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BBC Good Food Magazine

October 2021

Good Food is the UK's biggest selling food magazine, packed with triple-tested recipes and practical ideas for every meal occasion. From weekday suppers to relaxed weekend lunches, recipes are seasonal and work first time. In every issue: 100+ triple-tested recipes, everyday cooking,weekend ideas, seasonal ingredients, TV chefs, inspirational photographs and practical advice.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
Frequency:
Monthly
₹500.84
₹4,013.72
12 Issues

in this issue

1 min
welcome to october

When it comes to understanding how you like to eat, BBC Good Food knows the score. Why? Because you tell us, in emails and calls, commenting under recipes on bbcgoodfood.com, in Facebook Together discussions and on Instagram – our community is a constant source of inspiration. As Britain’s biggest food media brand, we never take our number-one status for granted, so we also invest in wider research to spot new patterns and trends and plan content ideas. This year’s Good Food Nation survey, in which we spoke to 3,000 nationally representative people, revealed how children are keen to do more cooking, but lack the skills. Read Keith Kendrick’s report on page 54 and watch this space for a new series in which we’ll skill-up the new generation. Family time in the…

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1 min
star contributors

Nargisse Benkabbou The chef and author talks about growing up in a Moroccan community in Brussels (p106) and shares her harira recipe. Humayun Hussain Good Food reader Humayun makes aloo chole, a simple but delicious vegan chickpea dish that’s perfect for busier days, on page 12. Vuyelo Ndlovu The drinks expert and journalist explores hot chocolate drinks from around the world, including a vegan chai option, on page 144. Joanna Blythman Our columnist finds inspiration in stories of international food producers and how they’re keeping old traditions alive (p123). WE ARE BBC goodfood COOK THE COVER p32 RECIPE Barney Desmazery PHOTOGRAPH Myles New FOOD STYLIST Esther Clark STYLIST Luis Peral SHOOT DIRECTOR Ben Curtis & Sarah Snelling…

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2 min
why you can trust bbc good food

Biggest and best We’re proud to be Britain’s biggest-selling food magazine and the UK’s No 1 food website, bbcgoodfood.com. Our contributors – BBC chefs, our in-house cookery team and confident, outspoken columnists – are experts in their fields. Meet us at the UK’s biggest food shows (visit bbcgoodfoodshow.com for dates and details). Our best-selling cookbooks feature our trusted recipes – you’ll find these in bookshops. Recipes for everyone There are at least 70 recipes in every issue – that’s more than any other food magazine in Britain. We always include quick, easy dishes, ideas for relaxed entertaining and more challenging recipes for when you want to take your skills up a notch. Look out for our many easy recipes. Tested and trusted All our recipes are thoroughly tested by experts to ensure they’ll work for…

1 min
this is your good food

COOKING THE SUBCRIBER COVER Here are some of the fantastic efforts of readers who made our September chicken tikka pot roast using the free spice blend sachet included with the subscriber issue I love to hear your stories and feedback, and this one from Rich really caught my attention I’m loving the ‘cook the cover’ feature; it’s even better with the free gift this month. It takes me back to school days, when the Beano free gift was a triangular piece of cardboard and paper that went bang! Seriously though, I have resubscribed after nearly 30 years, when I had a marriage break-up and needed some serious self-teach, good cooking techniques. I confess, I had been lazy in leaving the kitchen regime to my ex-wife, who was very adept at the more quotidian form…

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1 min
what you’ve been sharing

The season of giving After not seeing friends and family for a while, it’s always nice to give them a homemade gift. If you’re stuck for ideas, Laurie suggests making gourmet jams and chutneys. ‘Add a unique flavour like chai, chamomile or blueberry to really make it your own.’ Stick them in a jar with a pretty label and you have an easy and delicious treat. Laurie Martin, Besançon, France Love is in the air Last month love was all around us for wedding season, and avid baker Melanie decided to create a stunning table for her son Oliver and daughter-in-law Lauren’s wedding. She says, ‘It was so special, we had a marquee with a hog roast, including a semi-naked wedding cake, brownies decorated with white chocolate and flower petals and individual pavlovas. It…

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1 min
the christmas excitement begins

‘Christmas Eve and Christmas Day = festive music and movie marathons to get me in the spirit.’Kay Botha, Auckland, New Zealand‘Making another kransekake and finding the Christmas pickle on the Christmas tree.’Tracey Carey, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire‘Putting up the Christmas decorations as soon as the Coca-Cola Christmas ads pop up on TV.’Lucy Hill, Telford, Shropshire‘Carrying on the tradition of everyone in our house stirring the Christmas pudding mix and making a wish.’Janelle Gerke, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia JOIN OUR FACEBOOK COMMUNITY, BBC GOOD FOOD TOGETHER Connect with us and others to share recipes, cooking tips and the kind acts you’re doing or noticing. Check out what everyone’s cooking and post your own kitchen creations.…

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