COVER STORY: CATE BLANCHETT
She’s been a monarch and an ethereal elf, and now Cate Blanchett is beguiling as Cinderella’s cruel stepmother. With a strong interest in environmental issues, women’s rights and the arts, Blanchett is also now a mother of four, thanks to her and her husband’s recent adoption of a baby girl.
COMMUNITY: THE BACKPACKER WHO OUTDID THE U.N.
Dutch student Wijbe Abma was 21 when a conversation with a Syrian refugee in Turkey sparked a one-man mission to bring aid to the people of Aleppo in Syria.
HEALTH: WELLNESS GONE WILD
The obsession for eating, drinking and doing everything we can to be healthy is sweeping society and pressuring adherents to greater heights. But is the quest for the ultimate state of wellbeing in fact creating more harm than good?
BEAUTY: DRINK IT IN
Post-summer skin can be lacking in moisture and radiance. MiNDFOOD goes in-depth on hydration, looking at ways to keep your skin glowing through winter.
PSYCHOLOGY: DETOX YOUR RELATIONSHIPS
Negative connections with people can be a drain on us emotionally and physically. But there are ways to cope with, and limit, the effects of toxic relationships in your life.
TRAVEL: SOUTHERN BOUNTY
From the vine-covered hills of the Central Highlands to the shores of the Southern Ocean, the Fleurieu Peninsula is home to some of Australia’s best produce. MiNDFOOD meets the passionate growers putting this place on the map.
FOOD: IN-SEASON FEIJOAS & MOTHER’S DAY BAKING
Feijoas give new depths to both sweet and savoury dishes. Plus, MiNDFOOD dishes up classic home-baked treats that will fill the kitchen with warmth and create delicious memories for years to come.
MiNDFOOD May 2015 issue, on sale April 7 in New Zealand and April 9 in Australia. For an interview with editor-in-chief Michael McHugh, please contact (NZ) Phillipa Munro on (09) 362 0770 or [email protected] (AU) Steve on (02) 9318 1300 or [email protected]