In this month's issue

Welcome to October


Well, we blinked, and the summer was over (if we really had one this year). The return of autumn also brings with it those ever-comforting roast dinners, piping hot bowls of soup, cinnamon-spiced drinks, cakes and more, and all the other wonderfully cosy recipes that get their moment to shine at this time of year.

In this month’s magazine you’ll find inspiration for cooking with warming spices, recipes to feed four for just £5, our Halloween-inspired menu and tips for seasonal eating this October – think sweet butternut squash, earthy beetroot and the last of the plums in our gloriously moreish crumble bars.

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5 reasons to buy our October issue

1. Receive a free Cosy Puddings magazine

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With every October edition you’ll also receive a free copy of our Cosy Puddings magazine. Tucked inside you’ll find 20 seasonal pudding recipes that promise to nourish, comfort and inspire. These cosy recipes are ideal for a dinner party with loved ones or simply to keep the autumnal doom and gloom at bay. After all, a great homemade pudding is just like a hug in a bowl.

2. Add a little comforting spice

Roasted chicken with lemon wedges

Look out for ideas and inspiration to incorporate the most warming of spices into your October menu plan. Cinnamon and cardamom, while delicious in sweet treats and bakes, will also add an uplifting and aromatic flavour to homemade sauces. Try our meatballs with cardamom-infused tomato sauce for something a little different this October.

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3. Feed a family of four for £5

Creamy tofu curry

We’re all looking to spend a little less at the moment. With these thrifty recipes you can feed a family of four for just £5 – and that’s without compromising on the all-important flavour. There’s something for everyone with our creamy tofu curry, sausage & cannellini bean ragu, and tuna mayo baked potatoes spiked with sriracha.

4. Make ghoulish sweet treats for Halloween

Halloween jelly

If you’re hosting a spooktacular get-together this October, then look no further than our Halloween-inspired recipes. Create our spooky sharing board with a selection of tasty nibbles, get the kids involved with our little monster pancakes or bake our ghostly spiced pumpkin cake as your showstopping centrepiece.

5. Sow, grow, glow with late autumn produce

Late Autumn produce salad

Make the most of seasonal produce with recipes to celebrate beetroot, kohlrabi, pumpkin and wild mushrooms. Plus, enjoy advice from Emma Crawforth, qualified horticulturist and Gardening Editor for BBC Gardeners’ World, for what to grow this October.

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