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Super Food Ideas August 2016

Australia's #1 food magazine, Super Food Ideas provides busy mothers and families with easy recipes and meal solutions, using readily available ingredients and simple techniques. With hundreds of recipes and tips every issue, you’ll never lack inspiration or ideas with Super Food Ideas.

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testing times

“SHE TRIES TO REDIRECT MY ENERGIES TO TASKS I’M MORE SUITED TO. LIKE EATING.” Every issue I go to one or two of our food shoots. I wish I could say it’s because my creative input is so valued but the truth is that I’m somewhat of a liability. As with most things, my Food Director, Kim, puts up with my presence in that way you do a small boisterous child doing craft who’s full of enthusiasm but not necessarily blessed with the fine motor skills and patience needed. And as any good parent would in that situation, she tries to redirect my energies to tasks I’m more suited to. Like eating. This month I headed off to the one-pot shoot (Still the One, p24) to add my two-cents worth. Ten recipes cooked and…

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our recipes…

SIDES, STARTERS & SALADS FISH & SEAFOOD VEGETARIAN CHICKEN SOMETHING EXTRA BEEF, PORK & LAMB SWEETS COVER RECIPE Tender slow-cooked beef in a rich red wine and tomato gravy – what could be better? Topped with hearty, cheesy dumplings, this generous one pot is the ultimate winter warmer.…

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your food ideas

“IT WAS AMAZING, MOIST AND VERY MOREISH!” Vegan friendly This is the second time I’ve made the Basbousa Middle Eastern Semolina Slice (May, p90) and my word it is amazing! It is so moist and very moreish, and not to mention, it’s vegan, too! Fantastic recipe SFI. Jillian Watt, via Facebook A LOVE OF COOKING I learnt to rely on Super Food Ideas magazine to introduce me to new foods and show me how to cook them. I taught my children to cook through these magazines and we gained many years of side-by-side cooking. Thank you for bringing variety, fun, excitement and occasionally entertainment (when things went haywire) to our household. We love food and food loves us all thanks to your magazine. Lynne Sheedy, via email Morning tea treat It was my turn to host…

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next month

Embrace no-fuss, everyday healthy cooking as we make the most of delicious wholefoods and fresh ingredients in our September issue Don’t miss: Midweek dinners are a breeze with these spring super bowls, including a saucy Coconut Satay Chicken Noodle Bowl, and fresh, crunchy Spicy Lamb Meatball and Pineapple Bowl. We’re making Malaysian home-cooking easy with our crowd-pleasing recipes and ingredient guide. PLUS, crack the secrets of baking with olive oil, go lentil as anything and be inspired by healthy meals using ingredients from the supermarket!…

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winter warmer

Kim says: A hearty beef and red wine stew is hard to beat, particularly when it’s topped with cheesy fluffy dumplings. This is comfort food at its most comforting CLASSIC BEEF AND RED WINE STEW WITH CHEESY DUMPLINGS THE INFO + CLASSIC UPDATE + HIGH IN IRON + ONE POT SERVES 6 PREP 25 MINUTES (PLUS 5 MINUTES STANDING) COOK 2 HOURS 50 MINUTES 1kg beef chuck steak, trimmed, cut into 4cm pieces 2 tablespoons plain flour ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 carrots, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 large brown onion, chopped 2 dried bay leaves 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup red wine 400g can tomato puree 1 cup beef stock 3 sprigs fresh thyme Roughly chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, to serve 1¼ cups self-raising flour ¾ cup polenta 2 teaspoons baking powder 100g butter, melted, cooled 1 cup milk ¹/ ³ cup grated tasty cheese 1 Coat beef in flour, shaking off…

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smart shopper

Waste not, want not Australians throw away up to 20 per cent of the food we buy Ð that means one out of every five grocery bags ends up in the bin. Not only does that cost us thousands of dollars each year, itÕs a waste of the resources used to grow them, and it adds to landfill. Here are our tips to go waste-free.. 1 PLANNING IS KEY A waste-free kitchen starts at the supermarket. Plan your weekly meals and buy only what you need. Don’t be tempted by specials unless it’s a product you use regularly, otherwise it will languish in the cupboard. And do a regular check of what’s at home to stop you from doubling up on products. 2 USE IT UP One of the simplest ways to save waste is…