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Issue 133
30 IN SEASON What to buy and try in May
*32 LIGHT FANTASTIC Lorna Wing's fuss-free Asian dishes are full of fresh, zingy flavours
*42 SIMPLE PLEASURES Nigel Slater's homemade juices are an instant hit
50 THE LOWDOWN ON… flour
53 STORECUPBOARD STANDBY Perk up a lot more than just pasta with versatile pesto
*54 DELIA'S ITALIAN HAT-TRICK Delia Smith's menu of Italian favourites is a definite winner
60 YES, YOU CAN MAKE… Victoria sandwich. How to bake the perfect sponge
69 DESSERT OF THE MONTH Katie Stewart's gorgeously sticky treacle tart
70 SIMPLE SUPPERS Annie Rigg's quick and easy mid-week meals
74 PEOPLE IN FOOD Marion McGilvary meets asparagus growers Chris and Ann Kitchen
81 BEYOND THE BAR Gregg Wallace enjoys sensational food in a charming Cotswolds pub
86 WINE AND FRIENDS Match Aussie wines with Fiona Beckett's Greek-inspired food
94 FOOD FOR HEALTH Sophie Braimbridge's low-fat, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes
96 NUTRITION Amanda Ursell extols the cleansing power of spring vegetables
99 COOKS' NOTEBOOK Know-how from the Sainsbury's Magazine kitchen
103 ASK US Your cookery queries and questions about Sainsbury's
104 WHAT'S IN STORE Sainsbury's best buys

13 FEEDBACK Share your views about what you've read in Sainsbury's Magazine
15 BITES News, interviews, reviews
*24 OUT TO LUNCH Carol Vorderman on the merits of detoxing and making mischief
177 NEXT MONTH in Sainsbury's Magazine
177 DETAILS Stockists, and competition and offer rules
178 THE LAST WORD Sue Townsend on the golden age of cinema

112 HEALTH Ten reasons to watch your weight - Dr Mark Porter on why, medically, size matters
114 ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES Freya von Hensbergen puts complementary therapies to the test
119 HEALTH NEWS Your questions answered

*122 BEAUTY Homemade skin and hair treatments
130 YOUR PERFECT SPA WEEKEND Josephine Fairley explains the dos and don'ts of spa etiquette
133 BEAUTY NEWS Our pick of the latest products

*134 DOMESTIC BLITZ Aggie MacKenzie's guide to the ultimate spring clean
141 HIP, HIP HOUSEWORK Stephanie Bateman Sweet picks the best accessories for a queen of clean
145 HOME NEWS The latest must-haves for your home
150 JUST ADD WATER Gay Search's tips for planting up pots, containers and hanging baskets
155 GARDEN NEWS Jobs to do this month

156 SHORT BREAK Sharon Ring heads for west Wales
159 CRUISE CONTROL Why it pays to choose your cruise carefully
163 TRAVEL NEWS Where to go now

*165 HERE TO MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER Four pages of essential info. This month: making money work for you; DIY essentials; make a great first impression; meet the successful saleswoman

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Recipe Index
Basic Victoria sandwich cake
Lemon curd
Coffee walnut puddings
Fairy cakes

Pineapple, kiwi and physalis salad with stem ginger
Jasmine rice with mango and passionfruit
Peaches baked with Amaretti Treacle tart
Banana and maple syrup sundae
The Village Pub's Greek yogurt parfait with caramelised pineapple
Grape compote with Muscat wine and honey
Sweet b'stila with pistachio, cranberry and cinnamon
Eve's Pudding

Mango, raspberry and orange juice
Apple, melon and cucumber juice
Tomato and pepper juice
Apple, beetroot, celery and ginger
Pineapple and pink grapefruit drink

Warm coconut-lime chicken salad
Meatballs with spaghetti and classic fresh tomato sauce
Lamb with apricots and couscous
Lemon chicken schnitzel
Chicken and spring vegetable stir-fry
Grilled mint and lemon chicken with Greek salad salsa

Sweet chilli rice noodles on portabella mushrooms

Classic fresh tomato sauce

Thai crab cakes
Hot crab ramekins
Crab, avocado and pink grapefruit salad
Seared squid and asparagus with cucumber dip
Smoked fish tart
Spring vegetable sauté with salmon

Fragrant Thai broth
Crostini Lazio
Asparagus and pea soup

Spicy tofu stir-fry
Spiced tomato and goats' cheese panini
Roast asparagus with feta and lemon sauce
Roast asparagus and potatoes with romesco sauce