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Asda Chosen by Kids Squidg’ems Squeezy peasy fromage frais 11 Top picks From the indulgent to the useful
FOOD AND DRINK
17 Runaway success We chat to an Asda runner bean producer 19 In season Fresh produce now in store 22 Cooks’ tips Advice from our food team 25 Aubergine Reasons to love this purple beauty 31 Food in a ﬂash Meals in just 30 minutes or less 41 Masterclass The best toad in the hole… ever! 45 Kids’ cooking Easy-tomake noodle pots 48 7 ways with sandwiches Liven up your lunches 50 Make, cheat or buy Chicken chasseur 53 Weekday winners Five midweek family meals SEPTEMBER 2013 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 3
17 NEW TERM
77 They’ll dig it! University must-haves for house shares or student halls 97 Back to school Kit the kids out with great-value, quality uniforms 106 Time-saving tips For mornings before school
HOMES 74 8 ways to save money Small changes can make a big difference
FASHION 81 George style 14 pages of new-season fashion for all the family 83 Style trend Get the Highland look 84 Military chic Salute camouﬂage prints, combats and leather 89 Style solutions The trench coat, four ways 90 Autumn updates Key pieces for both sexes 94 Autumn playtime What cool kids will be wearing
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13 Asda news Recipes online, free bloodpressure tests and more 99 Entertainment New games, music and ﬁlms 103 Up for grabs Holidays and a Peppa Pig treat
ON THE COVER Spicy beef nachos (page 34) Photograph: Kate Whitaker Styling: Tony Hutchinson Food styling: Lorna Brash Asda editor Hannah McDermott Editorial editor Coralie Dorman Deputy editor Sally Shore Chief sub editor Carly Rigley Food editor Glynis McGuiness Deputy food editor Gregor McMaster Food and editorial assistant Linzi Brechin Art director Kevan Westbury Art editor Matthew Ford Projects art editor Natalie Williams Senior designer Jack Cunningham Senior designer Katerina Varnavides Account director Jo Brooks Senior account manager Becky Turnbull Senior account manager Nicola Davey Account manager Amy Atkin Senior account executive Lizzie Gull George account director Kirsty Ware Production director Melanie Clarke Sales director Simon Cockburn
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September is all about a return to routine – whether it’s getting your alcohol consumption back on track after summer parties and holidays (and in advance of Christmas...) or packing the kids back off to school. On the school front, my mum was a bit militant when it came to lunchboxes. At primary school, we’d be the only kids eating carrots and chicken drumsticks, and by the time we were older, she’d often get us to make our sandwiches a week in advance and freeze them. Particularly funny was the time she made me do this during the school holidays... September’s also the month most of us start to think about our ﬁnances and how to budget for Christmas. As depressing as it sounds, it’s a reality and more about being savvy than Scrooge. We’ve got some great tips to help you in our money feature on page 74. I’m really excited about our new Asda recipe website, where you’ll ﬁnd all your family’s favourite Asda Magazine recipes. It’s perfect for back-to-school meal ideas or cooking with the kids during the weekends. Check it out at ASDA.com/recipes. HANNAH McDERMOTT Asda Editor
This month, our experts are loving…
Contact Asda Call us on freephone 0800 952 0101, or email us via the ‘contact us’ page at ASDA.com. Visit ASDA.jobs for the latest management opportunities at Asda and George.
Damon Johnson, Head of Produce Quality ‘Our aubergine recipes – they’re great for perking up autumnal days. Greek Moussaka (page 28) is a treat at any time of year.’
Glynis McGuinness, Food Editor ‘Family-favourite toad in the hole (page 41), with the lightest, crispiest batter. Perfect for your supper on chilly nights.’
Fiona Lambert George Brand Director ‘New looks for the new season. Revamp your wardrobe with a touch of tartan, military chic and must-have trench coats.’
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What’s not to like about our new Chosen by Kids fromage frais? Just the right size for school lunchboxes, it comes in fun, squeezable packaging youngsters will adore. Plus, they won’t need a spoon! Available in apricot, raspberry and strawberry ﬂavours.
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For your chance to win a perfect tea treat wi th PG tips Cuppa Club, visit ASDA.com/pgtips Open to GB residents aged 18+. To enter buy any pack of PG tips from an Asda store and enter online at ASDA.com/pgtips. Closing date: 22.09.13. Internet access required. Retain receipt as proof. Prize: a trip for two adults aged 18+ to watch ITV’s Loose Women at The London Television Centre, 58-72 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9LT. The prizes includes a total £150 travel allowance, 1x overnight stay in a 4* hotel nearby for two adults in a double/ twin room, breakfast, £50 spending money and afternoon tea at a 5* London hotel. All other costs associated with claiming the prize not included. Dinner excluded. Proof of age may be required. See ASDA.com/pgtips for full terms.
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Recipe search online, winning wines and new kids’ food range
TRY OUR ONLINE RECIPE WEBSITE Searching for a quick midweek meal or a special Sunday lunch? There are plenty of ideas on our new recipe website, providing inspiration for all meal occasions. Just like the magazine, all our family-friendly recipes are tried and tested, with helpful nutritional information and cost per serving to help you budget. You can search for recipes on your mobile when you’re shopping – and even share them by email, Twitter or Facebook. Visit ASDA.com/recipes now – and let us know what you think.
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TASTY RICE For a so-simple, delicious side to any meal, Birds Eye Rice Fusions are expertly prepared recipes combining long-grain rice with vegetables, herbs and spices – and no artiﬁcial colours, ﬂavours or preservatives. They’re great-tasting, convenient and ready in just three minutes, and each pack contains two generous servings. Why not try Rice Fusions Tender Green Vegetable Rice with your next meal? You’ll ﬁnd it in the frozen aisle, on special offer at £1.50*.
Our wine team is in a celebratory mood after winning 140 medals for our own-label Extra Special and Wine Selection wines at the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards, International Wine & Spirit Competition and International Wine Challenge. To mark the occasion, Asda’s Master of Wine, Philippa Carr, has picked two of her personal favourites – Asda Wine Selection Asti, £5.25, a sweet sparkler bursting with green summer fruits; and Asda Wine Selection Rioja, with juicy red berry ﬂavours and a hint of spice, £4.50. And at these great prices, it shows you don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy quality wine.
A GREAT CAUSE We’re proud to be supporting the charity Orchid, which aims to save men’s lives from male cancers. Over 43,000 men are diagnosed with a male-speciﬁc cancer each year, and Orchid helps by promoting awareness, offering a range of support services and undertaking pioneering research. For more information, visit orchid-cancer.org.uk.
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Open to UK residents aged 18+. Text messages will be charged at your standard network rate. Closing date of the draw is 16.09.13. No purchase necessary. There is one main prize and ﬁve runner-up prizes to be won: 1 x £500 Asda Gift Card and 5 x £100 Asda Gift Cards. One entry per mobile number per week (Mon - Sun calendar based). No entrant may win more than one prize. For full terms visit www.chickentonight.co.uk/asda
CHOSEN BY KIDS The UK’s biggest children’s food range has been launched by Asda. Called Chosen by Kids, it’s been developed especially for youngsters aged four to eight. Every product has been tried and tested by kids – who’ve given a thumbs up for taste – and approved by mums, who want to know they’re dishing up delicious, nutritious food. With nearly 200 products in the range, Chosen by Kids offers mums easy meal and snack solutions. Look out for the fun monster logos on packs. Best health and beauty buys Want to look and feel your best without breaking the bank? We’re holding a Health & Beauty Event from 9 to 29 September, with all your favourite brands – including Maybelline, Oral B and Lynx – at fabulously low prices. Visit the health and beauty aisle in store to discover our amazing range.
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HOME SWEET HOME Give your home a refresh for autumn with a visit to the Asda Home Sale – being held from 17 August to 7 September. You’ll ﬁnd loads of great deals on a range of top brands, including Tefal, Silentnight and Russell Hobbs, as well as Asda exclusive designs and electronic appliances for your home. Look out for a huge selection of lines in store – and even more at ASDA.com/direct.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE TESTS In the UK it is estimated that nearly three-quarters of adults don’t know their blood pressure numbers, and this year Blood Pressure UK Know Your Numbers! week is on 16-22 September. Without knowing your numbers, you are less able to take those vital steps towards a healthier lifestyle. Speak to your Asda Pharmacy for more information on Know Your Numbers! week and about getting a free blood pressure test. Find your nearest one at ASDA.com.
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Runaway success Award-winning producer John Harper reveals what it takes to cultivate fresh, tender runner beans for Asda stores
My father bought Top Barn, near to the River Severn in Worcestershire, in the mid-1960s. I bought the 750acre farm from him in 2003, and I now own and run Harper Farming with my wife, Alice. My brothers, Mike and Richard are also involved in different Top Barn projects. Our runner bean season starts in February. We lay plastic mulch to prevent weeds from growing, plant seeds and use cloches to prevent frost and promote early growth. We use bamboo canes to support the growth of the plants, which twirl up and around the sticks. The fast-growing bean pods then hang straight down next to the red ﬂowers.
PHOTOGRAPHS: WILLIAM SHAW
We harvest everything by hand. The runner beans are ready to pick at the end of June, when they’re tender and stringless. We harvest twice a week for six to seven weeks. Our unique joint venture with Asda’s supplier Minor, Weir & Willis ensures that you receive high quality British runner beans in the shortest possible time after harvest. I’m thrilled we were awarded the coveted title of ‘Vegetable Grower of the Year’ at the 2013 Horticulture Week Grower of the Year awards. It’s
a real boost to be acknowledged in this way by the rest of the industry. My favourite way to enjoy runner beans is in a salad. I use a bean slicer to trim them, then simmer in water, chill, and add to a Feta cheese salad, drizzled with dressing.
30CM is the length of the pods when they’re harvested 60 SEASONAL PICKERS are employed by the farm to hand-pick the runner beans 20 TONNES of runner beans are supplied to Asda every week by John’s farm.
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FRESH IN STORE
In season How to make the most of the tastiest produce available in store this month at Asda
Squash & Feta salad
Spotlight on butternut squash
The sweet and nutty ﬂavour of butternut squash is great in risottos, stuffed pasta, curries and soups. To prepare, cut down the middle lengthways, remove the seeds and ﬁbrous string, then peel and chop as required.
♦ Preheat the oven to 200C/ 180C Fan/Gas 6. Halve, deseed, peel and cube a small butternut squash. Put in a roasting tin and drizzle with a little oil. Bake for 25-35 minutes until tender. ♦ Leave to cool, then toss with a handful of rocket and arrange on serving plates. Crumble over Feta, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and ﬁnish with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.
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Damon Johnson Head of Produce Quality
Savoy cabbage is more sweet and tender than green, red or white varieties. It works brilliantly in this colcannon, as a change from the traditional kale, because the ridged leaves keep their texture well when cooked and are great for holding the gravy. Savoy is also good in broths, stews and stir-fries.
Colcannon with sausages ♦ Put some shredded Savoy cabbage in a pan with a good knob of butter and cook over a low heat for 2-3 minutes until tender, stirring frequently. ♦ Add some trimmed, chopped spring onions and cook for another minute. Mix with freshly cooked mashed potato and seasoning. ♦ Serve the colcannon with Asda Extra Special sausages and gravy.
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FRESH IN STORE
What to do with...
WORDS AND RECIPES: GREGOR MCMASTER. PHOTOGRAPHS: FIONA KENNEDY. STYLING: TAMZIN FERDINANDO. FOOD STYLING: KATE BLINMAN
Why not try… grapes? Did you know that grapes can be used in savoury dishes as well as sweet ones? Try them in couscous salads, mild curries or tagines, or stir halved grapes into coleslaw.
These little teardrop-shaped nuts are wonderful for adding texture and taste to stufﬁngs and salads. You could also: ● Add some chopped pine nuts to a herb crust for ﬁsh. ● Toast nuts in a non-stick pan (no oil) for 2 minutes and sprinkle over cooked pasta. ● Mix whole pine nuts into meatball or burger mixtures. ● Blitz with garlic, basil, lemon juice and olive oil for pesto.
3 ways with… broccoli?
To prepare broccoli, remove any outer leaves and cut off small, evenly-sized florets from the stem. Wash under running water to clean. You can also eat the stem – discard the tough end, slice thinly and add to soups or stir-fries.
Beef with broccoli
♦ Simmer broccoli ﬂorets
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♦ Simmer broccoli ﬂorets
for 2 minutes until tender. ♦ Fry small strips of steak in a little sunﬂower oil over a high heat for 2-3 minutes. ♦ Add the cooked broccoli to the pan, along with a good splash of oyster sauce. Heat through and serve.
a little stock until tender. Whiz using a blender, adding more stock if required. ♦ Stir through a little double cream and garnish with cooked, crumbled bacon. Top with black pepper and serve with crusty bread.
for 2 minutes until tender. ♦ Heat a little sunﬂower oil in a large frying pan and fry a sliced onion. ♦ Add some chopped pack choi, the cooked broccoli ﬂorets and some chilli ﬂakes, and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes.
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ﬂavour good for salad dressings – or add a small dash to pork dishes and apple sauces. Red or white wine vinegars are used for a classic vinaigrette and are also good in marinades. Balsamic vinegar is aged and matured for a sweeter ﬂavour, so it’s delicious simply drizzled over a salad. Try it over strawberries, too.
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Cooks’ tips Sharpen your cookery skills and food know-how with our top hints
ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS: VINEGAR Malt vinegar is traditionally used to make pickles and chutneys. Or sprinkle on chips! Cider vinegar has a milder
DID YOU KNOW? Peeling shallots can be much easier if you let them soak in a bowl of recently boiled water for 10 minutes. Leave to cool, then the outer dry skin will rub off.
Wine winner Pour any leftover wine ne into ice cube trays and d freeze. The cubes are e ideal to add to recipes, s, such as casseroles, that call for a small amount of wine.
Save your milk The equivalent of six million glasses of milk are thrown away every day from homes in the UK*. Avoid having to discard gone-off milk with our tips: ● Freeze cartons or plastic bottles of milk for up to eight weeks so you always have some in stock. ● On hot days, bring a cool bag with you to the store to keep the milk fresher for longer. ● Use up extra milk in rice pudding or custard – or make a sauce for cauliﬂower cheese.
MEAT SHORTCUTS Kitchen must-have This Elegant Living Knife Block, £25, has all the knives you’ll need for cutting and chopping. Sharpen knives regularly and they’ll perform better.
If you want to get dinner on the table fast, speed up the cooking time for cuts of meat with simple pre-preparation. ♦ Cutting chicken ﬁllets through the middle makes thinner pieces that will cook faster. ♦ Bashing steaks with a rolling pin or the base of a saucepan before frying or grilling makes ﬂatter, quicker-cooking steaks – and also tenderises the meat.
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FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH
Brighten up an autumn day with this Mediterranean favourite – it’s brilliant at absorbing ﬂavours such as spices, tomatoes and cheese
Halloumi & aubergine salad
To save time, you could replace the dressing in this recipe with Asda Honey & Mustard Dressing SERVES 4 READY IN 20 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.20 2tbsp cider vinegar ½tsp Dijon mustard 1tsp clear honey 7tbsp olive oil 1 bag mixed salad leaves 70g bag Asda Wild Rocket 40g pine nuts 3 aubergines, sliced into rounds, 1cm thick 200g halloumi, cut into large cubes 2tbsp chopped fresh mint
80g pack Asda Pomegranate Seeds 1 Whisk together the cider vinegar, mustard, honey and 3tbsp of the oil and season with pepper. Set aside. Put the salad leaves and rocket on a large platter. 2 Put the pine nuts in a large nonstick frying pan and cook over a medium heat, tossing
the pan gently, until golden. Sprinkle on the salad leaves. 3 Heat 1tbsp of the oil in a large, nonstick frying pan. Add half of the aubergine slices and cook until the undersides are golden and beginning to soften. Drizzle over ½tbsp oil, ﬂip over and cook until golden and soft. Transfer to the serving dish. Repeat until all the aubergine is cooked.
4 Add the rest of the oil to the pan, add the halloumi and cook for 1-2 minutes until starting to colour. Add to the dish with the mint and pomegranate seeds. 5 Drizzle over the dressing, divide between four plates and serve immediately.
LOW HIGH HIGH CALORIES
421 7.6g 37.9g 11.7g 1.3g 21% 8% 54% 59% 22% BASED ON GUIDELINE DAILY AMOUNT PER SERVING
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Coconut, aubergine & lentil curry
V Aubergines have a ﬂeshy, meaty texture when cooked, which helps to create ﬁlling vegetarian main dishes. There’s no need to cook the aubergine in advance here – just pop it straight in the pan SERVES 4 READY IN 1HR PRICE PER SERVING 95p 200g dried puy lentils or green lentils 600ml vegetable stock, made with 1 stock cube 2tbsp sunﬂower oil 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 2cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and grated 1 level tsp crushed dried chillies 1 level tsp ground cumin 1 level tsp ground turmeric ¼ level tsp ground cinnamon
2 level tsp ground coriander 400ml reduced-fat coconut milk 2 aubergines, cut into cubes 200g frozen peas 2tbsp chopped fresh coriander, plus extra sprigs to serve Basmati rice (prepared as packet instructions) and raita yogurt dip, to serve 1 Put the lentils in a pan with the stock and heat until simmering. Partially cover
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the pan and simmer until the lentils are just tender – about 30 minutes. Set aside. 2 Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onion and cook over a low heat, stirring occasionally, until soft and transparent. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 1 minute. 3 Stir in the dried chillies, cumin, turmeric, cinnamon, coriander and 2tbsp cold water, and stir over a low heat for 1-2 minutes. 4 Add the lentils and their
cooking water, coconut milk and the aubergine. Heat until simmering, then cover and simmer very gently for 10-15 minutes until the aubergine is tender. 5 Add the peas, return to the boil, cover and simmer for another 3-4 minutes. Stir in fresh coriander and serve with rice and raita. Garnish with sprigs of coriander.
MED HIGH FAT
374 6.7g 17.8g 10.2g 0.8g 19% 7% 25% 51% 13% BASED ON GUIDELINE DAILY AMOUNT PER SERVING
OF YOUR 5 A DAY
RECIPES: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPHS: MAJA SMEND. STYLING: RACHEL JUKES. FOOD STYLING: JAYNE CROSS
FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH
Moroccan-style vegetable kebabs
V You could also serve these spicy grilled vegetables in wraps with salad SERVES 4 READY IN 50 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.56 1½ level tbsp Asda Harissa Paste 2tbsp red wine vinegar 2tbsp olive oil, plus extra for brushing 2 aubergines, cut into 4cm cubes 1 red pepper 1 yellow pepper 400g can Asda Chickpeas 1 small red onion, ﬁnely chopped 350ml vegetable stock, made with 1 stock cube 275g couscous 40g ﬂaked almonds
4tbsp chopped ﬂat-leaf parsley Greek yogurt, mixed with chopped mint, to serve 1 If you’re using wooden skewers, soak them in cold water for 30 minutes before you start. This stops the wood from burning during cooking. 2 In a freezer bag, mix the harissa paste with the vinegar and 1tbsp of the oil. Add the aubergine and toss to coat. Set aside for 10-15 minutes. 3 Preheat the grill. Deseed
the peppers and cut into pieces the same size as the aubergine. Thread them onto the skewers with the aubergine, then brush the peppers with oil. 4 Grill the kebabs for 12-15 minutes, turning frequently, until the vegetables are soft and turning golden. 5 Meanwhile, heat the chickpeas in their liquid in a pan until hot. Tip into a bowl and set aside. Rinse and dry the pan, then cook the onion in the remaining oil until soft. Remove from the heat. Drain
the chickpeas and add to the onion with the stock. Bring to the boil. Remove from the heat and add the couscous. Cover with a lid and set aside for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork. 6 Meanwhile, put the almonds in a dry frying pan and cook for 1-2 minutes, tossing, until golden. 7 Add the parsley and almonds to the couscous. Serve with the kebabs and Greek yogurt.
357 9.5g 9.8g 0.9g 1.2g 18% 11% 14% 5% 20% BASED ON GUIDELINE DAILY AMOUNT PER SERVING
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Moussaka This classic Greek meal can be made in advance or frozen for another day SERVES 6 READY IN 1HR 20 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.53 3 aubergines 1tbsp olive oil 2 level tbsp cornﬂour 500ml semi-skimmed milk 25g butter 25g plain ﬂour 75g Parmesan, grated 1 medium onion, chopped 600g pack Asda Butcher’s Selection Lamb Mince 390g carton Asda Chopped Tomatoes with Garlic 2tbsp tomato purée 2 level tsp dried oregano ½ level tsp ground cinnamon 1 Knorr Lamb Stock Cube
2 medium eggs, lightly beaten 1 Preheat the oven to 200C/ 180C Fan/Gas 6. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Cut the aubergines into 0.5cm slices, discarding both ends. 2 Brush the slices lightly on one side with oil. Put them on the trays in a single layer and brush the tops with oil. Cook in the oven for 25 minutes until tender and starting to brown at the edges, turning over half way. Reduce the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4.
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3 Meanwhile, mix the cornﬂour with 4tbsp of the milk. Set aside. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add the ﬂour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and stir in the remaining milk and the cornﬂour mixture. 3 Gradually bring to the boil, stirring or whisking all the time. Simmer for 1 minute. Stir in two thirds of the Parmesan. Pour into a bowl, cover with clingﬁlm and set aside to cool. 4 Put the onion in a pan with the lamb and cook, stirring all the time, until the lamb browns.
5 Add the tomatoes, purée, oregano and cinnamon. Crumble in the stock cube. Heat until simmering, stirring all the time. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring often. 6 Whisk the lightly beaten egg into the white sauce. 7 In an ovenproof dish, layer the aubergines and meat sauce. Pour over the white sauce. Sprinkle with the rest of the Parmesan and cook in the oven for 40 minutes.
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Warm roasted vegetable, chicken & pasta salad Tossing the aubergine in a small amount of oil and baking it means it’ll absorb much less oil than if fried SERVES 4 READY IN 40 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.96 2 aubergines 5tbsp olive oil 2 yellow peppers, quartered and deseeded 250g baby plum tomatoes, halved 200g Asda Extra Special Fusilli Giganti Pasta 2tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 level tsp Asda Chosen by you Dijon Mustard 4 spring onions, trimmed and sliced 200g cooked chicken, without skin, torn into bite-sized pieces Basil leaves, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Cut the aubergine into 1.5cm cubes, discarding the ends, and put in a bowl with 2tbsp of the oil. Toss so they’re well coated, then spread on one of the baking trays and cook in the oven for 30 minutes. 2 Meanwhile, put the peppers on the other tray, skin side up. Cook in the oven for 20 minutes. Add the tomatoes, cut side up. Continue to cook for another 10 minutes until the skin on the peppers starts to brown. Remove the skin from the peppers and cut them into pieces. 3 Add the pasta to a large pan of boiling water. Bring back to the boil, stir once, then cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until just tender. Drain and tip into a large bowl. 4 Whisk the rest of the oil with the balsamic vinegar and
mustard. Season and toss with the pasta, spring onions, chicken and roasted veg. Garnish each serving with small whole basil leaves.
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Asda Fishmonger Darren Wrend shares his expertise with a series of step-by-step salmon recipe videos This month, we’re offering a really good deal on whole salmon – now just £6 per kg from our in-store fresh ﬁsh counters. To help you make the most of this bargain, Asda Fishmonger Darren Wrend has created a series of step-by-step videos that focus on some classic salmon recipes. Scan the QR code below to go straight to his favourite recipe: Salmon en Croute. Thanks to Darren’s video, you’ll soon be wowing your family and friends with this impressive dish (right). Like all our ﬁsh, the fresh whole salmon is selected according to the highest
standards. It’s a versatile ingredient, and you’ll ﬁnd more recipes by checking out Darren’s guides to Salmon & Cod Parcels and Garnished Poached Salmon at your.ASDA. com/fresh-ﬁsh.
Expert help Advice is also available in store from our Asda ﬁshmongers, who will be happy to prepare and ﬁllet your ﬁsh. With great service, value and choice, Asda ﬁsh counters have it all.
Our whole salmon is now £6* per kg, try one of our recipes today
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Above: Salmon & Cod Parcels. Right: Garnished Poached Salmon
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Scan this QR code for Asda Fishmonger Darren Wrend’s Salmon en Croute video
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Food in a ﬂash
When the kids get home from school, you’ll want to feed them fast. Try our easy recipes – each one is ready in under 30 minutes
Sausage pasta This tasty dish is also good with chorizo in place of sausages SERVES 4 READY IN 25 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.34 300g Asda Fusilli or other short-cut pasta 1tbsp sunflower oil 454g Asda Extra Special Pork Sausages, each cut in 4 ½ 225g pack Asda Sliced Red Onion or 1 medium red onion, sliced 200g Asda Sliced Mixed Peppers (frozen) 227g can Napolina Chopped Tomatoes
1tbsp tomato purée 1tbsp balsamic vinegar ½ level tsp sugar 1 level tsp dried rosemary Good pinch of dried chilli flakes (optional) 100g frozen peas 1 Heat a large pan of lightly salted water until boiling. Add the pasta, stir, bring back to the boil and simmer fast,
uncovered, for 10-12 minutes, or until the pasta is just cooked. Drain and return to the pan. 2 Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan, add the sausages and cook over a medium heat, turning occasionally, for 3-4 minutes until browned. 3 Add the onion and continue to cook, stirring often, for 5-6 minutes until the sausages are cooked and the onion is soft.
4 Add the mixed peppers, tomatoes, tomato purée, vinegar, sugar, rosemary, chilli ﬂakes (if using) and peas, then heat until simmering. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. 5 Stir the sauce through the pasta and serve immediately.
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Pesto crusted chicken Cutting the chicken breasts through the middle means they’ll cook faster SERVES 4 READY IN 20 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.90 613g pack Asda Butcher’s Selection Chicken Breast Fillets 130g pot Asda Basil Pesto (chilled), or use pesto from a jar 75g fresh breadcrumbs 500g pack Asda Mediterranean Vegetables with Cherry Tomatoes (frozen), cooked as packet instructions, and new potatoes with parsley, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5. Line a baking tray with baking
paper. Using a sharp knife, cut each chicken breast in half through the middle to make 2 thinner pieces. Put on the baking tray. 2 Spread the pesto thickly on the chicken ﬁllets and sprinkle over the breadcrumbs, pressing down lightly. 3 Bake for 15 minutes or until the meat is cooked through, so the juices run clear. 4 Serve the chicken with the Mediterranean vegetables and new potatoes. MED
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Mushroom, broad bean & leek tagliatelle V Ready-sliced, washed leeks and canned broad beans save time and effort. The lemon adds great depth to the sauce SERVES 4 READY IN 15 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.31 300g Cook Italian Tagliatelle 1tbsp olive oil 250g pack Asda Sliced Leeks or 2 leeks, trimmed and sliced 250g chestnut mushrooms, sliced 5tbsp crème fraîche 300g can Asda Broad Beans, drained
1tbsp chopped fresh thyme (leaves only), or 1 level tsp dried thyme Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon 150g soft goat’s cheese, cut into small pieces Garlic bread, to serve 1 Add the pasta to a large pan of boiling water. Stir, then bring
back to the boil and simmer, uncovered, for 7-8 minutes or until just done. Drain and return to the pan. 2 Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the leeks and mushrooms, then cook over a medium heat, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until soft. Turn the heat down to low. 3 Add the crème fraîche,
beans, thyme and lemon zest and juice, then heat through, stirring occasionally. 4 Mix the sauce with the pasta. Gently stir in the goat’s cheese and heat through. Season with black pepper, then serve with garlic bread.
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COVER QUICK RECIPE SUPPERS
Spicy beef nachos This has a touch of spice but isn’t too hot – perfect for all the family. Offer extra jalapeños or chopped fresh chillies for those who like their food with bite! SERVES 6 READY IN 25 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.30 1tbsp sunflower oil 500g pack Asda Butcher’s Selection Lean Irish Beef Mince 1tbsp tomato purée 390g carton Asda Chopped Tomatoes with Chilli & Peppers 1 level tsp Asda Mild Chilli Powder 200g Asda Sliced Mixed Peppers (frozen) 200g pack Asda Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips 1tbsp sliced jalapeños (from a jar; optional) ½ 200g pack Asda Grated Fiery Cheese Mix 200g jar Asda Salsa, Mild or Hot, and reduced-fat soured cream, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 200C/ 180C Fan/Gas 6. Heat the oil in a large pan. Stir in the mince and cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring all the time, until the mince is browned. 2 Stir in the tomato purée, chopped tomatoes, chilli powder and peppers and heat until simmering. Cook for 4-5 minutes. 3 Layer the tortilla chips, mince and jalapeños (if using) on a baking tray or in a large ovenproof dish and sprinkle over the cheese. 4 Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbling. 5 Serve the nachos with salsa and soured cream.
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Prawn linguine Using ready-cooked prawns for this delicious dish makes it even quicker, as all you have to do is heat them through
RECIPES: LINZI BRECHIN. PHOTOGRAPHS: RIA OSBORNE, NASSIMA ROTHACKER. STYLING: TAMZIN FERDINANDO, JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: GREGOR MCMASTER
SERVES 4 READY IN 20 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.04 300g Cook Italian Linguine or Asda Spaghetti 1tbsp sunflower oil 1 level tsp Asda Ground Cinnamon 1 level tsp Asda Mild Chilli Powder ½ 500g carton Asda Italian Passata 200g pack Asda Baby Corn & Sugar Snap Peas 380g pack Asda Cooked & Peeled King Prawns (frozen), defrosted Fresh basil leaves, to serve
1 Heat a large pan of lightly salted water until boiling. Add the linguine or spaghetti, stir, bring back to the boil and simmer, uncovered, for 10-12 minutes or until just cooked. Drain and return to the pan. 2 Heat the oil in another pan. Add the cinnamon and chilli powder and stir over a low heat for 1 minute. Add the passata, stir to mix,
then heat until simmering. 3 Add the corn and peas and simmer, uncovered, for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally until tender. Add the prawns and heat through. 4 Add to the pasta and toss together. Scatter fresh basil on top and serve.
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PUT SOME CRUNCH IN THEIR LUNCH
Ideal for lunchboxes Our NEW LOOK packaging available in store soon!
Speedy puds With minimal preparation, these fabulous sweet treats mean you can serve up a dessert even when you’re short of time
Instant cheesecakes These mini cheesecakes are really versatile – they work well with a variety of fruits, jams and curds SERVES 4 READY IN 5 MINS PRICE PER SERVING 69p 100g Asda Original Soft Cheese 1 level tbsp icing sugar, plus extra for dusting Few drops of vanilla extract 4 level tsp Asda Extra Special Raspberry Conserve 4 digestive biscuits 125g blueberries
1 Mix together the soft cheese, sugar and vanilla until soft. 2 Spread the conserve on the biscuits, then the cheese mix. 3 Top with blueberries, dust with icing sugar and serve. HIGH
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This is a great way to use up cake that’s a few days old. You can replace the Madeira with any homemade or shop-bought cake SERVES 6 READY IN 10 MINS PLUS COOLING PRICE PER SERVING 58p 500g pack Asda Summer Fruits (frozen) 50g granulated sugar 1 Asda All Butter Madeira Cake Anchor Original Real Cream 1 Put the fruit in a pan with the
sugar and heat gently until simmering. Stir so the sugar is dissolved, then simmer for 4 minutes or until the juices run and the fruit is soft. Tip into a bowl, leave to cool and then drain. 2 Cut the cake into cubes
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and divide between 6 glasses. Spoon the juice over the cake. 3 Top with a squirt of the cream and the fruit. Serve.
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RECIPES: LINZI BRECHIN. PHOTOGRAPHS: SAM STOWELL. STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STYLING: KATE BLINMAN
Cheat’s summer pudding
Crushed meringue with pears For a low-fat version, replace the yogurt with Asda Fat Free Greek Style Yogurt SERVES 6 READY IN 5 MINS PRICE PER SERVING 45p 6 Asda Meringue Nests, broken into pieces 411g can Asda Pear Halves in Syrup 500g pot Asda Greek Style Yogurt Few drops of Asda Extra Special Vanilla Extract
2tsp clear honey 25g dark chocolate, grated 1 Put the meringue in the bottom of 6 glasses or cups. 2 Drain the pear halves and cut into bite-sized chunks. Mix together the yogurt, vanilla
and honey. Stir through the pears and then dollop onto the crushed meringue. 3 Sprinkle the grated chocolate on top and serve. MED
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Toad in the hole Once youâ€™ve mastered making the batter for this classic dish, you can use it to make Yorkshire puddings and pancakes
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This batter is great for toad in the hole and Yorkshire puddings, which are traditionally, made with lard or dripping; you need a good layer of melted fat in the base of the tin. The batter can also be used for classic pancakes – lovely served savoury or sweet.
Preheat the oven to 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7. Sift the ﬂour, salt and mustard powder into a large bowl. Season well with black pepper. Make a hole in the middle of the ﬂour mixture and break the eggs into it. Add a quarter of the milk and use a balloon whisk to beat the eggs and milk. Gradually draw the ﬂour into the liquid to make a thick, smooth batter. Run a spatula around the bowl to make sure there are no trapped pockets of ﬂour. Whisk again.
Gradually add the rest of the milk, gently whisking all the time until you have a smooth batter. Alternatively, you could make the batter in a blender or food processor. If so, always add all of the milk and eggs ﬁrst, then the ﬂour mixture, and run the machine until you have a smooth batter. Pour the batter into a jug and set it aside for at least 30 minutes to rest if you have time – see the tip, below.
SERVES 4 READY IN 1HR 15 MINS PRICE PER SERVING 70p
For the batter 115g plain flour ¼ level tsp salt ½ level tsp dry mustard powder 2 large eggs 275ml semi-skimmed milk 50g lard
For toad in the hole 454g Asda Butcher’s Selection Cumberland Sausages Mashed potato, green beans and onion gravy, to serve
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Put the lard in a small roasting tin. Heat in the oven for 8 minutes, until the fat has melted and is very hot. Arrange the sausages in the tin, distributing them evenly. Roast in the oven for another 4 minutes, to heat the sausages and to ensure that the tin and oil are very hot before the batter goes in. Whisk the batter again to make sure it’s evenly mixed.
Remove the roasting tin from the oven and immediately pour the batter into it – the steam caused by the mixture touching the hot fat causes the batter to rise. Put the tin straight back into the oven and cook for another 25 minutes until the batter is brown and puffed up. Serve with mashed potato, green beans and onion gravy.
GLYNIS’ TIPS ● Resting the batter before cooking allows the ﬂour grains to swell and the gluten to relax, so the mixture is lighter and crisper when cooked. ● For a healthier version of toad in the hole, replace
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the lard with 2tbsp sunﬂower oil (making sure it coats the side and base of the tin) and use reduced-fat sausages and skimmed milk. The batter won’t puff up as much as the traditional recipe, but will still taste great.
RECIPE: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPHS: HOWARD SHOOTER, SAM STOWELL. STYLING: TAMZIN FERDINANDO, JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: LINZI BRECHIN, GLYNIS MCGUINESS, GREGOR MCMASTER
WORDS: MARILYN WRIGHT. PHOTOGRAPH: STUART OVENDEN. STYLING: JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: KATE BLINMAN
Alpro’s non-dairy alternatives to milk and yogurt are full of plant power – and they taste fantastic, too
♦ Alpro Simply Plain, £1.25 (500g; 25p/100g); Alpro Almond Original, £1.69 (1L; 16.9p/100ml)
Looking to make a change to your family’s diet, while still serving all their favourite dishes? Try adding simple plant-based swaps to their daily routine, such as Alpro’s alternatives to yogurt, milk, cream and desserts. Here are a few ideas to help add a dash of plant power to meal times. Give breakfast a makeover with Alpro Simply Plain or Vanilla alternatives to yogurt – the perfect partner to fruit or granola. They’re packed with plant goodness, and are a source of calcium and vitamins. Plus, new Strawberry with
Rhubarb and Lemon with Lime ﬂavours make a delicious creamy snack or a great addition to a homemade smoothie. Individual pots of Alpro’s fruity alternatives to yogurt also make a low-cal lunchbox treat. Add a nutty twist to your day with Alpro Almond Original – heavenly in porridge, over cereal or enjoyed as a glass on its own. And add Alpro Soya Original to your latte; it’s low in saturated fat and full of plant power – good for you and good for the planet, too. For more ideas, visit alpro.com/cooking. SEPTEMBER 2013 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 43
Making it easy
to feed your kids at meal times! Delicious breaded fish fillets, they taste great with beans or peas and potato wedges
Pick me up in the fresh fish aisle! www.youngsseafood.co.uk
Chorizo & pepper noodle pots Instant noodles with chorizo and fresh vegetables is a fun, quick lunchtime meal that will impress their friends
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135g pack baby corn 155g pack sugar snap peas 4 pak choi leaves 2 spring onions 1 sweet pointed red pepper 100g Asda Extra Special Chorizo Casero, cut into small cubes 250g Asda Egg Noodles ½ chicken stock cube 2tbsp soy sauce 2tsp Asda Sweet Chilli Sauce Chopped coriander, to serve 1 Cut the corn and peas into small pieces. Make sure a grown-up is there to help when you use a sharp knife. 2 Pull 4 leaves from the pak choi and slice them. Chop the root ends and tough green leaves off the spring onions, then slice them. 3 Slice the pepper in half lengthways. Carefully remove the white pith and seeds. Cut the stem end off, then cut the ﬂesh into small pieces. Fry the chorizo in a frying pan (you won’t need any oil) for 2-3 minutes until it starts to crisp and a lot of fat has run out. Transfer to a bowl, leaving the fat in the pan, and set aside. 4 Break the blocks of noodles in half and put in a large saucepan. Crumble in the stock cube and add the soy, chilli sauce and vegetables. 5 Carefully pour in 600ml boiling water from a kettle. Heat until boiling, cover and simmer for 4 minutes, stirring halfway through. Stir again, replace the lid and leave for 2 minutes. Ladle into pots. 6 Scatter on the chorizo and coriander before serving.
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Top tips ● If the kids aren’t keen on chorizo, you could replace it with chopped cooked bacon, ham or chicken. ● Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to two days. Served cold, they are a great addition to school lunchboxes. ● We served the noodles in recycled containers from Asda Chosen by you Snack Pot Singapore Chicken Noodles, £2 (350g; 57.1p/100g), but you could use individual bowls instead.
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CHILDREN SHOULD BE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT WHEN PREPARING AND COOKING FOOD. RECIPE: GREGOR MCMASTER. PHOTOGRAPHS: TERRY BENSON. STYLING: JENNY IGGLEDEN
SERVES 4 READY IN 15 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.60
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Bored with your usual sarnie? Liven up your lunchtime options with these fabulous ďŹ llings that the whole family can enjoy
Beef & rocket Spread horseradish sauce mixed with a little light mayonnaise on one slice of white tiger bread. Add sliced roast beef, top with rocket and ďŹ nish with another slice of bread.
Chicken, mozzarella, tomato & pesto Spread pesto on one slice of brown multiseed bread. Add sliced cooked chicken, sliced mozzarella and sliced tomato, then cover with a second slice of bread.
Brie, bacon & cranberry sauce Sandwich together sliced Brie, crispy, grilled bacon and cranberry sauce in granary bread.
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Get creative by adding leftovers in your fridge to these ﬁllings. And experiment with extra ﬂavour by using pickles, olives, capers and chutneys, too
Smoked salmon & soft cheese Cover a slice of brown multiseed bread with Asda Light Plain Soft Cheese. Add smoked salmon, a squeeze of lemon juice and pepper, then top with another slice of bread.
RECIPES: LINZI BRECHIN. PHOTOGRAPHS: RIA OSBORNE. STYLING: TAMZIN FERDINANDO. FOOD STYLING: JAYNE CROSS
Pork & coleslaw Make coleslaw from shredded white cabbage, grated carrot, ﬁnely chopped onion and sliced cooked green beans, tossed in a little cider vinegar, olive oil and coarse grain mustard. Serve in two slices of white batch bread with sliced, cooked pork loin.
Houmous & roasted vegetables Arrange houmous and roasted vegetables (red and yellow peppers, courgettes and red onion) between two slices of wholemeal bread.
Prawn & mayonnaise Mix together prawns and light mayonnaise, ﬂavoured with a little ﬁnely chopped chilli and a squeeze of lemon juice. Layer with lettuce and cucumber between two slices of white tiger bread.
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Make, cheat or buy Chicken chasseur
Everyone will enjoy tucking into this delicious stew but if you don’t have time to make it, try our shortcuts instead. Shh, they’ll never know! 00 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | MONTH 2013
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Impress the family with your very own home-cooked culinary classic.
Pushed for time? Our ready-made sauce and mashed potato are great time-savers.
SERVES 4 READY IN 55 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.25
450g pack Asda Butcher’s Selection Chicken Breast Fillets 1tbsp olive oil 500g jar Asda Chasseur Cooking Sauce Asda Extra Special Mashed Potato and a green vegetable, to serve
4 Asda Butcher’s Selection Chicken Breast Fillets 2 level tbsp plain flour 1tbsp olive oil 15g butter 2 shallots, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 2 level tbsp tomato purée 300ml white wine 200ml chicken stock, made with 1 stock cube 2 level tsp dried tarragon 3 plum or vine-ripened tomatoes (about 200g) 250g chestnut mushrooms, halved or quartered Mashed potato and a green-vegetable side dish, to serve 1 Cut the chicken breasts into 2 or 3 pieces. Season the ﬂour, then toss the chicken in it to coat, reserving any leftover ﬂour. Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the chicken until golden on all sides. Put in a saucepan. 2 Add the butter and shallots to the frying pan and cook over a low heat, stirring, until soft. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. 3 Stir in the reserved ﬂour, then add the tomato purée. Cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. 4 Add the white wine, stir and boil until reduced by half. Add
SERVES 4 READY IN 50 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.61 1 Cut the ﬁllets into two or three. Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the meat until golden. Put in a saucepan. 2 Add the cooking sauce and heat until simmering. Cover and simmer gently for 35 minutes. 3 Serve with mash and veg.
Asda Chasseur Cooking Sauce, £1.28 (500g; 25.6p/100g) or 2 for £2; Asda Extra Special Creamy Mash
Potato, £2 (430g; 46.5p/100g) LOW
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to the chicken with the stock and tarragon. Cover and simmer gently for 15 minutes. 5 Meanwhile, put the tomatoes in a heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave for 1 minute, then remove. Skin the tomatoes, cut into quarters, discard the seeds and roughly chop. 6 Add the tomatoes and mushrooms to the chicken, Return to a simmer and gently cook, covered, for 15 minutes. 7 Serve with mash and veg. LOW
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Buy Too hungry to wait? This chilled ready meal with herby mash can be ready from the microwave in under 10 minutes. Serves 2. PRICE PER SERVING £1.75
Asda Chosen by you Chicken Chasseur & Herb Mash, £3.50 (800g; 43.8p/100g)
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RECIPES: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPH: SAM STOWELL. STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STYLING: KATE BLINMAN
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Weekday winners Feed the family through the week with these quick and easy recipes
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Cajun-style cod with sweet potato wedges Our delicious Cajun Seasoning makes this dish really simple – try it with other white ﬁsh, too SERVES 4 READY IN 40 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.60 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled 3tbsp sunflower oil 2 level tbsp Asda Cajun Seasoning (from a tub) 2 packs cod fillet 350g green beans, to serve
1 Preheat the oven to 220C/ 200C Fan/Gas 7. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Cut the sweet potatoes into wedges and put in a bowl with 2tbsp of the oil. Toss to coat in oil. Add 1 level tbsp of the Cajun seasoning and toss again. 2 Spread the wedges out on
one of the baking trays. Cook in the oven for 30 minutes or until tender and browned at the edges, turning them over halfway through. 3 Brush the ﬁsh ﬁllets on both sides with the last tbsp of oil and sprinkle evenly, again on both sides, with the remaining tbsp of Cajun seasoning,
rubbing it in lightly with your ﬁngers. Put on the other baking tray and cook in the oven for 10 minutes or until the ﬁsh ﬂakes easily. 4 Serve with the sweet potato wedges and green beans.
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COOK FROM FROZEN
Spiced crumbed mackerel Frozen mackerel ﬁllets are so convenient – there’s no need to defrost, just cook straight from the pack SERVES 4 READY IN 40 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.30 2tbsp olive oil, plus extra for greasing 400g pack Asda Frozen Mackerel Fillets 1 lemon 600g new potatoes 75g breadcrumbs, made from bread 2-3 days old 1 level tsp smoked paprika 31g pack fresh chives, chopped 31g pack fresh parsley, leaves only, chopped
350g pack cherry tomatoes 350g green beans, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5. Lightly grease a roasting tin with oil and place the mackerel ﬁllets on it. 2 Grate the zest from the lemon. Squeeze the juice from half the lemon over the mackerel. Cover with foil, sealing it around the edges of the tin. Bake for 12 minutes.
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3 While the ﬁsh is cooking, boil the potatoes until tender. 4 Mix the zest and juice from the other lemon half with the breadcrumbs, paprika, 2tsp of the oil and a rounded tbsp each of chives and parsley. 5 Remove the foil from the ﬁsh and drain off any juices. Put the crumb mixture on top of the ﬁsh, pressing it on lightly. Return to the oven and cook, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes.
6 Put the cherry tomatoes on a baking tray and cook in the oven for the last 7 minutes. 7 Drain the potatoes and add the remaining oil. Stir in a tbsp each of chives and parsley and season with pepper. 8 Serve the mackerel with the cherry tomatoes, potatoes and green beans.
LOW HIGH CALORIES
478 6.7g 23.2g 4.4g 0.6g 24% 7% 33% 22% 10% BASED ON GUIDELINE DAILY AMOUNT PER SERVING
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TASTY SUPPERS SPEEDY SUPPER
Pasta with broccoli Encourage the kids to eat broccoli with this tasty dish and you could also use their favourite pasta shapes SERVES 4 READY IN 25 MINS PRICE PER SERVING 80p 325g broccoli florets 300g Cook Italian Farfalle (or any short pasta shapes) 1tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 50g Asda Walnuts, roughly chopped 25g pumpkin seeds Finely grated zest and juice of ½ lemon
100g Asda 30% Less Fat Extra Mature Light British Cheese, grated 1 Add the broccoli ﬂorets to a large pan of boiling water. Bring back to the boil, cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and chop. 2 Heat the water until boiling
again. Add the pasta and return to a fast simmer, then boil gently for about 10 minutes or until just tender. Drain and return to the pan. 3 Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan and cook the garlic, walnuts and pumpkin seeds over a low heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring all the time. Add the broccoli,
lemon zest and juice, and heat through, stirring gently. 4 Add the broccoli mixture to the pasta with the cheese and toss to mix. Heat through if necessary. 5 Season with black pepper and serve immediately.
LOW HIGH CALORIES
469 2.3g 21.7g 5.8g 0.4g 23% 3% 31% 29% 7% BASED ON GUIDELINE DAILY AMOUNT PER SERVING
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On the table in 25 minutes
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Chicken rissoles These are a great way to make a family meal using leftover cooked chicken from your Sunday roast SERVES 4 READY IN 20 MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.15 250g cooked chicken (weight without skin) 50g bread (preferably 2-3 days old) 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1tbsp Asda Real Mayonnaise 2tbsp chopped parsley 1tbsp Asda Coarse Grain French Mustard
4 sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped (optional) 2tbsp sunflower oil New potatoes and salad, to serve 1 Cut the chicken and bread into chunks and whizz in a processor until ﬁnely
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chopped. If you don’t have a processor, chop the chicken ﬁnely and grate the bread. 2 Put in a bowl with the egg, mayonnaise, parsley, mustard and sun-dried tomatoes, if using. Season with pepper. 3 Using damp hands, shape the mixture into 8 patties.
4 Heat the oil in a nonstick frying pan and cook the patties for about 3-4 minutes on each side. You may need to cook them in batches. 5 Serve with new potatoes and salad. MED
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LOVE YOUR LEFTOVERS
TASTY SUPPERS FAMILY FAVOURITE
Turkey & mushroom pie Everyone loves a ﬂavoursome pie! This lower-fat recipe with a ﬁlo pastry crust ticks all the boxes SERVES 4 READY IN 1HR PRICE PER SERVING £2.40 2 x 340g packs Asda Butcher’s Selection Diced Turkey Breast 250ml stock, made with 1 Knorr Chicken Stock Pot 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 level tsp dried oregano or mixed dried herbs 250g pack mushrooms, halved 1 level tbsp cornflour,
mixed with 1tbsp cold water 75g reduced-fat crème fraîche 15g butter, melted 1tbsp sunflower oil 270g pack filo pastry Carrots and peas, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5. Put the turkey in a pan with the stock, shallot
and herbs. Cover, bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the mushrooms and simmer for 5 minutes. 2 Remove the turkey and mushrooms with a slotted spoon and put in a pie dish. Stir the cornﬂour mix and crème fraîche into the pan and bring to the boil, stirring. Pour over the ﬁlling.
3 Mix the butter with the oil. Lightly brush a sheet of pastry with this mixture. Scrunch up loosely and put on top of the ﬁlling. Repeat with the rest of the pastry sheets. Bake for 25 minutes until golden. 4 Serve with carrots and peas. MED
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MAKING THE STOCK MAKING with a Knorr Chicken Stock Pot will add richness to the sauce and enhance the overall ﬂavour.
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Smart restart September is a time for new beginnings, so kick-start a healthier lifestyle with help from Asda and Change4Life We’re backing the Change4Life Smart Restart campaign. It’s about getting the school year off to a healthy start by making one small change for your family – and sticking with it for six weeks. To help, there’s a free app with great recipes like the ones es es here, plus tips to keep kids active. To make a Smart Restart, go to nhs.uk/change4life. ife fe. fe
Quick pitta pizzas
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♦ Preheat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5, then put 4 wholemeal pittas on a baking tray. ♦ Spread each pitta with 1tsp tomato purée. Top with 75g sliced mushrooms, 4 thinly sliced tomatoes and 125g sliced light mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with 2tsp mixed dried herbs and season with pepper. ♦ Bake for 10-12 minutes. Serve with salad. Serves 4
234 5.8g 5.4g 2.6g 1g 12% 6% 8% 13% 17% BASED ON GUIDELINE DAILY AMOUNT PER SERVING
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Old school bangers ’n’ mash ♦ Chop 300g carrots, 300g swede or turnip, and 700g King Edward potatoes into chunks, then boil in lightly salted water for 20 minutes. ♦ Preheat the grill and cook 8 reduced-fat sausages for 10-12 minutes, turning often. ♦ For the gravy, heat 1tsp vegetable oil in a nonstick frying pan and cook 1 thinly sliced large red onion for 3-4 minutes until soft. Pour in 100ml reduced-salt vegetable or chicken stock and 200ml water. Add 1tbsp chopped parsley and 1tsp dried mixed herbs, then simmer for 4-5 minutes. Add 2tsp cornﬂour blended with 1tbsp water. Stir until thickened. ♦ Drain and mash the veg, season with pepper and serve with the sausages and gravy. Serves 4
408 14.3g 7.8g 2.3g 1.8g 20% 16% 11% 12% 30% BASED ON GUIDELINE DAILY AMOUNT PER SERVING
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Bang-tasty chicken drummers ♦ Mix together 2tbsp each of tomato purée, reduced-salt soy sauce and lemon juice and season with pepper. Add 8 skinned chicken drumsticks, turning to coat. Cover. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. ♦ Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Arrange the drumsticks in a foil-lined roasting tin and roast for 30 minutes, brushing with the remaining glaze after 20 minutes. ♦ Boil 880g potatoes, cut into chunks, for 20 minutes, and 640g mixed carrots and peas for 4-5 minutes. Drain. Mash the potatoes with 4tbsp skimmed milk. Season the mash with pepper, then serve with the chicken and veg. Serves 4
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Plan meals ahead, so you use up all your fresh ingredients and avoid costly waste Freezer pleaser Snap up multi-buy bargain packs of fresh ﬁsh and meat, then freeze them to ensure you always have a supply. Fill spare space with fruit such as favourite berries so you can make yummy smoothies anytime.
♦ Florette Four Leaf Salad, £1 (100g); Asda Butcher’s Selection 30% Less Fat Pork Sausages, £1.70 (454g; 37.4p/100g); Asda Butcher’s Selection Chicken Breast Fillets, £4 or 3 for £10 (450g; 88.9p/100g); Asda Salad Tomatoes, 75p for 6-pack (12.5p each); Asda Butcher’s Selection Chicken Drumsticks, £4 (1.1kg; 36.4p/100g); Asda Carrot & Peas, £1 (400g; 25p/100g)
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You want the kids to have a nutritious breakfast, but getting everyone ready for school means time may be short. That’s why Cheerios Grab2Go packs are great. Full of wholegrain, these handy packs can be eaten
with or without milk, as can Cookie Crisp Grab2Go – and they’re delicious when eaten with their favourite fresh fruit. Or offer Munch Bunch Fromage Frais with real fruit purée to get their day off to a great start.
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If your children fancy something other than crunchy cereal, there are plenty of great breakfast alternatives to start their day. Try a bowl of ﬁlling
porridge, topped with fresh fruit, or a toasted bagel spread with Flora Buttery for the classic taste of butter but with 70 per cent less saturated fat.
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Coming up with well-balanced yet fun packed lunches can be a challenge. Use different breads to keep things interesting – they’ll love Warburtons Soft Brown Sandwich Thins (bottom right) with Asda Chosen by you Egg Mayonnaise or Tuna & Sweetcorn Sandwich Filling. Delicious 100 per cent chicken breast Mattessons Fridge Raiders make great snacks, and Muller Kids Corner yogurts will satisfy a sweet tooth.
♦ Warburtons Soft Brown Sandwich Thins, £1.26 or on offer £1* for 6-pack; Muller Kids Corner Chocolate Coated Hearts & Strawberry Flavour Yogurt, £2 or on offer £1* for 4-pack (4 x 135g; 37p/100g); Mattessons Fridge Raiders Roast Chicken, £1 (60g; £1.67/100g); Asda Chosen by you Tuna & Sweetcorn Sandwich Filler, £1 (200g; 50p/100g); Asda Chosen by you Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich Filler, £1 (200g; 50p/100g) 64 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER 2013
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Kids love surprises so keep them guessing with new ﬁllings. Cheese ﬁends will love new Dairylea Springy Onion – all the taste of the original cheese spread but with spring onion. Spread onto a tasty Warburtons Soft White Sandwich Thin with some salad. And for dessert, try Munch Bunch Double Up – two ﬂavours of fromage frais in one pot!
On a roll For a speedy lunch, ﬁll a wholemeal roll with salad and Bernard Matthews Turkey Roast Breast Chunks, succulent pieces of breast meat with that Sunday roast ﬂavour. And it’s easy to include a portion of cheese by adding an individual Mini Babybel.
♦ Munch Bunch Double Up, £1.58 or on offer £1* for 4-pack (4 x 85g; 46.5p/100g); Warburtons Soft White Sandwich Thins, £1.19 or on offer £1* for 6-pack; Dairylea Springy Onion, £1.36 or on offer £1* (160g; 85p/100g); Bernard Matthews Turkey Roast Breast Chunks, £2 (140g; £1.43/100g); Mini Babybel Original, £3 or on offer £2* (240g; £1.25/100g) 66 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER 2013
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♦ Cathedral City Mild Cheddar, £4.28 or on offer £2* (350g; £1.22/100g); Nestlé Munch Bunch Squashums, £1.98 or on offer £1.50* for 6-pack (6 x 60g; 55p/100g); Walkers Baked Stars Cheese & Onion Flavour, £1.68 or on offer £1* for 6-pack (6 x 23g; £1.22/100g); Dairylea Dunkers, £2.18 or on offer £1* for 4-pack (4 x 47g; £1.16/100g); Cheestrings Spaghetti, £1.78 or on offer £1* for 4-pack (4 x 80g; 55.6p/100g)
Cheesy does it Try to include a portion of dairy in their lunchbox as it’s a good source of calcium and protein. Add Cathedral City Mild Cheddar to sarnies, pop in Cheestrings Spaghetti string or let them
go dippy with Dairylea Dunkers. Squeezable, fruity Munch Bunch Squashums will add the fun factor and for snack attacks, 70 per cent less fat Walkers Baked Stars are an ideal choice.
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Simple suppers Round off the day with dishes the kids will really enjoy but won’t take you ages to put together. Keep your freezer and store cupboard stocked with items you can mix and match with easy suppertime favourites, such as these tasty recipes.
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♦ Deseed and slice some mixed peppers and fry in a little oil until they start to soften. Add some Bernard Matthews Turkey Hickory BBQ Breast Chunks to the pan and stir-fry until hot. ♦ Warm Mission Deli Wraps in the microwave or under the grill and ﬁll with the turkey and peppers. Serve with salad leaves, McCain Smiles and tomato ketchup.
Meatball kebabs ♦ Deseed some mixed peppers
and cut into chunks. Thread onto pre-soaked wooden skewers with Richmond Mini Meatballs and cherry tomatoes. ♦ Cook under a preheated medium grill for 7-8 minutes until cooked through, turning often. ♦ Serve with basmati rice mixed with chopped chives.
♦ Mission Deli Wraps Original, £1.26 or on offer £1* for 7-pack; McCain Smiles, £1.50 or on offer £1* (454g; 33p/100g); Richmond Mini Meatballs, £2 or on offer £1* (200g; £1/100g)
Jackets with chilli mince ♦ Cook some chopped onion
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chopped spring onion and chopped parsley and season. Shape into patties and put on a baking tray lined with baking paper. ♦ Spread McCain French Fries on another tray. Cook both trays in a preheated oven at 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7 for 20 minutes or until the patties are cooked through and the fries crisp, turning occasionally. Serve with peas. SEPTEMBER 2013 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 69
Ready in minutes If you’re rushing to get them to after-school activities, ready meals are the answer. Little ones will love the Asda Great Stuff Cottage Pie and Spaghetti Bolognese pasta pot (garnished here with fresh basil), both of
which contain 1 of their 5-a-day. Hungry older kids will also enjoy the traditional taste of Bisto Shepherd’s Pie and Cottage Pie. And for a sweet treat, they’ll love individual Mr Kipling Chocolate Slices and Cadbury Mini Rolls.
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Fish fantastic For a speedy supper, try these simple, delicious recipe ideas using Princes ﬁsh products – you’ll ﬁnd them in the canned ﬁsh aisle Princes tuna tomato pasta ♦ Cook some penne, then drain it and return to the saucepan. ♦ Stir in a can of Princes Tuna Chunks in Tomato Sauce, a few black olives and halved cherry tomatoes, and some canned sweetcorn, drained. Heat through. ♦ Top with basil leaves and serve.
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♦ Bake small potatoes and cut in half. ♦ Top with Princes Tuna Tikka Mayo Deli Filler and sprigs of coriander. ♦ Serve with a salad of radicchio, red peppers and tomato.
Princes Mexican mackerel taco shells ♦ Fill the bases of taco shells with a little shredded lettuce, then add ﬁnely sliced red peppers. ♦ Top with Princes Mackerel in Mexican Sauce. Serve with soured cream, lime wedges and salad.
♦ Princes Tuna Chunks in Tomato Sauce, £1.99 (160g; £1.24/100g); Princes Tuna Tikka Mayo Deli Filler, £1.99 (180g; £1.11/100g); Princes Mackerel in Mexican Sauce, 80p (125g; 64p/100g)
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It’s fun to learn
Make playtime big on educational fun and games with our exclusive range of Little Tikes toys
STEPPING OUT Encourage baby’s ﬁrst steps with this walker – it can also be transformed into an activity table and playcentre. Great for developing motor skills. For 12mths+. Little Tikes 3-in-1 Pony Walker, £35
Our early learning toys provide imaginative, educational play and d active fun for babies and toddlers..
● The range includes over 100 products and covers the core play patterns and developmental stages, from birth to 3 years. ● Prices range from just £1.50 and go up to £35, so you’re sure to ﬁnd the th perfect gift, whatever your budget.
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GET THE BALL ROLLING Click the bright sections together to make a ball or rolling tube. Helps baby with hand to eye coordination and problem solving. For 6mths+. Little Tikes Connect-a-Ball, £7
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We’ve only just ﬁnished summer but with the festive season looming, now’s a great time to start thinking about putting money aside for Christmas
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BUILD A LITTLE NEST EGG Thinking ahead to Christmas, open a new bank account, then set up a monthly standing order that pays into it. As you won’t see the money in your current account, you won’t be so tempted to spend it and whatever amount you pay in, it will all add up by December.
PAY-AS-YOU-GO FITNESS CLASSES Unless you use your gym at least twice a week, membership might not be the cheapest option. There are pay-as-you-go alternatives – visit payasugym.com for a gym in your area or go to ﬁndmyworkout.com for ﬁtness classes on the same basis.
Eat out for less Don’t pay over the odds for meals out. Treat yourself using discount vouchers – try wowcher.co.uk.
TRY OUR INSPIRING SANDWICH IDEAS The average worker spends £58 a month on lunch and snacks*. So as obvious as it sounds, if you start making your own packed lunch, you could start saving money instantly. Turn to our 7 Ways with Sandwiches feature on page 48 for ideas on delicious sarnie ﬁllings.
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Watch movies at home The average UK cinema ticket costs £6.37**, so why not stock up on snacks and have a ﬁlm night at home instead? Choose from the great range g of DVDs at Asda – prices prices start at just £3.
FIND OUT YOUR CHEAPEST LOCAL PETROL PRICES With fuel costs soaring, getting the best deal on petrol isn’t easy. Thankfully, there are now lots of tools available to help you do just this. Website petrolprices.com lists what your local petrol station is charging, or you can ﬁnd out the price of petrol at your local Asda store by using the Asda app. Available on iPhone and Android, the app uses GPS to display petrol and diesel prices at a store closest to you.
SEE IF YOU QUALIFY FOR HELP WITH INSULATION OR A NEW BOILER You’ll need to turn on the heating fairly soon, so ﬁnd out if you qualify for a grant towards loft and cavity wall insulation or a new energyefﬁcient boiler by visiting the Take action section at energysavingtrust.org.uk. It could knock hundreds of pounds off your annual bills.
Be a savvy shopper Buy the family’s favourite foods when they’re on special ofer, then freeze or store them. Also, get ahead for Christmas by looking out for ofers on items that’ll make fun stocking ﬁllers and treats. SEPTEMBER 2013 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 75
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BACK TO UNIVERSITY
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Help them get their new pad sorted this term with our fab homewares and tech accessories Students will love our stylish and fun kitchen utensils – plus, their bright colours mean they’re less likely to ‘go missing’ in halls and house shares
Great-value kitchen electricals from
Clockwise from top left: 2-slice toaster, £9; pint glasses, 60p each; kettle, £9; mug, £5 for 4-pack or £4 from 7 September; cereal bowl, £1.50 or £1 from 7 September; dinner plate, £1.85 or £1.50 from 7 September; cutlery, £10 for 40-pack or £6 from 7 September; shot glasses, £2 for 4-pack; microwave, £36; wok, £4; serving spoon, £1; dish brush, £1; corkscrew, £1; can opener, £1 SEPTEMBER 2013 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 77
Our great range of must-have gadgets won’t make a dent in their student loan Go for lightweight, compact gadgets such as laptops and tablets. They’re ideal for small student rooms, as well as carrying to lectures or study sessions
Compact and affordable tablet
Clockwise from top left: Polaroid DAB radio, £30; Polaroid portable Bluetooth speaker, £50 available online only; Hewlett Packard 301 black ink cartridge, £10; Hewlett Packard Everyday Photo Paper 10x15cm 100 Glossy Sheets, £4*; Hewlett Packard 1050A printer, £25; Prestigio 7in tablet, £57; Medion laptop, £259 78 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER 2013
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Our funky soft furnishings will help turn a basic room into a party pad, while the combi TV is perfect for a tight space, as you can play games on it and use it as a computer monitor Clockwise from top left: Polaroid 22in combi television, £119; BlackBerry 9320 smartphone, £99; Case Lab BlackBerry case, £5; Samsung E1230 mobile phone, £10; Polaroid stereo cable, £7; Union Jack cushion, £9; animal-print double duvet set, £12**; One For All indoor aerial, £8
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Slimming success Sara Staveley from Doncaster felt unhappy about her weight after having two kids, so she joined Slimming World
‘I was literally bursting out of my size 16 jeans when i joined slimming World in march last year,’ says sara. ‘it was a photo posted on Facebook that made me get the courage to go along to my local group – i couldn’t believe how big i looked. ‘before that, my eating had been erratic. i’d skip meals, then eat loads the next day. When i had meals with my kids, ava J and ashton, i’d eat their leftovers as well as my own food. no wonder my weight went up to almost 12 stone.’
Sara’s vital statistics height: 5ft 8in starting weight: 11st 12lb Weight now: 9st 9lb Weight lost: 2st 3lb
Group support ‘it was a big thing to walk into the slimming World group for the ﬁrst time. i needn’t have worried, though, as everyone was so friendly – i couldn’t have done it without the group’s support. ‘i chose the extra easy eating plan because there’s so much variety and choice, which means it ﬁts around looking after a young family. i loved
the fact that there’s no need to count or weigh foods – and being able to eat unlimited Free Foods means i’ve never felt hungry. i set myself the goal of exercising, too, so now i do zumba and bokwa dance ﬁtness classes. ‘i knew i’d come down to my ideal
Sara’s favourite menu Breakfast ‘I love a full English breakfast, with eggs, grilled bacon, mushrooms, beans and tomatoes.’ lunch ‘Something fast and ﬁlling – a chicken salad sandwich on wholemeal bread, followed by a large bowl of fresh fruit salad with fat-free yogurt. Delicious!’ 80 | asda.com/magazine | september 2013
DInner ‘A family favourite is homemade spaghetti bolognese.’ snacks ‘Lots of fruit, a Kit Kat and a nice glass of wine at the end of the day.’
‘Slimming World has become a way of life for me. I now love eating well and keeping ﬁt, because it makes me feel better in every way’ weight on the day of ashton’s christening. my husband anthony took a photo of me and said, “You look really lovely”. i’m a size 10 now and so much more relaxed and happy overall. i’ve found my old self – and discovered a positive outlook on life in the process.’
♦ take advantage of slimming World’s half-price membership offer, available until 30 november 2013 – and save £5. the standard one-off membership fee is normally £10, then the weekly group fee is £4.95. to ﬁnd your nearest group, call 0844 892 0489 or visit slimmingworld. com/asDa.
Style solutions for all the family Everything you need for the
NEW SEASON AUTUMN
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BIKER JACKET 8-24, £25 code 4305711
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TRENDS And how to wear them
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Thick and creamy yoghurt made with only naturally sourced ingredients. Low in fat with twice the protein of regular yoghurt. Come pick up a pot today! STRAWBERRY SCONES – Preheat oven to 425°F (Gas Mark 7). In a large bowl whisk
– 170g Strawberry Chobani Strained Yoghurt
together ﬂour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add butter and using a pastry cutter or your ﬁngers, cut
– 450g all-purpose ﬂour
butter into ﬂour mixture until it resembles coarse cornmeal.
– 55g sugar
– Stir in strawberries, then gently add Chobani, taking care
not to over mix. – Turn dough onto a ﬂoured work surface. Fold dough on top of itself to knead, 3 to 4 turns, then pat into 4cm thick rectangle. Fold rectangle into thirds and shape into a 3cm thick circle. Cut into 8 wedges. golden brown, 12 - 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack before serving. Energy
BASED ON GUIDELINE DAILY AMOUNT PER SERVING NUTRITIONAL VALUES ARE BASED PER SERVING
For more great recipes, visit: chobani.co.uk @Chobani_UK
tsp baking soda tsp salt
– 4 tbsp cold unsalted butter cut into
– 225g chopped fresh strawberries
– Place on to baking sheet and sprinkle with sugar. Bake until
962KJ 230 Kcal
– 2 tsp baking powder
GEORGE STYLE Peplu shirt, 8-24, Peplum £12, code 4426138
CHECK IT OUT Have fun with fashion and d try something with a Scottish ttish ﬂavour. Opt for bold tartan an checks or our super cute e sweater with a West Highland Terrier print.
Tartan skirt, 6-20, £12, code 4338180 AVAILABLE IN SELECTED STORES ONLY
Check shirt, shirt 8-24, £14, code 4353124
HIGHLAND Hot from the catwalk! Nothing will bring your autumn wardrobe up to date faster than a splash of tartan
Collared dress, 8-24, £16, code 4426165 AVAILABLE FROM 22 SEPTEMBER, IN SELECTED STORES ONLY
Tartan dress, 8-24, £16, code 4338178
Check pinafore, 8-24, £16, code 4370257
Tartan shorts, 6-20, £12, code 4338179
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Westie dog jumper, 8-24, £16, code 4404976
Kit yourself out in skinny combats, camouflage prints and leather for a feminine take on this seasonÕs military trend
Embellished shirt, 8-24, £14, code 4356547; combats, 6-26, standard and long length, £16, code 4334531 AVAILABLE FROM 30 SEPTEMBER; boots, 3-9, £22, code 4316867; bag, £7, code 4260124
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Biker jacket, 8-20, £28, code 4242329; V-neck t-shirt, 8-24, £8, code 4386309; jeans, 8-24, standard and long length, £14, code 4247131
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Who says you can’t look pretty in army-inspired fashion? It’s all about the proportions. Keep your silhouette slim, slip on the latest embellished biker boots and pile on bracelets. Now add a girly hairdo and soft make-up
T-shirt, 8-24, £10, code 4408299; combats, 6-26, standard and long length, £16, code 4334531 AVAILABLE FROM 30 SEPTEMBER; boots, 3-9, £22, code 4313332
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C CONTRAST PANELS A ke key trend, seen her here on Star Trek Into Darkness actr actress Alice Eve, is sleeves in contrasting fab fabric. Our blue trench (right) uses panels to the same effect. It ticks all the style boxes, and the navy co colour provides a fresh alternative to be beige or black.
Button-detail trench, 8-24, £16, code 4305710
Panelled trench, 8-24, £28, code 4305713
CLASSIC WITH A TWIST Beige is the most popular shade for a traditional trench, as worn by singer Mollie King of The Saturdays. This season, buttons like hers are a key detail. Our coat (above) also has piped edges.
THE TRENCH The trench coat is a modern wardrobe must-buy; choose colour and detailing to suit your style Biker-style trench, 8-24, £28, code 4305712 AVAILABLE FROM 25 AUGUST
PIPED EDGES Pippa Middleton loves her black mac with cream contrast piping. Steal her style with this fabulous short version from George (below). Team with skinny black jeans, a nude underarm bag – and don’t forget the sunnies, whatever the weather!
PHOTOGRAPHS: REX FEATURES, WENN
Trimmed trench, 8-24, £16, code 4305709
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ACTRESS ANGELINA JOLIE IN A LEATHER PENCIL SKIRT
FIONA LAMBERT GEORGE BRAND DIRECTOR
THE LEATHERLOOK SKIRT A pencil skirt shape with zip detailing. Skirt, 8-24, £14, code 4351132 AVAILABLE
‘The new season is all about a wonderful text texture; faux fur, supersoft knits, sweats and leather. One of my favourite pieces for autumn is our fabulous black and leopard print contrast coat. It’s perfect for work and weekend and ticks all the right style boxes.’
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THE CONTRAST COAT A splash of the season’s favourite animal print. Coat, 8-24, £36, code 4372457 AVAILABLE FROM 22 SEPTEMBER
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THE FUR-LINED ANKLE BOOT
Wedges, buckles and sheepskin – three trends in one. Boots, 3-9, £20, code 4387028 AVAILABLE FROM 7 OCTOBER
THE STATEMENT DRESS Wear this from day to night; just add heels. Dress, 8-24, £18, code 4441437
THE FAUX FUR HEADBAND It’s the perfect update for a plain coat or sweater. Headband, £5, code 4349073 AVAILABLE FROM 23 SEPTEMBER, IN SELECTED STORES ONLY
THE MOTIF JUMPER
ACTRESS JESSICA ALBA SHOWS OFF THE LATEST SKINNY COMBATS
A motif sweater gets top marks for autumn style. Jumper, 8-24, £12, code 4386298
6 THE STYLISH HANDBAG Bang on trend for shape and the latest colour. Bag, £12, code 4348768 AVAILABLE FROM 8 SEPTEMBER
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TH THE STATEMENT STA NECKLACE NEC A pendant pen works rks with ev everything. g. Necklace, £6 £
THE MILITARYSTYLE CARGO Move over skinny jeans – cargos are the new must-buy. Combats, 6-26, standard and long length, £16, code 4334531 AVAILABLE FROM 30 SEPTEMBER
THE T-BAR FLATS
Hot from the catwalk, the ﬂat pump with diamanté details. Pumps, 3-9, £12, code 4285258
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THE SHIRT DUO
Checks and logos – two trends in one. 2-in-1 shirt, S-XXXXL, £14, code 4321064 AVAILABLE
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ONE DIRECTION’S HARRY STYLES ROCKS THE CHECKED SHIRT
THE JEANS The lived-in look gets top marks for style. Jeans, 30-42, £14, code 4303797
The key pieces to see men through the season ason
THE SMART BLAZER Perfect to team with jeans, cords or chinos. Blazer, S-XXXL, £35, code 4344738 AVAILABLE FROM 15 SEPTEMBER
THE CHECK SCARF Essential checks adds a new look for autumn. Scarf, £6, code 4271782 92 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER 2013
THE FUR HAT
A trapper hat is the accessory of the season. Trapper hat, S-M/L-XL, £8, code 4362941 AVAILABLE FROM 14 SEPTEMBER
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GEORGE STYLE FIONA LAMBERT GEORGE BRAND DIRECTOR ‘I love the great outdoors theme of our latest menswear collection; chunky knits, denim and boots. These pieces are great for autumn layering and for creating a smart casual look for evenings and stylish weekends.’
THE BUCKLE BELT
Chunky biker style with a statement buckle. Belt, S-XXL, £6, code 4364054 AVAILABLE FROM 14 SEPTEMBER
THE CASUAL PARKA
THE FAIR ISLE KNIT Move over block colour, there’s a new knit in town! Jumper, S-XXL, £12, code 4201089
The latest way to keep warm and dry, and look cool. Parka, S-XXXL, £35, code 4321065 AVAILABLE FROM 8 SEPTEMBER, IN SELECTED STORES ONLY
THE LACE-UP BOOT
This is the shape to wear with your jeans. Boots, 6-12, £30, code 4360171 AVAILABLE FROM 14
ACTOR JAKE GYLLENHAAL WEARS THE DENIM SHIRT WITH EFFORTLESS STYLE
SEPTEMBER, IN SELECTED STORES ONLY
THE DENIM SHIRT A fashion classic that never dates. Shirt, S-XXXXL, £14, code 4302913
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From motif jumpers to chunky cardies, the kids’ collection from George is ticking all the style boxes Gilet with cable knit, 4-14yrs, from £12, code 4244181
FAIR ISLE KNIT Just like Dad will be wearing... Fair isle cardigan, 9mths6yrs, from £10, code 4287794; hooded shirt, 9mths-6yrs, from £6, code 4336980; trousers, 9mths6yrs, from £7, code 4300630
AVAILABLE FROM 25 AUGUST
ALL AVAILABLE FROM 25 AUGUST
Cord trousers, 4-14yrs, from £6, code 4297542 Hooded top, 4-14yrs, from £8, code 4305014 AVAILABLE FROM 25 AUGUST; trousers, 4-14yrs, s, 4-14yrs, from £8, code 4297535 AV AVAILABLE VAILABLE FROM 25 AUGUST; hat, at, 4-16yrs, part of a 2-pack, £5, 5, code 4357711 AVAILABLE FROM OM 26 AUGUST; hi-tops, 10-6, from £12, code 4263485 94 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER 2013
AVAILABLE FROM 25 AUGUST
Beanie, 4-16yrs, £4, code 4345269 AVAILABLE FROM 26 AUGUST
Hi-tops, as before
GEORGE STYLE Bunny top, 9mths-6yrs, from £3.50, code 4393727 AVAILABLE FROM 26 AUGUST
Fair isle knit dress, 9mths6yrs, from £9, code 4366429 AVAILABLE FROM 1 SEPTEMBER
Bunny leggings, 9mths-6yrs, from £3, code 4343698 AVAILABLE FROM 26 AUGUST
MOTIF JUMPER Borrowed straight from the catwalk. Jumper, 4-14yrs, from £9, code 4291948; skirt, 4-14yrs, from £8, code 4323693 BOTH
Top, 4-14yrs, from £6, code 4400914; jeans, 4-14yrs, from £8, code 4302543; boots, 8-4, from £12.50, code 4375265 AVAILABLE FROM 8 SEPTEMBER
AVAILABLE FROM 25 AUGUST
Hello Kitty shoes, 4-12, £10, code 4283290 Hat and mitts set, 4-16yrs, £5, code 4357719 AVAILABLE FROM 2 SEPTEMBER SEPTEMBER 2013 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 95
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The new term is fast approaching. Find everything you need at George – top marks for quality and great value
Sweatshirt, 3-16yrs, from £2, code BTS160; half elasticated-waist trousers, 3-14yrs, from £3, code BTS185; polo shirt, 3-16yrs, from £2.50 for 2-pack, code BTS165
Sweatshirt, 3-16yrs, from £2, code BTS159; box-pleat skirt, 3-16yrs, from £3.50, code BTS196; polo shirt, 3-16yrs, from £2.50 for 2-pack, code BTS169; bow shoes, 8-2, from £15, code BTS348 IF YOU’RE NOT COMPLETELY SATISFIED WITH YOUR GEORGE CLOTHING PURCHASE, RETURN IT WITHIN 100 DAYS WITH PROOF OF PURCHASE FOR AN EXCHANGE OR REFUND. †GUARANTEE EXCLUDES ALL FOOTWEAR, ACCESSORIES (NOT MADE FROM CLOTH), JEWELLERY AND GEORGE BEDDING. THE NORMAL 28-DAY RETURN POLICY APPLIES TO THESE EXCLUSIONS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF BEDDING, WHICH CANNOT BE RETURNED UNLESS FAULTY OR MISDESCRIBED, DUE TO HYGIENE REASONS. YOUR STAUTORY RIGHTS ARE NOT AFFECTED.
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PRIZE DRAW! To get the school year off to a truly fruitilicious start Fruitypot has an iPad Mini to give away to one lucky Asda Magazine reader. Vimto Jellies, the latest addition to the
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Pick of the month A round-up of the latest ﬁlm, music and games releases
FIFA 14 (3+)
Celebrate the new footie season with FIFA 14, the latest in the hugely popular soccer gaming series. New features include precision-movement so you can play with the agility of a professional. Available for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC. In store 27 September, or pre-order at ASDA.com/direct.
PRE-ORDER PS4 AND XBOX ONE Don’t miss out! Pre-order Xbox One and PS4 from Asda Direct with a £20 deposit. You’ll receive a £20 pre-order voucher, which will secure you the hottest gift this Christmas. Go to ASDA.com/direct.
GRAND THEFT AUTO V (18)
GAME Get ready for the latest hotly anticipated adventure in the Grand Theft Auto series. The game is set in Los Santos, a sprawling metropolis full of fast cars, self-help gurus, starlets and fading celebrities struggling to stay aﬂoat in an era of economic uncertainty and cheap cable TV. Amid the turmoil, three very different criminals risk everything in a series of daring and dangerous heists that could set them up for life. Available on PS3 and Xbox 360. In store 17 September, or pre-order at ASDA.com/direct.
Get your hands on the new Xbox One
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This is a fast-paced, action-packed true story about two of Formula 1’s greatest racers – English playboy James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth, left) versus Austrian Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl). And tells the exhilarating tale of their rivalry around the time of Lauda’s near-fatal crash in 1976. In cinemas 13 September. SEPARATED AT BIRTH?
Robbie Savage Football pundit and former Premier League player Robbie models the long, blond, sporty look, too.
Scan here here using your Asda app to see this trailer
Brad Pitt Fellow actor Brad has the hairstyle, but this blond shares his time between the camera and his six kids with Angelina.
ROARING 20S, RIZZLE KICKS CD The Brighton hip-hop duo follow their 2011 platinumselling debut with a new album – listen for guest rapping from The Wire actor Dominic West! In store 2 September. And if you like them, try... London rapper Tinie Tempah. His album Demonstration is due out soon.
OBLIVION (12) DVD
It’s 2077, and Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on an Earth that’s been all but destroyed after decades of war with the terrifying Scavs. Jack’s mission to help extract vital
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resources is nearly complete – but when he rescues an attractive stranger, Julia (Olga Kurylenko), from a downed spacecraft, it triggers a journey that ultimately puts the fate of mankind in his hands. Also stars Morgan Freeman.
Tom Cruise is one of Hollywood’s top earners, and his ﬁlms make millions at the box ofﬁce, too. Here are his top grossing ﬁlms to date*. Oblivion is already at 10 – can it do even better? 1 Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol 2 War of the Worlds 3 Mission: Impossible II 4 Mission: Impossible 5 The Last Samurai 6 Mission: Impossible III 7 Minority Report 8 Rain Man 9 Top Gun 10 Oblivion
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Actor Chris Hemsworth might be the spitting image of driver James Hunt – but who else does he remind you of?
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We’ve got some fantastic giveaways this month. Turn over for more prizes and details of how to enter
WIN! One of two family tickets to see Peppa Pig’s Big Splash, meet Peppa and Friends, plus a day at Peppa Pig World with a two-night hotel stay She’s back with a new nationwide theatre show, Peppa Pig’s Big Splash, so come along and join Peppa and Friends – she’d love to see you there. We have two prizes, so two families of four will see the all-singing and dancing adventure. They’ll also enjoy a day at Peppa Pig World in Hampshire, a two-night hotel stay and £200 spending money. For 10 runners-up, we’re also offering family Meet Peppa and Friends tickets to see the show. Visit peppapiglive.com and peppapigworld.co.uk for more details. There are two main prizes, each for a family of four, comprising a Meet Peppa and Friends family ticket for Peppa Pig’s Big Splash at a venue of winner’s choice; a family day pass to Peppa Pig World at Paulton’s Park, Hampshire, with two-night’s accommodation in a three-star hotel sharing a standard family room on a B&B basis; and £200 spending money. The prize does not include travel, meals apart from those mentioned, drinks, incidental hotel or theme park expenses and must be taken by 26 October 2014. The ten runner-up prizes are for a Meet Peppa and Friends family ticket for Peppa Pig’s Big Splash at a venue of their choice, and do not include travel, meals or drinks or any other expenses. For both main and runner-up prizes, Meet Peppa and Friends is only available at select shows. A family ticket means minimum one adult per group. All tickets are subject to availability. Shows running until summer 2014, excluding Criterion London shows 6 December 2013 to 5 January 2014. Paulton’s Park has partial closures over winter 2013-2014.
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COMPETITIONS HOW TO ENTER*
WIN! A lavish seven-night holiday for two at the ﬁve-star Grand Hotel Excelsior in Malta Fancy a relaxing break? We’ve got a luxury seven-night holiday in the Maltese capital of Valletta to give away. Your home for the duration – the Grand Hotel Excelsior – provides magniﬁcent accommodation, breathtaking views of Marsamxett harbour and nd Manoel Island and world-class dining – you’ll also experience a wonderful catamaran tour with lunch. All in all, it’s an unforgettable experience. To book other amazing holidays like this, visit independentholidayexperts.co.uk or call 0800 810 8640. The prize is for one winner and their guest staying for seven nights, sharing a standard double or twin room on a B&B basis. Return economy ﬂights from major UK airports to Malta, one piece of hold luggage up to 20kg, taxes and non-UK transfers included. Catamaran tour to be booked through hotel on arrival, weather dependent. The prize does not include meals, drinks, spending money, travel insurance, incidental hotel and other expenses and UK transfers. Holiday to be taken between 6 January and 30 June 2014. Chosen dates are subject to ﬂight/hotel availability.
WIN! Two tickets to see Lee Evans in the comedy Barking in Essex, plus a two-night stay in London We’re offering one lucky reader and a friend the chance to see the hilarious new play Barking in Essex, playing at Wyndham’s Theatre, opening 6 September 2013 for a limited run until 4 January 2014. You’ll also get to enjoy two nights of luxury at the Cavendish London hotel, plus free gaming chips at The Hippodrome Casino and a meal in its glamorous Heliot Steakhouse Restaurant. View the play’s trailer at barkinginessex.co.uk. The prize is for one winner and their guest, and is two theatre tickets, a programme and an interval drink of a glass of house wine, a beer or a soft drink each; two-nights’ accommodation sharing a standard double or twin room in the Cavendish London hotel on a B&B basis; a night at the Casino (over 18s only; gambleaware.co.uk), including £10 of non-negotiable gaming chips each, and dinner from the three-course, private dining room and pre-theatre ﬁxed menu and a bottle of house wine in the restaurant to the total value of £100. The prize does not include travel, meals or drinks other than stated, spending money or incidental hotel or casino expenses. It is subject to availability. The prize must be taken by 4 January 2014.
WIN! A family break at Butlins Shoreline Hotel in Bognor Regis Head to the seaside and experience all the fun that Butlins has to offer. We’re giving away a three-night weekend or four-night midweek family break at the Shoreline Hotel in Bognor Regis. Readers can also get an extra £20 off any Butlins break – simply visit butlins.com/ASDA or call 0845 070 4736 and quote ‘ASDASEPT’ by 30 November 2013.
The prize consists of a three-night weekend or four-night midweek break for a family of four (two adults and two children aged 14 years or under), staying at the Butlins Shoreline Hotel in a Hooks Cabin at Bognor Regis. Prize includes breakfast and dinner, based on a Hotel Dining plan (beverages are included during breakfast only). Prize must be taken by 30 June 2014, excluding the month of August, bank holidays or Christmas, subject to availability. Prize does not include travel, meals or beverages other than stated, activities or spending money. The winner must be present on the prize booking and at least one person from the party must be aged 21 years or over. The offer is an extra £20 per booking discount on top of Butlins’ current offers for bookings made by 30 November 2013 and taken by 30 June 2014. Offer does not apply to two-night hotel breaks. It cannot be combined with any other offer code and is subject to availability. Butlins’ full booking terms and conditions apply – see butlins.com/terms.
*ENTRY DETAILS Calls cost 50p from BT landlines. Calls from other networks, payphones and mobiles may be higher. Text entries cost 50p plus standard operator rates. For SMS and call entry technical issues call 0845 803 0325. For online entry technical issues call Asda customer services on 0800 952 0101. See opposite for full and speciﬁc terms and conditions.
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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 PEPPA PIG Call 0901 151 0090 Text ASDA1 HOLIDAY IN MALTA Call 0901 151 0091 Text ASDA2 BARKING IN ESSEX PLAY AND A STAY IN LONDON Call 0901 151 0093 Text ASDA3 FAMILY BREAK AT BUTLINS Call 0901 151 0094 Text ASDA4 Calls/texts cost 50p each*. The closing date for prize draws is midnight, 30 September 2013. PRIZE DRAW TERMS & CONDITIONS 1 Prize draws are open to all residents of the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) aged 18 years and over (unless otherwise stated), excluding employees (and their immediate family) of Asda, Publicis Blueprint and their afﬁliated 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, phone and text) must be received by midnight 30 September 2013. Phone/text lines open 24 hours a day until midnight 30 September 2013. 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 veriﬁed computer system after the closing date and will be notiﬁed by letter within 28 days of closing date. If the prize is not claimed within six weeks of notiﬁcation, a redraw will take place. 6 There are no cash alternatives. Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as offered. 7 By entering our prize draws, you agree to take part in publicity. 8 To obtain winners’ names/counties, send an sae to: Asda Magazine September 2013 Winners List, Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds LS11 5AD, 28 days after the closing date. Please 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 ﬁnal. 11 In the event of unforeseen circumstances, promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value. 12 Prize draws may be featured in other promotional material with different treatments. 13 The promoter is 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 ﬁt 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 prize draws. 16 Where terms/conditions are inconsistent with additional prize draw terms, additional ones will prevail. By entering you accept this.
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Beat morning mayhem After the holidays, getting the kids out on time can be a challenge. Here are ﬁve tried and tested ideas to help
GET AHEAD Prepare as much as possible the night before, to avoid too many last-minute arguments when everyone gets up in the morning. Set out the kids’ clothes or school uniforms and make packed lunches in advance, so that everything’s ready to hand.
Cheat the time Set the main kitchen clock 5 minutes early – and don’t tell the kids. You’ll buy yourself a little extra time.
Avoid bathroom queues Stagger the times your kids get up – start with the ones that need most help.
PUT IT ON A LIST Create a calendar of all the kids’ lessons and after-school clubs – and stick it on the fridge or by the front door where everyone can see it. Incorporate a checklist of the relevant sports kit or arts equipment they will need to take with them, so you’ll know who needs what when.
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Make a timetable Map out all the morning’s essential activities in advance and give each one a time frame. For example, tell the kids that getting dressed can only take 10 minutes.
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