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Super Food Ideas May 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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imagine that!

I REMEMBER MARY ANN’S BANANA CREAM PIE BETTER THAN MY DINNERSFavourite family dinners. There’s something so immediately comforting about those words. They conjure up an image of loved ones gathered around a haphazardly set table, the chatter of friendly banter, and food that everyone tucks into, except for that one kid who’s busy hiding peas.The reality may be nothing like this. If I hark back to my childhood, there was nary a set table in sight; the conversation mainly consisted of “Stop talking, I can’t hear Gilligan’s Island”, and the food was clearly less memorable than the TV show – I remember Mary Ann’s banana cream pie more vividly than the dinners I ate. Don’t get me wrong, I was happy as a clam eating in front of the TV,…

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YOU’RE THE TOPS WE’VE CREATED EIGHT SHEPHERD’S PIES WITH GENIUS INGREDIENTS AND TOPPING TWISTS.At SFI we love a shepherd’s pie. And why wouldn’t we? They’re economical, easy to make and eat. We also know that adding mash to a dish increases its deliciousness exponentially.Eating is an occupational hazard around these parts, but I made it my business to try all eight recipes.My favourite was the cover recipe (of course), but the Indian-style Shepherd’s Pie was a close second. We thought we’d make it official! Look out for our blue Tested and Trusted logo on features. They’re tested by us, so you can trust our recipes work. ■…

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your food ideas

“THIS CRUNCHY SLAW WAS SENSATIONAL!”Summer delightThe Sticky Chicken Sausages with Apple ’Slaw (March, p40) looked so delicious, I just had to make it!I love salads during warmer weather, and coleslaw is one of my favourites. It was sensational, with the lovely crunch from the celery and apple, and the addition of potatoes. I look forward each month to buying your mag! Simone Brain, via email SLICE OF HEAVENI made the Nectarine and Macaroon Slice (Jan/Feb, p74) as a special treat for my husband. I don’t often bake things that turn out looking like the pictures in your magazine, so I was so pleased. Even better, it tasted great, too. Thanks SFI for your inspiring and, more importantly, easy recipe ideas. Cathy Nixon, via email Chef in the makingThank you SFI…

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next month

Don’t miss:Soup-er Food Ideas! Pages and pages of our favourite winter dish with clever and delicious sides that are the best thing since sliced bread!Pork gets a passport for a trip around the world – classic English roast, Italian porchetta and Texan pulled pork with slaw. Oink.PLUS, Nagi’s chicken soup makes five dinners, desserts starring apple and pear, and the cutest marshmallow snowmen ever! ■…

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our recipes…

Classic Cottage Pie with Cheesy Bacon MashSIDES, STARTERS, SNACKS & SALADSBeetroot and Pear Salad with Honey Walnut DressingCarrot and Zucchini Fritters with Chilli and Pistachio HoneyCrispy Polenta with Blue Cheese SauceFennel and Radish SaladPan-fried Cauliflower with Harissa WalnutsSautéed Mushrooms with Oregano and Pistachio PestoVegetable Ribbon Skewers with Tomato SalsaWarm Zucchini and Haloumi Salad with Yoghurt DrizzleGluten-free Mushroom and Ricotta Sweet Potato Pizza SlabHaloumi Patties with Red Onion and Beetroot SaladRoma’s Potato GnocchiCOVERThis dish combines much-loved flavours to create the ultimate family dinner – it will be loved for years to come.BEEF, PORK & LAMBBarbecued Beef Skewers with Yellow Curry SauceChilli Con CarneIndian-style Shepherd’s PieLamb and Rosemary Shepherd’s Pies with Roasted Garlic MashLamb and Stout Pie with Brussels Sprout MashMassaman Beef Pie with Crushed Potato ToppingOsso Bucco-style Pie with Polenta Mash‘Roast…

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tips and tricks from the test kitchen

FAVOURITE FAMILY DINNERS COME IN ALL DIFFERENT FLAVOURS AND SIZES!Kim says: From cocktails to high tea, check out what we’ve been up to. Plus, we reveal our family favourite dinners FAMILY FAVESHere, we share the team's favourite family dinners, past and present:Kim: Corned beef with white sauce. My mum still makes it when I visit.Claire: Jamie Oliver's simple baked lasagne. It has a sweet, spicy flavour.Rosie: Malaysian satay stir-fry. It was from a bottle, but so good!Chloe: Spaghetti bolognese!Reb: We're fans of a roast chook with lots of gravy, peas and chips.Sarah: My favourite dinner was honey lemon chicken. Mum would double the quantity of sauce.Amira: I love my mum's freekahstuffed spatchcocks. She brushes them with butter so the skin is so crispy.Steph: Vermicelli salad with spring rolls. We only…