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We love... 9 We test each recipe at least three times in an ordinary kitchen, to make sure it works for you frst time and every time. All products are subject to availability and are available in the majority of stores unless otherwise stated. Online delivery charges may apply.
Cool ices Great-value lollies and cones for kids 11 Top picks This month’s must-have products
Food & drink 16 Handcrafted with passion Meet the supplier of our quality sausages 20 Spotlight on... The best
spuds for every dish 25 Apricots Add a fruity twist to your cooking 30 Kids’ cooking Fun party food ideas 35 Weekday winners Easy family meals 43 Glynis’ foolproof classics Our food editor’s lemon cake 61 Masterclass How to
make fresh focaccia 65 Make, cheat, buy Choc mufn cheesecake
BBQ special 45 Your best ever BBQ Our sizzling recipes and simple shortcuts 55 Cooks’ tips BBQ hints 58 7 ways with kebabs Meat, fsh or veg...
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ON THE COVER Minted lamb burgers (p46) Photograph: Rob White Styling: Tamzin Ferdinando Food styling: Emily Jonzen
Homes 69 Sitting pretty Furniture solutions for your garden, whether it’s small or large
Fashion special 75 George style Win one of fve hot-pink dresses 77 Style notebook Blossom in forals, plus shades like the A-listers
Think pink Top styles in summer’s hottest colour 80 10 ways to wear tribal Simple ideas to make this trend work for you 82 Boho luxe How to recreate this classic laid-back look 86 Men’s trends This season’s wardrobe essentials, and how to wear them
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Asda editor Hannah McDermott Acting editorial editor Debbie Codd Deputy editor Sally Shore Chief sub editor Kari Wilkin Senior sub editor Sue Sharrock Food editor Glynis McGuinness Deputy food editor Gregor McMaster Food assistant Linzi Brechin Art director Alex Nicholas Projects art editor Natalie Williams Senior designer Jack Cunningham Junior designer Susan Murphy Account director Jo Brooks Senior account manager Nicola Davey Account manager Amy Atkin Senior account executive Lizzie Gull Account executive Nikki Little George account director Kirsty Ware Production director Melanie Clarke Sales director Simon Cockburn
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I always look forward to this time of year... The days are longer, the weather’s warming up and the barbecue season is so nearly here. The thought of sitting outside and enjoying a drink, while delicious, fresh food chargrills on the barbecue, is really appealing. It’s the informal feel of it all that I love most. You can marinade your meat in advance, prepare a few salads, then just grill and go. Everyone’s a fan of the staple burgers, sausages and skewers, but barbecue trends are changing all the time. Look out for twists on a classic, or American-inspired smoky, sweet or even fruity marinades, sauces and dips. Hopefully, our BBQ recipes will inspire you with a new classic to add to your repertoire. One of my favourite new trends is fabulous ‘loaded dogs’. These delicious gourmet-quality sausages are topped with lovely fresh ingredients – just pile them on to make your very own signature hot dog.
…everyone to take part in The Big Lunch, on 1 June. Get together and have fun with your neighbours. For details, go to thebiglunch.com.
Great for the BBQ
…our Extra Special sausages, £2.98 or 2 for £5. So tasty, and perfect for making loaded hot dogs.
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…this fun beach towel*, £5, from George Home. There are lots more in store and online. Bring on the sun!
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Show of your favourite snaps – and snuggle up with them, too. Circular Photo Cushions, £20 each*
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Alcohol-free drinks for grown-ups – cheers! Extra Special Non-Alcoholic Grape Spritzers, 750ml, £1.75 each
Keep things clutter-free with pretty storage solutions. George Home 3-piece box set, £10*
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news THIS MONTH’S
With summer on the way, it’s time for sports, sunscreen and shades, plus much more FUN AND GAMES
*ASDA DON’T GET BURNT SURVEY, 2013. **YOUGOV, MARCH 2013
Help your kids to lead a healthier lifestyle by joining in the fun at your local Asda Active school sports day. Following the success of last year’s programme, we’ve joined with Sports Leaders UK to arrange activities, from footie and fencing to Zumba and judo. Events will be held 5-18 May, visit ASDA.com/active for info.
FROM £3.5 EACH, OR 2 FOR £6
of Brits wear out-of-date sunscreen…*
…which means their skin isn’t properly protected. And with over 100,000 Brits diagnosed with skin cancer each year**, good sunscreen is a must. This summer, stock up on our 5-star rated Protect Suncare range – our 2 for £6 ofer means you can keep your family safe for less.
Here’s a wheelie good deal When you take out or renew Asda car insurance, you get a free Halfords Autocentre MOT. For more details, go to ASDA.com /car-insurance
Net the fnest fsh
Want to impress your guests? Our gourmet-style Fish Made Simple range is a great catch! Our colleagues will help you pick out a fsh, marinade, flling or topping – try trout stufed with ricotta. Then just pop it in the oven or microwave.
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We’ve got kids’ fun sorted. Our colourful play tents make great dens and hideaways. From teepees and castles to circus tents, your little terrors can let their imaginations run wild out in the fresh air. Or bring the fun indoors if it rains. Prices from £10 to £20.
One-stop holiday essentials Packing for your hols? Pick up all your travel essentials in your local Asda. We’ve got everything from mosquito plugs to travel hairdryers. Prices from £1.50.
MEAT-FREE BONANZA National Vegetarian Week is from 19-25 May. To celebrate, weÕve reduced the price of four of our favourite Chosen by you veggie ready-meals, from £2.20 to just £1.50 each. Whether youÕre vegetarian or just fancy a change, why not give them a try?
Sporting shades Don’t let wearing specs stop you being active. With our new sports-style, single-vision prescription sunglasses – just £70 each, or 2 for £99* – you can ride your bike or play frisbee and still look great.
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TALKING MINCE Aubergine & Mozzarella Bake; Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni; Carrot & Lentil Cottage Pie; Pepper & Courgette Lasagne
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Stock up for summer parties at our online Wine Shop, with 10% of cases until 1 June**, and free delivery on all orders of six bottles or more. Mix and match, or try pre-selected cases. Visit ASDA.com/wineshop and use ASDAWINE10 at the checkout.
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We’re changing the wording on our mince packaging – but the taste won’t change! Due to new laws, lean beef, pork and lamb mince will be called ‘reduced fat’, while extra lean mince will now simply be ‘lean’.
*SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. THE 2-FOR OFFER IS BASED ON BOTH PAIRS OF GLASSES BEING PURCHASED TOGETHER FOR THE SAME PERSON. SPEAK TO AN OPTICAL COLLEAGUE IN STORE FOR DETAILS. **SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. 10% OFF AND FREE DELIVERY ON ORDERS PLACED BETWEEN 28 APRIL AND MIDNIGHT 1 JUNE 2014 ON ASDA.COM/WINESHOP ONLY. ONE VOUCHER PER TRANSACTION. IF YOU LOOK UNDER 25 AND WANT TO BUY AGE-RESTRICTED PRODUCTS, YOU WILL NEED TO PROVE YOUR AGE. CHALLENGE 25. NO I.D. NO SALE. PHOTOGRAPHS: ALAMY
with passion A dedication to craftsmanship and great food are what makes our new premium range of Finnebrogue sausages extra special, says producer Denis Lynn
PRODUCERS Tucked between lush rolling hills and ancient woodland in Northern Ireland is the Finnebrogue estate. This beautiful 600-acre farm is owned by Denis Lynn, an artisan farmer, and our newest sausage supplier. Denis has been producing artisan food for over a decade and employs over 200 people. There are around 2,000 deer on the estate, as well as the factory that produces our Extra Special sausages and hot dogs. Finnebrogue’s reputation for using high-quality ingredients to create premium, artisan-style products made them an obvious choice of partner. They already supply their award-winning sausages to a number of large retailers and top chefs including Heston Blumenthal
and, previously, Raymond Blanc, Rick Stein and Gordon Ramsay. For our Extra Special range, Denis only buys pork from farmers who can guarantee the welfare of their animals. But his real priority is making premium bangers that cook well and taste amazing. We caught up with Denis to fnd out more…
Why are your sausages so special? We only make food that excites and inspires us, and that we know our customers will enjoy eating. We believe that food can make a real difference and this is at the heart of everything we do. Our sausages are made by hand in small batches, using fresh cuts of pork from the shoulder and belly. Traditionally used in sausage making, these cuts have the perfect ratio of fat to meat. This means that the sausages will be succulent and tasty, whether you grill, fry or barbecue them. We know that customers always want the best quality, great value and fantastic new products, so we like to offer them something that they can’t
‘We only buy pork from farmers who can guarantee the welfare of their animals’
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Only fresh cuts of meat, fat and natural favourings like chillies and spices are used in Finnebrogue’s premium sausages
Jim Viggars, Asda Head of Meat Quality
Food that we can be proud of...
What do you look for when buying meat from suppliers? We work with a number of farmers and animal welfare and sustainability are crucial for us. I frmly believe that animals deserve as good a life as possible and that, as a farmer, it’s my responsibility to ensure that happens. That’s why we only use farmers from the British Isles who take good care of their animals. This may be as simple as designing pig accommodation that gives them freedom to move around. How does animal welfare afect the quality of the meat? Happy pigs make great food and they deserve to be well treated. But it’s not just about being looked after on the farm. If animals get stressed, it can afect the taste of the meat. We use a local abattoir so that when the pigs are sent there, they don’t have to travel too far and get stressed. 18 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | MAY 2014
The best bangers Add real quality to your BBQ with one of Finnebrogue’s Extra Special hot dogs. Hot Dog, £2.98 (400g), or 2 for £5 Smoky, sweet favour and the ‘snap’ of an American dog. Serve with crispy onions, ketchup and mustard. Louisiana Cajun, £2.98 (400g), or 2 for £5 Blend of pork, Monterey Jack cheese, red bell peppers, chilli, garlic and spices – a tasty hot sausage. Tennessee BBQ, £2.98 (400g) or 2 for £5 Inspired by classic Kentucky bourbonbased BBQ sauces. These contain honey, bourbon, treacle, garlic and onion.
All these sausages are gluten free!
WORDS: SALLY SHORE. PHOTOGRAPHS: ROB DURSTON
get anywhere else. We experiment with new exciting favours and use only welfare-friendly pork so that people have real choice. All sausages in our Extra Special range are gluten-free. We’ve been working closely with Asda to develop this range. More and more people are being diagnosed as gluten intolerant or having coeliac disease, so it made sense to make them gluten-free.
‘At Asda, we’re committed to giving you great prices and value for money, but without compromising on quality. All our products and ingredients are responsibly sourced and can be traced back to the suppliers, from farm to fork. And we pride ourselves on the support we give to all our farmers and growers – hopefully, it shows in products.’
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These keep their shape and waxy texture well when boiled or steamed, making them ideal for potato salads. Or serve them crushed with a little olive oil and chopped fresh herbs.
Versatile and tasty, thereâ€™s so much more to spuds than mash The humble spud is a superstar in the kitchen. Thereâ€™s lots of varieties available and each has its own characteristics that makes it ideal for particular dishes. From fufy King Edwards, which are great for baking, to waxy, salad-friendly Charlottes, choosing the right spud for the job can make or break a dish. Damon Johnson Head of Produce Quality
This yellow-skinned potato is ideal for roasting and mashing. It has a velvety texture and rich favour, so no need to add butter.
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Jersey Royal Maris Piper
WORDS AND RECIPES: GREGOR MCMASTER. PHOTOGRAPHS: STUART OVENDEN STYLING: JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: LAUREN FLOODGATE
A true all-rounder that’s great for chips and roasties. It also mashes really well.
The king of new potatoes gets its unique favour from Jersey’s fertile soil. To let the wonderful taste shine through, just simmer or steam for 20 mins and add butter. Only in season from April to early June, so enjoy them now.
Rudolph With a sweet favour, red skin and smooth, creamy texture, the Rudolph spud is delicious baked, mashed or roasted. MAY 2014 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 21
Serve up something new with potatoes...
BABY PEARL SALAD
Why not also try…
Add dressings to cooked potatoes while they’re still warm. This helps the liquid and flavour really soak in.
Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Peel and thinly slice Maris Piper potatoes. Layer in an ovenproof dish with thinly sliced onions until the dish is almost full. Pour over double cream to come almost to the top, add dabs of butter, season and cover with foil. Cook for 90 minutes, remove foil and cook for another 10 mins, until golden.
● Salted homemade crisps
Drizzle thin slices of Maris Piper with oil and bake until crisp. Sprinkle with rock salt.
Use leftover mashed potatoes to thicken sauces and soups, or put on top of pies instead of pastry.
In separate pans of salted water, boil Baby Pearl potatoes and sweetcorn cobettes until tender. Drain well and leave to cool. Make a dressing of three parts oil to one part cider vinegar, season and stir in a handful of torn watercress. Lightly smash the cooled potatoes with a fork, then cut the corn kernels from the cob. Put in a bowl and pour over the dressing. Serve.
Why not also try…
● Potato omelette Add sliced cooked baby spuds to beaten eggs and chopped herbs, then fry in a little oil.
Peel and coarsely grate a few medium-size Rudolph potatoes. Wring out the grated potato in a clean tea towel to remove excess water. Put in a bowl with chopped thyme and season. Melt a knob of butter in a frying pan and add a heaped tablespoon of the potato mixture and press down lightly. Cook for 3-4 mins on each side until golden. Top with a poached egg. Serve.
Why not also try…
● Bubble and squeak Mix
cooked cabbage with mashed potatoes, form into cakes and fry until golden.
For added crunch, dust parboiled potatoes with cornflour before putting them in hot oil to roast.
TAKE A SHORTCUT... Ready-prepared potato dishes are great when you haven’t got much time – look in the produce department for our great range. All you have to do is remove the film and pop in the oven or microwave*. 22 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | MAY 2014
Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Rub olive oil over some large Marabel potatoes and cook for 80 mins, until golden. Halve and carefully scoop out most, but not all, of the inside of the potato and put in a bowl with fried bacon pieces, a handful of grated cheddar and a sprinkling of chopped chives. Spoon the mixture into the empty skins, return to the oven and bake for 10-15 mins.
Leave the skin on Marabel potatoes when mashing. It adds taste and texture, and the skin is packed with vitamins, too.
Fresh potatoes should be kept in a cool, dark place with good ventilation (but not in the fridge or freezer). Don’t wash potatoes before you store them – dampness can make them go of quicker. Leftover mashed or roast potatoes can be frozen in bags for up to 3 months.
* CHECK PACK INSTRUCTIONS FOR COOKING GUIDELINES
It’s Coeliac Awareness Week from 12-18 May – a great time to check out our gluten-free staples
If you or one of your family is a coeliac, planning what to eat can be tricky. So we’ve developed our Chosen by you Free from range to give coeliacs – who are intolerant to gluten – more choice. The range is also good if you have a problem with dairy or wheat. From tasty snacks to store cupboard basics, we’ve got all you need for worry-free eating. Try our ideas for introducing these staples into your diet – and discover the full range at ASDA.com/freefrom.
PHOTOGRAPH: RIA OSBORNE. STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STYLING: NANCY MCDOUGALL
Starting the day with cereal can be a problem if you’re intolerant to gluten or wheat – so try Free from Porridge Oats. Naturally high in fbre, it’s even more delicious topped with fruit.
Chosen by you Free from Penne, £1.35 (500g; 27p/100g)
Shop in store and online for a great range of Free from products
Chosen by you Free from Sliced Brown Bread, £1.50 (600g; 25p/100g)
Made with sunfower, millet, linseed and poppy seeds, our Free from Sliced Brown Bread is perfect for sandwiches and it’s gluten, wheat and dairy free. Finish on a sweet note with Free from Rocky Road, with all the favour of the usual kind.
Chosen by you Free from Belgian Chocolate Rocky Road, £2 (150g; £1.33/100g)
Pasta can be of the dinner menu if you’re coeliac because of the gluten and wheat content. But with our Free from Penne you can happily tuck into dishes like this one (main picture).
Chosen by you Free from Porridge Oats, £2.68 (450g; 59.6p/100g)
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FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH
Apricots Sweet and juicy, with a wonderful tart favour, this fruit brings a touch of summer sunshine to these delicious recipes* Apricot & chocolate tart Tangy apricots teamed with a luscious rich chocolate and almond flling – it’s a match made in heaven!
*AS A SEASONAL FRUIT, APRICOTS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. RECIPES: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPHS: DAN JONES. STYLING: JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: BIANCA NICE
SERVES 12 READY IN 1HR 30MINS PRICE PER SERVING 53p 200g plain flour, plus extra for rolling out 1tbsp icing sugar 1tbsp cocoa powder 100g salted butter, chilled and diced 5tbsp apricot jam 100g Extra Special 70% Cocoa Solids Ivory Coast Dark Chocolate 125g unsalted butter, softened 125g caster sugar 2 large eggs 125g ground almonds 5-6 fresh apricots 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5. Sift 175g of the four, plus the icing sugar and cocoa, into a bowl. Rub in the chilled butter then add water, to form a stif dough. 2 Roll out the dough on a foured surface, then use to line a 23cm fan tin. Prick the base, lay a piece of baking paper on top and weigh down with dried rice to stop the dough
rising. Bake for 10 mins. Remove the paper and rice. Cook for another 5 mins. 3 Spread 3tbsp of the jam on the pastry base. Melt the chocolate in a bowl set over, but not touching, simmering water in a pan. Leave to cool for 10 mins.
4 Add the unsalted butter and caster sugar and beat until creamy. Add the eggs, almonds and remaining 25g four and beat again until evenly mixed. Put in the fan case and level the top. 5 Halve and stone the apricots and arrange on top,
pressing down lightly into the mixture. Bake for 30-35 mins. Melt the remaining 2tbsp jam and brush over the top while still warm.
Each 113g serving contains: ENERGY
1,965kj High High High Low 470kcal 33.8g 17.3g 22.7g 0.4g 24% 48% 87% 25% 7% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,740kJ/416kcal
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Apricot & pistachio stufed chicken breasts The fresh favours of apricots complement the savoury, slightly salty prosciutto in this easy but impressive dish SERVES 4 READY IN 45MINS PRICE PER SERVING ÂŁ2.24 4 skinless chicken breast fillets 2 shallots, finely chopped 25g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 40g pistachios, chopped 40g white breadcrumbs 200g fresh apricots, stoned and chopped 2tbsp chopped parsley, plus extra to garnish 100g pack Chosen by you Prosciutto Green vegetables, to serve
1 Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Make a cut in each chicken breast to create a pocket, taking care not to slice all the way through. 2 Cook the shallots in the butter until just soft. Add the pistachios and cook for another minute. Tip into a bowl and stir in the breadcrumbs, apricots and parsley. Season and then stuf the mixture into
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the chicken pockets to fll. 3 Wrap each fllet in a slice of prosciutto, making sure that the join is on the underside. Put on a greased baking tray. 4 Bake for 25 mins. Garnish with parsley and black pepper. Serve with the green vegetables. Each 265g serving contains: ENERGY
1,605kj Med Med Low 380kcal 15.5g 5.5g 4.1g 19% 22% 28% 5%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 606kJ/144kcal
FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH Bulgur wheat & apricot salad Adding apricots brings a classic fruity element to this Middle Eastern-style salad SERVES 4 READY IN 30MINS PRICE PER SERVING ÂŁ1.56 175g Great Scot Bulgur Wheat 50g hazelnuts 3tbsp olive oil 11/2tbsp Chosen by you Harissa Paste 1tbsp red wine vinegar 5-6 fresh apricots 4 spring onions, sliced 80g pack Asda Fresh Tastes Pomegranate Seeds 2tbsp chopped fresh mint 2tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley 100g feta, sliced
1 Put the bulgur wheat in a bowl and pour boiling water over to cover. Leave to soak for 30 mins. Drain of any excess water. 2 While the wheat is soaking, preheat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. Put the hazelnuts on a baking tray and cook for 5 mins, until golden. Rub of the skins with kitchen paper. Set the nuts aside. 3 Heat the oil and harissa paste in the pan and cook
over a low heat, stirring, for 1-2 mins. Tip into a bowl and mix in the vinegar. Stir into the bulgur wheat. 4 Halve and stone the apricots and cut into small pieces. Add to the bulgar wheat with the hazelnuts, spring onions, pomegranate seeds, mint and parsley. Add the feta and serve.
of your 5-a-day
Each 222g serving contains: ENERGY
1,696kj High Med Low 407kcal 22.4g 5.2g 7.7g 20% 32% 26% 9%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 762kJ/183kcal
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FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH Vanilla & cardamon poached apricots Make the most of the glorious favour of apricots with subtle additions of aromatic spices. This dessert is so easy to make – and it’s also very low in fat SERVES 4 READY IN 1HR PRICE PER SERVING £2.05 100g granulated sugar 200ml clear apple juice Juice and zest 1/2 lemon, pared with a peeler 2 cardamon pods 1 vanilla pod 500g apricots, preferably slightly firm 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Put the sugar, apple juice and lemon juice and zest, plus 200ml water, in a pan. 2 Lightly crush the cardamon pods with a rolling pin. Make a cut along the length of the vanilla pod with a sharp knife. Add the cardamon and vanilla pods to the pan. Heat gently, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Then simmer, uncovered, for 15 mins. 3 Meanwhile, halve and stone the apricots and put in an ovenproof dish. 4 Pour the hot juice mixture over the apricots. Cook in the oven, uncovered, for 20-25 mins until the apricots are just tender. Serve warm or cold.
of your 5-a-day
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Each 200g serving contains: ENERGY
670kj Low 156kcal 0g 8 % 0%
SATURATES SUGARS Low High
0g 38.3g 0g 0% 43% 0%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 335kJ/78kcal
On a roll… *AVAILABLE IN SELECTED STORES ONLY. PHOTOGRAPH: RIA OSBORNE. STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STYLING: NANCY MCDOUGALL
Our bakery bread rolls are now softer than ever – and they’re great value, too Whether you’re making the family’s lunch or planning a party, the tastiest rolls are soft and fresh. All the rolls in our baked-in-store range* are made by our bakers and come fresh out of the ovens each morning, so they’re great for everything from a classic ploughman’s to burgers from the barbecue. And with such a variety of sizes and shapes, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
SMALL GRANARY ROLLS, 67p FOR 6-PACK OR 3 FOR £1.50 A beautiful brown roll with a malty taste. Great for a ploughman’s lunch with pickles and relish, or with summer soups. WHITE FINGER ROLLS, 60p FOR 6-PACK OR 3 FOR £1.50 Serve up hotdogs the kids will love in these so-soft white rolls. WHITE ROLLS, 67p FOR 6-PACK OR 3 FOR £1.50 Light, fufy dough makes these a good, tasty choice for packed lunches for both kids and adults. BIG EAT SESAME ROLLS, £1 FOR 6-PACK Super-sized – ideal for when you’re really hungry. The sesame seeds give extra favour and texture. MAY 2014 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 29
Get together! Kids will love making our fun and easy party foods for this year’s Big Lunch event, on Sunday 1 June
Put the date in your diary – this year’s Big Lunch is coming up soon and it’s the perfect excuse to get your friends and local community together for a fun-flled day. The idea behind the event is simple. Launched by the Eden Project in 2009, it aims to get people across the UK eating lunch with their neighbours on one day each year. It’s a great way to strengthen ties in your community, and make new friends. You
could have your Big Lunch in your back garden, street, community centre or your local park – it’s up to you. In 2012, The Big Lunch became part of the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations, with over 8 million people joining in. This year we’d love you to use The Big Lunch to raise money for a charity or local cause you care about. To get you started, we’ve come up with fun recipes to make with the kids. For more ideas for your event, go to thebiglunch.com
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KIDS COOK THE BIG LUNCH
Mini club sandwiches
Toast slices of white and brown bread and spread with butter. Layer iceberg lettuce, cooked chicken and grilled bacon between two slices to make a standard sandwich. On top of that, add a layer of chopped hard-boiled eggs mixed with mayonnaise, plus slices of tomato. Top with a third slice of toasted bread and cut the whole stack into quarters. Serve with a cocktail stick through the centre, to hold the layers together. For vegetarians, replace the meats and lettuce with Red Leicester cheese and sliced tomato, and top the layer of egg mayo mixture with salad cress for extra favour and texture.
Use your favourite fillings
5 ways to do a Big Lunch...
CHOOSE A VENUE You can hold your event wherever you like, but if you’d want to close of your road for the day, contact your local council as soon as possible to get ofcial permission.
INVITE EVERYONE Hand out invites and leafets, put up posters, and ‘share’ the event with friends on Facebook. And ask people to RSVP so you know how many seats, food and other party things you’ll need.
In a jug, make up a pack of Chosen by you Strawberry Flavour Jelly, following the instructions on the pack. Pour the jelly mixture into glasses. Leave to cool until just beginning to set, then add fresh blueberries. Leave to set. Or try these alternatives: ● Use Chosen by you Orange Flavour Jelly instead and add welldrained canned mandarin. ● Use Hartley’s Lime Jelly and add chopped banana.
DO A FOOD SHARE Keep costs down by encouraging people to bring one dish, such as a plate of sandwiches or cakes, to share. To get a variety of foods, ask your neighbours on one side of the road to bring savouries, and the other to bring desserts.
GET CREATIVE Ask people to bring things like chairs and decorations such as balloons and fowers, or even chalk to draw on the pavement or walls (it’ll wash away afterwards!).
ON THE DAY Try to get everyone involved in games and activities. And if you play music, make sure it isn’t disturbing anyone, especially later on when kids have gone to bed.
Sammy the jammy snake
Preheat the oven to 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5. Sprinkle four over a work surface and roll out 500g Jus-Rol Shortcrust Pastry to the thickness of a pound coin. Cut out 12 rounds and use to line a 12-cup bun tin. Next, mix 100g golden syrup with 40g fresh breadcrumbs and 1tbsp lemon juice in a bowl. Use to ﬁll 6 of the pastry cases. Fill the other 6 cases with 125g raspberry jam. Bake in the oven for 15-20 mins. Leave to cool, then line up the tarts and decorate with sweets or icing to look like a giant snake. Makes 12 tarts Each 60g serving contains: ENERGY
954kj Med 227kcal 9.6g 11% 14%
SATURATES SUGARS Med High
3g 15.2g 0.5g 15% 17% 8%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,591kJ/378kcal
How you can take part... The Big Lunch is a great chance to get to know your neighbours and have a few hours of food, friendship and fun. Plus, you can help your favourite charity – we’ll be raising cash for our Tickled Pink campaign (ASDA.com/tickled-pink). From tug of war contests to asking local frms to donate prizes for a rafe, there’s loads you can do. Go to thebiglunch.com for ideas and a free pack with invitations, recipes, posters, and more. Sign up now!
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RECIPES: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPHS: TERRY BENSON. STYLING: JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: GREGOR MCMASTER
KIDS COOK THE BIG LUNCH
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and the sets include little people, accessories and often vehicles, too. Plus, with the Tikeland Track Pack, kids can create a road network. As the sets are sold separately, they can build up their town one area at a time. There are more than 80 Little Tikes toys available exclusively at Asda* – for the full range, see ASDA.com/direct
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Simple suppers It’s easy to feed the family all week long with our tasty ideas Bacon & mushroom risotto Use arborio or carnaroli rice to get a creamy texture
RECIPES: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPHS: PHILIP WEBB. STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STYLING: LAUREN FLOODGATE
SERVES 4 READY IN 45MINS PRICE PER SERVING 92p 1 reduced-salt chicken stock cube 1tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 100g Butcher’s Selection Unsmoked Bacon Medallions, chopped 10g butter 250g mushrooms, sliced
325g arborio or carnaroli risotto rice 2 level tsp mixed herbs 225g fresh or frozen peas 40g Parmesan, shaved 1 Dissolve the stock cube in 1 litre hot water in a pan. Leave on a low heat. 2 Next, heat the olive oil in
another, large, pan. Put in the onion and bacon and cook for 8–10 mins, stirring occasionally. Add the butter and mushrooms and cook on a medium heat for 5-8 mins, stirring occasionally, until softened. 3 Add the rice and stir over a low heat for 1 min. Add a ladleful or cup of hot stock and the herbs, then stir. Simmer gently until almost all of the stock
has been absorbed, then add another ladleful. Repeat the process for 15 mins. 4 Stir in the peas and add one more ladleful. Cook for another 5 mins, adding stock as needed, until the rice is tender. 5 Serve topped with the cheese.
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Each 515g serving contains: ENERGY
2,280kj Low Low Low High 541kcal 14.5g 5.7g 2.8g 1.8g 27% 21% 29% 3% 30% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 443kJ/105kcal
92p per serving
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Store cupboard recipe Spicy lentil & carrot patties v This is a great way to get kids to eat more vegetables SERVES 4 READY IN 30MINS PRICE PER SERVING 85p 2 x 400g cans green lentils, drained 2tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 level tsp ground cumin 1 level tsp ground coriander 125g carrot, grated 100g fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
1tbsp tomato purĂŠe 2tbsp Extra Special Tomato & Chilli Chutney, plus extra to serve 1 medium egg, beaten Salad, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5. Line a tray with baking paper. Put the
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green lentils into a bowl and mash with a potato masher, or blitz with a hand-held blender until partially broken up. 2 Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, add the onion and cook until soft. Add the cumin and coriander and stir over a low heat for 1 min. Add the grated carrot and cook over a medium heat for 2-4 mins, stirring.
3 Add the onion mixture to the lentils and mix in the breadcrumbs, tomato purĂŠe, chutney and egg. 4 Shape into 8 cakes and put on the lined tray. Cook in the oven for 15 mins. Remove and leave to cool for 5 mins. Serve with salad and chutney.
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Each 238g serving contains: ENERGY
SATURATES SUGARS Low
1,230kj Med Low 293kcal 8.8g 1.5g 15% 13% 8%
8.1g 0.4g 9% 7%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 516kJ/123kcal
WEEKDAY WINNERS Italian pasta soup v Vary this dish by adding other veg such as peas and mushrooms, or chopped cooked meat or fsh SERVES 4 READY IN 45MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.05 1 large onion, chopped 2 sticks celery, cubed 150g carrots, cubed 2tbsp olive oil 2 courgettes, topped, tailed and diced 390g carton Chosen by you Chopped Tomatoes with Herbs 2tbsp tomato purée
1 /2 tsp sugar 1 vegetable stock cube 125g Chosen by you Conchiglie 2 x 290g cans Chosen by you Cannellini Beans, drained 50g extra mature Cheddar, grated Bread, to serve
1 Put the onion, celery and carrot in a large pan. Add the oil and stir to coat all the vegetables. Place a cut-out circle of baking paper on top of the vegetables to cover. Put a lid on the pan and cook on a low heat for 10-15 mins, until the vegetables are soft. 2 Add the courgettes, chopped tomatoes, tomato purée, sugar and the stock cube and mix in 900ml
water. Season with pepper and bring to the boil. 3 Add the conchiglie pasta and beans. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 mins or until the pasta is tender. 4 Pour into warm bowls. Sprinkle with cheese and black pepper, and serve with bread. Each 483g serving contains: ENERGY
1,531kj Low 365kcal 12g 18% 17%
SATURATES SUGARS Low Low
3.8g 10.4g 1.2g 19% 12% 20%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 317kJ/76kcal
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Chicken in a bun
This works just as well with turkey breast fllets SERVES 4 READY IN 45MINS PRICE PER SERVING ÂŁ1.45 2 large sweet potatoes, about 350g each 2tbsp sunflower oil 260g pack Butcherâ€™s Selection Chicken Breast Fillets (2 fillets) 1 large egg, beaten 25g pack Chosen by you Salt & Vinegar Crisps 40g fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs 15g sesame seeds
4 burger buns, cut in half Heinz Reduced Salt & Sugar Tomato Ketchup, to serve Salad, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. Scrub the sweet potatoes and cut into wedges. Toss in 1tbsp of the oil then spread out the wedges on a large
baking tray. Cook in the oven for 35-40 mins. 2 Cut both chicken breasts in half lengthways to make 4 thinner pieces. Put them on a sheet of clingflm, cover with another sheet and then bash lightly with a rolling pin to fatten slightly. Cut each piece in half again to get 8 even-sized pieces. 3 Mix the rest of the oil with the egg in a shallow dish. On a separate plate, crush the crisps and mix with the breadcrumbs and sesame
seeds. Coat the chicken pieces in the egg mixture followed by the crumbs. 4 Put on the baking tray and cook in the oven for 20 mins, turning over halfway through. 5 Put the chicken in the buns with the ketchup, or whatever garnish you prefer. Serve with the sweet potato wedges and salad.
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Each 373g serving contains: ENERGY
2,180kj Med Low Low Med 521kcal 15.9g 2.5g 12.8g 1.7g 26% 23% 13% 14% 28% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 584kJ/140kcal
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Good with leftover roast meat
Oriental pork wraps To give this a spicy zip, add a dash of hot chilli sauce SERVES 4 READY IN 45MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.38 3tbsp Amoy Reduced Salt Soy Sauce 100ml fresh orange juice 2tsp clear honey 1 level tbsp cornflour 440g pack Butcher’s Selection Pork Loin Steaks 2tbsp sunflower oil 3 spring onions, trimmed and sliced into 1cm pieces 2 carrots, cut into batons 2 peppers (1 red and 1 yellow), deseeded and sliced
2cm root ginger, peeled and grated 4 Chosen by you Large Tortillas Few lettuce leaves, torn 1 Mix together the soy sauce, orange juice, honey and cornfour. Set aside. 2 Trim any fat from the pork and cut the lean meat into bite-sized pieces. Heat 1tbsp oil in a nonstick wok and stir-fry the pork for 6-8 mins, until cooked through.
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3 Tip the pork and any juices into a bowl and wipe out the wok with kitchen paper. Heat the rest of the oil in the wok, add the spring onions, carrots and peppers and stir-fry for 3-4 mins or until cooked. 4 Add the grated ginger and cook for 1 minute. Then return the pork to the wok and heat through. 5 Stir the soy sauce mixture, then add to the wok. Heat until simmering, stirring all the time. 6 Heat the tortillas in a microwave, or one at a time
in a dry frying pan. Divide the pork mixture between the wraps with a little lettuce and roll up.
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Each 366g serving contains: ENERGY
1,985kj Med Low Low High 472kcal 14g 3.9g 15.5g 1.9g 24% 20% 20% 17% 32% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 542kJ/129kcal
OR WHY NOT TRY... Chosen by you frozen Chicken Fajita Mix, £2 (454g; 44.1p/100g), if you’re pushed for time.
All out winners Our Chosen by you savoury pastries are the perfect picnic food, so grab a blanket and head outdoors
New Tiger Pork Sausage Rolls
When you’re putting together a picnic or a quick lunch, you can’t beat our Chosen by you sausage rolls and pies. And now our new-recipe Pork Sausage Rolls taste even better than ever. For a hearty hunger-buster, tuck into a slice of our new Ultimate Pork Pie with roast pulled pork and pulled Wiltshire ham. On a smaller scale, the whole family will love our Classic Mini Pork Pies. And if you like Tiger bread, you’ll be wild about our Tiger Pork Sausage Rolls. Eating outside has never tasted so good. 42 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | MAY 2014
Chosen by you: Ultimate Pork Pie, £3.50 (454g; 77.1p/100g); Classic Mini Pork Pies, £1.25 for 4-pack (200g; 62.5p/100g); Tiger Pork Sausage Rolls, £1.75 for 6-pack (372g; 47p/100g) or 2 for £2.50 Chosen by you Pork Sausage Rolls, £1.75 for 6-pack (372g; 47p/100g) or 2 for £2.50
PHOTOGRAPH: STUART OVENDEN. STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STLYING: EMILY JONZEN
Made with quality roast pulled pork
GLYNIS’ FOOLPROOF CLASSIC
Lemon coconut cake RECIPES: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPHS: KATE WHITAKER. STYLING: POLLY WEBB-WILSON. FOOD STYLING: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS, GREGOR MCMASTER
Light and refreshing with layers of creamy gorgeousness, this simple-to-make cake is perfect for any special occasion
Glynis McGuinness Food Editor
I’ve been making this cake for years and it has never gone wrong! It’s really simple to make, but looks impressive enough for special occasions.
A twist on the classic...
For a really summery version that the kids will love too, add the juice of two passion fruit to the flling. It’ll complement the lemon – and passion fruit is really popular at the moment.
SERVES 16 READY IN 2HRS PRICE PER SERVING 42p 225ml milk 5tbsp lemon juice 350g caster sugar Finely grated zest of 2 large unwaxed lemons 100g desiccated coconut 300g plain flour 11/2tsp baking powder 1 /2tsp bicarbonate of soda 225g butter, softened 4 large eggs
For the filling 75g unsalted butter 75g icing sugar 225g Philadelphia Full Fat Soft Cheese 1 /4tsp vanilla extract 1tbsp lemon juice 150g Chosen by you Lemon Curd 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/ 160C Fan/Gas 4. Grease and line three 20cm shallow cake tins. Put the milk and 1tbsp lemon juice in a jug. Stir and leave to
stand for at least 5 mins. 2 Put the rest of the juice in a pan with 75g sugar and heat gently until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon zest and coconut. Set aside. 3 Sift together the plain four, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda. 4 Cream the butter and add the rest of the sugar. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. 5 Fold in the four, milk and coconut mix. Transfer to the tins, level the tops and
bake for 25 mins or until the tops spring back when lightly pressed. Cool on a wire rack. 6 For the flling, cream the butter and icing sugar, then beat in the soft cheese, vanilla and lemon juice. 7 Sandwich the cakes with the lemon curd and two-thirds of the flling, then spread the rest over the top. Each 129g serving contains: ENERGY
1,938kj High High High Med 463kcal 28.6g 18.1g 31.6g 0.6g 23% 41% 91% 35% 10% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,503kJ/359kcal
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Your best ever BBQ!
We’ve got everything you need for the best and easiest barbecue party, from simple recipes to ready-made shortcuts
SUMMER SPECIAL PART 1
Sirloin with chimichurri sauce
Served this way, six steaks easily feed eight SERVES 8 READY IN 30MINS PLUS CHILLING PRICE PER SERVING £3.18 2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 x 31g packs parsley, leaves only, chopped 1 medium red onion, finely chopped 2tsp dried oregano 150ml red wine vinegar 125ml olive oil 4tbsp lime juice 6 Butcher’s Selection Premium Beef Sirloin Steaks
Time it right
As a rough guide when cooking steaks, you’ll need to cook for 3-4 mins on each side for rare, 5 mins on each side for medium and 6 mins on each side for well done.
1 To make the chimichurri sauce, mix the chillies, garlic, parsley, onion, oregano, vinegar, oil, lime juice plus seasoning in a bowl. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. 2 Barbecue the steaks on the hottest part of the grill until seared, then turn over and cook the other side. (Or cook in a preheated frying pan or griddle pan.) Leave to rest in a warm place for 5 mins. Slice and serve with the sauce. Each 179g serving contains: ENERGY
SATURATES SUGARS Low
1,175kj Med Med 282kcal 17.2g 4.1g 14% 25% 21%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 656kJ/158kcal
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Try using dips as tasty toppings on burgers and hotdogs – they’re also delicious to dip your sausages into. Set out a selection of the classics and you’ll keep everyone happy!
Minted lamb burgers
Fresh mint and a tzatziki dressing add a Greek-style twist to these classic burgers SERVES 8 READY IN 25MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.40 2 red onions 2 x 500g packs Butcher’s Selection Lamb Mince 4tbsp chopped mint 4tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley 8 Asda Brioche Buns Feta tzatziki (see recipe, right), sliced tomato, baby gem lettuce leaves and thinly sliced red onion, to serve
Chosen by you: Cheese & Chive Dip; Chilli Cheese Dip; Onion & Garlic Dip; all £1 (215g; 46.5p/100g) each
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1 Finely chop one of the onions and put in a bowl with the mince, mint and parsley. Season and mix together with your hands until just combined. 2 Shape into 8 burgers. Barbecue or grill for 10 mins, turning occasionally, until the meat is completely cooked through. 3 Split the brioche buns and toast the cut sides on the barbecue or under the grill. Fill with a burger topped with feta tzatziki, tomato, lettuce and red onion. Each 264g serving contains: ENERGY
2,229kj High High Low Low 533kcal 24.4g 12.6g 12.5g 0.8g 27% 35% 63% 14% 13% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 843kJ/202kcal
The favours of feta and cooling yogurt work well with lamb ● Peel half a cucumber,
cut in half lengthways and remove the seeds. Cut into very small cubes. ● Mix with 4tbsp each chopped mint and chopped parsley, 1 clove garlic, crushed, and 300g Asda Greek Style Yogurt (full fat). Stir in 200g feta, crumbled, and season lightly. ● Chill until ready to serve with the burgers. Serves 8 Each 88g serving contains: ENERGY
476kj Med High Low 115kcal 8.9g 6g 2.3g 6% 13% 30% 3%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 544kJ/131kcal
RECIPES: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS, GREGOR MCMASTER. PHOTOGRAPHS: MARTIN POOLE. STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STYLING: BIANCA NICE
SUMMER SPECIAL PART 1
Mediterranean vegetables with goats’ cheese
Mediterranean vegetables with goats’ cheese
Creole chicken, p48
This tasty cheese adds extra herby favour to these chargrilled vegetables – though you could use any crumbly cheese instead SERVES 8 READY IN 25MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.02
Summer slaw, p50
2 aubergines, sliced 4 courgettes, sliced lengthways 4 peppers, deseeded and quartered 2 red onions, cut into wedges 3tbsp olive oil 2 x 150g packs Chosen by you Soft Goats’ Cheese with Herbs 2tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves 1 In a freezer bag, toss the prepared vegetables in the oil until well coated. 2 Cook on the barbecue or griddle, turning occasionally, until lightly charred. 3 Cut any larger slices in half, then put all the veg in a bowl and gently toss together. Crumble over the cheese, add the thyme and stir to combine.
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Corn with chilli, cheese & lime mayonnaise, p50
Each 298g serving contains: ENERGY
SATURATES SUGARS Low
902kj Med High 217kcal 14.8g 7.5g 11% 21% 38%
9g 0.6g 10% 10%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 303kJ/73kcal
To add extra favour to meat and fsh, try one of these simple marinades. It’ll keep food moist while it’s cooking as well as tasting great. If you’re in a rush, reach for our great ready-made ones.
Creole Mix 3tbsp olive oil, 2tbsp tomato purée, 2tbsp Worcestershire
sauce, 1tbsp Tabasco sauce, crushed garlic and chopped thyme leaves. Great with chicken & fsh
Portuguese Mix 75ml lemon juice, 2tbsp olive oil, 2tbsp brown sugar, 1tbsp smoked paprika and 1tsp crushed chilli fakes. Wonderful with pork
Red wine & rosemary Mix 125ml red wine, 4tbsp olive oil, 1tbsp chopped rosemary, 1tsp mustard and crushed garlic. Good for lamb & beef
Thai Mix 5tbsp sweet chilli sauce, 5tbsp lime juice, 1tbsp Thai fsh sauce and chopped fresh coriander. Try it with chicken & fsh
Chosen by you: Smoky BBQ Marinade & Glaze; BBQ Louisiana Creole Last Minute Marinade; BBQ Texas Fruity Last Minute Marinade; £1 (280g; 35.7p/100g) each
The weather’s taken a turn for the worse? No problem – this chicken is easy to cook in the oven. Just give it about 45 mins at 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5.
Add fantastic favour from the American Deep South with this classic, zesty marinade of herbs and spices
● Trim any excess skin from chicken thighs (leave skin covering the top and sides). ● Make 2 cuts across the skin on each thigh. Put in a freezer bag with Creole
marinade (see recipe above) and seal. ● Gently shake the bag to coat the thighs in marinade, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight. Shake the thighs around
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in the bag again occasionally to make sure they are coated evenly. ● Remove from the marinade then barbecue until cooked through, turning occasionally.
PART 1 Lemon & honey sea bass
This zingy marinade would also work with trout or fresh mackerel SERVES 6 READY IN 25MINS PLUS CHILLING PRICE PER SERVING £3.19 3 lemons, plus extra to serve 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped, plus extra to garnish 1tbsp clear honey 1tbsp soy sauce 3tbsp olive oil 6 small whole sea bass, gutted and cleaned (head and tail left on)
● Barbecuing fsh whole helps them hold together better when they’re being cooked. The skin also protects the delicate fesh from the heat. ● If you’d rather not have to deal with bones
and want to serve easy-to-eat fsh fllets, wrap them in foil with favourings such as lemon and herbs. This allows all the favours and juices to be kept inside the parcel.
1 Squeeze the juice from one of the lemons into a bowl and add the chilli, honey, soy and olive oil. 2 Slice the other lemons and cut each slice in half. Insert into the cavities of the fsh. Make diagonal cuts in the skin and fesh of the fsh on both sides, taking care not to cut through to the bone. 3 Put the fsh in a large dish and spoon over the lemon marinade to coat. Refrigerate for 20-30 mins (no longer or the marinade will afect the texture of the fsh). 4 Barbecue the fsh until cooked (or bake in a hot oven), turning once and brushing with marinade as they cook. Garnish with chilli and serve with lemon wedges. Each 314g serving contains: ENERGY
1,515kj Med 361kcal 13g 18% 19%
SATURATES SUGARS Low Low
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 438kJ/115kcal
Corn with chilli, cheese & lime mayonnaise Complement crunchy sweetcorn with this tangy-twist mayo
SERVES 8 READY IN 15MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.17 12tbsp Chosen by you Real Mayonnaise Zest and juice of 1 lime 2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped 100g Parmesan, grated 8 sweetcorn cobs, halved Sunflower oil, to grease 1 Mix the mayonnaise, lime zest and juice, chilli and cheese in a bowl. Chill until ready to serve. 2 Rub the corn with a little oil. Cook on a cool section of the barbecue for about 8 mins, turning often, until the kernels are cooked and starting to brown. (If you don’t want a chargrilled result, wrap in foil frst.) Season and serve with the mayonnaise.
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Each 126g serving contains: ENERGY
1,362kj High Med Low Med 328kcal 27.6g 5.8g 2.1g 0.5g 16% 39% 29% 2% 8% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,086kJ/261kcal
This crisp coleslaw has added sweetness from apples and a hint of peppery warmth from radishes ● Toss 2 apples, sliced,
with 2tbsp lemon juice in a large bowl. ● Cut the stem of 300g white cabbage. Shred the leaves. ● In another bowl, mix 4tbsp each Chosen by you Low Fat Natural Yogurt and Real Mayonnaise, 2tsp coarse grain French mustard and 2tsp clear honey. Season. ● Add the
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yogurt mixture to the apple and cabbage, plus 150g grated carrots, 4 trimmed and sliced spring onions, 12 sliced radishes, and 2 deseeded and sliced yellow peppers. ● Mix together gently. Serves 8
of your 5-a-day
Each 170g serving contains: ENERGY
465kj Med 112kcal 6.9g 6% 10%
SATURATES SUGARS Low Med
0.2g 0.2g <1% 3%
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 273kJ/66kcal
Raspberry & mint punch This colourful, fruit-packed punch is sure to be popular, so make plenty!
Thinly pare the zest of 1 lime. Squeeze the juice from this lime and 2 extra limes. Add to the pan with 750ml water. ● Heat gently, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 mins, then leave to cool. ● Remove the zest and
pour the liquid into a large jug. Add 450ml dark rum, 450ml orange juice, 450ml pineapple juice and 115ml Bols Grenadine. Chill well. ● Serve with fruit and ice. Serves 8 Each 207g serving contains: ENERGY
1,085kj Low 258kcal 0g 13% 0%
SATURATES SUGARS Low High
You don’t want the kids – or any drivers – to feel left out, so mix up this refreshing, non-alcoholic punch, too
● Put 115g sugar in a pan.
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 524kJ/125kcal
● Mix 500ml apple juice and 100ml Extra Special Raspberry & English Garden Mint Cordial in a large jug. ● Add lots of ice. Top up with 1 litre Chosen by you Lemonade. ● Serve with fresh mint, raspberries and other fruit. Serves 8 Each 200g serving contains: ENERGY
344kj 81kcal 4%
FAT SATURATES SUGARS Low Low High
of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 172kJ/41kcal
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SUMMERL SPECIA 1 PART
All fred up ‘Choose the right size barbecue for your garden and the occasion,’ says Dave Bartle of Asda Outdoor Living. ‘A portable version is great for picnics or if you’ve only got a tiny space, while a larger kettle barbecue is a good all-rounder for families. If you’re serious about barbecuing, a big gas model is perfect – and there’s no waiting for the charcoal to heat up.’ Save This mini budget barbecue folds down into its own box for easy storage and transport. Picnic Box portable charcoal barbecue, £10
Chocolate banana parcels These are so easy to make, and they’ll be a big hit with kids. For a change, swap the chocolate for mini marshmallows, fudge or chocolate raisins ● Slice lengthways through the skin and into the fesh of 8 ripe bananas, making sure you don’t cut all the way through. ● Push 100g Chosen by you Milk Chocolate Buttons into the gaps. Wrap each banana in foil, sealing the edges well but leaving room inside for the air to circulate. ● Cook over a medium heat on the barbecue or in a hot oven until the skin is black, the inside is softened and the chocolate melts. ● Carefully unwrap. Serve with ice cream. Serves 8
of your 5-a-day
Each 162g serving contains: ENERGY
877kj Low Low High Low 208kcal 4.3g 2.4g 36.6g Trace 10% 6% 12% 41% <1% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 539kJ/128kcal
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Also try... ...barbecuing other fruits. Halved peaches, nectarines, ﬁgs and plums work well, or go for thick slices of mango and pineapple. Barbecue until the fruit just starts to brown and serve as it is straight from the grill, or sprinkled with a little brown sugar.
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Splurge This impressive king-of-BBQs has gas burners for temperature control, a rotisserie for roasts, plus a side burner for pans. Brinkmann ﬁveburner, side burner and rotisserie gas barbecue, £299
Spend With a large grill area, adjustable charcoal tray, warming rack and heavy-duty lid, this versatile kettle barbecue ofers loads of cooking options. Unifame 56cm charcoal kettle barbecue, £99
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A favour transformer. Oxo Shake & Flavour: Italian; Southern Fried; Tikka; Chinese; £1 each** (70g; £1.43/100g)
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Keep these 100 per cent British frozen burgers in your freezer and you’ll be ready to barbecue whenever you fancy. Chosen by you Aberdeen Angus Beef Quarter Pounders, £2.50 for 4-pack (454g; 55.1p/100g)
Dip into Soured Cream & Mustard, Ranch, Smoked Chilli Cheese and Tomato Relish. Chosen by you American Favourites Dip Selection, £2.20 (420g; 52.4p/100g)
Great with ice and lemon or as mixers. Diet Coke; CocaCola; Schweppes Lemonade – from our soft drinks range
Serve up tasty salads in seconds! Chosen by you: Tomato & Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad, £2 (500g; 40p/100g) or 2 for £3; Creamy Coleslaw, £1 (600g; 16.7p/100g) MAY 2014 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 53
Smoked salmon and cream cheese Makes: 4 crispbreads - For a lunch with added crunch. Ingredients: - 4 x Jacob’s Chive Crispbreads. - 4 tbsps. (60g) light soft cheese (plain, with chives or garlic & herb). - 4 sandwich slices of smoked salmon (or 65g trimmings). - A lemon and some black pepper. To make: 1. Spread the 4 Jacob’s Crispbreads with a tablespoon each of the light soft cheese. 2. Top evenly with the smoked salmon slices or trimmings.
3. Squeeze over a little lemon juice. 4. Grind over some btlack pepper and sprinkle with a tiny bit of ﬁnely grated lemon zest. 5. Scatter over some chopped chives as well, if you have them.
Based on one 47g serving (1 Crispbread)
of your daily reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 916kJ/219Kcal
Max the marinade
Rather than using a basting brush to coat your meat or fsh with marinade, take sprigs of rosemary and thyme and tie them together with a piece of string. Dip the bunch of herbs in the marinade and brush over. It’ll add more favour – and save on the washing-up! To get the most from a marinade, leave meat to sit for several hours or overnight in the fridge. Fish, on the other hand, should only be left in a marinade for 30 minutes or the acidic juice, wine or vinegar will change the texture of the fsh.
Cooks’ tips Get set for outdoor entertaining with our grilling hints and barbecuing know-how
Organising a last-minute outdoor party and just realised your barbecue needs a deep clean? Don’t panic! Just slice a lemon in half and dip the cut side in coarse sea salt. Use this to scrub the barbecue grill, then rinse with water. The grill will come up brilliantly and you’re ready to cook!
...to get your meat, fsh or vegetables out of the fridge and let them come to room temperature before they go on the barbie. If food’s too cold in the centre, the outside may burn before the rest has cooked through. Remember, though, that the food shouldn’t be out of the fridge for more than 30 minutes before cooking.
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THE HEAT IS ON
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You’ll want to make sure the food stays safe at your barbecue, so stick to these simple food hygiene rules when you’re getting everything ready.
HOT TT E R HO
THE BBQ HOTSPOTS
● Always wash your hands thoroughly before preparing food, especially after touching raw meat or fsh. ● Use separate containers, plates and tongs for raw and cooked meat to avoid transferring bacteria from raw meat. ● Make sure frozen food is completely defrosted before it goes on the barbecue. ● Never part-cook food on the barbecue, leave it to one side, then fnish cooking later. ● When basting, never put a marinade that’s been in contact with raw meat onto already-cooked food.
The heat varies in diferent areas of the BBQ. Start cooking on the hottest part, right above the coals – they will be glowing hot with a powdery white surface when ready. Once food is seared, move it closer to the edge of the grill, where the coals are less hot. When cooked, keep food warm on the cooler outer edge.
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Two-thirds of households in the UK own a barbecue – and 14% have two! GRILL IT RIGHT
It’s important to cook meat thoroughly, especially on a barbecue. Make this easier by cutting meat into smaller pieces, or cooking it in the oven frst before transferring straight to the BBQ to get that classic favour. Turning meat regularly on the grill avoids burning on one side but under-cooking on the other. And if you’re at all unsure, cut into the thickest part of meat (particularly chicken, pork, sausages and burgers) before serving, to check it’s cooked all the way through, there are no raw, pink bits, and that any juices run clear.
For even better barbecued sausages, try this tip from reader Roshni Mistry (pictured left): ‘Slice them lengthways almost all the way through, then fatten out. This means they’ll cook right through quickly and evenly – with even more lovely chargrilled favour.’
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Come rain or shine Serve up barbecue-inspired favourites any time, whatever the weather Our Butcher’s Selection Grill range has everything you need to enjoy a taste of summer. And now we’ve added new dishes specially created to bring you the authentic favours of the American Deep South straight from your oven, whether you’re eating indoors or
out. Plus you’ll fnd a choice of the classics in our combo boxes or a BBQ Banquet box – so you can treat the family any night of the week, with no mess or fuss. And of course, as part of our Butcher’s Selection, the quality is guaranteed. Unlike the weather…
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£10 (1.78kg) £5 (1kg)
Sweet BBQ Pork Ribs & Texan BBQ Hickory Smoked Chicken Wings,
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7 WAYS WITH
Simple to make and so tasty... Just leave them on the barbecue, or grill, until the meat or fsh has cooked through and the vegetables soften
Halloumi, mushroom & red pepper v
Marinate pieces of red pepper and whole button mushrooms in lemon juice, olive oil and fnely chopped red chilli. Thread on skewers with large cubes of halloumi.
Using your hands, mix minced lamb with crushed garlic, breadcrumbs, shredded mint and allspice. Shape into small oval meatballs and thread on skewers.
Lemon pork & potato
Marinate pieces of pork fllet and halved, parboiled baby potatoes in olive oil, rosemary, lemon juice and zest. Layer on skewers.
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Sweet chilli chicken & green pepper
Marinate pieces of chicken breast fllet and green pepper in sweet chilli sauce, soy sauce and lime juice. Thread on skewers.
Prawns with garlic & chilli
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Make a marinade of fnely chopped garlic and green chilli mixed with olive oil. Thread raw king prawns on skewers then brush over the marinade.
Mackerel with parsley
Cut fresh mackerel into pieces. Marinate with red wine vinegar, olive oil and chopped parsley, then thread on skewers.
Steak & red onion
Marinade pieces of sirloin steak in soy sauce mixed with groundnut oil and wine vinegar, then layer on skewers with sliced red onion. Drizzle with olive oil.
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Slice of life
Healthy living has never tasted so good thanks to our new Chosen by you sandwiches salad with grilled pepper dressing to tuna salad with a tangy caper mayo. They’re all less than 350 calories per pack – plus, they only cost £2 each! Now there’s even more to feel good about…
Chosen by you Nutri Rich Sandwiches: Italian Chicken Salad with Grilled Pepper Dressing; Tuna Salad with Caper Mayo; Moroccan Chicken Salad with Mint Dressing; Smoky Ham Salad with Wholegrain Mustard Mayo; Turkey Salad with Emmental Coleslaw; all £2 each 60 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | MAY 2014
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For a lunch that’s packed with favour and goodness, grab our new Chosen by you wholegrain sandwiches from our Food To Go range. They’re made with a totally new wholegrain bread packed with natural seeds and sprouted wheatgrain. And you’ll love the great selection of delicious fllings, from chicken
SKILL Yeast dough
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This soft, pillowy Italian fatbread looks impressive, but it’s surprisingly easy to make with our step-by-step guide
Glynis McGuinness Food Editor
The dough for this rustic-style bread is made with olive oil, which gives a lovely light texture. You can swap the red onion topping for chopped sun-dried tomatoes and olives if you like. Or tweak the favours by replacing the fresh thyme with rosemary. SERVES 16 (MAKES 2 FOCACCIA: EACH FOCACCIA SERVES 8) READY IN 1HR 15MINS PLUS RISING PRICE PER SERVING 8p
Great topped with slices of caramelised red onion
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1 Preheat the oven to 200C/ 180C Fan/Gas 6. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Sift the four and salt into a large bowl. Add the yeast and stir to mix. 2 Add 4tbsp of the olive oil and 300ml tepid water. (Make sure the water is tepid – it shouldn’t feel hot to the touch.) Mix together to form a soft dough. 3 Turn the dough out onto a foured surface. Knead by folding the dough in half, then pushing it frmly away from you with the heel of your hand. Fold over again,
turn it slightly on the board and repeat. Do this for 10-15 mins until the dough is stretchy, smooth and elastic. See tip below. 4 Wash and dry the bowl, then grease it generously with olive oil. Put the dough back in the bowl and turn until it is coated in oil. Cover the bowl with greased clingflm. Leave in a warm place until the dough has doubled in size – about 45 mins in a warm room, or longer in a cooler place. 5 While the dough is rising, put the onions in a pan with
2tbsp olive oil and toss to coat. Put a round of baking paper on top of the onions, then put a lid on the pan. Cook over a very low heat for 10-15 mins until soft but not golden. Tip into a bowl and leave to cool. Put the risen dough on a foured surface and press frmly to knock the air out. Fold it and fatten again. 6 Sprinkle the thyme on top and knead into the dough until evenly distributed. Cut the dough in half and shape each piece into a rectangle
about 30cm x 20cm. Place on the lined baking trays. 7 With your fnger, press the dough surface to make dimples, then scatter the onion over the top. Cover loosely with some greased clingflm and leave to rise to about twice the size. 8 Bake for 30-35 mins until golden. Remove from the oven, drizzle over the remaining 2tbsp olive oil and sprinkle on the sea salt. Each 70g serving contains: ENERGY
705kj Med Low Low Med 168kcal 6.6g 0.9g 1.1g 0.8g 8% 9% 5 % 1% 13% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,011kJ/240kcal
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well and has a lovely light texture. ● When you’re kneading the dough, it will be rather sticky at frst before becoming smooth and elastic. You can also knead bread dough in
some food mixers or processors. While it’s almost impossible to over-knead dough by hand, it can happen with a machine – so check the manufacturer’s instructions.
● You have to use strong bread four, not ordinary four, because it has a higher gluten content. This makes the dough stretchy when you knead it, for a bread that rises
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MAKE, CHEAT, BUY
Chocolate muffin cheesecake Get the best of both worlds with this twist on a classic dessert. Or cheat with our shortcuts or ready-made option
RECIPES: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPHS: TERRY BENSON. STYLING: JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: VICKI SMALLWOOD
Chocolate mufn cheesecake
The mufn layer adds a moist, chewy twist to a classic dessert SERVES 12 READY IN 1HR 30MINS PLUS COOLING PRICE PER SERVING 28p 85g butter, plus 40g for the mufn 175g Chosen by you Digestive Biscuits, crushed to crumbs 400g Chosen by you Light Soft Cheese, 50% Less Fat
2tbsp lemon juice 115g reduced fat crème fraîche 1 large egg, plus 1 for the mufn 1 /2 tsp vanilla extract 2 level tsp cornfour 125g caster sugar, plus 50g for the mufn 115g plain four 2 level tbsp cocoa powder 1 level tsp baking powder 100g Chosen by you Dark Chocolate Drops 3tbsp milk MAY 2014 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 65
TIPS & TRICKS MAKE CONTINUED 1 Preheat the oven to 160C/140C Fan/Gas 3. Grease the inside of a 20cm loose-bottom deep tin and line the base with baking paper. Melt 85g butter and mix with the biscuit crumbs. Press this mixture into the base of the tin to make an even layer. Chill for 15 mins. 2 Put the soft cheese, lemon juice, crème fraîche, 1 egg, vanilla extract, cornfour and 125g sugar
in a food processor or blender, then blitz until evenly mixed. Or use a hand-held blender. Set aside. 3 To make the mufn mixture, sift the four, cocoa and baking powder into a large bowl. Stir in 50g caster sugar and half the chocolate drops. Add 1 egg and the milk and mix with a fork until just combined – it doesn’t matter if you have a few lumps. Spread evenly over the biscuit base, leaving
a small gap at the edge of the tin. 4 Pour on the cheesecake mixture, then cook in the oven for 20 mins. Sprinkle the rest of the chocolate drops over the top and cook for another 40-45 mins, until the cheese mixture is just set. 5 Leave to cool, then chill. Each 121g serving contains: ENERGY
1,410kj Med High Low Med 337kcal 19g 10.5g 5.6g 0.4g 17% 27% 53% 6% 7% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,305kJ/312kcal
For great favour, but much less efort, grab our new ready-made frozen version – rich, creamy cheesecake on chocolate mufn with added chocolate chunks. All you have to do is thaw and serve it – then sit back and tuck in.
SERVES 5 PRICE PER SERVING 30p
SERVES 12 READY IN 1HR 30MINS PRICE PER SERVING 33p 85g butter 175g Chosen by you Digestive Biscuits, crushed 1 /2 x 135g block Hartley’s
Lime or Lemon Jelly 300g Chosen by you Light Soft Cheese, 50% Less Fat 1 /2 x 397g can Chosen by you Condensed Milk 2tbsp lemon juice 3 Asda Triple Chocolate Mufns 1 chocolate fake 1 Grease the inside of a 20cm loose-bottom deep tin and line the base with baking paper. Melt the butter and mix with the crumbs. Press the biscuit
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mixture into the base to make an even layer. Chill for 15 mins. 2 Meanwhile, break the jelly into cubes and put in a measuring jug. Pour in boiling water to fll to 150ml and stir until the jelly has dissolved. Add cold water to fll to 225ml. Leave to cool but not set. 3 Add the soft cheese, condensed milk and lemon juice to the liquid jelly and blend until smooth. 4 Cut the mufns into
Chosen by you Choc Chip Mufn Cheesecake*, £1.50 (355g; 42p/100g)
chunks and scatter over the biscuit base. Pour on the cheesecake mixture and chill until set. 5 Crumble the fake over the top before serving. Each 115g serving contains: ENERGY
1,490kj Med High High Med 356kcal 19.3g 9.5g 26.3g 0.5g 18% 28% 48% 29% 8% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,406kJ/336kcal
*AVAILABLE IN SELECTED STORES ONLY
We’ve used ready-made mufns to save you time. You don’t need to cook this version either – just mix and leave to chill until set.
Teatime treats *AVAILABLE IN SELECTED STORES ONLY. PHOTOGRAPH: RIA OSBORNE. STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STYLING: NANCY MCDOUGALL
Indulge yourself with the new Chosen by you goodies, hand-fnished in our in-store bakery When you need a break, you can’t beat a nice cuppa and a sweet treat. So put your feet up and enjoy baked bites from our new Chosen by you range. From individual apple pies and pudding-inspired banofee and brownie tarts to classic, family-sized
Bakewell tarts, all of our Chosen by you teatime goodies are fnished by hand and baked in store*. And of course, like all our Chosen by you products, they’ve been tried and approved by Asda shoppers who want the best – just like you. Put the kettle on!
Clockwise from far left: Bakewell Tart, £1.50; Apple Pies, 4-pack, £1; Brownie Tarts, 2-pack, £1; Banofee Tarts, 2-pack, £1
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Sitting pretty Fancy sprucing up your garden? We help three readers fnd the perfect solution with our great range of outdoor furniture £49 for 3-piece set
You can easily fold this set away to store it
Whether you’ve got a tiny patio or acres of lawn, we’ve got something that’s right for you – whatever you want to spend. There are tables and chairs for every size and style of garden, as well as sofas and loungers perfect for creating a room outside. They’re great quality and many of them are low maintenance too, so updating your garden couldn’t be easier.
My boyfriend and I have just moved into our frst fat with a very small garden. We’d like to squeeze in a table and chairs, so that we can eat outside when it’s warm. Cash is tight, though, as we’ve got less than £80 to spend. Any ideas? Rachel James, London
Ben Pearce, Quality Manager, Asda Outdoor Living
If you’re stuck for space, you need something compact, light
Above: Havana 3-piece bistro set*, £49 enough to move easily and weather-resistant. Something like our Havana bistro set would be perfect. The table is just 71cm high and 60cm in diameter, and the two chairs can be folded away when you don’t need them. And at £49, it’s well within your budget. Or take a look at our Heritage folding bistro set (£59). It comes in green or cream, and the chairs are so stylish you could even use them for indoor seating when friends come over!
Above: Heritage 3-piece bistro set**, £59
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Great for families
Evesham 6-piece patio set*, £229 Left: Evesham Lounger**, £60
We’re giving our back garden a makeover and want to invest in some stylish new furniture that’s comfy and will last for years. Matt & Rachel, Surbiton, Surrey A quality garden set should last for years, but you want one that doesn’t need much attention. Our Jakarta range includes a variety of low-maintenance pieces, which just need a brush or wipe down to keep them looking good. The rattan-efect weave is weatherproof, though it’s best to cover the furniture and store the cushions inside in the winter. And with such a choice, you can mix sofas, chairs, tables and other pieces to create your own outdoor ‘living room’.
Looks great and is easy to maintain
Jakarta 4-piece sofa set with cushions†, £379 Right: Jakarta double ottoman†, £149
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A new table and chairs will instantly smarten up your garden. Our Evesham collection fts the bill with weather-resistant cushions and no-rust aluminum frames that are lightweight and durable – so you don’t have to worry about leaving them outside. Choose from diferent sized tables and parasols, as well as diferent styles of seats and sofas, plus a lounger, for your perfect look.
Mix & match
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Lightweight aluminium so it doesn’t rust
We’re always having friends and family round, with lots of kids, including our two small boys. I’d like the garden to look tidy, but also be practical for entertaining. Top of my list is new outdoor furniture that’s suitable for everyone to use. Sarah Brett, Kings Hill, Kent
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George Brand Director Fiona Lambert Welcome to our fantastic summer fashion special! From tribal prints to pretty pastels, we’ve got it covered. And with cool looks for men and kids, too, there’s fashion for all the family. This month we love… ...the tunic dress. It’s an essential for sunny days. We’ve got fve of these dresses to give away. For your chance to win, go to ASDA.com/win. Good luck!
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SUMMER SPECIAL FLOWER POWER
CATWALK UPDATE: FLORALS
Updated in a subtle and totally on-trend foral print, this blazer is a go-to piece to add instant chic to any outft. Jacket*, 8-24, £12, code 4649367
Look for fowers on accessories, like this statement necklace and bracelet.
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Style Note Book
From top: Top**, 8-24, £10, code 4718624; shirt**, 8-24, £10, code 4711364; top, 8-24, £8, code 4674394 **AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
Fresh looks for the new season...
Necklace, £12, code 3528298; bracelet, £8, code 3536256
CATWALK: JONATHAN SAUNDERS
TAILORED TO PERFECTION
CATWALK: ISABEL MARANT
A boxy vest or shirt is the easiest way to wear the new foral prints. Team with a plain pencil skirt for a dressed-up look, or go casual and wear with faded jeans.
PHOTOGRAPHS: REX FEATURES, SPLASH NEWS, GETTY IMAGES, CATWALKING.COM. *SELECTED STORES ONLY
There were fowers everywhere on this season’s catwalks, in all shapes and sizes. From bold blooms to scattered petals in a rainbow of shades, there’s no better time to blossom!
Celebs have been code 4491084; case, stepping out in cool £2.50†, code 4577876 **AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY sunglasses with clear †AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY frames and coloured lenses. Get the look for less with our great-value shades – and add a glam retro photo-print case.
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From pretty bubble-gum shades to ferce fuchsia... Pink looks fantastic in every shade and style
Get dressed up
Go for a ft ’n’ fare dress in a sugary shade and wear with nude tones. Or team a structured tunic dress in a bold pink with black accessories for the ultimate rock chick look.
Dress, 8-24, £16, code 4641792; sunglasses, £5, code 4491071; bag*, £14, code 4586754; shoes, 3-9, £18, code 4525737 *AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY
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Dress, 8-24, £16, code 4662415; sunglasses*, £3.50, code 4491054; bag, £8, code 4536843; shoes, 3-9, £14, code 4543551 *AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
Glam to go
Embellishment is big news this summer. Dress up this chic top with black capri pants, or go for faded boyfriend jeans for a more casual look.
Top, 8-24, £12, code 4641797; trousers, 8-24, £10, code 4574465; bag*, £8, code 4605230; earrings, £4, code 3581021; bracelets, £6, code 3593875 *AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
Shorts, 8-24, £8, code 4560092
Playsuit, 8-24, £14, code 4671905; kimono, 8-24, £12, code 4671903; scarf, £6, code 4581266
Top, 8-24, £8, code 4661246; skirt, 8-24, £10, code 4644363; sandals, 3-9, £12, code 4539322
Add a pop of colour to your tribal style with this magenta vest – it looks great with a colourful print skirt or with monochrome shorts.
10 ways to wear
In the swim
Scenic prints are a big trend right now. Worn with jeans, this swimsuit can double up as a top.
Swimsuit*, 8-20, £12, code 4578205
Top, 8-24, £6, code 4671932; sunglasses, £3.50, code 4491059
*SELECTED STORES ONLY. **ONLINE ONLY
Don’t be scared to wear this season’s bold prints. With our simple tips, it’s easy to nail the look…
3 Bag it
Practical and stylish. The rucksack is the bag of the moment.
Bag, £12, code 4586755 AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY
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Get instant tribal cool with glamorous printed oversize glasses.
Tortoiseshell sunglasses, £3.50, code 4491056; black sunglasses*†, £3.50, code 4678362 †AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY
Necklace, £8, code 3528263
In the mix
Clashing prints are hot news this season. Start small by adding a scarf in a contrasting print.
Earrings, £4, code 3528940
Chandelier earrings or a beaded necklace are a simple way to add tribal style to your look.
Animal prints are a wardrobe classic that will work all year round.
Jumpsuit**, 8-24, £16, code 4719998 AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
Playsuit, 8-24, £12, code 4661249; sandals, 3-9, code 4539322
Easy does it
Don’t want to wear head-to-toe tribal? Just choose one statement piece like this batwing T-shirt.
Complete your tribal look with gold or faux snakeskin gladiator or thong sandals – they work for day and night.
Gold sandals , 3-9, £12, code 4593256; multi-coloured sandals , 3-9, £12, code 4593256 ††AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
The all-in-one shorts suit is a great alternative to a mini dress. Dress it up for evenings with a tuxedo jacket and heels.
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Vest, 8-24, £8, code 4644147; shorts, 8-24, £8, code 4605050; hat*, £5, code 4581273; gold disc necklace, £8, code 3593763; bead necklace, £8, code 3511637; bag*, £8, code 4571561; bracelets, from £4 *AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
Boho luxe Update this classic laidback look with colourful prints, strappy sandals and metallic accessories
SUMMER SPECIAL Jacket, 8-24, £18, code 4498487; dress, 8-24, £16, code 4646521; bag*, £12, code 4584365; sandals, 3-9, £12, code 4539333 *AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
Top, 8-24, £10, code 4661243; jeggings, 8-24, £12, code 4569937; sunglasses*, £3.50, code 4491061; earrings, £5, code 3593634 *AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
With pretty embroidery and a fattering neckline, this vest top will add instant cool to any outft.
A mosaic-print vest is the perfect match for an all-white outft. For added fashion points, hang a cardi over your shoulders.
Cardigan*, 8-24, £14, code 4644436; top, 8-24, £8, code 4598168; trousers, 8-24, £12, code 4454261; earrings, £6, code 3556565; necklace, £5, code 3558649; sunglasses*, £3.50, code 4491084; sandals*, 3-9, £10, code 4579831 *AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
Top it off
Give a feminine maxi dress an edge by teaming it with a bleached-out denim jacket.
Turn over for how to get the look...
Get the look
Top with scarf, 10-24, £16, code 4600494
Ways to accessorise
Add metallics and high-shine details for a modern twist.
This season’s catwalks were awash with foaty fabrics and sunset shades set against a background of dazzling white. Adapt the look for everyday by teaming white capri pants or a fared midi skirt with textured pastel and printed tops and jewel-toned scarves.
Belt*, S-XL, £4, code 4551753 AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY
These seven versatile pieces are must-have items to make up your on-trend capsule wardrobe this season.
Trousers*, 10-24, £14, code 4495878
Sunglasses*, £3.50, code 4491084 AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY
Top, 10-24, £14, code 4573965
Bag*, £8, code 4613939 AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY
Bracelet, £6, code 3558144 Skirt*, 8-24, £16, code 4690753
AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
Scarf, £7, code 4581265
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Cardigan, 10-24, £16, code 4607952
Sandals, 3-9, £10, code 4579831 AVAILABLE FROM 5 MAY
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CATWALK: HOUSE OF HOLLAND
CATWALK: ALBERTA FERRETTI
We’ve got everything you need this season for easy mix-and-match style
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Shirt*, S-XXXXL, £12, code 4584704; shorts with belt, 30-42, £15, code 4626236; hat, S/M L/XL, £8, code 4530915 *AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY
Classic casuals Give relaxed shirts the edge with cool shorts and cropped trousers
SUMMER SPECIAL Top*, S-XXXXL, £10, code 4647971; sunglasses, £4, code 4452188 *AVAILABLE
Shirt, S-XXXXL, £10, code 4517053; T-shirt*, S-XXXXL, £6, code 4613872; shorts, 30-42, £12, code 4471304 *AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY
FROM 11 MAY
An essential summer piece, the polo shirt works equally well with denim or a smart suit.
Hoody, S-XXXXL, £12, code 4539418; T-shirt, S-XXXXL, £5, code 4540997; shorts*, 30-42, £12, code 4601570 *AVAILABLE FROM 1 JUNE
In the mix
A zip-up hoody is a classic that you’ll wear forever. It’s perfect for layering over a T-shirt or under a jacket.
Layer it up
A Hawaiian shirt adds a really summery feel. Wear it open over a similar coloured T-shirt.
Turn over for how to get the look...
Get the look
CATWALK: DOLCE & GABBANA
Bold stripes, preppy checks and a pop of bright colour give denims and chinos a classic casual update
Jeans, 30-42, £10, code 4658036
Hot from the catwalks, these are just some of the key looks to try this season. Denim and chino-style shorts look smart worn with a button-down checked shirt. Or for a more laid-back look, add a polo shirt or this season’s must-have Hawaiian shirt.
Ways to accessorise
Give your look an individual touch with a few added extras
Belt, S-XXL, £8, code 4464251 T-shirt, S-XXXXL, £8, code 4566144
Mix and match these versatile separates to see you right through the summer season.
Bag*, £8, code 4535041
Shirt, S-XXXXL, £14, code 4590315
AVAILABLE FROM 4 MAY
Flip fops, 7-12, £2.50, code 4542346
Shirt, S-XXXXL, £12, code 4602135
Hat*, £6, S/M L/XL, code 4583254
Shorts, 30-42, £12, code 4579855
AVAILABLE FROM 4 MAY
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Shoes, 6-12, £8, code 4607904
PHOTOGRAPHS: CATWALKING.COM. *SELECTED STORES ONLY. **ONLINE ONLY
Sunglasses**, £4, code 4672714
Protect their head from the sun with a smart trilby hat
Shirt, 4-14yrs, from £7, code 4550534; shorts*, 4-14yrs, from £6, code 4492494; hat, 4-8yrs/8-12yrs, £4, code 4537870; rucksack, £8, code 4586749 *AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY
style for kids Get kids kitted out for fun-flled days, whatever the weather. From bold, bright prints to pretty pastels and embroidery, we’ve got all the coolest looks
Hoody, 9mth-7yrs, from £8, code 4599240; T-shirt, 9mth-7yrs, from £7 (for 3-pack), code 4600165; skirt*, 9mth-6yrs, from £6, code 4588408; sandals**, 4-12, £9, code 4590306 *AVAILABLE FROM 4 MAY **AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY
Jacket, 9mth-6yrs, £7-8, code 4590262
A T-shirt with a cute cartoon print is always a hit with kids
T-shirt*, 9mth-6yrs, from £3, code 4595746; shorts*, 9mth-6yrs, from £5, code 4549198; rucksack, £6, code 4579276; shoes, 4-12, £6, code 4565925 *AVAILABLE FROM 4 MAY
Denim gilet, 9mth-7yrs, from £7, code 4583921; dress, 9mth-7yrs, from £8, code 4597338; shoes, 4-12, £7, code 4533192 MAY 2014 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | 91
Hoody*, 9mth-6yrs, from £5, code 4602198; T-shirt, 9mth-6yrs, from £5 (for 2-pack), code 4595745; trousers*, 9mth-6yrs, from £7, code 4590256; shoes, 4-12, £6, code 4565925 *AVAILABLE FROM 25 MAY
Take cover Crazy shades
Let them have fun with bright colours and prints
Playsuit, 4-14yrs, from £10, code 4595734; sunglasses, £3, code 4539177
T-shirt, 4-14yrs, from £5, code 4611286; shorts, 4-14yrs, from £8, code 4604645; sunglasses, £3, code 4539190; shoes*, 4-12, from £6, code 4578338 *AVAILABLE FROM 11 MAY 92 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | MAY 2014
This lightweight hooded jacket is perfect for cooler days
Jacket, 4-14yrs, from £14, code 4558136; T-shirt, 4-14yrs, £2, code 4559334; jeans, 4-14yrs, from £6, code 4441608
Our limited edition Gift Card – starring The LEGO Movie!
Celebrate The LEGO Movie with our new LEGO Asda Gift Cards – and be in with a chance to win a fantastic day out, too If you’re looking for a gift the kids will love, our new LEGO Asda Gift Cards ft the bill perfectly. Like all our great gift cards, you just load them up with any amount you like, from £1 to £500. The kids can then use their card to buy whatever they want in store, everything from toys and children’s DVDs
to their favourite snacks*. Our exclusive The LEGO Movie card features their favourite characters from this year’s must-see family flm. Plus they’ll also have the chance to win a family ticket to The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort (see right). Now that’s even more reason to treat your little LEGO fans!
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Win a family ticket to The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort Kids love a day out and The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort has lots to keep them amused. For your chance to win a family day pass, register your LEGO Asda gift card at ASDA.com/giftcards and you’ll be entered into our free prize draw. There are fve sets of family tickets to be won – a winner will be chosen at the end of each month from May to September 2014. The competition closes 30 September 2014 and the tickets have to be used by 3 November 2014. For more details and full terms and conditions, visit cards.ASDA.com/LEGO
*THE LEGO GIFT CARD IS REDEEMABLE IN STORE ONLY AND CANNOT BE USED TO PURCHASE ANY PRODUCT FROM CONCESSIONS OR KIOSKS, OR TO BUY LOTTERY TICKETS OR PETROL
Gift cards theyÕll love
Up for grabs Make May your lucky month with our great giveaways. Enter now for your chance to win...
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WIN! A two-night luxury family break in London with a recording studio session for the kids
Calling all budding pop stars. Here’s the chance to record your debut single, just like… Postman Pat! Postman Pat: The Movie, in cinemas 23 May, follows the popular kids’ character to London to enter a TV talent show. To celebrate, we’re offering one family’s kids the chance to record a CD during a weekend in
the capital. The winner and three family members will get two nights’ luxury accommodation, free travel, and £150 to spend in Hamleys toy store. With the voices of Stephen Mangan as Postman Pat, Rupert Grint, David Tennant, Jim Broadbent and Ronan Keating, the whole family will love Postman Pat: The Movie.
There is one prize of a two-night trip to London for up to two adults and two children aged 12 and under, staying in a four-star hotel in a family suite on a B&B board basis. Return train travel from mainland UK stations to London, and station-hotel transfers in London, are included. A valid credit or debit card is required as a returnable deposit to check into the hotel. The ‘popstar recording experience’ is 90 minutes of studio time, recording songs chosen by the winner from a list of options, and is valid for children only, with adults as spectators. The Hamleys spend will be in the form of a gift card provided at time of tour. Prize is subject to availability and must be taken by 30 June 2015, excluding 21 December 2014-2 January 2015, 5-6 April 2015 and bank holidays. The prize does not include meals or drinks apart from those mentioned, travel other than stated, hotel expenses, or spending money. Once booked, it cannot be altered or amended. See over for overall terms.
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GIVEAWAYS WIN! A London break to see The Lion King It’s show time! Theatre-break experts Show & Stay are ofering three lucky families a wonderful overnight stay in London and tickets to see The Lion King. You’ll all love this award-winning musical, based on the Disney flm and with music
by Sir Elton John. It’s just one of the many shows on ofer with Show & Stay – and with our special reader ofer, everyone can get a 10 per cent discount. For more details, visit show-and-stay. co.uk/asdadiscount
There are three prizes of an overnight stay in a four-star London hotel, chosen by Show & Stay, sharing a family room for up to two adults and two children aged 12 years and under, on a B&B basis. Four tickets to see The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre are included. Prize does not include travel, meals or drinks apart from those mentioned, spending money or hotel expenditure. Must be taken by 31 December 2014, subject to availability. Choice of show dates may be limited by total value of the prize, which is £500. Reader ofer: 10 per cent discount excludes theatre breaks with rail and gift vouchers, and applies to breaks booked by 31 December 2014 and taken by 31 December 2015. Choice of seats will be from those available to Show & Stay on a given date, and not of any seat in the theatre. See below for overall terms.
WIN! One of 10 Pyrex kitchenware
packages worth £150
Whether you’re a budding baker or an experienced chef, new cookware that lasts is a great additional to your kitchen. Ten lucky readers can each win £150 worth of Pyrex products, from glass bowls and casserole dishes to pans and bakeware – there’s defnitely something for everyone. Pyrex has been producing top-quality cookware for almost 100 years, and today you’ll fnd Pyrex products in more than 75 per cent of Britain’s homes. Be sure to look out for the great Pyrex ofers in our Home Sale, from 12 May to 2 June. There are 10 Pyrex product prizes. Each winner can choose Pyrex products up to the value of £150 from a catalogue that will be provided. There is no cash alternative. Prizes are not exchangeable. Pyrex is a trademark of Corning Inc, used by permission. See below for overall terms.
WIN! A seven-night family stay in Cornwall
Want to get back to nature in the lap of luxury? One family of four will win a week-long break in a fve-star eco-lodge at The Park resort in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall. Plus, you’ll get free surf lessons from Kingsurf Surf School, and bike hire from Go By Cycle. Set in 27 acres of woodland, the lodges have solar panels for the ultimate green break.
There is one prize of a self-catering, seven-night Saturday-to-Saturday stay for a family of four staying in a fve-star, two-bedroom eco-lodge. One family meal to the value of £20 per person with soft drink/glass house wine/bottled beer is included. Towels and linen are included. Prize does not include meals or drinks, apart from those mentioned, travel, activities apart from surfng and cycling as mentioned, travel or spending money. Subject to availability until 31 December 2014, excluding 25 August 2014. Surfng is suitable for all ages, and all participants must have a good level of swimming ability. Bike hire includes child seats/tag-alongs/ trailers available for toddlers and non-riders. See below for overall terms.
HOW TO ENTER*
For your chance to win, call the number below or text the code, then a space and your name and address, to 82229, or enter online at ASDA.com/win. Calls/texts cost 50p each*. The closing date for prize draws is midnight, 31 May 2014.
LONDON RECORDING STUDIO BREAK Call 0901 151 0090 Text ASDA7
THE LION KING THEATRE BREAK Call 0901 151 0091 Text ASDA8
PYREX KITCHENWARE Call 0901 151 0093 Text ASDA9
CORNWALL FAMILY ECO HOLIDAY Call 0901 151 0094 Text ASDA11
*ENTRY DETAILS Calls cost 50p from BT landlines. Calls from other networks, payphones and mobiles may be higher. Text entries cost 50p, plus standard operator rates. For SMS and call entry technical issues, call 0845 803 0325. For online entry technical issues, call Asda customer services on 0800 952 0101. See below for full and specifc terms and conditions. PRIZE DRAW TERMS & CONDITIONS 1 Prize draws open to all residents of the UK aged 18 years and over (unless otherwise stated), excluding employees (and their immediate family) of Asda, Publicis Blueprint and their afliated companies, and anyone professionally connected with the prizes. 2 Proof of sending shall not constitute proof of receipt. No responsibility is accepted for entries lost, delayed, incompletely received or damaged. 3 Maximum one entry per person per draw. Automated, bulk or third-party entries not accepted. 4 All entries (online, text and phone) must be received by midnight, 31 May 2014. Phone/text lines open 24 hours a day until midnight, 31 May 2014. Ask bill payer before calling. If you text after the closing date, you will not be entered but will be charged. Take care when entering text codes; promoter is not responsible for mistypes and you may be charged more. Some phone lines operate call-barring. Calls from other networks/payphones/mobiles may be charged at a higher rate. If unable to get through, check with network operator. 5 Winners are selected at random by an independent verifed computer system after the closing date and will be notifed by letter within 28 days of closing date. If prize is not claimed within four weeks of notifcation, a redraw will take place. 6 No cash alternatives. Prizes not transferable and must be accepted as ofered. 7 By entering, you agree to take part in publicity. 8 To obtain winners’ names/counties, send an SAE to: Asda Magazine May 2014 Winners List, Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds LS11 5AD, 28 days after closing date. Do not send entries to this address. 9 If winners are unable to take prizes, a redraw will take place. 10 Promoter’s decision is fnal. 11 In the event of unforeseen circumstances, promoter reserves right to ofer alternative prize of equal or greater value. 12 Prize draws may feature in other promotional material with diferent treatments. 13 Promoter 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 ft to travel. 15 Promoter is not liable for any loss or damage, except death or personal injury, arising out of administration, or for the winner’s enjoyment of the prizes. 16 Where terms/conditions are inconsistent with additional prize draw terms, additional ones will prevail. By entering you accept this.
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The 2 -minuTe workout if you struggle to fnd time for yourself, make every second count with our simple exercises that work every bit of your body...
Tone your abdominal muscles and say goodbye to a wobbly tummy. Start with the plank â€“ lie on your front, propped on your forearms and toes. Keeping your legs and back straight, raise your hips and hold your tummy in for 20 seconds. Repeat 5 times. Next, do 10 crunches. Lie on your back, feet fat, knees bent and hands across your chest. Raise your head and shoulders no more than 10cm of the foor and hold for 5 seconds.
For a total leg toner, try wall squats. Lean back on a wall with feet slightly apart, 60cm ahead of you. slide down to a seated position. Hold for 30-45 seconds. Repeat. Also, target thigh muscles by doing the scissors. Lie on your side and lift both legs about an inch of the foor. Keeping them straight, slowly open and close your legs in a kind of scissors motion. Do 15 scissors on each side.
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Banish bingo wings by tightening your triceps with bench dips. sit on the edge of a dining chair, feet stretched out in front and grip the front edge of the seat. Use your arms to lift your bottom up and forward of the chair. Bend your arms to lower and then raise your body 10-20 times.
5 TRIm wAIsT
A better bottom
Pelvic lifts work as a great bum toner. Lie on your back with arms by your sides, knees bent and feet fat on the foor. slowly lift your hips up until your body and legs are in a straight line. clench your bottom cheeks together and hold for 20 seconds. Repeat 10 times.
Swap love handles for an hourglass fgure by working the muscles of your midrift. Sit on the foor with your knees bent and heels on the ground. Keeping your back straight and chest up, lean backwards slightly with your arms held out in front. Slowly twist from your waist, rotating your shoulders as far left and then as far right as you can. Repeat this 20 times.
iLLUstRations: LUcy davey
Simply inspirational. Truly convenient. Totally delicious. Look out for the great new summer range from The Funky Fish Kitchen.
An exciting new range of mealtime ideas that taste delicious served with either a crispy salad, potatoes and your favourite seasonal vegetables or why not try with rice or pasta.
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