Easy Food August is here to make you happy (and hungry)

    Traybaked chicken tikka Easy Food
    There are loads of reasons to bring the August edition of Easy Food into your kitchen. We’ve narrowed it down to the 10 most delicious.


    1. Baking up a storm
    Pastry chef Shane Smith is playing guest editor this month. We love his five-ingredient bakes, and you will, too.

    Shane Smith Easy Food

    2. Gluten-free barbecue
    You won’t miss out on any of the barbecue fun with these gorgeous gluten-free options.

    3. Pasta, personalised
    We know lots of our readers are cooking for kids as well as adults, so we’ve put together some kid-friendly pasta dinners that can be quickly tweaked into more interesting grown-up options.

    Creamy farfalle with ham peas and mushrooms Easy Food

    4. Get bready
    Food stylist Shannon Peare has been filling our office with the tantalising smell of freshly baked breads, and has all the info you need to get baking at home.

    5. A taste of the Mediterranean
    Our flavoursome Mediterranean-inspired mains and sides (plus a sneaky cocktail!) just beg to be enjoyed in the sunshine.

    Marinated vegetable antipasti Easy Food

    6. RetrEAT and surrender
    Recipe Editor Jocelyn Doyle has been exploring the delicious overlap between food and mental health trying out the new food-focused retreats and the amazing wild boar and organic venison at Ballinwillin House, Mitchelstown.

    7. Aubergines
    We’ve gone a little aubergine-mad this month with some fabulous summer recipes, from creamy dips to flavoursome flatbreads.

    Aubergine flatbread pizzas Easy Food

    8. The steaks are high
    If you fancy treating yourself to a slap-up steak dinner, you need to try one of these five inventive ways to dish it up.

    9. Quick cooking
    We’ve got a full complement of quick and easy midweek meals, meaning you can make full use of the long evenings relaxing with your loved ones and eating yummy things.

    10. Boozy fruit
    Sometimes, you just need to spike a watermelon with vodka. We show you how.

    Easy Food issue 132 August 2018 cover

    The August issue of Easy Food is in shops now, with over 80 tried and tested recipes for just €3.90.


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