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Woman & Home Feel Good Food

Woman & Home Feel Good Food Winter 2016

Published by TI Media Limited Woman & Home Feel Good is the only wellbeing and fitness title that offers women of any age, any shape, any fitness level, the inspiration to feel fabulous every day. Simple changes that fit real life are the prescription to make the most of your looks, feel younger, fitter, and slimmer, reduce stress, get more vitality and live a healthier life. The magazine is divided into sections focusing on wellbeing, beauty, diet, fitness, health and ‘inner you’ and is packed with tips, expert advice and best buys.

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Here in the mad world of magazines, we start working on Christmas in July! So it’s with much relief that the real thing is on its way, finally. There is something so magical about it – dressing the tree, making decorations for the mantelpiece and table when my floristry aspirations take hold… And the cooking. I firmly believe it’s all about the detail and making a plan – then you’ll enjoy it. It doesn’t get much better than sharing food and drink with family and friends. Whether you are doing the full turkey lunch for the first time or want a showstopping dessert or cake, we’ve covered every option. And if you would like to spend a wet weekend creating some foodie gifts for friends, we’ve covered that too. The homemade…

4 min.
meet our contributors...

Vivek Singh Vivek is one of the most exciting modern Indian chefs in the country, with three London restaurants to his name, including the famous Cinnamon Club. A regular guest on Saturday Kitchen and at food festivals around the country, including the BBC Good Food Show, Vivek was classically trained in India and has been executive chef of The Cinnamon Club since its launch in 2001. Spice at Home is Vivek’s fifth cookbook and the recipes are a brilliant combination of Indian spicing and Western culinary styles, with modern dishes from his native India and the UK. There are breakfast options, including Indian pancakes and duck egg curry, lunch ideas, such as Chilli chicken toastie, and dinners including Crab and curry leaf risotto. Harry Eastwood Harry first appeared on our screens in 2007 when…

2 min.
what’s in season?

BRITISH FRUIT AND VEG Summer may be a distant memory, but the heartier fare that’s available suits the British winter weather perfectly, and the food we want to eat. • APPLES It’s the end of the picking season, but there are native apples coming from cold store – Bramleys and other cookers for pies and crumbles, and eaters for winter salads. • BEETROOT Super-healthy fresh (not pickled) beetroot has had a comeback in popularity. Make a delicious winter soup with it, or try it grated • CRANBERRIES Colourful cranberries are the classic accompaniment to turkey. They freeze well – use to make a spicy compote, which is a perfect partner to roast pork or duck. raw, then tossed in a pan with butter and horseradish cream. We love it as a dip, too, mixed with yogurt and…

3 min.
brussels sprouts!

Christmas coleslaw Perfect for having with cold turkey or roast ham READY IN 20 MINUTES SERVES 8 AS A SIDE EASY/PREPARE AHEAD • › each red and white cabbage, very finely sliced• 4 carrots, peeled and finely sliced• 3 spring onions, finely sliced lengthways• 250g raw Brussels sprouts, rinsed and finely shredded• large handful coriander, roughly chopped for the dressing • 100ml natural yogurt• 100ml mayonnaise• 1tbsp hot horseradish• a good squeeze of lemon juice 1 Put the cabbage, carrots, spring onions and Brussels sprouts in a large bowl. 2 In a separate bowl, mix all the dressing ingredients together, then toss thoroughly through the vegetables with a generous amount of seasoning. Garnish with the chopped coriander to serve. Per serving: 177 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated), 10g carbohydrate Winter vegetable gratin This warming dish will get the whole family eating their…

2 min.
trine hahnemann’s chicory with red onion and grapefruit

“All through December any excuse and people will arrange a Christmas lunch. Often, more or less the same traditional menu is served. So I have steered away from that; here I’ve cooked something lighter with the focus on vegetables. It’s a time to prepare root vegetables in all kinds of festive ways.”“Chicory, or endive, is called julesalat in Danish, which means Christmas salad” READY IN 25 MINUTES SERVES 8 EASY • 2 small red onions• 1 tbsp olive oil• ½ tbsp sugar• 30g/2 tbsp butter• 8 chicory (endives), quartered lengthways• 2 pink grapefruits• 1 bunch of chervil• Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/ gas mark 4. 2 Cut the red onion into wedges and gently mix with the olive oil, sugar and some salt and pepper. Spread out on…

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pumpkin soup with crème fraîche and bacon

READY IN 55 MINUTES SERVES 4 EASY/PREPARE AHEAD/FREEZE • 50g butter• 2 onions, sliced• 900g pumpkin or squash, peeled, deseeded and chopped• 4 rashers smoked back bacon, thinly sliced• 1tbsp fresh thyme leaves• 1tbsp brown sugar• 600ml milk• 600ml chicken or vegetable stock• 4tbsp crème fraîche 1 Melt the butter in a large pan, add the onions and cook gently for 10 minutes, until soft but not coloured. Add the pumpkin and bacon, scatter over the thyme and sugar, and cook for a further 5 minutes, stirring well. 2 Pour in the milk and the stock, then cover and leave to simmer for 30 minutes. 3 Purée 2 ladlefuls of the soup, then pour back into the pan and stir the mixture to thicken. 4 Serve topped with a generous spoonful of crème fraîche, and garnished with…