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Stir it up magazine May 2014

For starters... >> Gardens really come into their own in the spring and summer months, whether they are a place to relax and unwind after a hectic day, a bustling pub beer garden in which to socialise with friends or a hive of production where you can harvest your own fabulous supply of fruit and veg. In this issue, celebrated British designer Sir Terence Conran talks about his passion for kitchen gardens and shares his ratatouille recipe, which he makes from produce grown at his Berkshire home. As the warmer weather arrives, hearty stews are replaced with crisp, tasty salads, but is your salad offering up to scratch? If you need to ‘turn over a new leaf’, our Melting Pot article (page 24) features plenty of salad inspiration. Ingredients... 7 NEW FROM COUNTRY RANGE 08 FIVE WAYS TO USE VANILLA PODS As part of our environmental policy this magazine is printed using vegetable oil based ink and is produced to high environmental standards, including EMAS, ISO14001 and FSC® certifi cation. 10 THE MARKETPLACE 27 ON THE RANGE with Nigel Smith 29 SIGNATURE DISH by revered designer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran 39 FOOD FOR THOUGHT 05 CUSTOMER PROFILE How Tim Knight and his partner Sarah used their loaf to earn a good crust 12 CATEGORY FOCUS The Impulse Effect 15 HEALTH & WELFARE – James Martin’s ‘Operation Hospital Food’ 16 HOSPITALITY – Holidays, heroes and the height of world food trends 19 EDUCATION Take VAT – students win HMRC war Fast food cuts college meal numbers 31 FOOD & INDUSTRY NEWS Barking mad ideas, young chefs, coconuts & fad diets – all washed down with a proper brew 37 SPECIAL FEATURE Go Gluten-free 04 COOKS CALENDAR FOCUS ON FROZEN 22 COUNTRY CLUB 24 THE MELTING POT Turning over a new leaf – reinventing the salad 28 ADVICE FROM THE EXPERTS – How to be the best pub in Britain 32 LEADING LIGHT Passion and progress – we talk to Claude Bosi, one of the best chefs in Europe 35 BAUMANN’S BLOG THE BOTTLE BANK Food Features Favourites Contact us... EDITOR Janine Nelson editor@stiritupmagazine.co.uk WRITERS Sarah Rigg, Amy Grace SUBSCRIPTIONS Telephone: 0845 209 3777 subscriptions@stiritupmagazine.co.uk DESIGN & PRINT Eclipse Creative COUNTRY RANGE PHOTOGRAPHY www.barrymellorphotography.co.uk www.countryrange.co.uk/stir-it-up Our editorial partners... To counteract all that healthy green stuff, we’re also taking a look at the impulse category and how you can maximise your sales. I’m off to chill out in the garden now with a tuna niçoise and a Cadbury’s Twirl!! Happy May, MAY 2014 03


Stir it up magazine May 2014
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