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JUNE 2014

SUMMER SPECIAL PART 2

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Three nights in Dublin, plus much more

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Simple new recipes for sunny days

Father’s Day gifts Great ideas to treat dad

Football fever FOOD AND DRINKS TO KICK OFF YOUR CELEBRATIONS...


June 2014

CONTENTS

SUMMER SPECIAL PART

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Get the ball rolling this month with football celebrations, gifts for Dad, the season’s hottest fashions, and much more

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PROMISES To provide family friendly meals that: Save you time and money ……………… Reduce your food waste by making the most of the pack sizes you’ll fnd in store ……………… Are nutritionally balanced, using everyday ingredients.

Football special 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 available in the majority of stores unless otherwise stated. All products available while stocks last. Online delivery charges may apply.

We love... Our football cake is a real winner 61 Feed your team Snacks to share while you watch the footie 94 What a result! George fashions for all the family

Food & drink 16 Fun on the farm Open Farm Sunday activities

18 Cheese with a little extra... The people behind our new cheeses 23 Cooks’ tips Food advice 27 Spotlight on New season peas and beans 31 Tomatoes Don’t save them just for salad! 41 Free from… dairy Delicious Bakewell tart 47 Tuck in, everyone! Easy family midweek meals

55 Masterclass Turn your hand to tempura prawns 58 7 ways with cocktails Summer evening drinks

Father’s Day 42 Kids’ cooking Spoil him with a day of tasty food 74 Gift ideas Great ways to say ‘I love you, Dad’, plus cool styles for him from George

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74 ON THE COVER Sunset Burst cocktails (p58) Photograph: Dan Jones Styling: Rob Merrett Food styling: Bianca Nice

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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

16 Health

79 Top 5 health checks for men The symptoms he shouldn’t ignore

Fashion

83 George style Win a vintage-style T-shirt 85 Style notebook Chic beading, cool jelly sandals... This season’s fashion trends

86 Summer essentials Mix-and-match pieces for the perfect wardrobe, in classic blue and white 88 Club tropicana How to wear this season’s bold and beautiful prints, with confdence 90 Beachwear edit Stunning swimsuits, bikinis and cover-ups to suit you, whatever your shape

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Top picks Our favourite in-store buys this month Asda news Latest products, and more Let’s go camping Tents and kit for every budget Up for grabs A trip to Dublin, family breaks and other great prizes Time out Making social media work for you

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WE GAVE 4 MILLION TREES TO COLOMBIAN FARMERS... ...IT’S TIME TO ENJOY THE FIRST HARVEST


Welcome to

This month

*AVAILABLE FROM 2-15 JUNE 2014. **IN SELECTED STORES ONLY

June

It’s fnally arrived – the huge football event that will either drive you wild with excitement or to distraction! Whether you love or hate the game, this is a prime opportunity to put your chef’s hat on, get the drinks poured and enjoy time with friends and family. We’ve put together a fantastic spread that will keep everyone satisfed during the matches, plus let them try out a selection of international food. If a nice cocktail is more your thing, we’ve tried, tested and chosen our favourites (hic!) in our 7 Ways with Cocktails feature, on page 58. Meanwhile, don’t forget to tell dad how much he means to you this Father’s Day, on 15 June. If, like mine, he wants a barbecue come rain or shine, let him have one – he’s probably taxied you around and supported you enough over the years to warrant it. Mine certainly has (love you, Dad!).

I want…

…you to support Orchid, the male cancer charity, by buying one of these handy shoppers. They cost just £2 – with 60p going to this great charity.

I love…

…this fun No.1 Dad travel mug*. And at £4, the kids could save up to buy it with their pocket money.

I’ve got to have…

HANNAH McDERMOTT Asda Editor

…this chiminea**, £59, from George Home, so I can make summer evenings outside last even longer.

GET IN TOUCH Email me asda.editor@asdamagazine.co.uk, or write to The Editor, Asda Magazine, Asda House, South Bank, Great Wilson Street, Leeds LS11 5AD. Call Asda on 0800 952 0101

Like Asda

@asda

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*PLASTIC FOOTBALLER FIGURES, TURF AND GOAL NOT INCLUDED. PHOTOGRAPHS: STUART OVENDEN

Score extra points with footie fans big and small by treating them to our fun iced cake. With a delicious buttercream and raspberry jam flling, it’s perfect for birthday parties and football celebrations

Chosen by you Football Cake (serves 12)*

£5.98

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SMART BUYS

Editor’s choice Pick up this exclusive new bag for spot-on style. George Spot Oilcloth Satchel, £12 Your budding artists will love these fun colouring books. Dinosaur; Baby Animals; My Fairy Princess; Tractors and Trucks colouring books, £2 each

Top picks From useful and stylish to yummy delights, here’s some of the cool choices this month...

Protect little ones with Little Angels Nappy Cream and Ointment, £1.45 each

Make your own ices with these retro-style moulds from George Home. Ice Lolly Maker Rocket (makes 6), £1.50*

*AVAILABLE IN SELECTED STORES ONLY. **OFFER PRICE AVAILABLE FROM 12 JUNE-2 JULY 2014

Wherever you see these icons, the products are available online and in store Give the family a big treat with delicious new Chosen by you Jazzie Raspberry and Triple Chocolate Giant Donut Cakes, £2 each

Go dotty with these George Home Riviera Spots Hi-ball glasses 4-pack, £3*

Cheer up a dull chore with forals. George Home Riviera Ironing Board Cover, £4

Protect and personalise your Apple tablet with a smart scratch-proof case. iPad Air Skinz Moustaches, £10*; iPad Mini Skinz Floral, £9*

Fancy brightening up your shed? Add a bold splash of colour to outdoor woodwork with Cuprinol Garden Shades paint 1L, was £10, now £7**

Your kids will be the envy of the playground! Despicable Me Minions Lunch Bag, £8 and Bottle, £4*

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news

The bananas are harvested by hand...

THIS MONTH’S

Delicious ready-meals, party products for all your summer celebrations, plus much more

A taste of America

PHOTOGRAPHS: RIA OSBORNE. STYLING: JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: GREGOR MCMASTER, LINZI BRECHIN

NO MESS OR FUSS

We’ve made life easier than ever with our new Butcher’s Selection Simply Roast in the Bag Pork Joints. Choose from: Piri Piri, Garlic & Herb, Smokey Mexican or Maple favour (£5 for 700g each). They come in straight-to-oven bags that lock in favour and keep meat moist. It couldn’t be simpler.

Enjoy the favours of America with our new Chosen by you Taste of America readymeals, from £2.50. From the Deep South to the West Coast, we’ve got authentic regional favourites including sizzling Chicken Burritos and red-hot Sloppy Joes. Just like being there!

Chosen by you Southern Fried Chicken & Spicy Wedges, £2.75 (400g)

Pick of the bunch

Ever wondered where your bananas come from? Our ...then labelled colleagues work closely with and packed... local suppliers in Central and South America to pick the very best bananas for you – and to make sure the farmers and workers get a fair deal. We also have teams who visit producers’ sites to check both quality and ethical standards are being met. Plus, as members of the World Banana Forum, we’re working to ensure a sustainable future for ...and given a producers – so everyone’s a winner. quality check

Sweet treats

Surprise the family with our new Chosen by you cream cakes and chilled desserts. They’ll love our Fresh Cream Frappés in chocolate, caramel or raspberry favour. Or try Strawberries & Fresh Cream Yum Yums and Lemon Meringue Tarts. All £2.25 for 2-pack.

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NEWS

Did you know… …that 38%* of Brits wash raw chicken. If you’re among them, you may think you’re protecting your family’s health – but it can actually cause food poisoning. Splashing water that’s touched raw meat can spread harmful food bugs onto kitchen surfaces and equipment, hands and clothing, says the Food Standards Agency. For more advice and tips during Food Safety Week (16-22 June), visit food.gov.uk

Make their celebrations a hit with our fun partyware, from piñatas and party bags to cakes. Themes include pirates, princesses and jungle, plus we’ve got new mix-and-match adult tablewear. And if you buy our helium balloons, we’ll inflate them in store for free.

Shine on Brighten up your home with our stunning bouquet** of British-grown sunflowers, with chrysanthemums and statice, £5. Or treat someone to a simple sunflower bouquet, £3.

We did it! Thank you to everyone who voted for us in the Tommy’s Baby-Friendly Awards 2014. We’re so proud to have won the charity’s Best Family-friendly Supermarket title for the ffth year in a row!

Freewheelin’ fun SUPER SNAPS FOR DAD For a great Father’s Day gift, take the kids and your camera or phone to your local Asda Photo Centre on Saturday 7 June. Snap the kids dressed up in our superhero costumes in front of a life-size comic (above) – then print out a FREE photo for their own superdad. You can pick up free colouring-in comic books, plus get 50% of photo keyrings. See ASDA.com/storelocator 14 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | JUNE 2014

It’s National Bike to School Week from 9-14 June, with events nationwide to get kids cycling† Encourage your little racers with our Piranha Bad Fish and Piranha Fly Fish bikes†† (£69 each), with cool BMX-style frames. For bikes for all the family, see ASDA.com/direct

*FSA FOOD & YOU SURVEY, 2012. **SUNFLOWER BOUQUET AVAILABLE IN STORE FOR A LIMITED PERIOD †FOR ADVICE ON GETTING CYCLING, SEE SUSTRANS.ORG.UK ††SUITABLE FOR KIDS AGED SEVEN AND OVER

It’s party time!


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There’s so much to see and do as part of Open Farm Sunday, from displays and tours to the chance to say hello to the animals

Fun on the farm Families across Britain will be heading into the countryside for Open Farm Sunday on 8 June. It’s a great day out – so why don’t you join them? At Asda, we know that supporting British farmers is important to our customers, which is why we’re a leading sponsor and supporter of Open Farm Sunday (OFS) through Asda Community Life. On 8 June, hundreds of farms across the country will open their gates to the public for OFS. It gives families the opportunity to get out into the countryside, meet farm animals and learn about where their food comes from. And the good news is most events are free!

than 200,000 people visiting farms during last year’s OFS. And research from the charity LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) shows that one in three British families has visited a farm in the past 12 months.

HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE Most OFS events are held at working farms, but you can also visit city farms, smallholdings and even farms run by schools. A dairy farm will be very diferent to a farm that produces crops, for example, so each visit will be unique. Some FARM FAVOURITES William Race, 10, from Buckinghamshire put on a full day of ‘What better family activities, from nature trails and tractor outing is there than one spent on a rides, to meeting farm in our beautiful countryside?’ lambs and calves says Pearce Hughes, our Agricultural or watching milking. Development Manager. ‘And this It’s a great outing year’s open day looks like being even for the whole family bigger and better than ever before.’ – plan your trip at The annual event has been a hit farmsunday.org now. since its launch in 2006, with more

‘Open Farm Sunday is great. I met the animals, rode on a tractor and learned how food grows’

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And there’s more…

l Go to farmsunday.org to learn about walks, nature trails and other great events at farms throughout the year. You can also get information about OFS and fnd your nearest participating farm. l Check whether your child’s school is getting involved in Open Farm School Days. From 2-13 June, many farms are hosting school group visits to help kids learn about where their food comes from. l Find out more about farming with LEAF’s virtualfarmwalk.org – an online tour with loads to do. l Fancy a holiday on a farm? For B&B and self-catering breaks, see farmstay.co.uk


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Cheese

with a little extra…

If you always stick to tried-and-tested Cheddar, you could be missing a treat. We’ve now got lots of cheeses with exciting added favours, so why not try something new, says our cheese expert Tom Holmes If you stroll down our cheese aisles, you’ll see classics like Tom Holmes, Cheddar and Asda Cheese Edam beside Team everything from Feta to Manchego and Halloumi. And we’re always working to source the best new cheeses. There’s more choice than ever before, but if you really love a particular type of cheese, you may be a bit reluctant to try something new. Fortunately, you can now enjoy the best of both worlds with the growing trend for ‘favoured’ or ‘speciality’ cheeses. These are standard cheeses with fresh ingredients added for an extra burst of favour. To develop our new range of Chosen by you favoured cheeses, we did

lots of research to fnd out which foods and tastes you love. The classic favours of Italian food, for example, are really popular so we’ve developed a cheese that’s favoured with sundried tomatoes, olives and basil for a wonderful Italian twist. Spicy food is also big right now, so we’ve added peri peri chilli from Africa to Cheddar for an extra kick. And we tapped into the trend for using real ale in recipes such as pies, then added wholegrain mustard to the mix, to create a really moreish cheese that’s brilliant for cooking.

Dairy best

Of course, even the best added ingredients wouldn’t work without a fabulous cheese to use as the base. We think we’ve cracked it with our exclusive Wyke

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Farms Mature Cheddar. This wonderful cheese is produced by a family-run cheese maker in Somerset – the spiritual home of Cheddar – using milk from their own dairy cows and 100 other local farms within a 35-mile radius of their dairy.

Fresh ingredients

All the milk comes fresh from the cows each day and, using a 150-year-old family recipe, makes a Cheddar with a rich, creamy favour. It’s then left to mature for six months to give it a real bite, before being delivered to another Somerset company, Norseland, for the next stage of the process. Using the Wyke Farms Mature Cheddar as the base, Norseland blends a variety of lovely fresh

ingredients to create our favoured cheeses. They use only top-quality, authentically sourced ingredients to guarantee they taste amazing. As Tracey Burr, Technical Manager for new products at Norseland, says, ‘We love Cheddar, but we wanted to add more pizzazz with these new cheeses by using fresh ingredients to give even more favour.’

Quality & choice

The fnished cheese is then made into family-sized wedges, handy slices or mini snacking portions – so there’s something to suit the whole family. The result is a range of delicious cheeses that are special enough for any occasion. They’re far too good to save just for your sandwiches…


PRODUCERS

‘My family has been making cheese for 150 years and we think our mature Cheddar is the best in the world. The clean, creamy taste makes it the perfect starting point for favoured cheeses.’ Richard Clothier, MD, Wyke Farms

Chosen by you Mature Cheddar with Sweet Chilli & Peri Peri Wedge

*TRIAL PRICE AVAILABLE UNTIL 28 JUNE, THEN £1.50

Our distinctive blend of chilli and spices give this cheese a fery but not overpowering kick.

Chosen by you Mature Cheddar with Ale & Wholegrain Mustard Wedge A perfect union of classic British favours. The malty ale balances out the spicy bite of the mustard.

Chosen by you Mature Cheddar with Sundried Tomato, Olive & Basil Wedge

All £1* (150g; 66.7p/ 100g)

Chosen by you Mature Cheddar with Caramelised Red Onion Wedge The sweet, tangy onion favour is great with a chunk of bread and cold meats for a Ploughman’s-style lunch.

Classic Mediterranean ingredients are mixed to create the delicious fresh tastes of a pizza.

For tasty ideas on how to use our new favoured cheeses, turn over the page

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PRODUCERS

Recipe for success

Serving suggestions

The favoured cheese wedges are really versatile. Here are just a few recipe ideas to get you started... Chosen by you Mature Cheddar with Sundried Tomato, Olive & Basil ● This is delicious grated over pasta bakes to add favour to Italian dishes ● It works well in cheese scones. ● Stir into risotto then sprinkle a little more on top to serve. Chosen by you Mature Cheddar with Ale & Wholegrain Mustard ● Try mixed through mashed potato for a really tasty twist. ● This is lovely melted on slices of baguette and served with French onion soup. ● Stir into cooked leaks for a creamy, tangy fnish.

Tempting time-savers Our handy cheese slices are perfect for sandwiches and rolls, or on burgers and jacket potatoes.

All £1.90

(150g; £1.58/ 100g) or 2 for £3

Chosen by you Mature Cheddar with Caramelised Red Onion ● Use grated in quiche or cheese and onion fan to add an extra depth of favour. ● Or melt slices in the centre of an omelette before folding in half for a delicious, gooey flling.

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Ideal for snacking

With our brand new snacking portions, it’s even easier to try out different favours. They’re the ideal size to pack into lunch boxes, eat on the go, or for a little treat at night. And they’re great for summer barbecues. Our Chosen by you cheese snacking packs come in three delicious favours: Wensleydale & Cranberry, Jerk Cheddar, and Double Gloucester with Onion & Chive, all £1.30 for 5 x 20g portions.

Chosen by you: Mature Cheddar with Cracked Black Pepper Slices; Mature Cheddar with Olive, Tomato & Basil Slices; Double Gloucester with Onion & Chive Slices

WORDS: DEBBIE CODD. PHOTOGRAPHS: RIA OSBORNE, STOCKFOOD. STYLING: JENNY IGGLEDEN

Our Chosen by you favoured cheeses can add real interest and excitement to your cooking. Choose from wedges, slices or snacking-size portions


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HOW TO...

*AVAILABLE ONLINE AND IN SELECTED STORES ONLY

Cook perfect pasta Get your pasta right every time with our handy tips. Heat a large pan of lightly salted water to full boil – don’t add oil as it will make the pasta greasy and the sauce won’t stick to it. Add the pasta, stir once and bring back to the boil. Stir again, then cook at a rolling boil, uncovered, for about 10-12mins for dried pasta or 6mins for fresh pasta. Pasta is ready when it’s ‘al dente’, an Italian term meaning ‘to the tooth’. You should feel a little bit of resistance when you bite it. Drain the pasta, but

don’t rinse with water if you’re serving it hot – the starch in the cooked pasta will help the sauce to stick to it. Reserve the cooking water – this is perfect for adjusting your sauce to the perfect consistency, and achieving a silky smooth texture. Serve the pasta as soon as possible after cooking, as it gets sticky as it cools. If the pasta is to be used in a salad, rinse it under cold running water as soon as it is cooked. This will remove the starch and stop the pasta sticking together.

GOT NO SAUCE? JUST ADD BUTTER, PARMESAN AND BLACK PEPPER LIKE THE ITALIANS DO

Cooks’ tips Sharpen your cookery skills with our insider know-how and top food advice

£5 KITCHEN KIT

For a crisp summer salad, you need clean, dry leaves – but washing and draining them can be fddly. That’s when a salad spinner comes in handy. Simply pop the leaves in the colander inside the spinner and rinse under cold water. Then spin the handle to drain away the water. Hey presto – perfect salad! Asda plastic salad spinner*, £5

AVOIDING SOGGY STIR-FRIES!

Stir-frying is one of the quickest, easiest ways to cook – plus it’s great for using up leftover veggies. Here’s how to make your stir-fries even better. Prepare everything in advance. Stir-fries cook fast – so once you get going, you won’t have time to chop things. Cut everything to a similar size, so ingredients cook at the same rate. Make sure the oil in the wok is really hot before you start adding the food. The ingredients will cook quickly but keep more moisture and bite. Keep moving everything around the pan so every bit is thoroughly cooked but not burnt.

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WORDS: LINZI BRECHIN. PHOTOGRAPHS: STUART OVENDEN, GETTY IMAGES, STOCKFOOD. STYLING: LINDA BERLIN. FOOD STYLING: LINZI BRECHIN. *IF YOU SEND IN YOUR COOKING TIPS OR DILEMMAS, YOU’RE AGREEING FOR US TO PUBLISH THIS ALONG WITH YOUR NAME AND PHOTOGRAPH IN ASDA MAGAZINE

CHOPPED

DID YOU KNOW?

How to prepare garlic Garlic adds fabulous favour to dishes, but its strength depends on how you prepare it... CRUSHED Garlic crushed with a heavy knife or in a crusher has the strongest, most pungent favour. Cook over a low heat in a little oil for 1-2mins, taking care not to let it burn

or it will taste bitter. This is ideal for pasta sauces and soups. For the ultimate zip, add a little crushed raw garlic to salad dressings. CHOPPED This gives a strong favour to dishes, but is slightly milder than crushed. It’s the easiest way to prepare garlic if you’re frying it and adding it to

casseroles and stir-fries. ROASTED Whole cloves roasted with the skin on have a mild, almost sweet favour. Roast for about 20-25mins at 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. Serve whole with dishes such as roasts or you can squeeze out the pulp and add it to mashed potato or sauces.

CRUSHED

Getting more juice from your lemons Lemons and limes add a sharp zestiness to lots of recipes, from dressings to desserts. To get more juice out of citrus fruit, microwave for 10-15secs before squeezing and then rolling it on a board with the heel of your hand. This breaks the capsules in the fruit’s fesh that hold all the juice.

HAVE YOU TRIED….. WASABI PASTE?

If you’re a fan of horseradish, you’ll love wasabi. It’s a Japanese root vegetable that’s grated to make a bright green paste with an intense, fery favour. This paste is traditionally served dabbed on sushi, noodles and ‘tempura’ fried dishes – see our prawn recipe on page 55. Or add it to salad dressings, sauces and dips. Just go easy – it’s strong!

LOVE YOUR LEFTOVER CHEESE

Got loads of odd bits of cheese in your fridge? Use up all these leftovers in a simple fondue. Grate all the pieces and put in a thick-based pan. Blend a little cornfour with some white wine in a bowl, then pour into the pan. Heat gently until the cheese mixture is melted and simmering, then remove from the hob but keep warm. Serve with a selection of breads and vegetable sticks – just put chunks on a skewer or fork to dip in without burning your fngers.

If you have leftover lemons, try this idea from reader Luke Fuller: ‘Cut the fruit into slices and freeze. You can then use them instead of ice cubes for drinks – and they won’t dilute the favour.’

Reader tip

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SPOTLIGHT ON

Sugar snap peas As their name suggests, these are crisp and sweet.

Peas

Runner beans

Taste slightly sweet and have a lovely soft-to-the-bite texture.

Similar to green beans but with a more distinct favour.

Spotlight on

Peas and beans Green beans

Celebrate the fresh tastes of summer with these favour-packed pods. They add brilliant bite to all sorts of delicious dishes

Firm-to-the-bite with a strong, fresh favour.

Broad beans Sweet with a smooth and creamy texture.

Mangetout These young pea pods are crisp and sweeter than peas.

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‘Peas and beans are such versatile vegetables – and we have so many more varieties in store than you might realise! Although they’re available fresh all year round from overseas suppliers, in the summer we source them from British farmers wherever possible. My favourites are newly shelled peas as they’re so sweet and tender. I sprinkle them with a little salt and just steam them for one or two minutes, or three minutes if they’re a bit older. I’m a big fan of broad beans, too – the shelled beans are great in pasta dishes for added texture. Damon Johnson, Head of Produce Quality

Minty pea dip Boil fresh or frozen peas for 3-5mins. Drain and put in a bowl with a knob of butter. Add crème fraîche and chopped mint, season, then mash well. Serve with slices of toast or cruditiés.

RUNNER BEANS Garlic & shallot runner beans Trim the ends of runner beans and slice diagonally into 1cm pieces. Heat a little oil and butter in a frying pan and add crushed garlic and a chopped shallot. Cook until soft. Add the beans and cook gently for 5mins. Season and serve.

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Asian-style carrot & mangetout salad

When you’re using mangetout and green beans in salads, cook them in boiling water for 3 secs then dunk in cold water – this softens the raw texture and helps keep the colour.

Tip

Trim the tops and tails of a handful of mangetout. Put in a pan of boiling, lightly salted water and cook for 30secs. Drain, rinse under cold water then drain again. Put in a bowl, add a grated carrot and a fnely chopped, deseeded chilli. Toss the salad. Make a dressing of 3 parts oil to 1 part white wine vinegar. Add a little crushed garlic and grated ginger. Drizzle the dressing over the salad, then sprinkle on toasted sesame seeds.

TAKE A SHORTCUT In a rush? Save time with our brilliant frozen beans and peas or fresh pre-prepared range – just boil, steam or microwave.

Asda Sliced beans, £1 (200g; 50p/100g); Podded Peas, £1 (150g; 67p/100g); Traditional Cut Beans, £1 (160g; 63p/100g)

WORDS, RECIPES AND FOOD STYLING: GREGOR MCMASTER. PHOTOGRAPHS: STUART OVENDEN. STYLING: LINDA BERLIN

PEAS

MANGETOUT


SPOTLIGHT ON

BROAD BEANS Mozzarella & broad bean salad Shell some broad beans – snap the pod along the seam and push the beans out. Put in a bowl and add sliced radishes and crumbled feta. Whisk a squeeze of lemon juice with a little olive oil. Drizzle over the salad and sprinkle with grated lemon zest. Season and serve.

Struggle to get the kids to eat their veg? Sneak beans and peas into everyday dishes. Add a handful of peas to curries, use sliced green beans in stews, or mash broad beans with potatoes.

Tip


Try our new pour over range!

Our delicious quick and easy pour over sauces are microwavable and ready in under 2 minutes. Perfect for pouring over pasta, meat or fish to create an indulgent Italian meal.

Find them in the Italian sauce aisle

20P OFF

any pour over sauce

Valid from 27.05.2014 until 30.06.2014 while stocks last. To the checkout colleague: Scan coupon at checkout and retain coupon for security checks. Coupon valid until 30.06.2014. To the cash office colleague: Treat as manufacturer coupon, place in orange bag and send to Valassis Ltd., PO Box 6199, Nuneaton CV11 9HQ. To the customer:This coupon is non-transferable or refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Only one coupon per transaction. Coupon can only be used when purchasing a Ragu Pour Over Sauce. No photocopies accepted. Redeemable at participating Asda stores only.


FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH

Tomatoes

From cherry and plum to beef and vine, with so much choice don’t just save them for salads Goats’ cheese & tomato tarts

Mini tomatoes have a sweetness that works well with cheese – and they cook quickly, too SERVES 4 READY IN 50MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.21 500g pack ready-to-roll puff pastry Flour, for rolling out 1 red onion, chopped 1tbsp olive oil 15g butter 2tsp chopped thyme leaves, plus a few leaves to garnish 2tsp balsamic vinegar 220g Extra Special Tomkin Tomatoes, halved 100g pack Chosen by you Goats’ Cheese, chopped 1 Preheat the oven to 220C/ 200C Fan/Gas 7. Roll the pastry out to the thickness of a pound coin then cut out 4 rounds using a saucer as a guide. Put on a baking tray. Using the point of a knife, mark a rim around the edge of each tart (take care not to cut right through). Chill for at least 30mins. 2 Heat the oil and butter then cook the onion until soft. Add the thyme and vinegar, and simmer until evaporated. Leave to cool. 3 Divide the onion between the pastry cases, spreading

it inside the marked rims. Top with the tomatoes, cutside up, and cheese pieces. 4 Bake for 15mins or until the pastry is golden and the tomatoes are softened. Garnish with thyme leaves.

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Each 164g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,425kj High High Low Med 342kcal 24.3g 12.5g 4.4g 0.8g 17% 35% 63% 5% 13% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 866kJ/208kcal

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Semi-dried baby plum tomatoes The slow cooking concentrates the favour of these small sweet tomatoes – perfect for adding to salads, pasta sauces and risottos SERVES 4 READY IN 1HR 10MINS PLUS COOLING PRICE PER SERVING 52p 220g pack Extra Special Baby Plum Tomatoes 1tbsp olive oil 2tsp balsamic vinegar Few sprigs thyme 1 Preheat the oven to 140C/120C Fan/Gas 1. Line

a baking tray with baking paper. Cut the baby plum tomatoes in half lengthways and put on the baking tray, cut-side up. 2 Mix together the olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and drizzle over the

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tomatoes. Season with salt and black pepper. 3 Cook in the oven for 45-60mins until shrunken. The smallest tomatoes may be ready frst – if so, remove them from the baking tray and leave

the rest to fnish cooking. 4 Remove from the oven, toss with sprigs of fresh thyme and leave to cool. Each 42g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

154kj Med Low Med Med 37kcal 2.9g 0.4g 2.2g 0.3g 2% 4% 2% 2% 5% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 364kJ/87kcal


FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH

Fresh tomato sauce

The plum tomatoes add sweetness and have a frm texture, so they keep their shape well when cooked – perfect for chunky sauces SERVES 6 READY IN 1HR PRICE PER SERVING 66p 800g large vine-ripened tomatoes 3tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1tsp sugar 2tbsp tomato purée 4 basil leaves, shredded 220g pack Extra Special Baby Plum Tomatoes Cooked pasta, Parmesan shavings and basil leaves, to serve (optional) 1 Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Make a small cut in the skin of each of the large tomatoes and put in the water. Turn of the heat, leave for 20-30secs, then tip into a colander. Rinse well under cold water. Peel of the skins and roughly chop the tomatoes. 2 Heat 2tbsp of the oil in a pan, add the onion and

cook over a low heat until softened. Add the garlic and cook for another minute. 3 Add the chopped, peeled large tomatoes, stir, then add the sugar and tomato purée. Heat until simmering, then cook over a low heat for 30mins, stirring often, until you have a thick sauce. Add a splash of water if it thickens too quickly. 4 Heat the remaining 1tbsp oil in a nonstick frying

pan, add the baby plum tomatoes, and cook over a medium heat until they start to soften and burst. Add to the sauce with the shredded basil and simmer for a few more minutes. 5 Stir into pasta and serve topped with the Parmesan and torn basil.

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Top tip

This sauce can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Each 144g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

389kj Med 93kcal 6.1g 5 % 9%

SATURATES SUGARS Low Med

1g 5%

7.4g 8%

SALT Med

1g 17%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 269kJ/64kcal

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Classic tomato bruschetta

Using a mix of tomatoes gives a good range of favours – we used cherry for sweetness and vine-ripened for a stronger taste. Slices of ciabatta toast well and keep crisp under the topping SERVES 4 READY IN 15MINS PRICE PER SERVING 62p 1 ciabatta loaf 2tbsp virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 1 garlic clove, cut in half 500g mixed tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 red onion, finely chopped Basil leaves, torn Balsamic vinegar, to serve

1 Cut 8 x 2cm diagonal slices of bread and brush lightly with olive oil on both sides. Heat a griddle pan and cook the bread on both sides until charred (or toast under the grill). 2 Rub one side of each slice of bread with the cut

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side of the garlic clove. 3 Top with the tomatoes, red onion and basil. Drizzle with a little more olive oil and some balsamic vinegar.

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Each 223g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS Low

1,216kj Med Low 298kcal 11.3g 1.7g 15% 16% 9%

7.3g 8%

SALT Med

1g 17%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 546kJ/130kcal


FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH Risotto-stufed tomatoes Large beef tomatoes are great stufed with rice-based fllings for a favour-packed meal. Or try bulgar wheat pilaf or Bolognese sauce inside SERVES 6 READY IN 1HR 10MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.51 6 beef tomatoes 1 vegetable stock cube Generous pinch saffron (optional) 1tbsp olive oil, plus extra for greasing 15g butter 5 spring onions, trimmed and sliced 175g risotto rice 3tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley, plus extra for sprinkling 125g Asda Reduced Fat Mozzarella, drained and cut into small cubes 60g Parmesan, grated 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. Cut a ‘lid’ of each tomato at the stem end and set aside. 2 Put a sieve over a bowl. Using a small, sharp knife and a teaspoon, scoop out the seeds and juice from the tomatoes, and put in the sieve to drain. Reserve the drained juice and discard the seeds. 3 Put the empty tomatoes upside down on a tray lined with double-thickness kitchen paper. 4 Dissolve the stock cube in 650ml boiling water. Stir in the safron (if using) and the reserved tomato juice. Put in a pan, cover and set over a very low heat to keep warm. 5 Heat the oil and butter in another pan and cook the spring onion until soft, stirring. Add the tomato fesh and cook for another 2mins. Add the rice and stir on a low heat for 2mins.

6 Add a ladleful of hot stock, stir gently and simmer until almost absorbed. Continue to add the stock, a ladleful at a time, and cook, stirring often, until the rice is just tender. You may not need all the stock. 7 Remove from the heat and stir in the parsley, mozzarella and Parmesan. Season to taste. 8 Grease a roasting tin and put in the tomatoes. Fill with the risotto, using a teaspoon. Put the lids on and cook in the oven for 25mins. Serve sprinkled with chopped parsley.

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Each 433g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,141kj Low Low Low Low 272kcal 10.8g 5.4g 8.7g 0.9g 14% 15% 27% 10% 15% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 264kJ/63kcal

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Gazpacho This classic chilled soup calls for fresh, ripe tomatoes to give it plenty of lovely, intense favour. Adding puréed bread gives it extra substance

75g white bread, unsliced 11/2 kg large vine-ripened tomatoes 1 cucumber 2 pointed red peppers 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3tbsp virgin olive oil 1tbsp red wine vinegar 1 level tsp caster sugar 2tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped, plus extra for serving 2tbsp dry sherry (optional) 2 spring onions, trimmed and sliced, to serve 1 Put the bread in a bowl, cover with cold water and

leave to soak for 20mins. 2 Meanwhile, bring a large pan of water to the boil. Make a small cut in the skin of each tomato and put them in the hot water. Turn of the heat, leave for 20-30secs, then remove and put in a colander. Rinse well under cold water. Peel of the skins. 3 Put a sieve over a bowl. Quarter the tomatoes and, using a teaspoon, scoop out the seeds into the sieve. Discard the seeds, but save any juice in the bowl. 4 Set aside about an eighth

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of the cucumber for garnish. Peel the rest and cut into chunks. Quarter and deseed 1 1/2 of the red peppers and chop roughly. Reserve the rest for garnish. 5 Squeeze out excess water from the bread with your hands. Put a big chunk in a blender or processor with some of the quartered tomatoes (and any juice), cucumber and red pepper chunks and garlic. Or use a hand-held blender. Whizz up in batches until smooth. 6 Add the oil, vinegar and sugar to the last batch

and whizz until fully blended in. Season to taste. 7 Put the soup in a large bowl, cover with clingflm and chill for 2 hours. 8 Just before serving, stir in the parsley and sherry, if using. Cut the reserved cucumber and red pepper into small dice. Pour the soup into bowls and scatter the spring onions, cucumber, red pepper and a little parsley on top.

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Each 571g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

967kj Low Low Low Low 230kcal 10.1g 1.7g 18.4g 0.4g 12% 14% 9% 20% 7% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 169kJ/40kcal

RECIPES: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPHS: PHILIP WEBB. STYLING: REBECCA WILLIAMS. FOOD STYLING: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS, GREGOR MCMASTER

SERVES 4 READY IN 45MINS PLUS CHILLING PRICE PER SERVING £1.54


Simply add boiling water

Stir and Enjoy!


Ready, steady, Avoid the last-minute rush to buy barbecue favourites by stocking up your freezer now

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Chosen by you BBQ Pork & Chorizo Sausages, 6-pack, £2 (480g; 41.7p/ 100g)

Chosen by you BBQ Kentucky Chicken Drumsticks, £2 (700g; 28.6p/100g)

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Chosen by you BBQ Hickory Barbecue Pork Ribs, £2 (600g; 33.3p/100g)

Chosen by you BBQ Sweet Chilli King Prawn Skewers, 4-pack, £2 (160g; £1.25/ 100g)


summer! Nothing says summer like a barbecue on a glorious day – so when the sun comes out, you’ll want to make the most of it. With our new Frozen BBQ range, you can be ready to enjoy top-quality barbecue classics at any

Chosen by you Key Lime Cheesecake, £2 (460g; 43.5p/100g)

time. You don’t even have to rely on the weather, since everything tastes just as good cooked under the kitchen grill, too. You’ll fnd a great choice of succulent meat skewers, sausages, burgers, chicken and ribs, all ready to be

Chosen by you Dessert Shot Selection, 12-pack, £3 (244g; £1.23/100g)

grilled straight from frozen – so there’s no waiting or fuss. And with Meat Free and Vegetarian options as well, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. We’ve also got loads of irresistible new frozen desserts – from roulades

Chosen by you Passion Fruit & Raspberry Gateau, £4 (980g; 40.8p/100g)

and cheesecakes to mini fruity pots – to give the whole family a sweet treat. And our fun ladybird or football lollies are sure to be a winner with the kids. Simply stock up your freezer – then you’re always ready to barbecue!

Chosen by you Piña Colada Roulade, £4 (420g; 95.2p/100g)

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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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FREE FROM... DAIRY

Bakewell tart

RECIPE: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPH: RIA OSBORNE. STYLING: JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: GREGOR MCMASTER

Crisp pastry, raspberry jam and a soft, nutty sponge topped with roast almonds – our dairy-free version of this classic is a real treat

SERVES 12 READY IN 55MINS PRICE PER SERVING 51p 400g pack Genius Gluten Free Shortcrust Pastry 150g Chosen by you Raspberry Jam 125g Pure Dairy Free Sunfower Spread 125g caster sugar Few drops almond extract 2 large eggs 125g ground almonds

50g Self Raising Flour, plus extra for rolling 50g faked almonds Icing sugar, to dust 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/ 170C Fan/Gas 5. Knead the pastry lightly, shape into a ball and fatten slightly. 2 Remove the base from a 22cm loose-based fan tin and put on a lightly foured surface. Put the pastry in the middle, then roll it out

to form a circle about 3cm larger than the tin base. 3 Carefully lower the base and pastry into the tin, using your fngers to fold the pastry up the sides. Spread the jam over the pastry base. 4 Beat the sunfower spread, sugar and almond extract together until creamy. Add the eggs, ground almonds and four. Beat until evenly mixed.

5 Put spoonfuls of the mixture all over the jam. Spread into an even layer very gently (to avoid the jam mixing with the almond mixture). Sprinkle over the faked almonds. 6 Bake for 35mins. Leave to cool on a rack. Dust with icing sugar to serve. Each 98g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,703kj High High Med Med 409kcal 26.3g 6.5g 19.2g 0.3g 20% 38% 33% 21% 5% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,766kJ/422kcal

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BACON SARNIE

The secret to making the perfect bacon sarnie is thick slices of crispy bacon in doorstops of soft white bread. Served with a nice cuppa. First, butter two slices of Asda Tiger Chest Bread with some Extra Special Somerset Farmhouse Butter. Then grill Extra Special Thick Cut Dry Cured Back Bacon Rashers for 4-5mins, depending on how well cooked he likes them. Sandwich the bacon between the bread and add a dollop of tomato ketchup or brown sauce, or even a fried egg.

Added extras... l If Dad prefers his

rashers really crisp, use streaky bacon instead of thick cut and grill it for an extra 1-2mins. l The Tiger bread we’ve used has a lovely crispy crust – but if he prefers soft crusts, use Asda White Scotch Rolls instead.

Let’s make

Father’s Day treats Surprise dad on Father’s Day, Sunday 15 June, with one of our delicious breakfast, lunch and teatime ideas – they’re easy to put together, whatever your age

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KIDS’ COOKING

PLOUGHMAN’S LUNCH Dad can pick and choose with a classic ploughman’s. Just lay out a range of delicious cheeses and cold meats, plus tangy pickles and apple slices – then let him load up his plate.

Arrange Extra Special Thickly Carved Honey Roast Ham on a serving tray with Extra Special cheeses – try Belton Farm Red Leicester and our Extra Special Vintage Cheddar. Serve with big chunks of fresh baguette or Asda Sunfower & Sesame Bread spread with butter. Finally, add Scotch eggs, a dollop of sandwich pickle, slices of apple and pickled onions.

Added extras... l Try Extra Special

Spanish Manchego cheese – it has a lovely buttery, nutty taste. l A ploughman’s will wash down well with the rich, malty favours of our Extra Special Gentleman Jack ale.


KIDS’ COOKING

AFTERNOON TEA With our heartier version of a traditional afternoon tea, you can treat Dad to a selection of savoury favourites – and his very own cakes

Slice granary bread in half. Put a piece of Chosen by you Pastrami on top, then add a big spoonful of Extra Special Coleslaw. Garnish with a halved Chosen by you Pickled Baby Gherkin.

Roast beef Yorkshire puds

together Asda Crème Fraîche and a blob of Chosen by you Horseradish Sauce – you only need a little bit as it’s really hot. Spoon the mixture into the Yorkshire puddings to fll. Arrange Extra Special Medium Roast Beef on top. Garnish with salad cress.

Cook Asda Yorkshire Puddings in a preheated oven at 220C/200C Fan/ Gas 7 for 4-5mins. Mix

Spell it out Make special Father’s Day cakes using slices of Chosen by you Sultana & Cherry Cake. Roll out Chosen by you Ready to Roll White Icing and cut out a circle to put on each slice. Shape the letters ‘D-A-D’ from pieces of Dr Oetker Ready to Roll Coloured Icing, to decorate. Serve with Extra Special Chocolate Fudge Cake.

Roast beef Yorkshire puds

Fish fnger rolls

Father’s Day cakes

Next month…

Sausage rolls

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Fish fnger rolls

Open pastrami sandwiches

Preheat the oven to 200C/ 180C Fan/Gas 6. Lightly sprinkle Asda Part Baked Petits Pains with water and bake for 8-10mins. Turn the oven up to 220C/200C Fan/ Gas 7 and cook Asda Cod Fish Fingers for 12-14mins. Spread Extra Special Tartare Sauce inside each roll, add a fsh fnger and top with rocket leaves.

CHILDREN SHOULD BE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT WHEN PREPARING AND COOKING FOOD. RECIPES: LINZI BRECHIN, GREGOR MCMASTER. PHOTOGRAPHS: TERRY BENSON, RIA OSBORNE. STYLING: JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: VICKI SMALLWOOD. CLOTHING: FROM A SELECTION AT GEORGE

Open pastrami sandwiches


A perfect cuppa We’ve got it in the bag with our expertly blended range of Chosen by you teas

We take tea very seriously, and we know you do too. That’s why we work so hard to keep improving our great range of Chosen by you teas. Whether you fancy a traditional cuppa or a cafeine-free fruit infusion, our fantastic selection of fne blends

will see you through the day. To wake you up frst thing, you need a bold brew like our Rainforest Alliance-certifed Gold Label tea. A soothing cup of our Red Label blend is welcome at any time. And you can’t beat our refreshing

Peppermint or delicious Strawberry & Forest Fruits tea for a summer thirst-quencher. Plus, all our Chosen by you teas come in foil-wrapped pouches to ensure they stay fresh and delicious for longer.

PHOTOGRAPH: ROB WHITE. STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STYLING: NANCY MCDOUGALL

Strawberry & Forest Fruits

With the favours of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, this fruit infusion is cafeine free. Chosen by you Strawberry & Forest Fruits tea, 20-pack, 74p

Gold Label

This special blend is smooth, bold and full of favour. Chosen by you Gold Label tea, 80-pack, £2

Red Label

Well balanced with an aromatic, mellow fnish. Chosen by you Red Label tea, 240-pack, £3

Peppermint

Made with 100% pure peppermint leaves, for a really refreshing brew. Chosen by you Peppermint tea, 80-pack, £1.50

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Tuck in…

Simple midweek meals for the whole family to enjoy Warm prawn, kale and noodle salad The Asian-style dressing really brings out the favour of the kale SERVES 4 READY IN 20MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.27 200g pack frozen Smart Price Prawns, thawed 2tbsp Amoy Low Salt Soy Sauce 2tbsp Chosen by you Sweet Chilli Sauce 250g Chosen by you Egg Noodles 2tbsp sunflower oil 1 /2 bunch spring onions, trimmed and sliced Thumb-size piece root ginger, peeled and grated

200g pack Asda Sliced Curly Kale 2 peppers (red or yellow), deseeded and sliced 1 Drain the prawns and mix with the soy sauce and sweet chilli sauce. Set aside. 2 Add the noodles to a pan of boiling water. Simmer for 4mins. Drain and put in a large bowl, then add the prawn and sauce

mixture. Toss together. 3 Heat the oil in a frying pan or wok then stir-fry the spring onions and ginger for 1-2mins. Add the kale and peppers. Stirfry for another 2–3mins. 4 Mix with the prawns and noodles. Serve warm.

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Each 558g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,540kj Low Med Low Low 364kcal 18.6g 1.2g 10.3g 1.8g 18% 27% 6% 11% 30% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 276kJ/65kcal

Ready in 20 mins

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Gluten free

Sprinkle on a pinch of crushed chilli fakes, or stir in a dash of Tabasco sauce, to add a spicy twist SERVES 4 READY IN 1HR PRICE PER SERVING ÂŁ1.52 500g baby potatoes 1tbsp olive oil, plus extra for greasing 2 aubergines 1 large onion, chopped 3 x 210g cartons Heinz Gluten Free Tomato & Oregano Pasta Sauce* 125g Chosen by you

Lighter Mozzarella, sliced 50g Chosen by you 30% Less Fat Extra Mature British Cheese, grated 1 Preheat the oven to 190C/ 170C Fan/gas 5. Boil the potatoes until tender. Drain and slice thickly. Grease

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an ovenproof dish, about 20cm x 30cm, with olive oil. 2 Cut the aubergines into 1cm slices, discarding the stems. Grill for 8-10mins on each side. In a pan, fry the onion in 1tbsp oil until soft. Add the sauce and simmer for 2mins, stirring.

4 Layer the vegetables and the mozzarella in the dish. Pour on the sauce and sprinkle over the grated cheese. Bake for 25mins.

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Each 440g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,312kj Med Low Low Low 312kcal 14.1g 5.2g 12.4g 0.9g 16% 20% 26% 14% 15% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 298kJ/71kcal

*AVAILABLE IN SELECTED STORES AND ONLINE

Aubergine bake


WEEKDAY WINNERS Lamb and couscous pilaf You could use leftover roast lamb, or any other type of fresh lamb SERVES 4 READY IN 30MINS PRICE PER SERVING ÂŁ1.21 300g pack Smart Price Diced Lamb 2tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 2tbsp Chosen by you Harissa Paste 200g frozen peas 300ml hot stock, made with 1 x Chosen by you Vegetable Stock Cube 225g Chosen by you Couscous 50g Chosen by you Pitted Dried Dates, chopped 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 Cut the lamb into 1cm pieces, removing any fat. Heat the oil in a non-stick lidded frying pan. Stir fry the lamb and onion until the lamb is cooked through and the onion is soft. 2 Add the tomatoes and cook until just soft. Stir in the harissa paste and cook for another minute. 3 Add the peas and stock., Bring to the boil and simmer for 3mins, stirring to mix in the juices at the bottom of the pan. Add the couscous, dates and chickpeas. Bring to the boil. Cover the pan, remove from the heat and leave to stand for 5mins. 4 Fluf up with a fork. Serve.

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Love your leftovers

Each 421g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,932kj Med Low Low Low 462kcal 13.6g 3.6g 13.2g 1g 23% 19% 18% 15% 17%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 459kJ/110kcal

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Serves one Piri piri chicken parcel You can use fresh chicken breast rather than frozen – just halve the cooking times for the meat, then check it’s done SERVES 1 READY IN 50MINS PRICE PER SERVING £1.28 1 Chosen by you frozen Chicken Breast Fillet 1tbsp sunflower oil 1 level tsp Chosen by you Piri Piri Seasoning 1 baking potato, about 225g 1 level tsp smoked paprika Salad and Chosen by you Light Mayonnaise, to serve

1 Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Brush the chicken with 1tsp oil and put in the middle of a sheet of baking paper. Sprinkle the piri piri seasoning all over the fllet. Fold the paper to make a parcel, with tightly sealed edges but room inside for the air to circulate. Put on

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one end of a baking tray. 2 Cut the potato into wedges. Put in a bowl and toss with the paprika and the rest of the oil. Spread the wedges over the other half of the baking tray. 3 Cook in the oven for 25mins. Remove and open the paper parcel, taking care the steam doesn’t burn

your fngers. Return to the oven and cook for another 10–15mins until the chicken and wedges are golden. 4 Slice the chicken and serve with the wedges, salad and mayonnaise. Each 396g serving contains: ENERGY

FAT

SATURATES SUGARS

SALT

1,888kj Med Low Low Med 449kcal 13.7g 1.9g 2.9g 0.3g 22% 20% 10% 3% 5% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 477kJ/113kcal

RECIPES: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPHS: MARTIN POOLE STYLING: ROB MERRETT. FOOD STYLNG: GREGOR MCMASTER, LINZI BRECHIN

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Mexican Wave Fajita Chicken

From a kickabout in the park to a fve-a-side tournament, feed your team with our new limited-edition Chosen by you sandwiches

Game of Two Halves Smoky Bacon & Cumberland Sausage Perfect Match Chicken & Chorizo Kickin’ Chicken Piri Piri Chicken

We’ve scored again – with four great new limited-edition footballthemed Chosen by you sandwiches from our Food To Go range. From the delicious combo of chicken and

chorizo in our Perfect Match sandwich, to our sizzling spicy piri piri Kickin’ Chicken, they’re all sure to go down a treat with your team. And at only £2 each, that’s a great result!

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Picnic perfect Turn summer picnics into a tasty feast with our range of Chosen by you salads, dips and cooked meats

Perfect for summer

A good picnic calls for a fresh and tasty loaf – like the Chilli Bread from our in-store bakery. It’s been a given a spicy boost with chopped jalapeños and crushed red chillies – ideal for a summertime feast. Chilli Bread, £1.35

From a crusty loaf to crunchy crudité everything tastes better with houmo For a triple treat, try our Chosen by you houmous variety pack, with our traditional recipe, plus two variations with add favours – chargrilled pepper and jalapeňo. Chosen by you Houmous Stacker, £1.20 (180g; 66.7p/100g)

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Chosen by you Barbecue Chicken Breast Chunks, £2.40 (210g; £1.14/100g)

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Set their tastebuds alight with our Hot & Spicy Chicken Wings in a fery marinade. Chosen by you Hot & Spicy Chicken Wings, £2.40 (405g; 59.3p/100g)

Our handy double pack of flling cous cous and pasta salads is bursting with the tastes of summer. Perfect served with cold meats and dips. Chosen by you Spicy Cous Cous and Tomato & Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad Twinpot, £2 (500g; 40p/100g)

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Get that barbecue favour without fring up the grill with our bite-sized chicken breast chunks. Delicious on their own or in wraps and salads.

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With three types of Spanish salami, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Spicy, succulent and made for sharing. Chosen by you Spanish Salami Selection, £2.40 (120g; £2/100g)

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Masterclass

Tempura prawns SKILL Tempura batter

The lumps in tempura batter give it a lovely light and airy texture

RECIPE: GLYNIS MCGUINNESS. PHOTOGRAPHS: RIA OSBORNE. STYLING: TAMZIN FERDINANDO, JENNY IGGLEDEN. FOOD STYLING: LINZI BRECHIN, GREGOR MCMASTER

Serve up a taste of the Orient with crispy fried Japanese-style prawns and a fery dip

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Masterclass

Glynis McGuinness Food Editor

Tempura is a Japanese style of deep-frying using a very light batter for a crisp crust. We’ve used king prawns in our recipe, but tempura works just as well with meat, fsh or vegetables like pumpkin, aubergine, carrots and baby corn. SERVES 6 READY IN 45MINS PRICE PER SERVING £2.54 6tbsp Chosen by you Real Mayonnaise 2tsp Yutaka Wasabi Paste* 2 x 250g bags Extra Special frozen raw Indonesian Tiger Prawns, thawed 1 litre sunflower oil, for deep frying 100g plain flour, plus 2 heaped tbsp 50g cornflour 1 level tsp baking powder 1 /2 level tsp salt 250ml sparkling water, cold (chill for at least an hour)

Each 162g serving contains: FAT

SATURATES SUGARS Low

1,437kj High Med 345kcal 23.8g 3.3g 17% 34% 17%

1.1g 1%

SALT High

1.9g 32%

of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 885kJ/213kcal

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1 Mix the mayonnaise with the wasabi paste (or use horseradish sauce instead). Set aside. Remove the shells from the prawns – hold one edge of the shell on the underside where the legs are and peel the other side away from the body in as large pieces as possible. Leave the tails – you can use them to hold the prawns while cooking and eating. 2 Using a small, sharp knife, make a shallow cut along the curved top side of the prawn. You’ll see a thin vein (this may be black or clear). Hook it out with the knife and discard. Rinse the

prawns under cold running water and pat dry with kitchen paper. Meanwhile, start to heat the oil in a deep-fat fryer or large pan. If you have a thermometer, heat until the oil is 180C. Or drop in a cube of bread – if it turns golden in 30secs, the oil is hot enough. 3 While the oil is heating, sift the four, cornfour, baking powder and salt into a bowl and make a well in the centre. Using a wire whisk, gradually mix in the cold sparkling water. Whisk from the centre outwards, to make a thick batter. Don’t over-whisk (see tip below).

4 Put the remaining four in a shallow bowl. Holding them by the tail, dip the prawns in, one at a time, to coat. Shake of any excess, then dip in the batter. 5 Carefully put the battered prawn in the hot oil. You can cook a few at a time if your pan is large enough. Cook for 2–3mins until golden and crisp. 6 Use a slotted spoon to remove from the oil and put on a plate lined with a double layer of kitchen paper. Keep warm while you cook the rest. Serve immediately with the wasabi mayonnaise.

Glynis’ tips ● To thaw the prawns, put them in a single layer in

a shallow dish lined with kitchen paper, then leave in the fridge for 4–5 hours. Once thawed, use within 24 hours. ● Tempura batter should be mixed quickly and used immediately so that it doesn’t lose the air and lightness from the bubbles in the water and the baking powder. To

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avoid over-beating, mix it with a wire whisk or chopsticks. It should be lumpy and about as thick as double cream. ● Keep an eye on the oil and never leave it unattended. If it overheats, it could catch fre. ● Use raw prawns rather than ready-to-eat ones so that they don’t overcook as they fry and become tough.

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Breakfast bakes Start your day with some of the delicious goodies from our bakery range – perfect for lazy mornings We’ve got everything you need for breakfast in bed or a long lazy lunch. Treat yourself to a light, buttery croissant and rich pains au chocolat. Or try

chocolatines – pastry tubes flled with chocolate that are ideal for dunking. And our brioche loaf is a tasty alternative to toast. What a great way to start the day!

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Why get up early at the weekend? Enjoy that cafe experience in the comfort of your own home with our Chosen by you Continentalstyle bakery favourites.


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Cocktails

Fruity and fzzy or fresh and smooth – what’s your favourite? Our versions of classic cocktails are perfect for long, hot evenings

Mint Madness Put a handful of crushed ice in a tumbler. Add 1 part white rum, 1 part lime juice and top up with sparkling water. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Peachy Fizz Purée fresh or canned peaches with a hand blender. Spoon into a flute glass until it’s onethird full, then top up with Prosecco.

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Coconut Crown Chop up some fresh pineapple and whizz with a hand blender. Mix 1 part white rum and 3 parts pineapple juice. Stir in grated fresh coconut or a splash of coconut milk. Garnish with fresh pineapple wedges.


SUMMER DRINKS

If you want to create booze-free mocktails, try our simple alcohol substitutes. Mix the Peachy Fizz recipe with lemonade instead of Prosecco. Or make a Raspberry Rizzle using Chosen by you Cranberry & Raspberry Juice Drink rather than rum and Chambord. Sunset Burst Pour 1 part white rum and 1 part vodka to 3 parts lemon juice into a glass flled with crushed ice. Stir in a pinch of sugar and a splash of grenadine. Add a few slices of fresh mango.

Raspberry Rizzle PurĂŠe raspberries with a hand blender, setting a few berries aside to serve. Pour into a cocktail glass and add 1 part each white rum and Chambord, 3 parts apple juice and crushed ice. Top with reserved raspberries.

Jack Sparrow Fill the bottom third of a glass with ice and equal parts vodka and cofee liqueur. Top with single cream and crushed ice. Sprinkle grated nutmeg on top.

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football feast

Feed your team!

SUMMER SPECIAL PART 2

Watching the footie action with friends? Win fans with our easy-to-prepare snacks from around the globe

Hot dogs

MAKE Hot dog with bacon, blue cheese and avocado topping

Sports and hot dogs go together like Hoddle and Waddle... Serve up your own winner with our new American-style hot-dog sausages. Keep it simple in a bun with ketchup or mustard. Or make our cheesy bacon topping‌

â—? Fry Extra Special New York City Hot Dogs until cooked through. Serve in Warburtons Hot Dog Rolls and top with chopped cooked bacon, crumbled blue cheese (such as Stilton or Roquefort), diced avocado and chopped spring onions.

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Patatas bravas Serving these Spanish-style potatoes on top of the sauce not underneath keeps the skins crispy ServeS 6 ready in 45MINS Price Per Serving 29p 600g charlotte potatoes 2tbsp sunflower oil 1tbsp olive oil 1 small onion 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 /2 level tsp crushed dried chillies 1 level tsp smoked paprika 390g carton chosen by you chopped tomatoes 1 /2 level tsp sugar 1tbsp balsamic vinegar Fresh parsley, torn, and chosen by you garlic Mayonnaise to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7. Cut the potatoes into 2cm cubes and toss in the sunfower oil. Put in a roasting tin and cook in the oven for 40mins,

BUY Chosen by you Soft Cheese Stufed Sweet Peppers*

until golden and crisp. 2 Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a pan and cook the onion until soft. Add the garlic, chillies and paprika. Cook over a low heat, stirring, for 1min. 3 Add the chopped tomatoes and sugar. Simmer, uncovered, for 15-20mins, stirring frequently, until it forms a thick sauce. Add the vinegar then simmer for another minute. 4 Divide the sauce between 6 small bowls. Put the potatoes on top and garnish with the parsley. Serve with the mayonnaise, if desired. Each 174g serving contains: ENErGY

FAt

sAturAtEs suGArs

sALt

566kj Med Low Low Low 135kcal 5.9g 0.8g 3.9g 0.1g 7% 8% 4% 4% 2% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 326kJ/77kcal

MAKE

Patatas Bravas

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Spanish tapas-style dishes are great to keep you going during late-night matches. For a list of kick-of times, go to bbc.co.uk/ sport


football feast

BUY Chosen by you Piri Piri Olives* Spanish-style ham croquettes You can prepare these breadcrumb-coated snacks in advance, ready to fry up for kick-of

BUY Chosen by you Sunkissed Tomatoes*

MAKE Spanish-style ham croquettes

2tbsp olive oil 50g unsalted butter 75g leek, shredded 100g extra Special Spanish Serrano Ham, finely chopped 60g plain flour, plus extra for coating 250ml milk Pinch ground nutmeg 2 eggs, beaten 150g pot asda breadcrumbs Sunflower oil, to deep fry 1 Heat the oil and butter in a pan until melted. Add the leek and stir to coat. Cover the pan and cook on a very low heat for 5mins. 2 Add the ham and cook for another 2mins, stirring. Remove from the heat and stir the four into the juices to make a paste. Return to heat and cook for a minute, stirring. 3 Warm the milk, then mix into the ham paste.

Bring to the boil and cook for 2mins, stirring, until the mixture forms a really thick sauce. 4 Stir in the nutmeg and season with pepper. Tip into a shallow bowl. Level the top and cover with clingflm. Leave to cool, then chill in the fridge for an hour. 5 Put the egg and the breadcrumbs in two separate shallow dishes. Lightly dust your hands with four, then roll the ham mixture into 12 equal-sized cylinders. Coat each one in egg then the breadcrumbs. 6 Heat a large pan of oil or a deep fryer to 180C. Cook for 3–4mins until golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and put on a plate lined with kitchen paper to soak up excess oil. Serve hot. Each 73g serving contains: ENErGY

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sAturAtEs suGArs

sALt

788kj Med High Low Med 188kcal 11.7g 3.8g 1.8g 0.7g 9% 17% 19% 2% 12% of your reference intake. Typical energy values per 100g: 1,077kJ/257kcal

BUY Chosen by you Habas Fritas*

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ServeS 12 ready in 1HR PLUS COOLING Price Per Serving 36p


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Top-league bites Hearty American-style snacks are the perfect choice for big-game gatherings

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Chosen by you Tex Mex Dip Selection, £2.20 (430g; 51.2p/100g)

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Chosen by you Tex Mex Selection, £2 (300g; 66.7p/100g) or 3 for £5

Create an extra buzz at kick-of with a party feast selection of our Chosen by you American and Mexican inspired dishes. From the smoky sweetness of sticky BBQ pork ribs to mouth-watering bites of battered garlic mushrooms and tasty potato wedges, our made-for-sharing classics are ideal for

family get-togethers and parties. Plus, they couldn’t be easier or quicker to prepare, so you needn’t miss out on any of the fun either. Just serve them up with our delicious dips and sauces to bring out all those authentic Tex Mex tastes – then let your guests tuck in.


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P I N M G A C Whether you always take a tent on holiday or just for the odd weekend away, there’s a perfect option for you – and your budget

OZARK TRAIL 6-PERSON TENT, £60

The Family Camper If you spend your main family holiday camping, you’ll need a large tent with lots of space. The Ozark Trail 6-Person Tent is a generous 4.5m x 3.55m, with double-layered polyester fabric, a rain fy, sewn in groundsheet and taped seams for great weather protection. Plus, it’s easy to put up! We have lots of other camping kit, too – from gear for cooking to kids’ fun foldable seats.

L.E.D CAMPING LANTERN, £6.50 EACH

PORTABLE KETTLE BBQ, £10

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ALL PRODUCTS AVAILABLE IN SELECTED STORES ONLY. AVAILABLE WHILE STOCKS LAST

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camping equipment

camping chair, £7

envelope sleeping bag, £10

single airbed, £8

2-person pop-up tent, £22

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ozark trail 4-person tent, £40

Of to Glastonbury or an outdoor party? You’ll need a no-fuss tent for a low price in case it doesn’t survive the fun. Our great-value 2-Person Pop-up Tent pitches in seconds, without any poles for you to ft together. Plus, it has mesh fabric to aid ventilation and keep things aired, and polyester fabric and taped seams to keep out the rain.

For more info and camping equipment, visit ASDA.com/direct ozark trail 2-person tent, £25

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The In-Between Camper

So you’ve been camping with friends and now fancy getting your own tent. Our weather-resistant Ozark Trail Tents are the perfect balance of price and quality, with space for luggage in the porch, a rear mesh air vent and a rain fy and taped seams. Don’t forget to take an airbed and sleeping bags – then add luxury item like a picnic basket later. all PrODucTS available in SelecTeD STOreS OnlY. available while STOckS laST

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£10

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Expect big smiles all round when you give dad a gift card from Asda for Father’s Day. With a huge variety of options for everything from concerts or a meal in his favourite restaurant to clothes and music – even kit for his bike – he can treat himself to exactly what he wants. Starting at just £4.95, we’ve got gift cards for all his favourite venues and

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Star Wars* and Mr Men keyrings, £3 each

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Hero wash bag set, £5

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Supersize Trophy helium balloon†, £4

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MEN

It’s Men’s Health Week from 9 to 15 June – the ideal opportunity to get clued-up on preventable problems Did you know that UK men visit their GP only half as often as women? Whether due to embarrassment, fear or simply a reluctance to admit something’s wrong, it means that, at worst, serious problems might not be tackled early enough. And at best, it means that men are living with niggly symptoms that could be easily cleared up. Here are fve health issues men shouldn’t ignore – and the easy ways you can detect them.

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Testicular cancer

SYMPTOMS A lump – probably painless – on the testicles. STATISTICS Overall this is relatively rare, but it’s the most common cancer in men aged up to 45, with over 2,000 new cases diagnosed every year*. HOW TO CHECK Rob Cornes of male cancer charity Orchid recommends men check themselves every month. ‘Do it after a hot bath or shower so your body is relaxed. Run a fnger over the surface of your testicles,’ he says. ‘If anything feels abnormal, such as a frm

lump inside or on the surface – get it checked out straight away.’ WHAT TO DO The good news is that testicular cancer is almost always curable if treated early. So if anything seems amiss, going to your GP will pay of in the long run. ‘They’ll be able to check it out, and may arrange a scan at the hospital,’ says Rob Cornes. ‘And remember, doctors have seen it all before, so there’s no need to be embarrassed.’

For more information and advice, visit orchid-cancer.org.uk

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Heart disease

SYMPTOMS Pain, tightness and discomfort in the chest. STATISTICS Coronary heart disease afects 1.4 million men in the UK – over 500,000 more men than women**. And it’s the UK’s biggest killer, too. HOW TO CHECK The British Heart Foundation advises getting any worrying symptoms checked without delay. Watch out for any unusual pain, aching or ‘heavy’ feeling in the chest, especially if it spreads, or an indigestionstyle pain combined with feeling generally unwell. If this happens, get to the doctor or hospital immediately. WHAT TO DO As high blood pressure is linked to heart disease, and is the second biggest risk factor leading to premature death in the UK**, it’s a good idea to get this checked – your Asda Pharmacy can arrange a simple free blood pressure test. There’s also a lot you can do to bring down the risk of heart disease in the frst place, such as eating plenty of fruit and veg, and getting 150 minutes of exercise a week†. A kickabout in the park and a banana for a snack might be a good way to start. Go to bhf.org.uk for details.

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Depression

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SYMPTOMS A low mood or anxiety that won’t go away, to the point where it afects everyday life. STATISTICS Men are particularly bad at acknowledging mental health problems. Just one in 10 men asks for help with depression, according to government statistics*. HOW TO CHECK ‘Look for signs such as cutting yourself of from friends, not doing things you usually

enjoy – or just not able to function in the usual way,’ says Sam Challis of mental health charity Mind. ‘Men are also likely to feel angry and aggressive when depressed.’ WHAT TO DO Taking this problem to your GP can seem a big step. But there’s a range of treatments on ofer, from counselling to medication, so there’ll be something to suit you. A confdential helpline like Mind’s may also help – visit mind.org.uk

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SKIN CANCER

SYMPTOMS Any unusual changes in the skin – but especially changes to moles or freckles. This could be a sign of melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer. STATISTICS Every year, around 6,200 men in the UK are diagnosed with melanoma**. HOW TO CHECK Men are more likely to develop melanoma on their chest and back (for women, it’s more often arms and legs), so a partner can be useful in spotting anything. Try the ‘ABCDE’ mole check list. Look for: Asymmetry (is one half diferent from the other?), Border (are the edges irregular?), Colour (is it more than one shade?), Diameter (is it bigger than 6mm?) and Enlargement (has it got bigger?). If your mole fts any of these, go to your GP. WHAT TO DO It’s important to get treatment as soon as possible. Although both sexes are equally likely to develop melanoma, men are more likely to die from it, possibly because they report it later**. Of course, it’s best to prevent it in the frst place. The main cause is over-exposure to sunlight, so cover up and use high-factor sunscreen. Go to cancerresearchuk.org for details.

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Only

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ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION Not many men like to talk about it... but erectile dysfunction (as it’s technically known) is far from uncommon, with GPs seeing up to four patients a month with this problem††. There’s no one cause – it can be a symptom of anything from depression to diabetes; stress to the side efects of medication. But whatever the reason, there’s a wealth of help out there. Your local Asda Pharmacist can ofer free and confdential advice – ask for a chat in the private consultation room. Remember, there’s absolutely no reason to sufer in silence. Look for more information at nhs.uk/conditions

And for more advice...

If you’ve any health issues on your mind, your local Asda Pharmacist is an easy source of information and reassurance. And as all Asda Pharmacies have private consultation rooms, you’ll know that you can talk about any worries in total confdence. Plus they ofer a range of useful checks, from cholesterol to blood pressure levels. Speak to your Asda Pharmacist for more details.


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Celebrate this summer’s football fever with a cool retro look

There is no escaping the footie this month – so embrace the celebrations with this great vintage-look T-shirt. We love the slightly faded cotton and Coca-Cola print, which has a distinct Seventies feel to it. Wear it with a pair of white shorts or your favourite denim jeans – and get the football look in a fashionable way. WIN! For your chance to win this T-shirt, go to ASDA.com/win. We’ve got fve to give away. Good luck!

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COCA-COLA T-SHIRT

£7 6-24, code 4635144

CELEBRITY STYLE: VICTORIA BECKHAM

George Brand Director Fiona Lambert says:

INSIDE THIS MONTH | EASY SUMMER WARDROBE | BRAZILIAN STYLE | SWIMWEAR SHAPES | FOOTBALL FASHION


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Red, white and blue are classic colours that are always in fashion. Let’s celebrate this season’s favourite sport in style with these fun accessories!

Sunglasses*, £3.50, code 4603812; ‘Dream team’ socks, 4-8, £1.50 per pair, code 4548704; red and white socks, 4-8, £1.50 each, code 4590334

Take inspiration from actress eva Longoria and add a bright white bag to your outft for a chic fnish.

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match our new T-shirt bras to your outfts – or wear a contrasting shade under a sheer or strappy top. available in six great colours in sizes 32-36 a-dd to 38 B-dd, at an amazingly low price.

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Black camisole, 6-24, £15, code 4626193; white camisole, £15, code 4626196

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Catwalk trend: jenny paCkham

embellishment was a hot trend on the catwalk this season. get the look with these chic camisole tops – the skinny straps and loose shape work well with denim shorts on sun-flled days. or for evening glamour, team with wide-leg pleated trousers or a midi skirt.

Bag*, £14, code 4589327

Stand-out looks for hot summer days Clear Winners

if you only take one pair of shoes with you on holiday, make it these jelly sandals. With on-trend metallic detailing, they’re the cool choice to hotfoot it from beach to bar.

Gold sandals, 3-9, £8, code 4593148

Silver sandals, 3-9, £10, code 4593151

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THE JUMPSUIT

Elegant and sleek with wide legs, soft fabric and sparkling neckline - this all-in-one has everything you need for instant glamour.

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Jumpsuit*, 8-24, £20, code 4651483

THE DENIMLOOK CULOTTES Longer length shorts are a key shape this season. Wear with a striped T-shirt, or dress them up with an embellished vest top.

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Top, 10-24, £14, code 4624114; culottes, 10-24, £12, code 4608032

SUMMER ESSENTIALS Keep your style simple as the weather warms up with a mix-and-match wardrobe of navy, white and turquoise

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THE MAXI SKIRT

An easy, dayto-night piece. Team with a vest top and heels, or keep it casual with a slouchy knit or T-shirt, plus pumps. Skirt, 10-24, £14, code 4667922; sandles, 3-9, £14, code 4593257

GEORGE STYLE

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THE SHEER KAFTAN TOP With a semisheer fabric and slit sleeves, this style is a chic cover-up to throw on top of swimwear. Or layer it over a vest and skinny jeans. Top, 8-24, £12, code 4635221; trousers, 10-24, £12, code 4519754

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THE WAFFLE KNIT When the sun disappears, a white jumper is a go-to classic that works equally well with jeans, shorts and maxis.

*SELECTED STORES ONLY

Top*, 8-24, £18, code 4565001; trousers, 10-24, £14, code 4565002; shoes, 3-9, £10, code 4522614

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Dress, 8-24, £16, code 46612745; necklace, £10, code 153528319 Dress, 8-24, £XX, code XXXXXXX; necklace, £XX, code XXXXXXX *AVAILABLE FROM XX JUNE

Embrace Brazilian style with fruity prints and bold colours

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CATWALK: ISSA

Wear prints with clashing accessories or a cowboy hat and metallic-detail sandals.

CATWALK: ISSA

Hat, £5, code 4581273

CATWALK TREND Tropical patterns on jumpsuits and maxi dresses were the inspiration for our Brazilian-style prints.

Top, 8-24, £8, code 4661245; skirt, 8-24, £10, code 4696620

Top, 6-24, £6, code 4696621; trousers, £9, code 4496012 Scarf*, £5, code 4581175

Pair a patterned vest top or maxi skirt with simple bright or neutral separates Bag, £8, code 4673309 AVAILABLE FROM 30 JUNE

Sandals*, 3-9, £12, code 4545304

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*SELECTED CTE C CT ED STORES SSTORES ONLY

CATWALK: SALVATORE FERRAGAMO

Dress it up


Beachwear

EDIT We've got the perfect swimsuit or bikini for you this summer, whatever your shape

Tankini top, 8-20, £8, code 4577848; bottoms, 8-20, £4, code 4577829 90 | AsdA.cOm/mAgAzine | June 2014


Bikini top, 8-20, £8, code 4584236; bottoms, 8-20, £4, code 4584237

Great for all figure types The SwimSuiT/ Tankini A one-piece or tankini will streamline your silhouette and flatter curves. Ruched sides are great for making waists look slimmer.

Swimsuit*, £12, 8-20, code 4578205

Best for boyish figures Ruffles and bows look flattering on smaller busts. Our retro-style high-waisted bikini set is great for 50s-style glamour.

Swimsuit*, 8-20, £12, code 4597425

Bikini top*, 8-20, £8, code 4584580; bottoms*, 8-20, £4, code 4584581

Bikini top, 8-20, £8, code 4577835; bottoms, 8-20, £4, code 4578196

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The Bandeau Bikini


Animal print bikini top, 32D-38F, £8, code 4571029; animal print bottoms, £4, 8-20, code 4571030; Striped bikini top, £8, 8-20, code 4584234; striped bikini bottoms, £4, 8-20, code 4584235

All-round winners THE COVER-UP

A must for wearing over your swimwear by the pool or on the beach. Bright colours or white look great with a tan.

Kaftan, 8-20, £8, code 4578339

T-shirt dress, 8-20, £8, code 4578235

Cover-up*, 8-22, £12, code 4605793

Enhances curves THE UNDERWIRE BIKINI

Bikini top*, 32D-38F, £6, code 4618587; bottoms*, 8-20, £4, code 4584996

Bikini top, 32-36 A-DD, 38B-DD £8, code 4584709; bottoms, 8-20, £4, code 4584710

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Bikini top, 32D-38F, £8, code 4615883; bottoms, £4, 8-20, code 4615884

*SELECTED STORES ONLY

To celebrate your curves (or create some!), look for bikini tops with underwiring and padded, shaped or moulded.


Win!

1 of 10 £100 Gift Cards...

...towards your Summer outfit. Vaseline Spray & Go moisturises deeply and absorbs in seconds, so that you can put your clothes straight on. What a better time to try this product! Buy now and enter the draw online at www.ASDA.com/vaseline for a chance to win 1 of our 10 prizes. Terms & Conditions: Open to UK residents aged 18+. To enter, please visit www.ASDA.com/vaseline. Opening date: 00:01 on 27/05/14. Closing date 23:59 on 27/06/14. Prize available: 1 of 10 x £100 George vouchers per person. No cash alternative and not transferable. Internet access required. For full terms and conditions visit www.ASDA.com/vaseline. Promoter: Unilever UK, Unilever House, Springfield Drive, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7GR.


What a result! Score fashion points with our football style for all the family

FOR HER

FOR HIM

Top, 6-24, £8, code 4571261

Top, S-XXXXL, £8, code 4710261

Choose a red and white T-shirt or top with a cool logo or simple print. Top, 6-24, £7, code 4599989; shorts, 4-28, £6, code 4560294

Shorts, S-XXXXL, £10, code 4583539

He’ll be a winner in these understated vintage-style tops – or try patriotic shorts. Top, S-XXXXL, £8, code 4647970; shorts**, 30-42, £12, code 4615166; shoes*, 6-12, £12, code 4577112 **AVAILABLE FROM 1 JUNE

Top, 8-24, £6, code 4733175 AVAILABLE FROM 16 JUNE

Hat, £5, code 4604574

Flip-fops*, 3-9, £3, code 4655853

England sunglasses, £3.50, code 4603811; St George Cross sunglasses, £3.50, code 4603812

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Flip-fops*, 3-9, £3, code 4655852

Glasses*, £4, code 4684419


FOOTBALL SPECIAL

FOR GIRLS

Top, 9mth-7yrs, from £3, code 4599623

Cute ‘daddy’s girl’ logos and pretty dresses will be a hit.

Top*, 4-14yrs, from £3, code 4551799

Shorts, 9mth-6yrs, £4.25, code 4607406

Dress*, 4-14yrs, from £5, code 4606743 Sunglasses, £3, code 4606401 AVAILABLE FROM 2 JUNE

Loud tops and bright, bold shorts are the perfect kit for your little footie fans. Top, 9mth-6yrs, £2, code 4598148; shorts, 9mth-7yrs, from £5, code 4545013

*SELECTED STORES ONLY

Jacket, 4-14yrs, from £10, code 4610392; top, 4-14yrs, from £6, code 4610392; shorts, 4-14yrs, from £7, code 4586641; shoes, 10-6, from £6, code 4578338

FOR BOYS

Headband, £2.50, code 3528165 Shoes, tiny baby-24mth, £4, code 4632598 AVAILABLE FROM 9 JUNE

Flip-fops*, 10-6, from £2, code 4589244

Flip-fops, 10-6, from £2, code 4539525

Shoes*, 4-12, £6, code 4539523

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Up for grabs

We’ve got loads of great prizes this month. Enter now and you could be a winner!

City break © 2014 UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

WIN! A fabulous three-night stay in Dublin

If you’re a fan of Mrs Brown, you’ll love her frst outing on the big screen in Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie, set in Ireland. And you and a friend could follow in her footsteps by jetting of to Dublin with our prize of a three-night stay in a four-star hotel in the heart of the city. Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie – in cinemas 27 June – stars Brendan O’Carroll as Agnes Brown, who fnds herself battling to save her market stall from ruthless developers. There is one prize for a winner plus guest of a three-night break to Dublin, staying in a four-star hotel (to be confrmed by Element London at time of booking), sharing a double or a twin standard room on a B&B basis. You will be required to present a current and valid debit or credit card on arrival at the hotel. Return economy fights from a London airport (to be specifed at time of booking), airport to hotel transfers, 15kg hold luggage, fight tax, basic travel insurance (excludes pre-existing conditions and people aged 74 and over) included. Prize is subject to availability and valid until 30 June 2015, excluding 25 August 2014, 19 December 2014-2 January 2015, 3-6 April 2015, and 4 May and 25 May 2015. Prize does not include meals, drinks or travel apart from that mentioned, spending money or any additional hotel expenditure. See below right for overall terms.

WIN! A break in London for four to see The Woman in Black

Prepare to be gripped with our fantastic prize to see the spine-tingling production The Woman in Black – now celebrating 25 thrilling years in London’s theatreland. What’s more, the winner and their three guests will get a two-night VIP stay at four-star deluxe The Cavendish London hotel, courtesy of Superbreak, the UK’s leading short-break operator. See thewomaninblack.com for more.

WIN! One of two family caravan breaks in south Devon

Here’s the chance to win a fabulous short break in the English Riviera for up to six people. You’ll stay in a Premium holiday caravan at award-winning Beverley Holidays, with great sea views, indoor and outdoor pools, cabaret bar, crazy golf, tennis and more. Plus, you’ll receive a welcome pack of tasty Kiddylicious snacks, specially developed for babies from 7 months. See beverley-holidays.co.uk

There is one prize of a two-night midweek break in London for a winner and three guests staying at The Cavendish London, sharing two twin or double standard rooms on a B&B basis. Two pairs of top-price tickets valid Tuesday-Friday are included. Prize is subject to availability and valid until 30 November 2014. Prize does not include travel, food or drink, spending money, or any additional hotel expenses. See right for overall terms.

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There are two prizes of a self-catering short break (either three nights from Friday-Sunday or four nights Monday-Thursday) for a winner and up to fve guests, staying in a three-bedroom Premium holiday caravan. Prize does not include extras, travel, meals, drinks or spending money, tennis or crazy golf. Entry to the indoor and outdoor pools is free. Bed linen is included. Prize is valid until 31 May 2015 and is subject to availability. Booking conditions at beverley-holidays.co.uk/terms.php. See right for overall terms.


WIN! One of two London trips to see The Bodyguard Here’s your chance to win a break to see award-winning musical The Bodyguard at London’s Adelphi Theatre in early August. Based on the smash-hit flm, it features a host of Whitney Houston’s greatest hits including One Moment in Time and I Will Always Love You – and from 2 June, The X Factor winner Alexandra Burke will be starring in the lead role. You’ll also enjoy a two-night stay at the four-star Cavendish London courtesy of Superbreak. Visit thebodyguardmusical.com There are two prizes of a two-night Monday-Wednesday stay for winner and guest, sharing a double or twin deluxe room on a B&B basis at The Cavendish London. A pre-theatre set-menu two-course meal and a bottle of house wine in the hotel’s Petrichor restaurant is included. Tickets are top-price seats for Monday-Wednesday shows, valid until 13 August 2014. Prize subject to availability. Prize does not include meals or drinks other than stated, travel, hotel or additional expenses, or spending money. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other hotel or show ofer. Alexandra Burke NOT scheduled to perform at all shows; please check website for her performance dates. Winners will have seven days from notifcation to confrm acceptance of prize. See below for overall terms.

WIN! A four-night log cabin break Fancy escaping to a log cabin in the forest for a break with family or friends? Forest Holidays is ofering the chance to win a four-night stay for up to four people in a Silver Birch self-catering cabin with private outdoor hot tub. Pick from one of nine UK sites located on Forestry Commission land. Plus with our reader ofer, you can save 10% on 2014 bookings – enter ASDAJUNE at forestholidays.co.uk There is one prize of a four-night Monday-Thursday self-catering break for a winner plus three guests staying in a Silver Birch cabin only. Linen included. Available from 1 September 2014-28 February 2015, excluding bank holidays, subject to availability. Prize does not include travel, meals, drinks, expenses, activities, spending money or towels. For reader ofer, enter code ASDAJUNE when making a new booking on the Forest Holidays website before 31 July 2014, for breaks taken by 28 February 2015. Reader ofer available at all cabin locations and types, subject to availability. Cannot be used in conjunction with other ofers or discounts. See below for overall terms.

WIN! One of 20 XHose expandable hose kits

Tired of winding and unwinding the hose to water the garden? Then you’ll love our prize of an amazing XHose expandable hose kit from High Street TV. Just turn the water on, and the award-winning hose expands to up to three times its length; drain it and it’ll go back to its original length. Watering has never been easier! Go to ofcialxhose.co.uk There are 20 prizes of an XHose kit containing 75ft hose and accessories: hook, spray nozzle and tap adaptor See below for overall terms.

HOW TO ENTER*

PHOTOGRAPHS: TOURISM IRELAND, GETTY IMAGES

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, 30 June 2014.

DUBLIN CITY BREAK Call 0901 151 0084 Text ASDA1

THE WOMAN IN BLACK BREAK Call 0901 151 0085 Text ASDA2

DEVON FAMILY CARAVAN HOLIDAY Call 0901 151 0086 Text ASDA3

THE BODYGUARD THEATRE TRIP Call 0901 151 0087 Text ASDA4

FOREST HOLIDAYS LOG CABIN STAY Call 0901 151 0088 Text ASDA5

XHOSE EXPANDABLE HOSE KITS Call 0901 151 0089 Text ASDA6

*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 MS 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 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 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, 30 June 2014. Phone/text lines open 24 hours a day until midnight, 30 June 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 28 days 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 For winners’ names/counties, send an sae to: Asda Magazine June 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. The application and interpretation of these terms and conditions shall be governed by the law of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute concerning them.

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5 WAYS TO

GET MORE FROM SOCIAL MEDIA

Organise both your personal and professional life on-the-go this summer with some of our favourite networking sites

WORDS: JOOLS WHITEHORN. PHOTOGRAPH: ALAMY

Just the job Looking out for a new job? LinkedIn is a professional networking site that allows you to showcase your CV to prospective employers, and even research companies you’re interested in working for. People can also endorse you for the skills you have and recommend you for jobs to their own network of contacts. uk.linkedin.com

Get tumblring Digital scrapbook Pinterest allows you to collate images and inspiration for almost anything. You can have separate ‘mood boards’ for projects like planting your garden or redecorating a room, as well as gathering ideas for things like kids’ parties. gb.pinterest.com

Party planning For a super-fast, fun way to organise a social event get friends and family to download the WhatsApp Messenger app. You can send them links of the venues you like, pics of the dress you’re planning to wear, or even a video of a great band you want to book. Even better, it’s all free if you’re connected to wi-f! whatsapp.com

Whether you love Eastenders or are mad on history, Tumblr makes it easy to share pics and videos with other fans or like-minded people all in one place. tumblr.com

Snap happy If you’re going to a wedding or summer party, why not set up a group on photosharing site Flickr? Afterwards, get everyone to upload their photos so they’re all in one place. Each account has space for over 500,000 images. flickr.com

App & away… All of these sites have free apps that let you access them on iPhones or Android phone – so you can log on and use them wherever you are 98 | ASDA.COM/MAGAZINE | JUNE 2014


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Asda Magazine - June 2014