12 reasons you want Easy Food April in your life

    Easy Food magazine April 2021 issue 155

    The April issue of Easy Food is on its way, packed with chocolate bakes, new ideas for so-healthy spinach, creative recipes for garlic lovers and quick midweek meals. Read on to find out everything we have in store for you this month…

    1. Spring forward

    It feels like spring is finally, unquestionably in the air, and we’ve been creating some beautiful soups just made for this season. 

    Miso and vegetable soup Easy Food

    2. Take it or leaf it

    Popeye wasn’t wrong — spinach is really, really good for you! This month, we’ve been finding mouthwatering new ways to incorporate this leafy goodness into our everyday diets.

    Green eggs and ham Easy Food

    3. No vampires allowed

    If, like us, you can’t get enough garlic, you’ll love this shameless celebration. We’ve been amping up our favourite allium to epic proportions — not for the faint-hearted!

    Gambas al ajillo Easy Food

    4. What’s for dinner?

    Once again, we’re back to answer this perennial question with our whole week’s worth of family meals that are easy on the wallet as well as being quick to make.

    Quick skillet lasagne Easy Food

    5. Gimme five

    Going one step further, we’ve also created some quick dinners that need only five main ingredients — always a win.

    Pancetta and egg risotto Easy Food

    6. Inspector gadget

    Our Test Kitchen experts continue to share some of the kitchen gadgets that make our lives easier. This month, we’re making good use of our mini chopper to whip up a batch of golden, puffed veggie sausage rolls.

    7. Death by chocolate

    Get ready for chocolate overload! Food Stylist Shannon’s been filling the Test Kitchen with chocolate bakes to die for.

    Dark chocolate layer cake Easy Food

    8. Chips off a new block

    Is there anything as appealing as digging into a mound of fresh chips, piled high with toppings? From Buffalo chips to a cheesy chorizo option, the hardest part will be choosing which to make.

    Loaded chips Easy Food

    9. Eating Ireland

    Deputy Editor Jocelyn has been making a very French sandwich using Shines Wild Irish Tuna, the only Irish tuna on the market (and WELL worth a try!).

    Pan bagnat Eat Ireland Jocelyn Doyle Easy Food Shines tuna

    10. Queen of cakes

    We’re sharing the only recipe for Victoria sponge you should ever need. Simple, yet elegant, this one’s a classic for a reason.

    Victoria sponge Easy Food

    11. Free from and easy

    If you’re following a free from diet, you’ll want to check out our gluten-free dessert feature and our new ways with dairy-free, gluten-free and refined sugar-free treats.

    12. Super salmon

    Local butcher Michael Fleming is turning to the fish counter to talk all things salmon and share this stunning springtime dish.

    Salmon with spring stew Easy Food

    The April issue of Easy Food is in shops from April 6th. Don’t miss out!

    Easy Food magazine April 2021 issue 155 front cover