11 ways Easy Food May will brighten your kitchen


    If it’s bright summer flavours you’re after, look no further than this month’s issue packed full of budget-friendly mid-week meals, a full Mexican fiesta and sensational recipes using your seasonal ingredients.

    1. Seeing pink

    Get the most out of your rhubarb this month with fresh, summery recipes to sweeten your recipe repertoire.

    2. Whip it good

    Our test kitchen dishes on our trusty go-to meringue recipe, as well as how to transform it into pavlova or meringue nests and top tips when whipping up your own.

    3. Custard conundrums

    Our baking master, Shannon Peare, proves homemade custard is one recipe every homecook should try, plus some delightfully sweet recipes to use it.

    4. Thinking ahead

    Make recipe planning a breeze with over 70 budget-friendly recipes for everything from mid-week dinners to special occasion cooking and oh-go-indulgent desserts.

    5. Let’s get cracking

    Scrambled, fried, poached or boiled, eggs are one of our all-time favourite ingredients, and we’ve got five egg-cellent dinner and brekkie recipes starring this kitchen staple.

    6. Squaring up for the Test Kitchen showdown

    Recipe developers and food stylists Síomha and Shannon are squaring up in this month’s showdown bake, and there’s tough competition between Shannon’s favourite caramel squares and Siomha’s vegan millionaire’s shortbread.

    7. Lets taco ’bout it

    Create your own foodie fiesta at home with these Mexican-inspired meals that are surprisingly simple to create.

    8. Nacho average recipe

    Level up your nachos with our quick and easy topping ideas, plus a handy recipe for making your own tortilla chips at home.

    9. Spread the love

    Homemade really is better when it comes to homemade spreads; learn how to make your own nut butters, Nutella and jam!

    10. Meet the team

    Get to know a little more about the team behind the mag, from our favourite recipes in this issue, to Test Kitchen fails and the foodie shows we’re binging on Netflix!

    11. Gluten-free goodness

    Make gluten-free cooking easier than ever with simple recipes and top tips for everyday cooking.