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Back to work? New term starting? Or just stuck in a recipe rut? If the answer's yes, you’ll love our September survival guide, which is packed with easy and inspiring recipes for this busy time of year. Rosie Birkett makes roast pork and provides genius recipes for using up the leftovers. Bake Off’s Mel Giedroyc shares childhood food memories and Emma Freud guides us through her ideal foodie day in New York. We visit Tate Modern’s new restaurant for menu inspiration and Victoria Moore reveals how to sound like a wine expert. 

September issue on sale Thursday 1st September. See a preview here.

In this month's issue

Your survival guide

Show September who’s boss with our quick and easy recipes. We’ve got four super-speedy soups, all ready in just 10 minutes. We also have lifesaver lunchboxes and game-changer sarnies, including a healthy keep it green sandwich, Italian sub, sesame stir-fry wrap and a chunky ham bloomer. If you love bowl food, try our ‘al desko’ salads. Choose from roasted cauli-broc bowl with tahini houmous or a jerk chicken & mango bowl.

New kitchen tricks

Ever cooked cheesecake in a slow cooker or pizza in a frying pan? Shake up your cooking with our new hot hacks. Try our slow cooker muscavado cheesecake with hazelnuts & blackberries, microwave crab risotto with chilli crab toasts, and frying pan pizza with aubergine, ricotta & mint. There’s also a no-knead grape & rosemary focaccia and one-pan spaghetti with nduja, fennel & olives

Seasonal cooking

We're celebrating the best of the season’s produce, with exclusive recipes from chef Tom Kerridge including sweetcorn beignets, Swiss chard gratin and baked cauliflower in garlic butter. And for dessert? Choose from blueberry brunch clafoutis or a refreshing frozen blackberry yogurt. Diana Henry shows how the honeyed flavour of figs works well in both sweet and savoury recipes. Try her rye pizza with figs, fennel gorgonzola & hazelnuts and a gorgeous fig & raspberry crumble cake.

Eat like a local

Planning a late summer holiday? Marina O’Loughlin explores the Etna region of Sicily and discovers stunning produce and cooking, from seafood and acorn-fed pork to handmade pasta and pistachio cannoli. We’ve also got ideas for half-term family breaks – enjoy chips, chocolate and Tintin in Brussels, a farm stay in Herefordshire, seafood and walks in west Wales or an all-Italian blow-out in Tuscany. Plus, we check out the food scene in Belfast.