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Super Food Ideas

Super Food Ideas March 2018

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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2 min.
celebrate our 200th issue with a trip down memory lane

200 ISSUES LATER, WE’RE STILL FULL OF FOOD IDEAS At SFI HQ we’ll have a party at the drop of a hat, but 200 issues isn’t just any old excuse to celebrate. Looking back over the years, there is so much to be proud of. We’ve helped countless families put thousands of delicious meals on the table every night of the week. We know you still cook them, too, ’cos they’re often trending on taste.com.au; Sweetcorn and Zucchini Fritters (Feb, 2007) or Beef Stroganoff (March, 2004), anyone? And the reason that you keep coming back to them? Our recipes are easy to follow and packed with extra info with you in mind – nutrition counts and vegies per serves for those looking for help, and costs so you’re not in for…

4 min.
dessert cob dips

EASY BERRY RIPPLE CHEESECAKE COB DIP SERVES 12 PREP 20 MINUTES (PLUS 25 MINUTES STANDING) COOK 20 MINUTES 1 cup frozen mixed berries (see note) 450g cob loaf 50g butter, melted ½ x 250g packet butternut snap cookies 500g cream cheese, softened ½ cup thickened cream ¹/ ³ cup icing sugar mixture 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Fresh strawberries and raspberries, to serve 1 Place frozen berries in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through and just starting to collapse. Using a wooden spoon, crush any large berries. Cool for 15 minutes. 2 Preheat oven to 190°C/170°C fan forced. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. 3 Trim 4cm off the top of cob. Leaving a 1cm thick edge, remove bread from centre of cob. Tear bread and bread top into large…

9 min.
we’re celebrating 200 issues with a $10,000 giveaway bonanza*

1 Bake it pretty FIVE BAKING ACCESSORY PACKS FROM GINGER LIFESTYLE, $105.80 RRP EACH Inspire your little ones to get into the kitchen with one of these cute retro-themed prize packs. Each prize includes a floral-printed cake stand, $49.95, with matching cake server, $9.95, for all your sweet treats. Plus, dress the part in a gingham kid’s apron, $29.95, and kid-sized cooking mitt, $15.95. For more info, visit gingerlifestyle.com.au. 2 The Italian job FIVE BARILLA PASTA PRIZE PACKS, $105 RRP EACH Imagine having lots of different pasta on hand in the pantry to make whatever you fancy? With this prize pack from Barilla, you’ll never be short of dinner ideas. Each pack includes a Barilla apron, $10, timer, $5, vintage tin, $10, server, $5, and recipe booklet, $5, as well as a selection of Barilla products. Visit…

1 min.
our recipes…


3 min.
what’s in season march

“We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.” E.B. WHITE, AUTHOR AND LOOK OUT FOR Apricot | Guava | Nashi | Plums | Quinces | Witlof Grapes One of the oldest cultivated plants, grapevines first arrived in Australia in 1788 with the First Fleet. Today, grape-growing is one of the largest fruit industries in Australia with different varieties made for table, dried fruit and wine. Table grapes don’t ripen off the vine so try before you buy to check sweetness. Look for grapes that are firmly attached to the stem. TO STORE: Keep unwashed grapes in a plastic bag in the coolest part of the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Wash before eating. PERFECT PARTNERS: Goat’s cheese, rosemary, vanilla,…

2 min.
your food ideas

“I USED SOME OF MY OWN DECORATIONS!” Under the sea My name is Hannah and I turn 10 tomorrow. I saw your Ollie the Octopus cake (p90) in your October issue and decided to make it for my birthday! I used some of my own decorations. Thanks for the design. Hannah, via email Ed says: Wow! We're all so impressed, Hannah. I hope you had a very happy birthday with your family and friends. Birthday wish My daughter picked the Fairy Bread Popcorn Cake (October 2017, p24) for her sixth birthday party. She was so excited about getting all those lollies on her birthday cake. It was so simple and easy to make, and turned out better than I expected. It certainly had the ‘wow factor’ and all the party guests were raving about it. Thanks…