garlic butter, or delicious juicy koftas dipped in zingy tzatziki. This month we challenge you to think outside the box, too. We’ve got great ideas to cook your Sunday roast or weeknight dinners on your barbecue – check out our cover recipe, Courgette & Pepper Bianco Pizza, on p26. For more ideas, see ASDA.com/recipes.

Thank you for voting for us… WI NNE R 2015

Best Family Friendly Supermarket

We’ve collected a string of top awards recently, including Best Family Friendly Supermarket, for the sixth year in a row, at the 2015 Tommy’s Awards

We also won Gold at the Prima Baby Awards for Best Family Supermarket

HANNAH McDERMOTT Asda Editor

Share photos of your barbecues and other summer fun with @asda on Twitter and Instagram using #asdamag. For details, see p8. GET IN TOUCH Email me asda.editor@asdamagazine.co.uk,

or write to The Editor, Asda Magazine, Asda House, South Bank, Great Wilson Street, Leeds LS11 5AD. Call Asda on 0800 952 0101 Like Asda @asda – #asdamag Share your pictures #asdamag

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JOIN IN

Share your summer with us W

We’d love you to share photos of your family and friends making the most of the Great British Summer

WHERE TO POST YOUR PICS... Facebook

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e wait long enough for the Great British Summer to arrive – so when it does, we want the fun to last as long as possible. Whether it’s playing family games on the beach or enjoying barbecues in the rain, why not share your magic moments with us? Post your snaps on Facebook, or Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #asdamag – we look forward to seeing them.


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SMART BUYS

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Go Minions mad with this fun digital camera. Minions camera*, £20

Keep your head and style cool in this on-trend foppy sun hat. George hat**, £7

Top picks

Just put fruit or veg in the bag for tots to chew – 6mth+. Little Angels Fresh Food Feeder†, £2.25 each

WeÕve got lots of fresh ideas to help you spring into summer this month. Check out our favouritesÉ Wherever you see these icons, the products are available online and in store

Fruity bathtime treats. NSPA Fresh Sweet Raspberry Shower & Bath Gel, Fragrance Body Mist, Rich Body Butter, £3 each

Great holiday reads to get stuck in to – 30p from each sale goes to Tickled Pink††. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty‡; The Third Wife by Lisa Jewell, £4 each Add a professional touch to your kitchen with quality pans. George Home 3-piece copper tri-ply pan set, £80

Put your choice of name on a cute make-up bag. Personalised make-up bag: medium, £18; small, £10

Put your best foot forward in these smart loafers. George tan tassel shoes, 3-9, £12

Kids will love getting creative with the hundreds of colourful craft items in this box. Craft Chest, £5

Enjoy two treats in one with this amazing cake – delicious, moist sponge topped with real popcorn. Popcorn cake‡‡, £12 MAY 2015 | ASDA.COM | 11


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Big fun, big choice Keep little ones entertained for less with the fantastic ofers on our Peppa Pig range. We’ve got a brilliant selection of Little Tikes toys, too – all at George.com

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Make them laugh with streams of bubbles from the Little Tikes Bubble Camera*, £8 Children learn about the world through play, so help them develop with our fantastic range of branded toys, available in store and online. The Little Tikes range – exclusive to Asda – is full of fun choices for kids from infancy up to three years old. Check out the full selection at George.com.

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THIS MONTH’S

Getting set for summer with travel tips, barbecue buys, sweet treats, plus much more

FUN IN THE SUN

Let the kids create their own fantasy land this summer with our new and exclusive range of magical play tents and accessories, from George Home Kids. Featuring cute woodland characters, the tents make great dens and hideaways, for outdoor and indoor fun. For the full range of play tents, £15 each, plus kids’ camping chairs, £7 each, go to George.com.

HOLIDAY HEALTH

Planning an exotic getaway? Before jetting of, head to your local Asda Pharmacy* to fnd out if you need anti-malaria tablets. Our pharmacists can advise you on the tropical disease and its spread by mosquitos, and provide anti-malaria tablets if necessary, after a short consultation, for just £15 (12-pack). Our pharmacies are open late and at weekends, to ft busy lifestyles.

Check out the delicious new additions to our Fish Made Simple range, from the Fish Counter. We’ll seal your fsh in a cooking bag with your chosen sauce or glaze, all you have to do is…

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WHY NOT TRY... Our new Watercress Sauce is perfect with sea bass. Or enjoy salmon fllets with tangy Soy & Ginger Glaze. At just £4 for 2, you’ll be hooked!

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NEWS

A brilliant barbecue is all about relaxing with friends and family, but a little advance preparation will help make sure the food you cook is both delicious and safe to eat. Here are some top tips*… ● Store raw meat separately from other food in the fridge before cooking. Take care to use diferent utensils, plates and chopping boards for raw and cooked food, too. And don’t wash chicken or any other type of raw meat – you’ll just splash germs everywhere. But do wash your hands both before and after handling raw food. ● Use a meat thermometer to check food is cooked through. Or if you’re unsure, pre-cook meat and poultry in the oven then fnish on the barbecue, to give it that smoky, chargrilled look and favour. ● If you don’t pre-cook your meat, cut open any poultry, pork, burgers, sausages or kebabs before serving, to double-check that they’re piping hot and cooked through – make sure any juices run clear and that none of the meat is pink. ● Disposable barbecues take longer to heat up and to cook food, so don’t just go by timings – test the food is properly cooked (see above) before serving.

LOOK OUT FOR…

…the Red Tractor logo on our packaging when you’re shopping for your barbecue food. All of our Red Tractor foods have been produced responsibly, to high standards, at approved UK farms – so you know exactly what you’re eating. Plus, right now, you could also win tickets to an exclusive barbecue party hosted by Blur star and Red Tractor ambassador Alex James, or other great prizes**. Find out more in store, or at redtractor.org.uk.

SHADES OF BRILLIANCE

Get geared up for summer with the stylish new range of sunglasses at Asda Opticians. We have a fantastic new selection of non-prescription polarised sunglasses for £25, and designer prescription sunglasses, £70 each, or two for £99†.

Sweet new look

Check out our revamped confectionery range. Our new-look smaller pack sizes make it easier to give the kids little treats – and it means you can keep an eye on how many sweets they eat, too. And from just 25p each, or fve for £1, the packs are great value and give you plenty of choice. 14 | YOUR.ASDA.COM | MAY 2015

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SPOTLIGHT ON

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CARROT NOODLES

veg

trends that will

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SWEET POTATO PIZZA BITES

MUSHROOM BUNS

CABBAGE TORTILLAS

Give everyday vegetables a makeover by preparing them in innovative new ways. Getting your 5-a-day has never been so much fun – or more delicious Vegetables have so many uses, whether they’re the star of the meal, a side dish or a snack. Now top chefs are preparing them in surprising new ways, with dishes such as courgette spaghetti proving a big hit. It’s a simple way to sneak more veggies into your diet, as well as cutting down on starchy carbs such as pasta, rice and bread. Try our recipes to get started, then experiment with your own ideas. Share your pictures, too – we’d love to see them! @asda #Asdamag #Asdamag

CAULIFLOWER RICE

LEEK CANNELLONI


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CARROT NOODLES

Peeled into long, thin ribbons, carrots work brilliantly as ‘noodles’ in soups such as pho, a classic Vietnamese broth. Try our recipe for Beef Pho with Carrot Flat Noodles (below).

To make... Using a peeler, cut thin ribbons of carrot, then cut each one in half down its length to make wide noodles. Fry crushed garlic and sliced ginger in a little oil in a pan until soft. Add hot beef stock (made from a cube) and a dash of Thai fsh sauce. Simmer for 20mins. Put thin strips of raw beef steak and a handful of beansprouts in a bowl with the carrot noodles. Pour over the hot broth – the heat from the liquid will cook the beef and noodles. Garnish with chopped chilli and coriander.

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CAULIFLOWER RICE

Caulifower is being tipped as one of this year’s trendiest foods, with chefs including sisters Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley serving it roasted, fried or mashed. Try our tasty alternative to rice. When fried, as in our Prawn Caulifower Fried Rice (right), it develops extra favour and a grain-like bite.

Raw carrot noodles also add a crunchy texture to salads

To make...

Remove the tough stalk from a caulifower, then cut the rest into large pieces. Grate, or pulse (in short, quick bursts – don’t blitz) in a food processor, until it has a rice-like texture. Add sesame oil to a wok and, over a medium heat, fry crushed garlic, chopped red chilli and grated ginger. Add the caulifower and stir it through as it cooks until it resembles fried rice. Throw in a handful of cooked prawns, mix well, then make a well in the middle. Crack in an egg and leave to set slightly, then break up with a wooden spoon and stir through the ‘rice’. Serve topped with sliced spring onion and chopped peanuts.

This cauliflower rice can be cooled and frozen after it’s fried (but before the prawns and egg are added). It will keep for up to two months and makes an easy side dish for curries and chilli – just thaw and fry in a little oil to heat through

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SWEET POTATO PIZZA BITES

We’ve used slices of sweet potato instead of dough bases in our Sweet Potato Pizza Bites (below). When roasted, the veg slices form a wonderfully crisp crust with a soft, moist centre – perfect for fnger-food pizzas.

To make...

Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Peel, then parboil some sweet potatoes. When cool, slice into 1/2 cm-thick discs. Put on a baking tray, drizzle with oil and season. Roast for 15-18mins, then top with mozzarella and chopped cherry tomatoes. Put under a preheated grill until the cheese melts. Garnish with fresh basil to serve.

Get creative with your toppings for these little sweet potato pizzas. Try adding finely chopped salami or chorizo, roasted red peppers and sun-dried tomatoes, or a little pesto

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Mushroom buns are high on flavour and low in carbs

Lightly grilling the Portobellos after brushing them with oil enhances their meaty texture, so they hold their shape. To add crunch, mix sesame seeds or breadcrumbs with the Parmesan topping (see recipe)

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MUSHROOM BUNS

The meaty texture and rich, earthy favour of large, fat Portobello mushrooms make them a wonderful alternative to bread buns for burgers or sandwiches. Try our simple and delicious Chicken Mushroom Bun recipe (right).

To make...

Preheat the grill. Brush 2 large Portobello mushroom caps to clean, then oil lightly on both sides. Grill for about 8mins, turning halfway through, until just tender – make sure they hold their shape and don’t shrink too much. Sprinkle some grated Parmesan on top of each mushroom, then return to the grill for 1min, or until the cheese turns golden. Use the mushrooms to sandwich slices of cooked chicken breast (or a beef burger if you prefer). Garnish with sliced red onion and roasted peppers from a jar.

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LEEK CANNELLONI To make... Leeks are the ideal shape to act as a veggie stand-in for pasta tubes in our Leek Cannelloni recipe (right). Just remove the inner layers of the leeks, then cook the leek tubes until tender but not soggy. Leeks can be used instead of pasta in lasagne, too – cook as above, then slice open and fatten out the layers to form sheets.

Preheat the oven to 160C/ 140C Fan/Gas 4. Wash some leeks and trim of the tough, leafy tops and roots. Gently, yet frmly, push the centre layers of the leeks up and out, so you are left with the outer tubes. Finely chop the removed inner layers and fry in olive oil. Add chopped spinach and cook until wilted. Mix with

ricotta cheese, then put in a piping bag, or a plastic bag with the corner cut of, and use to stuf the tubes. Put in a greased baking dish. Top with breadcrumbs and grated mature Cheddar. Bake until the cheese melts and the crumbs turn golden.

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CABBAGE BURRITOS

Lightly cooked cabbage leaves make a great substitute for four tortillas in our Mexicanstyle Cabbage Burritos (below). Use the bigger, outer leaves of the cabbage for wrapping, as they’re stronger and less likely to tear than the inner leaves.

To make...

Fry chopped onion, chilli and garlic in oil, then add minced beef. When the mince is browned, add canned chopped tomatoes and red kidney beans, plus paprika and cumin. Simmer until the mince is cooked and the sauce has thickened. Lightly blanch the outer leaves of a Savoy or green cabbage. Lay fat and spoon the mince flling in the centre of each. Wrap tightly, then wrap in another leaf, for a double layer. Serve with salsa.

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Asparagus Fresh British asparagus is known as the best in the world. Enjoy this spring’s crop with our classic hollandaise sauce, and discover how Asda’s asparagus is produced

How to cook perfect asparagus You only need to cook the spears very gently, to keep them sweet and succulent. Steam or lightly boil them for about 2-3mins – the delicate green spears should be tender on the outside, with a light bite in the middle. Alternatively, for a slightly nutty favour, grill or griddle the spears for 2-3mins, turning them over midway through.

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MASTERCLASS Hollandaise sauce v

SERVES 6 READY IN 20MINS PRICE PER SERVING 21p

Glynis McGuinness Food Editor

Hollandaise sauce is one of my all-time favourites and a great recipe for any cook to get under their belt. Once you can make this classic recipe, you can adapt it for all sorts of diferent dishes.

Glynis’ tips ● If the sauce starts

4tbsp white wine vinegar 1 bay leaf 6 black peppercorns 3 large egg yolks 150g unsalted butter, at room temperature, cut into 1/2 cm cubes A small squeeze of lemon juice Griddled asparagus, to serve 1 Fill a large bowl with cold water. Put the vinegar, bay leaf, peppercorns and 3tbsp water in a small pan, then simmer, uncovered, until reduced to about 2tbsp. Immediately dip the pan base in the bowl of water, to cool it down and stop the mixture evaporating.

2 Put the egg yolks in a large bowl with 15g of the butter and a small pinch of salt. Beat together until well blended. Carefully strain the vinegar and herb reduction through a sieve into the egg mixture. 3 Put the bowl on top of a pan that’s a quarter full of simmering water – make sure the bottom of the bowl doesn’t touch the water. Whisk with a balloon whisk, or an electric handmixer, on a slow speed, for 3-4 mins, until pale and beginning to thicken. Do not allow the mixture to overheat or the eggs may scramble. If the sauce seems to be getting too

to separate or ‘split’, transfer it to a bowl using a spatula. Add a tiny amount of cold water, then whisk in the rest of the butter, a little at a time. ● You can make the sauce faster in a food processor. After step 2 in the recipe, put the yolks and vinegar reduction in the processor. Melt the butter in a pan – it will separate and the solids will sink. With the mixer running, slowly pour the liquid (but not the solids) over the yolks. If the sauce is too thick, thin it down with a little water. Add the lemon juice and season.

hot, remove the bowl from the pan and add a few drops of cold water, then continue whisking. 4 Beat in the remaining butter, on a slow speed, a cube at a time. Beat well after each addition and allow it to emulsify – combine and thicken – before adding more. When the sauce has a light, creamy consistency, remove from the heat and whisk for another 1min. Stir through the lemon juice and season. Serve poured over the asparagus. Each 15g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

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285kj High High Low Low 68kcal 7.4g 4.5g 0.0g 0.00g 3% 11% 23% 0% 0% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,900kJ/454kcal

Try these, too… ● Turn hollandaise into

a bearnaise sauce, to go with steak – add shallot, chopped tarragon and cracked pepper.

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● Replace the lemon juice with orange juice to make a maltaise sauce – great with white fsh and veg such as asparagus and broccoli. ● Fold a little whipped cream into hollandaise right at the end, to transform it into a mousseline sauce – great with subtletasting fsh dishes. Adding the cream at the end makes it less likely to separate.

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MASTERCLASS A team of pickers race to get the fresh asparagus crop harvested at the Worcestershire farm, to reach stores as soon as possible

Top p tips l To remove the tough, woody end before cooking, hold a spear in both hands and bend it – it will break at exactly the right point. l The delicate, slightly sweet flavour of asparagus is delicious partnered with eggs, butter, Parmesan, vinaigrette, salmon, pancetta and, of course, hollandaise sauce – see our recipe on the previous page. l Asparagus also works well

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pring brings one of the great delicacies of the vegetable world – asparagus – to John Harper’s 850-acre farm in the Severn Valley. ‘It’s a wonderful moment when the frst green shoots appear,’ says third-generation farmer John. ‘Here in Worcestershire we get the asparagus early, because the River Severn is warmed by the Gulf Stream.’ British asparagus season is short, lasting around eight weeks each year. And changeable weather makes it impossible to predict exactly when those frst shoots will appear. ‘It needs to be warm and dry for asparagus to come through. Our crop normally

arrives in midto-late April,’ says John, who h set up Harper Farming with his wife, Alice, in 2005. w They’re among a handful of top-quality h growers who are supplying Asda with asparagus this spring. It’s always a race to get the spears from feld to plate in the shortest time possible, for maximum freshness. The asparagus is usually picked in the dew of early morning, then chilled and packed, ready to be in store by the next day. ‘All the harvesting is done by hand by our team of pickers,’ explains John. ‘They travel up and down the asparagus beds in motorised buggies, which

‘It’s a wonderful moment when the first green shoots appear’

means one person can harvest up to fve acres in a single day.’ With British asparagus widely regarded as the best in the world, its arrival is one of the highlights on the foodie calendar. So what is the best way to eat it? John likes to dip the tender green spears into the yolk of his morning egg, while his wife prefers them grilled and then wrapped in thin sheets of Parma ham. And there’s more to asparagus than just its delicious taste, says John. ‘It’s high in folic acid and a source of antioxidant vitamin C – so it really is a treat all around.’ The delicate spears of asparagus are picked by hand in the dew of early morning for maximum freshness

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WORDS: CASILDA GRIGG. PHOTOGRAPHS: GEOFF FENNEY, ROB WHITE, GETTY IMAGES. STYLING: DAVINA PERKINS

Farmer John Harper is among a handful of top growers who supply Asda with asparagus

in stir-fries, savoury tarts, risottos and salads. To eat it raw, simply shave the stems into thin ribbons with a peeler and add to salads.


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BBQ SPECIAL

Paella on the BBQ

T ishheessyyoouu Thheeddis w ddid ’tkknnoow idnn’t Q BQ BB yyoouuccaannB From paella to pizza, you can cook all sorts of dishes on the barbecue, for delicious, no-fuss meals with an added smoky tang. Fire up your imagination with our easy recipes in the frst of our two-part special

Part one BBQ Special

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BBQ SPECIAL

Wine choice This crisp Italian white is perfect with the rich pizza sauce topping. Extra Special Pinot Grigio (75cl), was £7.98, now £5

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Courgette & pepper bianco pizza The subtle taste of the creamy white sauce allows the fresh veg to shine through. The barbecue gives the base authentic bite – great with the soft topping SERVES 8 READY IN 40MINS PRICE PER SERVING 60p FOR THE BIANCO SAUCE 15g butter 15g flour 175ml milk 1 /2 level tsp garlic powder 50g Parmesan, grated

with a vegetable peeler 2 x 125g balls mozzarella, drained and torn 2tbsp pine nuts, toasted (optional), and 2 handfuls rocket, to serve

FOR THE PIZZA 290g pack Chosen by you great to bake Pizza Mix Flour, for dusting Oil, for greasing 2 courgettes, sliced lengthways, 3mm thick 2 red or yellow peppers, deseeded and cut into 6 100g Parmesan, shaved

1 Melt the butter in a small pan and stir in the four. Cook over a medium heat, stirring, for 1min. Slowly whisk in the milk, then simmer for 3mins. 2 Add the rest of the sauce ingredients and stir until smooth. Cover and set aside until ready to use.

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3 For the base, empty the pizza mix into a bowl and add 200ml warm water. With a fork, mix into a ball of dough. Knead on a lightly foured surface for 5mins. Shape into 2 balls. Roll out each ball to a circle 20cm across. 4 Place each base on a lightly greased and foured baking tray. Cover with oiled clingflm and leave in a warm place for 10mins, to rise (leave 1-2mins longer for a thicker crust, or 1-2mins less for crispier). 5 Barbecue or griddle the courgettes and peppers for 1min on each side, until charred. Leave to cool. 6 Thinly spread the pizza bases with the bianco

sauce, then sprinkle on the shaved Parmesan. Top with the veg and the mozzarella. 7 Slide the pizzas on the barbecue grill, put the lid on and cook for 7-8mins, until the bases are golden and the cheese has melted. Or cook in a preheated oven at 220C/200C Fan/ Gas 7 for 20mins. 8 Top with rocket and pine nuts (if using), then serve. Each 202g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,699kj Med High Low Med 406kcal 19.2g 10.7g 5.1g 1.01g 20% 27% 54% 6% 17% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 841kJ/201kcal

Top tip A kettle barbecue (with a lid) is a great alternative to an Italian pizza oven, to get a crisp crust and soft centre

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BBQ SPECIAL Spiced BBQ pork ribs

Drinks choice A full-bodied, fruity Spanish red that works well with meat dishes. Extra Special Old Vine Garnacha (75cl), £5

Finishing the ribs on the barbecue makes them crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. The maple and soy glaze helps to keep the meat moist and gives it an Asian-style sweet and sour favour, while the spices add a slight kick SERVES 6 READY IN 1HR 30MINS PLUS MARINATING PRICE PER SERVING £1.18 900g pack Butcher’s Selection Pork Rib Rack 1tbsp grated ginger 1tbsp garlic granules 75ml dark soy sauce 1tsp maple syrup 2tbsp sweet chilli sauce 75ml hoisin sauce 1tsp 5-spice powder Zest and juice of 1 lime 1 /2tsp ground black pepper 1 Put the rib rack in a roasting tin. Mix all the other ingredients together,

then use two-thirds of the mixture to coat the ribs. Cover and marinate in the fridge for at least 3hrs. 2 Take the meat out of the fridge and leave to sit for 30mins, to come back to room temperature. This will ensure it cooks evenly all the way through. 3 Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/ Gas 4. Cook the ribs in the tin for about 50mins, until cooked through.

4 Transfer to a barbecue over a high direct heat Ð or keep in the oven at 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. 5 Cook for 10mins on the barbecue or in the oven, turning twice. Midway through, brush with the rest of the marinade and the juices from the tray. Cook until caramelised.

Each 110g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

594kj Med 142kcal 7g 7% 10%

SATURATES SUGARS Med Med

SALT High

2.4g 6.6g 2.53g 12% 7% 42%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 540kJ/129kcal

READER’S VERDICT ‘The glaze was easy to make and smelled gorgeous. I left the ribs to marinate overnight before cooking, and they were worth the wait – a delicious, gooey dish that’ll make you lick your fngers clean.’ Scott D’Arcy

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Stufed whole trout

The charred barbecue taste and the nutty, fruity flling enhance the earthy favour of the fsh SERVES 4 READY IN 15-18MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.95

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25g pine nuts 15g butter 160g baby spinach 25g sultanas 2 whole trout Oil, for brushing Lemon wedges, to serve 1 In a large frying pan, cook the pine nuts on a medium heat until golden, tossing regularly. Put in a bowl. 2 Heat the butter in the pan. Add the spinach and cook, stirring, until it wilts. 3 Add the sultanas and pine nuts. Season and set aside. 4 Cut the heads and fns of each trout, then extend the

cut in the belly down the entire length. Open out the fsh and put it, belly-side down, on a board. Press down on the backbone with the palm of your hand, to loosen it. Turn the fsh over and pull out the bones. 5 Stuf with the flling. Cut diagonal crosses in the skin, then brush with oil. Cook for 5-8mins on each side, until the fesh fakes easily. Or oven bake for 20mins at 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. Each 256g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,360kj Med Low Low Low 325kcal 15.4g 2.3g 4.9g 0.51g 16% 22% 12% 5% 9% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 531kJ/127kcal

Top tip Try this recipe with bream, sardines or sea bass. Barbecuing fsh whole keeps it moist and helps prevent it falling apart on the grill

Paella on the BBQ

Cooking this traditional Spanish one-pan recipe over charcoal adds even more favour. Perfect for feeding a crowd SERVES 8 READY IN 52-55MINS PRICE PER SERVING £3.25 1.1kg pack chicken drumsticks 1 onion, chopped

2tbsp olive oil 90g Chosen by you Diced Chorizo 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into pieces 1-2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 level tsp smoked paprika Generous pinch of saffron 400g Asda Paella Rice or Arborio Rice 50ml white wine (optional) 1.5L hot chicken stock 250g frozen peas 2 x 240g packs chilled Asda Ready To Eat Seafood Selection 12 green olives 1 Make 3 cuts in the feshy side of each drumstick.

Barbecue for 20-25mins – or roast at 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5 for 30mins – turning occasionally, until cooked through. Set aside. 2 In a large frying pan, cook the onion in the oil on the barbecue – or hob – until soft. Add the chorizo and peppers and cook for 4mins, stirring occasionally, until the peppers soften. Add the garlic and cook for another 1min. 3 Stir in the paprika and safron. Add the rice and stir until it’s well coated by the other ingredients. Stir in the wine, if using, and cook for another 1min. 4 Pour in 500ml of the hot

stock and simmer briskly, stirring occasionally, until it’s almost absorbed. 5 Add the drumsticks and another 500ml of the stock, then simmer again, as in Step 4, until the stock is almost absorbed. 6 Add the rest of the stock and the peas. Cook for a further 5mins. 7 Add the seafood and the olives, then cook for another 10mins, or until the chicken and seafood are cooked through and the rice is tender.

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Each 508g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,892kj Low Low Low High 452kcal 13.2g 3.6g 4.6g 2.03g 23% 19% 18% 5% 34% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 372kJ/89kcal

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SIDES Asian coconut slaw v

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Thinly slice a few radishes, grate a carrot and shred some cabbage. Mix with toasted sesame seeds. For the dressing, whisk together 3 parts sunflower oil to 2 parts cider vinegar. Add a splash of soy sauce, a pinch of sugar and a spoonful of creme fraiche. Toss through the salad with some desiccated coconut.

Asian coconut slaw

Loaded griddled corn

Loaded griddled corn v Mix some Chosen by you Light Mayonnaise with Dijon mustard and some chopped parsley, then set aside. Barbecue or griddle a few corn cobs for 10-15mins, until tender. Slice strips of each cob, lengthways – leave part of the core on each strip of corn, to hold when eating. Serve with the mustard mayo on the side.

Crispy bacon potato salad Boil baby potatoes until tender. Drain, then return to the pan for 2mins, to dry. Cut in half. Grill bacon until crispy, then chop. Mix sour cream with a little mustard and honey. Toss with the bacon and dressing. Garnish with sliced spring onions.

Spicy sweet potato slices v Cut sweet potatoes into 1 /2 cm-thick slices. Put in a pan of boiling water. Return to the boil, then simmer for 5mins. Drain. Return to the pan for 2mins, to dry. Brush with oil, then sprinkle over paprika. Barbecue or griddle for 2-3mins, turning. Garnish with coriander.

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BBQ SPECIAL Special spatchcock chicken Spatchcocking a chicken makes it cook more quickly, while barbecuing it makes the skin extra crispy

2 small Butcher’s Selection Chickens, 1.1kg each 2tbsp lemon juice 2tbsp balsamic vinegar 2cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and grated 2tbsp sunflower oil 3tbsp Amoy Reduced Salt Soy Sauce 1 clove garlic, crushed 3tbsp clear honey 1 Put the chicken breast-side down on a board, with the tail end towards you. Using kitchen scissors, cut along both sides of the backbone and through the ribs. Remove the back bone and discard. 2 Turn the chicken over so the breast is on top, fatten it with your palm. It should be the same thickness all over, so it cooks evenly. If it’s not, make cuts in the thicker fesh. 3 Push 2 metal skewers diagonally through the thigh, breast and wing of

Top tip

To test if the chicken is cooked, pierce the fesh in the thickest part – if the juices run clear it’s ready. If the juices are pink, cook for another 10-15mins, then check again

each chicken, then put it in a non-metallic dish. Mix the lemon juice, vinegar, ginger, sunfower oil, soy sauce, garlic and honey, then brush over the chicken. Cover with clingflm and refrigerate for 1-3hrs, basting with the marinade occasionally. 4 Lift out and cook on the barbecue for 15-20mins, until golden and slightly charred. Turn over and cook for 20-25mins or until the meat is cooked through and frm (see tip, left). 5 Alternatively, cook in a preheated oven at 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5 for 40mins, then fnish on the barbecue for 5mins on each side. 6 Put on a serving platter, cover with foil and leave for 10mins. Cut in half to serve. Each 392g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

2198kj Med Low Low Med 525kcal 18.4g 4.3g 13.3g 1.57g 26% 26% 22% 15% 26% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 561kJ/134kcal

Barbecued nectarines v Cooking sweet stone fruit on the barbecue gives it a wonderful, slightly caramelised taste and chewy skin. Serve with fresh cream or ice cream SERVES 4 READY IN 12MINS PRICE PER SERVING 36p 25g brown sugar 15g unsalted butter, softened 4 nectarines or peaches, halved and destoned Sunflower oil, for brushing 1 In a bowl, mix the brown sugar with the butter. 2 Lightly brush the cut sides of the fruit halves

with the oil. Barbecue, or cook in a griddle pan, cut-side down, for 5mins. 3 Turn over, top with the butter mixture, then cook for another 4mins, until it melts into a rich sauce.

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Each 161g serving contains: ENERGY

485kj 116kcal 6%

FAT SATURATES SUGARS Low Low Med

4g 6%

SALT Low

2.1g 16.1g 0.16g 11% 18% 3%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 301kJ/72kcal

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For an alternative to the family-favourite burger, try this slowcooked pulled chicken – easy to cook from frozen. Serve in a bun with its piri piri sauce and some lettuce, teamed with our delicious sweet potato fries. New! Chosen by you: Piri Piri Pulled Chicken, £2.50 (500g; 50p/100g); Sweet Potato Fries, £2.28 (500g; 46p/100g), or 2 for £4 P ER F E C T F OR B B Q

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FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH

Lemons

Add a burst of fresh, zingy favours with our sweet and savoury recipes Hot lemon soufes v

Get the wow factor with this rich but tangy dessert SERVES 4 READY IN 40MINS PRICE PER SERVING 60p

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Melted butter, for greasing 50g caster sugar, plus extra for coating ramekins 15g cornfour 15g plain four 4tbsp double cream 75ml milk Finely grated zest 1 unwaxed lemon, plus extra to decorate 4tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 large eggs, separated Icing sugar, for dusting

1 Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Put a baking tray on the middle shelf. Brush the insides of 4 ramekins with the melted butter, then coat with a little caster sugar. 2 Put 25g of the caster sugar in a pan. Add the cornfour, plain four and the cream. Mix until smooth. 3 In another pan, heat the milk until just boiling, then pour a little into the cream

mixture. Over a medium heat, whisk until it forms a thick consistency. Pour in the rest of the milk, whisking all the time – be sure to take the whisk right into the corners of the pan. 4 When the mixture starts to thicken, remove from the heat. Add the lemon zest and juice. Cool for 2mins, then mix in the egg yolks. 5 In a clean bowl, whisk the egg whites with an electric whisk until they form stif, glossy peaks. Add the rest of the caster sugar. Whisk until stif.

6 Fold a spoonful of the egg whites into the lemon mixture, to make it less stif, then fold in the rest. 7 Spoon into the ramekins, then put on the baking tray in the oven. Bake for 25-30mins, until the soufes are golden brown and give a little wobble when shaken. 8 Sift icing sugar on top and sprinkle with lemon zest. Serve immediately. Each 108g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

994kj Med 238kcal 14g 12% 20%

SATURATES SUGARS High Med

SALT Low

7.2g 17.3g 0.22g 36% 19% 4%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 920kJ/220kcal

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FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH Limon-ginno v

We’ve created a version of the classic Italian lemon liqueur limoncello for gin lovers MAKES 2 x 750ML BOTTLES READY IN 1HR PLUS MATURING PRICE PER SERVING 28p 6 unwaxed lemons 1 lime 1 litre Asda London Dry Gin Few sprigs rosemary 750g caster sugar 1 Sterilise a large jar (see tip below). Using a vegetable peeler, thinly pare the zest from the fruit. Put in the jar with the gin and sprigs of rosemary. Cover tightly and

leave in a dark cupboard for a week, shaking every few days. Discard the rosemary. 2 Put the sugar in a pan with 500ml water and heat gently until the sugar dissolves. Leave to cool for 20mins. 3 Add to the gin mixture, cover tightly and shake. Put in the cupboard for 2 weeks, shaking every few days.

Tip To sterilise a jar or bottle, preheat the oven to 140C/120C Fan/Gas 1. Wash the container in hot, soapy water, then rinse well. Remove any rubber seals, then put in the oven on its side for 30mins

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4 Strain the liquid through a cofee flter paper into a jug. Pour into sterilised bottles, adding a few strips of the lemon and lime zest to each, then seal. The limon-ginno should keep for 1-2 months. Each 50ml serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

437kj Low 105kcal 0g 5% 0%

SATURATES SUGARS Low High

0g 0%

15g 17%

SALT Low

0g 0%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 874kJ/209kcal


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Pork fllet with lemon & olive stufng The fresh lemon balances the earthy-tasting olives in the stufng, while adding zesty favour to the meat and helping to keep it moist SERVES 4 READY IN 1HR 10MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.89 1tbsp sunfower oil 2 shallots, fnely chopped 1tbsp fnely chopped thyme leaves 1 clove garlic, crushed Grated zest and juice of 2 lemons, plus 1 whole lemon 50g Chosen by you Lemon & Herb Olives, roughly chopped 40g breadcrumbs 1 Butcher’s Selection Whole Pork Fillet (about 500g) Tenderstem broccoli, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Use

a little of the oil to grease the base of a roasting tin. 2 Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan and cook the shallots, thyme and garlic over a medium heat for 1-2mins, until the shallots are soft. Tip into a bowl. Stir in the lemon zest and juice, olives and breadcrumbs. Set aside to cool for 5mins. 3 Trim any sinew and excess fat from the pork fllet. Make a cut along its length, about halfway through, so you can open it out like a book.

4 Stuf with the lemon and olive mixture, then close again. Secure with string at 5cm intervals. 5 Cut the remaining lemon into wedges. Put in the tin with the pork and roast for 45mins, turning the fllet over halfway through. 6 Leave the meat to rest for 10mins, then remove the string. Carve the pork into thick slices and serve with steamed broccoli. Each 188g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,023kj Med Low Low Med 244kcal 10.2g 2.4g 1.3g 0.75g 12% 15% 12% 1% 13% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 544kJ/130kcal

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FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH

Lemon curd v

Try this wonderfully tangy spread on toasted mufns, stirred into Greek-style yogurt or dolloped on a slice of cheesecake SERVES 45 READY IN 1HR PRICE PER SERVING 6p

Finely grated zest of 2 unwaxed lemons 250ml freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 4 lemons) 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 100g butter, chilled and cut into cubes 350g caster sugar 40

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of a wooden spoon. 3 Spoon the lemon curd into the sterilised jars and cover. Allow to cool, then store in the fridge for up to 1 month.

Each 10g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

200kj High 48kcal 2.1g 2% 3%

SATURATES SUGARS High High

1.1g 6%

SALT Med

6.6g 0.05g 7% <1%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 2,000kJ/478kcal

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A Take baby steps by introducing more detail into your wardrobe gradually – try layering a statement necklace over a plain sweater. Then, once you’re feeling braver, printed accessories are a great way to make a statement when paired with a neutral wardrobe, without looking try-hard.

A Seventies styling is one of this summer’s standout trends, and bootcut and fares are a fattering way to get the look. Create the illusion of longer legs with a high waist teamed with block heels. A tucked-in ftted top completes the outft.

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LET’S MAKE…

THE BEST HOMEMADE LEMONADE EVER Kids of all ages can have fun preparing this refreshing sweet treat. Bring on the sunshine! TO MAKE 12 SERVINGS, YOU’LL NEED...

CHILDREN SHOULD ALWAYS BE SUPERVISED IN THE KITCHEN AND ONLY ADULTS SHOULD OPERATE THE HOB. ILLUSTRATIONS: LINZIE HUNTER. PHOTOGRAPH: TERRY BENSON. STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STYLING: KOSTAS STAVRINOS

4 unwaxed llemons

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75g caster sugar, plus 1 g Truvia Calorie-Free Sweetener

11.6L sparkling water, to serve

Ice, to serve

1 Use a vegetable peeler to cut all the zest of the lemons – try not to peel away any of the pith. Cut the lemons in half and use a lemon juicer to squeeze them. Discard the seeds.

2 Put the juice and zest in a pan. Add the sugar and 750ml cold water. Bring to the boil – ask an adult to help with this. Simmer for 15mins. Stir in the sweetener and leave to cool, then chill for at least 1hr.

3 Strain through a sieve into a large jug. To serve, dilute with the sparkling water. Add ice and lemon slices.

Each 200ml serving contains: ENERGY

126kj 30kcal 2%

FAT SATURATES SUGARS Low Low Med

0g 0%

0g 0%

SALT Low

7g 0.00g 8% 0%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100ml: 63kJ/15kcal

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Free for all

It’s easy to make favour-packed gluten-free lunches, dinners and desserts that everyone can enjoy

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Thai-style chicken & rice noodle broth

‘This quick and easy meal tasted like a cross between Thai green curry and chicken korma. I love anything with coconut in – and the zesty lime was an extra magic touch. I’ll defnitely make it again.’ Samantha McCulloch

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A staple in Asian cooking, rice noodles are a great gluten-free alternative to wheat-based types. Coconut milk and fsh sauce add authentic favour SERVES 4 READY IN 35MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.42p

1tbsp sunfower oil 2 chicken breast fllets, sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed 2cm root ginger, grated, plus extra slices to serve 1 fresh chilli, deseeded and fnely chopped, plus extra slices to garnish 1 level tsp ground coriander 400ml can Amoy Reduced Fat Coconut Milk

1 strip lime zest, 1tbsp lime juice, and wedges, to serve 4tsp Thai fsh sauce 1 Kallo Yeast Free Vegetable Stock Cube 100g mangetout, halved on the diagonal 100g baby corn, halved lengthways 300g pack Amoy Straight To Wok Rice Noodles 2tbsp chopped coriander

1 Heat the oil in a frying pan. Cook the chicken over a medium heat for 3-4mins, turning the pieces, until coloured on all sides. Transfer to a saucepan. 2 Stir in the garlic, ginger and chilli. Cook for 2mins. Add the ground coriander and cook for another 1min. 3 Add the coconut milk, lime zest and juice, Thai fsh

sauce and stock cube, plus 400ml water. Stir. Cover and simmer for 10mins. 4 Stir in the veg and simmer for 5mins. Add the noodles. Heat through. Season. Add chilli, ginger, fresh coriander and lime wedges, to serve. Each 411g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

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1,169kj Low High Low Med 279kcal 11.5g 7.0g 4.5g 1.64g 14% 16% 35% 5% 27% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 285kJ/68kcal

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Top tip This savoury cake is an innovative twist on traditional spaghetti dishes. You could add leftover veg or meat, too

Baked spaghetti cake

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Our Free from spaghetti is made with corn and rice four, so it contains no gluten or wheat – and you can serve it in so many diferent ways. Baking the spaghetti makes the cake slightly crispy on the outside SERVES 6 READY IN 55MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.09 Oil, for greasing 2 red peppers, quartered and deseeded 300g Free from Spaghetti 160g baby spinach 250g tub ricotta 4 large eggs 100ml milk 125g extra mature Cheddar, grated 1 red chilli, deseeded 46

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and fnely chopped 8 sun-dried tomatoes, well drained, roughly chopped 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Grease a 23cm round, deep cake tin – not loose-based or the mixture will run out. 2 Grill the peppers, skin-side up, until the skin blackens.

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Put in a plastic bag, then seal – this helps loosen the skin. Once cool, peel and cut into small pieces. 3 Meanwhile, boil the pasta for 9mins. Drain well, then put in a large bowl. 4 Cook the spinach in a dry frying pan, stirring, until it wilts. Add to the spaghetti. 5 Beat the ricotta and eggs

with a fork until smooth. Stir in the milk, then add to the pasta mixture. 6 Add the rest of the ingredients and stir. Put in the tin and bake for 30mins, or until set in the middle.

Each 382g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,902kj Med High Low Low 455kcal 20.2g 9.6g 5.7g 0.76g 23% 29% 48% 6% 13% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 498kJ/119kcal


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Our pizza base is made from potatoes, rather than ďŹ&#x201A;our, for a gluten-free treat the whole family can enjoy SERVES 6 READY IN 1HR PRICE PER SERVING 50p 500g baking potatoes, skin on, cut into cubes 2tbsp olive oil 1 large egg, beaten 75g Chosen by you Extra Mature British Cheddar, grated 4tbsp Napolina Double Concentrate Tomato Puree 75g mozzarella, drained and sliced

8 baby plum tomatoes Basil leaves, to garnish 1 Preheat the oven to 200C/ 180C Fan/Gas 6. Line a baking tray. Put the potatoes in a pan with cold water. Bring to a boil, simmer for 5mins until tender, then drain. Put in a large bowl. Leave for 10mins to cool.

2 Add the oil, egg and 50g of the Cheddar to the potato. Season with black pepper and mix together. 3 Put the mixture on the baking tray. Shape into a rectangle, about 19cm x 23cm, then press lightly with a fork to get a level surface. Bake for 15mins. 4 Remove from the oven.

Cover with the puree. Add the mozzarella and the rest of the Cheddar. Top with halved plum tomatoes. 5 Bake for another 10-15mins. Season and garnish with the basil. Each 167g serving contains: ENERGY

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922kj Med Med Low Low 220kcal 12.7g 5.8g 2.8g 0.5g 11% 18% 29% 3% 8% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 552kJ/132kcal

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GLUTEN-FREE COOKING Berry special summer puddings

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Our version of this classic British pud is made with our Free from bread and a natural sweetener. Use whichever summer fruits are available – redcurrants and blackcurrants also work well SERVES 6 READY IN 50MINS PLUS OVERNIGHT CHILLING PRICE PER SERVING £2.08 200ml apple juice 250g raspberries 150g blueberries 150g blackberries 4tbsp Sweet Freedom natural sweetening syrup 200g strawberries, trimmed and halved (or quartered, if large) 2 loaves Chosen by you Free from White Sliced Loaf (gluten-free) Mint leaves, to garnish 1 Put the apple juice, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries in a pan, setting aside a few berries to garnish. Simmer gently,

covered, for 4-5mins. 2 Stir in the sweetener and strawberries, then remove from the heat. Leave to cool for at least 30mins. 3 Using a cutter or knife, cut 12 rounds of bread to use as your pudding bases and tops around 6 ramekins. Then cut strips of bread to ft in the sides. 4 Line the base and sides of the ramekins with the bread, making sure the pieces overlap slightly so that there are no gaps. 5 Stand the ramekins in a shallow dish, to catch any juice that escapes. Fill with

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the fruit and juice, packing in as much as possible. 6 Dip the bread lids in juice and put on top of your puddings, then cover with clingflm. Put a board on top and weigh it down with a couple of cans of food. 7 Put in the fridge and chill overnight. Reserve any leftover fruit and juice. 8 To serve, turn out the puddings and spoon over the reserved juice. Garnish with the mint and berries.

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Each 238g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

797kj Med 190kcal 8.8g 10% 13%

SATURATES SUGARS Low Med

1g 5%

SALT Low

20.7g 0.71g 23% 12%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 335kJ/80kcal


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Could you go meat-free for a week? It’s easy with our delicious selection of vegetarian ready meals. From the Chilled Aisle, you can enjoy a taste of Italy with classic Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni. Or try our favour-packed Aubergine & Mozzarella Bake. Look out for them on ofer at £1.50 each. Our veggie versions of meat dishes taste great, too. In the Freezer Aisle you’ll fnd innovative Mac ’n’ Cheese Donut Burgers and exclusive, frst to market, Meat Free BBQ Pulled Pork. They’re among eight veggie dishes in our new Summer Made Simple selection, now Suitable for 2 for £4 across vegetarians the entire range.

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Chosen by you Meat Free BBQ Pulled Pork, £2.28 (300g; 76p/100g) A vegetarian twist on this Stateside classic – tasty soya ‘pulled pork’ with a BBQ sauce.

Chosen by you 2 Coated Mac ’n’ Cheese Donut Burgers, £2.28 (4 x 100g; 57p/100g) Delicious American-style burger rings, with soft macaroni pasta and a cheesy melt.

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GREAT BAKES

Go sweet on herbs Fresh herbs in cakes and desserts are a hot baking trend right now, so why not mix things up with our delicious tried-and-tested recipes? Basil With a strong, sweet favour that combines aniseed and peppery notes, basil really does enhance the taste of strawberries. The herb also works well with raspberries, peaches, fgs and coconut. Try adding some to a batch of scones for a special afternoon tea.

Basil & strawberry cupcakes A sophisticated take on a traditional favourite

PHOTOGRAPHS: DAVID MUNNS. STYLING: SARAH COOK. FOOD STYLING: TAMZIN FERDINANDO

SERVES 12 READY IN 1HR 20MINS PRICE PER SERVING 44p 225g butter, softened 175g caster sugar 3 large eggs 175g self-raising four 15 basil leaves, torn 100g strawberry conserve 50g icing sugar Few drops vanilla extract 180g Philadelphia Original Full Fat Soft Cheese 6 small strawberries, halved 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/ 160C Fan/Gas 4. Put 12 cupcake cases in a bun tin. 2 Beat 175g butter with the caster sugar until creamy. Beat in the eggs, one by one, adding a spoonful of four with the last one. 3 Fold in the remaining four and basil. Divide between the cases. Bake for 25mins or until the tops spring back when lightly pressed.

Put on a wire rack to cool. 4 Use a 3cm cutter to cut a hole out of the top of each cake down to the centre. Put 1 rounded tsp of jam in each hole. Replace the sponge tops to seal. 5 Blend the icing sugar and vanilla with the rest of the butter. Stir in the cheese. Spread on the cakes. Top with the strawberries. Each 101g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,614kj High High High Med 386kcal 24.2g 15.2g 26.3g 0.61g 19% 35% 76% 29% 10%

Top tip Store basil at room temperature, rather than in the fridge, so it doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t lose its favour and turn black

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,598kJ/382kcal

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Thyme This woody herb has a sweet, earthy taste and slightly foral aroma that complements all sorts of nuts beautifully, as well as fruits such as lemons, apples, pears, rhubarb, cherries and gooseberries. Why not add it to lemon meringue pie flling for a delicious twist?

Thyme & walnut shortbread

The sweetness of the thyme balances the slight bitterness of the walnuts. You could make this shortbread with pecans or almonds if you prefer

Top tip If a recipe calls for just thyme leaves, hold the top of the stalk and slide the leaves off using your thumb and forefnger

SERVES 10 READY IN 1HR 10MINS PRICE PER SERVING 14p 115g salted butter, slightly softened but still frm 60g caster sugar 150g plain four 1tbsp thyme, leaves only 40g walnuts or your preferred choice of nuts, fnely chopped

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1 Preheat the oven to 160C/140C Fan/Gas 3. In a large bowl, mix the butter and sugar together. Sift in the four, then add the thyme and chopped nuts. 2 Using your fngertips, bring the mixture together to make a stif dough.

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Shape into a round, then put on a sheet of baking paper. Cover with a piece of clingflm and roll out to a circle about 18cm-across. 3 Remove the clingflm. Put the dough, still on the paper, on a baking tray. Use a fnger and thumb to crimp

the edges of the dough. 4 Bake for 35mins or until golden. With a fork, mark into 10 wedges, then leave to cool on the tray. Each 36g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS Med

791kj High High 189kcal 12.2g 6.1g 9% 17% 31%

SALT Med

6.5g 0.18g 7% 3%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 2,197kJ/525kcal


GREAT BAKES Mint chocolate brownies

Chocolate and mint is a classic combination. We’ve used dark chocolate with 70% cocoa solids to give these brownies a really rich, intense favour SERVES 16 READY IN 1HR 45MINS PRICE PER SERVING 38p 200g Extra Special Ivory Coast Dark Chocolate (70% cocoa solids), broken into pieces 200g butter, softened 3 large eggs 250g soft brown sugar 100g plain four 1 level tsp baking powder 4tbsp chopped mint leaves (about 1/2 x 28g pack, stems removed)

Top tip For rich chocolate recipes like these brownies, use stronger-tasting, pre-cut Asda Mint rather than milder, growing mint

Mint With its refreshing taste and intense smell, mint is a versatile and popular match for favours ranging from chocolate, strawberries and oranges to honey, almonds and

plain yogurt. The aromatic oils in fresh mint leaves make them especially good for baking, creating a crisper favour than if you use mint essence.

1 Preheat the oven to 160C/140C Fan/Gas 3. Line a 22cm square tin with baking paper. 2 Put the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl, then set it over a pan of simmering water – make sure the base of the bowl doesn’t touch the water. Leave until almost melted, then remove from heat. Stir until completely melted. 3 In another large bowl, beat the eggs and sugar until foamy. Stir in the chocolate mixture until just evenly blended. 4 Sift the four and baking powder together. Stir into the chocolate mixture with the mint. Pour in the tin. 5 Bake for 50-60mins, then cool on a wire rack.

Each 60g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

1,079kj High 258kcal 15g 13% 21%

SATURATES SUGARS High High

SALT Med

9g 22.8g 0.24g 45% 25% 4%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,799kJ/430kcal

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GREAT BAKES Rosemary The fresh, distinctive taste of rosemary adds extra depth to sweet treats. You can use the fnely chopped leaves in cakes, cookies and sweet pies. Or add whole sprigs to sauces or custards during cooking for an infusion of favour, then remove before serving. It’s a great match for lemons, apples, pears, peaches, fgs and vanilla favours.

Rosemary drizzle cake

Lemon is a great partner to rosemary, for a lovely balance of citrus and herby favours SERVES 16 READY IN 1HR 45MINS PRICE PER SERVING 21p 175g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 100ml lemon juice (about 2-3 lemons) 275g caster sugar Sprig rosemary 2 level tbsp fnely chopped rosemary leaves 175g self-raising four 50g plain four 3 large eggs Finely grated zest 1 lemon 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Grease a 20cm round, deep cake tin and line the base with baking paper. 2 For the drizzle, put the lemon juice, 100g of the sugar and the rosemary

sprig in a small bowl. Leave it in a warm place – next to the oven is ideal – so the favours can infuse, stirring occasionally. The sugar should be dissolved by the time the cake is ready. 3 Meanwhile, put the rosemary leaves in a food processor with both fours. Whizz until the rosemary is cut into really tiny pieces. 4 Beat the butter and remaining 175g sugar together until light and creamy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition – add a spoonful of the rosemary four with the last egg. 5 Fold in the rest of the

four and the lemon zest. Transfer to the cake tin and level the top. Bake for 45mins, or until the top springs back when lightly pressed and a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. 6 Remove the cake from the oven. Leave for 10mins, then pierce all over with a skewer – this will allow the drizzle to soak into the sponge. Remove the sprigs of rosemary from the drizzle, then spoon over the cake. Leave to cool in the tin.

Each 62g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

923kj Med High High Med 221kcal 10.5g 6.1g 17.4g 0.31g 11% 15% 31% 19% 5% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,490kJ/356kcal

Top tip Rosemary leaves can be tough, so chop extra fine or whizz in a food processor

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Cookie explosion Take treats to the next level with our irresistible Loaded and Chosen by you cookies – baked in store every day

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Mega Milk Chocolate

Love cookies? Try our tempting new Loaded chocolate cookies – they’re 70% dough and 30% chocolate chunks – and come in fabulous Triple Chocolate or Mega Milk Chocolate varieties. Or check out our heavenly Loaded Salted Caramel Cookies for an indulgent treat.

With chewy cookie dough and chunks of quality milk chocolate, these are perfect for both kids and adults. Great with a cuppa. £1* (4-pack; 25p each)

Triple Chocolate A treat for chocoholics, these combine a rich chocolate dough with white and dark choc chunks. £1* (4-pack; 25p each)

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Salted Caramel Salted caramel is a big trend right now, and we’ve added salted caramel pieces and dark chocolate chunks to our recipe, for a gorgeous sweet-and-savoury twist. £1* (4-pack; 25p each)


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Oat & Raisin

Made to a new, improved recipe, our soft, chewy cookies contain a delicious blend of crumbly oats, raisins, sultanas, ground mixed spice and honey. £1 (5-pack; 20p each)

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We’ve replaced chocolate chips with chunks, for an even more indulgent, rich flavour and texture. £1 (5-pack; 20p each)

Our Chosen by you Double Chocolate, White Chocolate, Oat & Raisin and Milk Chocolate cookies are in packs of fve in the bakery aisle, £1

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Create your own animal magic with this sweet little doggy, with layers of soft sponge and a rich raspberry jam and buttercream flling. Pablo The Pug Cake, £10 (serves 18)

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e sion, with foral touches, thre Perfect for a right royal occa vanilla-favour and jam y berr rasp and sponge tiers, plum 36) Castle Cake*, £30 (serves frosting. Fairytale Princess

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Ahoy! Treat your crew to this tasty bake, with detailed decorations – including the treasu re. Jolly Roger Pirate Ship Cake*, £30 (serve s 36)


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This amazing cake makes a great talking point at any party

Adults Gravitydefying cake

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Easy meals Fresh, hearty salads make k great, budget-friendly dinners for the family to enjoy – plus they’re perfect for packed lunches or picnics

In a rush? Try this tasty make-ahead meal

£1.04 per serving

Spicy chickpea salad with Mediterranean veg v This is a great, hassle-free meal – once the vegetables are in the oven, most of the work’s done. The piri piri dressing adds a kick of heat

Tip Chickpeas turn salads into a veggie main meal in an instant – or add to pasta bakes and risottos

SERVES 4 READY IN 45MINS 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks 1 aubergine, trimmed and sliced into half moons 2 courgettes, trimmed and sliced 1 red onion, cut into wedges 2tbsp olive oil

2 x 400g cans Chosen by you Chickpeas, drained and rinsed 3tbsp Asda Spicy Piri Piri Dressing Crusty bread, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 220C/ 200C Fan/Gas 7. In a

roasting tin, toss the pepper, aubergine, courgettes and onion with the olive oil. 2 Roast the vegetables in the oven for 30mins, or until cooked through and tinged brown at the edges. 3 Meanwhile, put the chickpeas in a large serving

bowl. Mix in the piri piri dressing, then toss through the roasted veg, once cooked. Serve, hot or cold, with the bread.

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Each 354g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

1,037kj Low 248kcal 7.4g 12% 11%

SATURATES SUGARS Low Low

1.1g 6%

SALT Low

9.6g 0.04g 11% 1%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 293kJ/70kcal

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WEEKDAY WINNERS Steak & cous cous salad

Slices of prime beef and fresh, crunchy veg on a bed of fufy grains. The almonds add extra bite – plus, it’s the perfect price for a weekday treat

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SERVES 4 READY IN 20MINS 300g cous cous 200g green beans, trimmed and halved 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced 100g dried apricots, roughly chopped 50g flaked almonds 255g Butcher’s Selection Prime Beef Rump Steak 1tbsp olive oil 1tbsp red wine vinegar 1tsp honey 1 Put the cous cous in a pan and cover with 350ml boiling water. Stir once and bring back to the boil. Take of the heat, cover and leave for 5mins, to allow the grains to swell up. 2 Meanwhile, put the beans in a pan of boiling water and simmer for 4-5mins, or until tender. Drain. 3 Fluf the cous cous with a fork. Mix with the beans, pepper, apricots and nuts. 4 Preheat the grill. Brush the steak with some oil. Grill for 6mins for rare, or 8mins for medium, turning over halfway through cooking. Rest for 5mins, then slice. 5 Whisk the remaining oil with the vinegar and honey. Mix through the cous cous and vegetables, then serve with slices of steak on top.

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Each 360g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,853kj Med Low Low Low 443kcal 13.7g 2.2g 15.5g 0.04g 22% 20% 11% 17% 1%

A speedy but special meal, ready in 20mins

READER’S VERDICT ‘This delicious dish was really quick to make – it only took me 20 minutes. Both my husband and I really enjoyed this salad and it made a great easy meal, but the steak made it feel special.’ Fiona Gagg

£1.50 per serving

Tip

Cous cous is good for quick meals because it’s ready to serve in 10 minutes. Keep a pack or two handy in your food cupboard

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 515kJ/123kcal

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Single-serve dish, for when you’re eating alone

Roasted broccoli pasta salad This quick and easy meal for one is packed with vegetables, providing three of your 5-a-day. Roasting broccoli gives it a delicious nutty tang SERVES 1 READY IN 25MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.50 100g broccoli florets, cut into bite-sized pieces 4 cherry tomatoes, halved 1tbsp olive oil 75g pasta, such as farfalle 220g can Napolina Cannellini Beans, rinsed 50g ready-washed baby spinach 1tsp white wine vinegar 1tsp wholegrain mustard 15g Parmesan, grated

Tip

This recipe is a brilliant way to use leftover vegetables – just throw in whatever you have in the fridge

1 Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Put the broccoli forets, tomatoes and 1tsp of the olive oil in a roasting tin. Toss well, then roast in the oven for 10mins, or until the broccoli is just starting to turn crisp at the ‘fowery’ end, and the tomatoes are slightly softened. 2 Meanwhile, bring a large pan of water to the boil.

Add the pasta, stir once, then return to the boil and cook according to the pack instructions. Drain well. 3 In a large bowl, mix the pasta with the cannellini beans. Stir the spinach leaves through while the pasta is still warm – the heat will wilt them a little without getting overcooked. Set aside. 4 Make a dressing by whisking together the remaining olive oil with the white wine vinegar and mustard. Stir the roasted veg through the pasta and add the dressing. To serve, sprinkle over the grated Parmesan.

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Each 615g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

2,547kj Med Low Low Low 609kcal 19.7g 4.9g 4.3g 0.62g 30% 28% 25% 5% 10% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 414kJ/99kcal

Bean & pitta bread salad v Meat free but packed with favour and crunch

The beans give this Italian-style dish a hearty texture, while the pitta soaks up the delicious favours of the tomatoes, peppers and cucumber SERVES 4 READY IN 25MINS 2 wholemeal pitta breads 3tbsp olive oil 1 /2 cucumber 500g Asda Vine Ripened Tomatoes, chopped 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced 4 spring onions, sliced 2 x 290g cans borlotti beans, drained and rinsed 11/2tbsp red wine vinegar 1tsp Dijon mustard 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/ 160C Fan/Gas 4. Brush the

pittas lightly with a little oil, then cut into small squares. Put them on a baking tray and bake for 8-10mins, until golden-brown and crunchy. 2 Slice the cucumber in half vertically. Scoop out the seeds, then slice into half moons. In a big bowl, mix with the tomatoes, pepper, spring onions and beans. 3 Whisk the remaining oil with the red wine vinegar and mustard, then stir through the salad.

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4 To serve, top with the squares of pitta bread.

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Tip

Each 366g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,378kj Low Low Low Med 329kcal 9.9g 1.5g 11.7g 1.46g 16% 14% 8% 13% 24% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 377kJ/90kcal

Beans are an economical source of protein. You can also serve this dish topped with grilled chicken or fsh

88p per serving


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Oriental-style cold noodle salad

Hardly any cooking is required in this recipe – just boil the noodles. The crunchy veg and tender meat add a lovely blend of textures, while the tangy soy sauce and rich sesame oil enhance the favours SERVES 4 READY IN 20MINS 250g Chosen by you Medium Egg Noodles 4tsp sesame oil 1 /2 cucumber 2 carrots, cut into matchsticks 1 red pepper, sliced and deseeded 4 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced

250g leftover roast pork, shredded 2tbsp lemon juice 2tbsp Chosen by you Soy Sauce 1 Bring a pan of water to the boil and add the noodles. Bring back to the boil and cook for 4mins.

Tip

We’ve used pork, but you could also make this salad with leftover roast beef or chicken. Or, for a veggie option, use tofu Drain, rinse with cold water and toss with 1tsp of the sesame oil. Set aside. 2 Cut the cucumber in half lengthways and use a teaspoon to scoop out the seeds. Slice into half moons and toss with the carrots, red pepper, spring onions and shredded pork.

3 In a small bowl, make a dressing by whisking together the remaining sesame oil with the lemon juice and soy sauce. Mix through the salad to serve.

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Each 540g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,649kj Low Low Low Low 394kcal 9.2g 2.2g 8.6g 1.62g 20% 13% 11% 10% 27% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 305kJ/73kcal

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This rich, flling soup is a meal in a bowl by itself. Or, make a feast of it by… ● Adding boiled rice and cooked prawns. ● Simmering your favourite fresh ravioli or tortelloni in it until tender. ● Stirring cooked pasta and chopped veg through the soup, topping with cheese and breadcrumbs, then baking in the oven till the veg is frm. IMPROVED RECIPE Chosen by you Cream of Tomato Soup, 45p (400g, 11p/100g) or 5 cans for £2

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Our tuna in an aromatic marinade is great in stir-fries. Or you can… ● Toss through leftover cold pasta for a tasty packed-lunch salad. ● Drain and mix into a four and milk batter for fshcakes. ● Mix with sweetcorn and spring onion to top bruschetta for a snack. NEW Chosen by you Tuna In Olive Oil With A Splash Of Soy And Ginger, 89p (80g, £1.11/100g)

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Tea expert Taylors of Harrogate has teamed up with London’s Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, to create a delicious new range of favoured green teas. They’re made with Sencha green tea blended with all-natural fruit favours, sourced by Taylors and certifed by Kew’s botanic experts. For a smooth, fruity blend, try Strawberry & Vanilla. Or pour yourself a cup of Sweet Mint, for a zingy tea with a hint of caramel.

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Five minutes with… Gennaro Contaldo

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From fresh new favours to exciting events, discover what’s hot in the world of cooking

THE ULTIMATE BACON BUTTY

With ketchup or brown sauce, smoked or unsmoked bacon… how do you prefer your bacon butty? According to a recent poll*, the nation’s favourite version of the British classic is made with untoasted white sliced bread, smoked bacon and brown sauce. Some of us like to add these extra ingredients, too…

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Other, more exotic, added extras include avocado or even fried banana.

Especially for you First there was personalised cakes, now try the ‘pick and choose’ restaurant trend – where you select the ingredients for your own made-toorder meal. French gourmet burger chain Big Fernand, which opened a London branch this year, has a ‘build your own’ option, with more than 3,840 possible variations. Or try the custom-made burritos and tacos at branches of Chipotle. Get in on the trend in store, too, with our Create Your Own pizzas and calzone. Available at our pizza counters, just pick your base – deep, thin and crispy, stonebaked or stufed crust – then add a sauce and toppings.

Italian-born chef Gennaro Contaldo is best known as the star of BBC show Two Greedy Italians, alongside fellow restaurateur Antonio Carluccio. Gennaro, who mentored Jamie Oliver, is also a regular on Saturday Kitchen and has a new book out, Slow Cook Italian. We nabbed him for a quick chat… How did you frst get into cooking? Wonderful food was all around me as I was growing up, and I was always watching or helping my family in the kitchen. What’s your signature dish? Tagliolini [a very thin, fat ribbon pasta] with black trufe shavings. What’s been the proudest moment of your career so far? Winning an award for Best Italian Restaurant, in 2005. Any culinary disasters? I once drizzled trufe oil all over several batches of focaccia, instead of using normal extra virgin olive oil. It tasted really nice but it was a very expensive mistake to make! What’s your favourite meal? I love Scialatielli Con Frutti Di Mare, a type of long, thick spaghetti with seafood. Also, Alici In Tortiera – fresh anchovies with garlic and parsley, gently baked in the oven. When I return home to Italy, my friends and family cook for me and the favours they serve are the ones I was brought up with. That, for me, is the best! Can you share some cookery tips? Try out lots of new recipes, be adventurous, don’t be afraid – and most of all, enjoy!

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Have you tried…? Korean cuisine is one of this year’s hottest food trends. Like Vietnamese and Chinese food, it blends sweet, salty, sour and bitter favours, in dishes including stir-fries, soups and barbecued meats. Korean cuisine is great for sharing – try bulgogi, a grilled beef dish, and kimchi, a zingy dish of pickled cabbage, spring onions, garlic and chilli. You can enjoy lots of Korean classics at Seoul Kimchi in Manchester, Jinjuu in London’s Soho, and Jee Cee Neh in New Malden, Surrey. For more tastes of the East, try our Chosen by you Pan-Asian range, including Chicken Pad Thai, £3 (450g; 67p/100g).

Korean kimchi – a spicy pickled cabbage dish

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Artisan Cheese Fair Taste some of the UK’s rarest cheeses, see demonstrations and talks, and meet cheesemakers from across the country. From 2-3 May at Melton Mowbray Cattle Market. artisancheesefair.co.uk Halal Food Festival Head to London’s Ealing Common from 23-25 May, to check out Halal culinary treats from across the globe, plus street food, celeb chef demonstrations, and more. halalfoodfestival.com

Witney Festival of Food and Drink With local produce stalls, a ‘skills tent’, and loads of fun activities for kids. At Witney’s medieval St Mary’s Church and the Church Green, on 16 May. witneyfoodfestival.co.uk

The Great British Food Festival, Yorkshire Showcasing the best foods, ales and wine, with events, rides, live music, craft stalls, and more. From 23-25 May at Harwood House, Leeds. greatbritishfoodfestival.com

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Food Editor Glynis McGuinness says… ‘I’m a huge fan of Madhur Jafrey’s Indian Cookery – it inspired thousands of people to start cooking Indian food at home. Her simple, accessible recipes took the mystery away and showed many classic Indian dishes are as easy to make as spag bol. The book was published in the early Eighties, but I still use her recipes. My favourites are Chicken in Butter Sauce and Caulifower with Potatoes.’ Try our simple and delicious Indian recipes, too – go to ASDA.com/recipes


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GET YOUR GARDEN BARBECUE READY From sprucing up the lawn to setting the mood for an outdoor party – just follow these tips from TV gardening expert and writer Phil McCann BACK TO BASICS Treat your lawn to some TLC. Move the mower’s cutting height to its highest setting for the frst cut of the year, then use a specially formulated fertiliser to give the grass a boost and help prevent weeds and moss.

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Up for grabs We’ve got loads of exciting prizes this May – enter now and you could be a winner WIN! A family holiday worth up to £2,000

Fancy getting away next year? Courtesy of Eurocamp, one family can win a European break of up to 21 nights! Everyone can fnd their perfect outdoor holiday with Eurocamp, with a massive choice of activities and destinations. Pick from more than 180 European locations – from rustic parcs in the Swiss mountains to holiday resorts on the French Riviera, complete with epic pool complexes! It’s up to you how you’d like to travel, when to arrive and when to leave. Our prize is for a group of four or a family of six and includes a Eurotunnel or ferry return crossing. eurocamp.co.uk. There is one prize of a Eurocamp holiday of up to 21 consecutive nights for two adults and up to four children (aged 17 and under), or four adults, at any parc in Europe featured in the 2016 Eurocamp Preview brochure, sharing either a Classic or Safari Tent; a Tree House; or a Classic, Esprit, Espace or Vista holiday home. The winner can stay at more than one parc within the 21 days. One Eurotunnel or return ferry crossing for a car up to 1.83m high and 5m long is included, departing from Dover, Hull, Newcastle, Newhaven, Portsmouth, Poole, Plymouth or Harwich; excludes Spain crossings. Linen and beach towels included. Prize valid 28 March 2016-2 November 2016, subject to availability and to Eurocamp booking terms and conditions. Prize does not include Aspect, Avant, Bungalow, Lodge and Apartment Resorts, fuel or tolls, overnight stops, meals, drinks, parc expenditure, or spending money. If value of holiday is less than £2,000 the diference will not be refunded or credited. See overleaf for overall terms.

WIN! A VIP Up Close Encounter for four at Woburn Safari Park

WIN! A family theatre break to see The Sound Of Music

Go wild at Woburn Safari Park – one family of four will win a VIP Up Close Encounter at the park, plus a onenight stay at The Woburn Hotel. Woburn Safari Park will transport you on an adventure, with over 1,000 animals, including Tarli the elephant calf, and cute meerkats. Fifteen runners-up will each win a family ticket. woburnsafari.co.uk.

The Sound Of Music, one of the all-time greatest musicals, is returning to the stage – and we’re giving you and your family a chance to see it, as part of a one-night break in Manchester. One lucky winner will receive four tickets to the show, plus a stay at The Palace Hotel in the city. And seven runners-up will win show tickets. For more details about the tour, which coincides with the 50th anniversary of the flm version, see kenwright.com.

There is one main prize of a one-night stay for two adults and up to two children (15 years and under), sharing interconnecting double and twin rooms on a B&B basis, with a one-day safari park pass. VIP Up Close Encounter included – not suitable for children under three; children must be over fve to meet the meerkats; child car seats required. Park terms and conditions apply – http://ow.ly/KFL9x. There are 15 runners-up prizes of one family ticket (two adults, two children aged 3-15; under threes go free). Runners-up prizes are ticket only and do not include hotel stay or activities. Prizes do not include travel, meals other than stated, drinks, spending money, park or hotel expenses and other incidental expenses. Prizes must be taken by 31 May 2016, and are subject to availability. See overleaf for overall terms.

There is one prize of a one-night stay for winner and guest, or winner and family (two adults and two children aged 16 and under), sharing a standard family room on a B&B basis. Includes four Band A tickets for any evening or matinee show 14 December 2015 - 2 January 2016. There are seven runners-up prizes of four Band A tickets to see the show at venues listed at kenwright.com, from 22 June 2015 onwards. Runners-up have seven days from notifcation to confrm choice of venue; tickets will be COBO. Runners-up prizes are ticket only and do not include accommodation. All prizes do not include travel, meals or drinks, hotel expenditure or spending money, and are subject to availability. See overleaf for overall terms.

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GIVEAWAYS WIN! A smart TV and home theatre system The fabulous flm update of classic musical Annie is out on Blu-ray and DVD on 27 April 2015 – and to celebrate, we’re giving away a state-of-the-art smart TV, a Blu-ray home theatre system and a copy of the flm on Blu-ray. Plus, 10 runners-up will win Annie on Blu-ray or DVD. This fun family flm has young Annie (played by Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis) living a ‘hard knock life’ with her mean foster mother (Cameron Diaz) – before being taken in by a rich New York mayoral candidate (Jamie Foxx). There is one main prize of an LED TV 55” Full HD 3D Smart TV, a Blu-ray home theatre system and copy of Annie on Blu-ray. Ten runners-up will receive a copy of Annie on Blu-ray or DVD. See right for overall terms.

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WIN! Amazing kitchenware with OXO Herbs & More Add a magic touch to everyday family meals such as cottage pie or pasta with the new OXO Herbs & More range – perfectly paired favour combinations, sealed in little pots. To celebrate the launch, three lucky readers will win a set of Le Creuset kitchenware, a Colourworks knife set and utensils, plus a selection of OXO Herbs & More. The easy-to-use range features four delicious favours – Rosemary & Red Wine, Roast Garlic & Parsley, Rosemary & Thyme, and Lemon & Thyme. For more information, go to oxo.co.uk. There are three prizes of a Le Creuset Mixed Starter Cookware Set comprising Mini Set 0.25L lidded casseroles, 20cm cast-iron round casserole, 26cm rectangular dish, 24cm oval dish, 26cm frying pan and 27cm oval casserole dish, all in Volcanic Orange; a Colourworks Coloured Forged Knife Set (20cm chef’s knife, 20cm carving knife, 20cm bread knife, 13cm utility knife, 9cm paring knife and four 29.5cm x 21.5cm chopping boards); Colourworks utensils (masher, cooking spoon, slotted turner and ladle); plus a selection of four OXO Herbs & More. See right for overall terms.

WIN! A seven-night stay at Darwin Forest Country Park

This is your chance to treat friends or family to a week of luxury at a 5-star holiday park in the stunning Derbyshire Peak District. One reader will win a seven-night self-catering break for up to six people at Darwin Forest Country Park, staying in an exclusive lodge with outdoor hot tub. Enjoy the park’s great facilities, including indoor pool, spa, gym, mini golf, tennis courts and a restaurant and cafe. With local attractions including historic Chatsworth House, plus scenic walks and cycle trails, it’s ideal for holidays all year round. darwinforest.co.uk. There is one prize of a seven-night self-catering stay in a three-bedroomed (one double, two twin) exclusive lodge at Darwin Forest Country Park for the winner and up to fve guests. Prize must be taken and completed by 18 December 2015 (check-in day is Friday), subject to availability. Prize does not include travel, meals, drinks, activities, spending money or any other expenditure; linen and towels are included. See right for overall terms.

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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 23:59 on 31 May 2015.

EUROCAMP HOLIDAY Call 0901 151 0084 Text ASDA7 WOBURN SAFARI PARK Call 0901 151 0085 Text ASDA8 THE SOUND OF MUSIC BREAK Call 0901 151 0086 Text ASDA9 ANNIE HOME THEATRE SYSTEM Call 0901 151 0087 Text ASDA11 OXO HERBS & MORE KITCHENWARE Call 0901 151 0088 Text ASDA12 DARWIN FOREST STAY 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 0161 726 5266. For online entry technical issues, call Asda customer services on 0800 952 0101. See below for full and specific 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 23:59 on 31 May 2015. Phone/text lines open 24 hours a day until 23:59 on 31 May 2015. 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 May 2015 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 an 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. 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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The BIG debate

‘ Should you help teenagers ‘

with their homework?

YES

Gianna Knowles, mum to Hannah, 19, and David, 17 ‘Kids need help making sense of their day. Secondary school brings all sorts of challenges they need to discuss with parents, from friendships to nasty jokes. Sorting out homework is just part of it. There’s a whole mass of coursework these days, and teens may feel so overwhelmed that they either avoid doing it or spend ages on some bits, then rush through the rest. ‘I help my kids create a homework timetable – with fun things to look forward to afterwards as “rewards”. ‘Even checking the calendar with them can make a big diference. It helped my daughter realise she didn’t need to panic about revision but did need to get cracking with it. I’ve got years of practice organising myself, and my kids can beneft from that. ‘Sometimes supporting them just involves making cups of tea, but I’ve lost count of the times one of

mine has told me they don’t know what they’re meant to be doing because they didn’t understand what the teacher said. Going through their notes with them can have an amazing efect as they suddenly “get it” and are able to get started. ‘Of course, there are times when, as a parent, you don’t know the answers at all (especially as they get older). But it’s quite nice to learn stuf together. ‘Parenting teens can be hard – but with homework, you can all co-operate rather than being at loggerheads.’

‘We put together a timetable – with fun rewards’

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NO

Anna McLuckie, mum to Lizzie, 15, and Finbar, 10 ‘I expect my children to do their own homework. I’m supportive, and make sure they have somewhere to do it, plus all the necessary materials or internet access. However, I’ve always made it clear it’s their responsibility to do the work. ‘After children’s early years, I feel it’s important that they learn to organise homework for themselves. It’s part of their education to practise and develop independent study skills.

So if they don’t understand their homework, I tell them they need to talk to a teacher. If they’ve left it until the last minute and say “It’s due in tomorrow but I don’t understand it”, I’m afraid I take the hard line of pointing out this is their problem. If they’d looked at it earlier, they could have asked a teacher, but now they are going to have to make the best of it. ‘Of course, children can feel it’s embarrassing to admit to a teacher that they didn’t understand – but it’s a key skill they need to learn. If I intervene and explain it, that won’t happen. ‘In any case, after a certain point I can’t help. In the past, I got involved with the occasional craft project, and I can advise on languages and English, but something like secondary-level chemistry is utterly beyond me. ‘I appreciate that it’s completely diferent if you have kids who need more support than average. But with mine, I put my time and energy into supporting them with the things that school doesn’t ofer. I see it all as helping children broaden their horizons and working together towards a responsible, self-reliant adulthood.’

THE VIEWS EXPRESSED ARE SOLELY THOSE OF THE CONTRIBUTORS. WORDS: RADHIKA HOLMSTROM. ILLUSTRATION: BEN KIRCHNER

With exams looming, kids are under more pressure than ever – but is it better to get involved or leave them to it? Two readers give their views


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