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In this month's issue

Welcome to May! This month, celebrate the best of seasonal produce with colourful veg-packed recipes and sharing dishes.

Whether it’s a creamy spring greens carbonara or fragrant duck and vegetable curry – there’s something for everyone inside our May issue.

Reinvent your Sunday lunch with our herb-roasted pork and try exceptional spring bakes such as jam doughnuts and treacle tart.

Don't miss our new cook’s calendar with easy 7-day meal planner. Plus, discover our kitchen project ideas and handy leftovers guide.

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5 reasons to buy our May issue

Lettuce and greens
Easy meal planning

Dinner time has never been easier with food director Cassie Best's 7 day meal plan. Use our guide and know what to shop for, cook and organise right now to make the most of early summer.

Elderflower drink
Kitchen project ideas
Need a little seasonal inspiration? See our top 10 kitchen projects for May. Organise your cabinets, freeze fresh produce and overhaul your herb pots. See what's on our shopping lists and pick your own spring blooms.
Peanut butter cookie cups
Pack a picnic
Spend your bank holiday in the sun with a family picnic. Whether you’re heading to the park or just the garden, these simple recipes will elevate your al fresco meal. Try our mini frittatas, cheese & onion pasties or peanut butter cookie cups.
Roast pork
New Sunday roasts

In this new series, Barney Desmazery offers something a little different for Sunday lunch. Italian home cooking inspires his first menu of herb-roasted pork, cabbage with fennel, smashed potatoes and flourless chocolate cake.

Treacle Tart
Bank holiday banks
Devote bank holiday weekend to a fun family bake. Try our fruity raspberry jam doughnuts topped with pink icing. Or make a classic treacle tart served with boozy custard, lemon gelato or spiced honey crème fraîche.