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Have you heard? Frozen food is cool again! Find out why it’s making a comeback and discover the best products you can find in the freezer aisle. 

Plus, don’t miss the results of our Easter Taste Awards – we tell you where to find the best supermarket chocolate Easter eggs and hot cross buns this year.

In the kitchen, we boost your cooking skills with our step-by-step guide to making scotch eggs, provide top tips for creating the best cheese toasties and put slow cookers to the test. Plus, there’s speedy salads, light brunches, one-pan midweek meals and Diana Henry’s recipes using tinned tomatoes.

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In this month's issue

Bank holiday menu pull-out

Free with this month’s issue, our 16-page pull-out recipe collection provides all the menus you need for the Easter weekend. There’s a Good Friday Fish supper from Rick and Jack Stein, a Greek-style Easter Sunday roast lamb feast and a show-stopping veggie menu. Plus, learn how to make your own chocolate Easter egg.

Easter baking

The Easter bank holiday weekend is the perfect time to bake! Try our hot cross cinnamon buns; go for something more traditional with our Simnel loaf cake or little carrot cakes with orange & honey syrup; kids will love using up leftover chocolate in our Easter egg cookies or go for extra chocolatey indulgence with our triple chocolate & peanut butter layer cake.

Best of the season

We’re making the most of spring veg with Rosie Birkett’s purple sprouting broccoli orecchiette with an almond crumb and our easy seasonal midweek meals which include herby spring chicken pot pie and spicy asparagus and chorizo baked eggs.

Star contributors

Celebrity MasterChef winner Angellica Bell bakes very berry blueberry muffins from her latest cookbook, Emma Freud meets chocolatier Paul A Young to bake his sea-salted chocolate & pecan tart and Tom Kerridge shows us how to make Piri Piri at home, including maple-glazed hot wings and Piri-Piri chicken with chilli & mint peas.

Eat like a local

Escape to Italy with three foodie trips to Puglia, Tuscany and Liguria. We take the family to Porto and Port and discover the top 10 places to eat and drink in Cornwall's Padstow.