Donna Hay Magazine 50th Issue Birthday

Donna Hay Magazine 50th Issue Birthday

Donna Hay Magazine 50th Issue Birthday

50th issue birthday!

This April, we're celebrating our 50th issue. And we couldn't think of a better way to ring it in than with a decadent chocolate layer cake on our cover (and more inside!)

Out 50th issue is brimming with treats. Starting with an exclusive look behind the scenes at life in the dhm office and kitchen, at the cooking, shooting and devouring.

Plus, we thought our birthday was the perfect opportunity for a little makeover and a brand-new look. With new upfront sections and pages, we're offering our readers more than ever before.

Our 50th issue heralds the beginning of the cooler season as we usher in autumn. It's time to fill up on generous meals brimming with warmth, rekindle some old family favourites and discover autumn's rich harvest.

One Pot Meals With one humble pot, you can welcome the brisk evenings and comforting fare. Our recipes are light on effort and full of flavour, from easy herb and lemon roasted chicken to minted lamb pot pie.

Super spuds The potato is the classic star of comforting food worldwide and this autumn we celebrate its endless cooking styles and partnerships with classics such as potato and leek soup and rich baked potato gnocchi.

Perfect Pork We celebrate this succulent meat in alls it guises, from lean fillet to decadent belly. Whether you choose our crunchy crackling-topping roasted loin stuffed with sweet pear and onion or the sticky finger-licking ribs, there's never been a better season to indulge in pork.

Let them eat cake A celebration isn't complete without a seductive chocolate cake. Our 50th cover salutes this wickedly temping treat with a chocolate buttermilk layer cake that's a triumph of light-as-air chocolate sponge slathered with chocolate cream cheese frosting.

The story so farů

Donna Hay is Australia's leading food editor and best-selling cookbook author. Her food, recipes and styling focuses on basic ingredients, simply prepared and beautifully photographed. These hallmarks of her work have set the benchmark for food publishing worldwide and inspired a whole new generation of cooks.

Donna's career as a food writer and stylist began when she was 19. She was appointed food editor of marie claire when she was 25 and soon became food editor of marie claire lifestyle, too.

She is the editor-in-chief of donna hay magazine, a highly acclaimed, top-selling bi-monthly food magazine with tremendous local success and far-reaching international appeal. The magazine sells in excess of 114,000 copies every issue and is the number-one selling international food magazine in American bookstores Barnes & Noble and Borders. The magazine also has subscribers in 82 countries.

Donna also has a popular weekly food column in the Sunday editions of News Limited newspapers around Australia and The New Zealand Herald, reaching over seven million people each week. She is the food editor of UK's leading lifestyle magazine, Livingetc. and of Canadian title Style at Home, she's alsoa contributor to South Africa's Food & Home Entertaining magazine.

She is also a regular contributor on Channel 10's television series, MasterChef.

Her simple and style-driven approach is reflected in her 18 award-winning cookbooks. She has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide and her book shave been translated into nine languages.

The donna hay brand has extended into successful ranges of homewares for both David Jones and the donna hay general store, which opened in 2009.

In addition to her relationship with David Jones, Donna is set to collaborate with premier china and collectables brand Royal Doulton to design an exciting range of classic tableware, which is set to go on sale internationally in 2010.

Donna Hay is an Australian success story. She's a household name in Australia and the UK. She lives in Sydney with her husband Bill and children Angus and Tom.

Donna Hay Magazine 50th Issue Birthday
Autumn Issue 2010