The latest edition of Easy Food will be in shops from the Saturday 26th September, packed with healthy recipes, spooky bakes, budget-friendly dinner ideas and a serious amount of comfort food. Read on to find out what’s in store…
1. Good warming
No matter how short on time you are in the mornings, you deserve to start your day with a warm, happy belly. Whether you’re running out the door in five minutes, working from home or enjoying a lazy weekend brunch, we’ve got a warm, hearty breakfast for you.
2. Doughnut worry, be happy
If you’re looking for a kitchen project that’ll yield sweet, satisfying results, you could do a lot worse than check out our doughnut feature, including step-by-step instructions and top tips from Food Stylist Shannon, as well as recipes for a variety of fillings and glazes. (*makes Homer Simpson drooling noises)
3. Budget-friendly favourites
Money may on the tight side for many of us these days, but luckily at Easy Food we’re used to making the most out of a budget. You’ll find plenty of our usual affordable dinners scattered throughout this issue — the hardest part will be deciding what to make first.
4. Trick and treat
We may not know exactly what Halloween will look like this year, but one thing is guaranteed — there will be baking! You’ll love getting spooked with our clever, crafty sweet treats.
5. Piece of (vegan) cake
Ireland’s smiliest twins, The Happy Pear, are making vegan baking easier with some gorgeous plant-based cake recipes.
6. Flying solo
Whether you live on your own, are in temporary self-isolation or simply find you have an evening to yourself, we’re firm believers that eating alone is no excuse for a less-than-delicious dinner. These lovely recipes are designed to be cooked and enjoyed by one happy person.
7. Double trouble
What’s better than one classic comfort food? Two classics, combined into one! From bangers and French onion mash to garlic bread Bolognese sloppy Joes, these remixed recipes are the over-the-top comfort food we all need right now.
8. Go slow
It’s that time of year again when we dust off the slow cookers to make the soups, stews and braises we crave. Our butcher pal Michael Fleming is sharing his top tips for buying the right cuts of meat and cooking them low and slow with perfect results.
9. Let’s hear it for the choi
Pak choi is in season, in our kitchens and in this month’s issue. Enjoy it yourself with our collection of easy Asian-inspired recipes, all designed to keep the crunch intact.
10. Simply Simon
Previous guest editor Simon Delaney is back in the Easy Food Test Kitchen, sharing even more of his tasty and achievable dinner ideas.
11. Scallion pancakes
These flaky, savoury pancakes took Instagram by storm a few months ago. While making and eating many of them, we created this step-by-step technique that makes them easy for you to accomplish at home. Be sure to tag us if you post yours on social!
The October issue of Easy Food will be in shops from September 26th. Don’t miss your chance to get it into your kitchen!