Delicious UK July 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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July is all about long, light-filled days… This issue is full of inspiration for how to spend them – and, most importantly, for what to cook to add delicious. sparkle to every moment. Although I’m writing this letter, regular readers spotted I was missing last month as I had to take time away for personal reasons (thanks for your many messages of support). I’m back now but, the time-lag of publishing being what it is, I haven’t been involved in sending this issue to press and I want to give a huge shout-out to the team for doing such an amazing job of producing this sunshine-filled tapestry of an issue. Whatever your plans this summer, home or away, you’ll find umpteen ideas to give your taste buds a surprise. Food editor Jen…

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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, really is a no-brainer. We aim to use easy-to-find seasonal ingredients. We’ll tell you where to find any…

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made for sharing recipe for four

Sticky buffalo wings with blue cheese sauce Serves 4 (with extra sauce!) Hands-on time 25 min, plus marinating Grill time 25-30 min You’ll also need Barbecue or 2 large baking trays lined with compostable baking paper MAKE AHEAD Make both sauces up to 1 day ahead. Cool, then cover and chill. Gently reheat the blue cheese sauce, adding a splash of milk if needed, and whisk until smooth and silky. DON’T WANT TO BBQ? To cook in the oven, spread the wings in a single layer on the baking trays, toss with 2 tbsp olive oil, then cook for 20 minutes at 180ºC fan/gas 6. Toss the wings in the buffalo sauce to coat, then cook for 15-20 minutes more, turning halfway, until caramelised and sticky. • 3 tbsp plain flour• 2 tsp garlic powder• 1-2 tsp cayenne pepper…

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delicious. world

Take your pick Fancy putting your feet up in front of the tennis (Wimbledon runs from 28 June to 11 July this year) with a bowl of strawberries you’ve picked yourself? The UK’s pick-your-own farms are open for business (book your place in advance). You can also pick peas, blueberries and sunflowers at some farms; others have cafés, mazes and farm shops. To find your local grower, visit pickyourown Size matters How do you like your eggs? A plucky new campaign is hoping you’ll say “Any old size”. The British Hen Welfare Trust and British Free Range Egg Producers Association say most people prefer to buy large eggs, but nearly half of free-range eggs are medium or small. Laying larger eggs can be stressful for the birds and depletes them of nutrients.…

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this month’s must-follow @genevieveeats on instagram

Who’s behind the @? Cookbook author Genevieve Taylor’s works include Charred (Quadrille £16.99), a brilliant guide to barbecued veg, and 2021’s Foolproof BBQ (Quadrille £12.99). She’s a fire cooking expert and runs the Bristol Fire School, does demos at food festivals and has a YouTube channel. What’s great about her feed? The smoke-licked food jumps off the screen: piri piri steak, chicken shawarma wraps, scorched veg… Even an orange and cardamom cake cooked over the coals. Ample inspiration for cooking outdoors, plus videos ranging from the physics of heat to understanding meat fibres.…

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what’s your favourite food smell?

@STTHbaby Apple pie in the oven, followed closely by watermelon basil margarita @kevin_wilkinson Bread, fresh coffee, salt & vinegar on chips, bacon, strawberries (had to add a healthy option) @dumplingx2 Freshly chopped spring onions! @chutneylover Sizzling aroma of tadka! @Hel2021 Fresh bread, rosemary & sage, spezzatino in the slow cooker and fried doughnuts @redfragglepigs Cinnamon rolls @MLRoff Pumpkin pie, reminding me of family Thanksgivings back in the USA. @second_grace Freshly ground black pepper @cee_rrr Anything with vanilla in it! @panfusine The aroma of toasted spices after making fresh sambar powder @Syymon_77 Pretty much anything being cooked in butter @emmachesters1 Freshly crushed cardamom never fails to lift my spirit @silverton_kate Warm banana cake, ground coffee & nutmeg! @FoodWineFinder Fresh baked bread, just brewed coffee, frying bacon @loz_west Onions and garlic frying @JamesonShirley It’s got to be bacon and fresh coffee @Cassidy_1664 Two words: GARLIC BREAD…