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BBC Good Food October 2021 cover

In this month's issue

Welcome to October! This month’s issue is packed with 80 fantastic recipes that celebrate the autumn season. Warm up with upgraded family favourites, from lasagne to sponge pudding. Throw a spooky Halloween party with kid-friendly treats.

Melissa Thompson shares food that celebrates her Jamaican heritage and chef Nargisse Benkabbou discusses Moroccan cuisine. Plus, our first-ever Drinks Tase Awards will help you stock your bar.

Plus, start planning ahead for the festive season with our NEW Homemade Christmas magazine- the perfect collection of more than 110 classic recipes, gift ideas and more.

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5 reasons to buy our October issue

Coq au vin pie
New comfort classics

October is for curling up with something hearty and warming to eat. Our autumnal ideas will satisfy your cravings, from our sausage-and-bean cover star, to a rich coq au vin pie and a chocolate sponge pudding with homemade custard.

Freaky Fruit Platter
Halloween party snacks

Throw a ghoulish party on 31 October for your little monsters using our creepy-cute recipe ideas, from Halloween cheesecake to a spooky snack platter. They’re sure to scare up some fun.

Roasted Beef Rump
Star contributors

Tom Kerridge serves up his favourite pub recipes for you to try at home. Melissa Thompson shares recipes inspired by her Jamaican heritage and Nargisse Benkabbou shares food from her upbringing in a Moroccan community in Brussels.

7-day cook's calendar

Make the most of the month with our kitchen to-do list, seasonal recipes and our food and drink recommendations. Time to make a batch of pumpkin spice, celebrate British apples and forage for mushrooms.

Drinks awards 2021
NEW Drinks Taste Awards

Our judging panel blind-tasted over 70 drinks products to find the best own-brand supermarket bottles worthy of a place in your home bar this year. See the best spirits, mixers and canned cocktails to buy.