Delicious UK June 2021

An award-winning magazine, delicious. features 50-plus triple-tested, foolproof recipes and astounding complementary editorial and photography every month.

United Kingdom
Eye to Eye Media
12 Issues

in this issue

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June: the month of summer berries, chilled rosé, picnics… And the return of cooking outside. This year feels special, though. As I write, many of us at delicious. are vaccinated and looking forward to some freedom. We’re excited for our friends in the restaurant industry getting back on their feet, and we’re thankful for the chance to cook and eat with family and friends – even if cautiously for now. I’ll be embracing the joy… And the noise! I’ve so missed the buzz of having people over. To get you started, our fantastic grills on p26 will give you plenty of barbecue inspiration. We’ve given alternatives if the weather doesn’t play ball, and there are new tricks to try. There’s lots to get excited about in Ben Tish’s ode to the…

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the delicious manifesto

Cooking is for everyone If we could get everyone in the world cooking we would. Food brings people together – families, friends, communities – and it’s a pleasure. We believe every child has the right to learn how to make proper, nutritious meals – and to discover the fun and joy of cooking. You can trust us Every recipe is rigorously tested by our food team, at least twice, using domestic ovens and hobs, so you can be confident our recipes work every time. When it comes to reviews, we only recommend stuff we rate and deem to be of good quality and worth the price tag. Keeping it simple Eating locally and seasonally, whenever you can, is a no-brainer. We aim to use easy-to-find seasonal ingredients. We’ll tell you where to find any unusual…

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made for sharing recipe for two

Sticky sausage meatball noodles Serves 2-3 Hands-on time 20 min KNOWHOW Sriracha is a hot sauce made from red chillies, garlic, vinegar, salt and sugar. It has a hot, tangy, sweetly addictive flavour. It’s used as a condiment in Thai and Vietnamese cooking, but is a great addition to marinades and sauces. This recipe is meant to be spicy, so serve the sauce on the side if you’re sensitive to chilli heat. For the sauce • 1 tbsp soy sauce, plus a splash for the meatballs• 2 tbsp sriracha sauce• 1 tbsp rice wine• 30g dark brown sugar• 1 garlic clove, crushed• 1cm piece fresh ginger, grated For the meatballs • 6 large outdoor-reared pork sausages• Bunch spring onions, half finely chopped, half finely sliced• Sunflower oil for frying• 100g mangetout• 100g asparagus, green beans or tenderstem broccoli•…

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delicious. world

Good vibes and good food Food festivals (such as Aldeburgh, pictured) are back on the menu for summer 2021 – hurrah! A great way to discover smaller producers and enjoy a full-flavoured day out. With safety in mind, many events have limited capacity and require booking – find your local fest and get planning. Coming to a town near you… The touring festivals Pub in the Park, 18 Jun to 19 Sep Music by Basement Jaxx, Toploader and Beverley Knight meets food by local pubs and chefs at Tom Kerridge’s roaming festival* . From £35, Foodies Festival, 9 Jul to 3 Oct Music, shopping and a bunch of talented chefs, including 2021 MasterChef champ Tom Rhodes (see p23), 2020 winner Thomas Frake and Professionals winner Alex Webb. From £19, foodies The Great British Food Festival, 29…

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this month’s must-follow @poppyokotcha on instagram

Who’s behind the @? You may have spotted eco-grower Poppy Okotcha on Channel 4’s The Great Garden Revolution last month. After moving to Devon last year, she’s working with nature to transform her overgrown garden into a resilient, edible space, sharing what she learns along the way. What’s great about her feed? Poppy’s passion for connecting with nature radiates from her posts – from the joys of going glove-free in the soil to lyrical meditations on foraging. Follow her adventures in green gardening: exploring sustainable growing materials, companion planting and the ‘no dig’ method.…

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from the mailbox…

THIS MONTH’S STAR EMAIL WINS... …two boxes of premium red and white Portuguese wine worth over £50, by the experts from The Wine Show (Amazon Prime). These delicious wines stay fresher for longer thanks to their box format, which produces less CO2 than glass bottles do. For more information visit thewine boxed-wine FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN... Let us know your thoughts on this month’s issue by emailing us at info@ delicious* Star email Subject: Memories of pasties past From: James Hooper I read with interest Emily Scott’s ‘Cornwall, Sea & Shore’ [May, p26]. I grew up in St Tudy and, as a student, spent my summers as a barman at The Cornish Arms, now The St Tudy Inn. There’s a Cornish adage that says “your mother makes the best pasties”, and when I was at…