May Good Food available now!

The latest magazine is bursting with fresh flavours and inspiration

Inside the May issue of Good Food you'll find a rainbow of vibrant veg recipes, celebrating the abundance of British produce coming into season. We put this year's trendiest gadget - the spiralizer - through its paces and share top tips to reduce energy bills in your home kitchen. On sale 30 April, see a sample here.

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In this month's issue

It's vegtastic

Make veg the hero with our stunning recipes for meat-free mains, including tamarind aubergine with black rice, mint & feta and gnocchi with parsley, butter & samphire. Think you don't like tofu? Time to give it another try with three exciting new recipes, including tofu escalopes with black olive and salsa verde, plus fresh ideas for asparagus.

Eurovision cocktails

Eurovision is back on 23rd May – and we've created a collection of truly Euro cocktails to celebrate. Sing along with our Apfelstrudel Sidecar, made with Madeira and cinnamon or the wonderfully blingy mocktail Shine a Light, a heady mix of  pineapple and edible gold.

Bank holiday baking

Set yourself a baking challenge over the Bank Holiday weekends with our stunning strawberry and cream Queen of Hearts cake, marking the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's classic Alice in Wonderland. There's also plenty of easy teatime bakes, including cheese & marmite scones, blackcurrant coconut slices and St Clement's curd muffins.

Picnic perfect

It's time to dig out your hamper, blankets and flasks – and lay out a picnic! Our prepare-ahead recipes are simple to make, and simply delicious. Try the smoked salmon & poppy seed palmiers, or our clever (and lighter) recipe for pastry-less pork pie. Plus, we've also found the essential picnic shopping ideas to pack up and go.

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

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