At olive we believe you can eat imaginatively and well without spending a fortune. Every month we aim to inspire food lovers to cook new dishes, but it's not all about cooking at home. The magazine has three main sections, eat in, eat out, eat away so you'll also find great value restaurants, top recommendations and tips from around the world. In every issue: 100+ easy, stylish recipes all triple tested, 7 meals for under £35, great value restaurants, bargain travel ideas
Welcome to October
WHY CHOOSE Olive?
Olive loves ... • This month’s must-haves, including reusable snack bags, Scandi glassware and an entertaining culinary memoir
COOK • Every recipe you’ll need this month, including clever, easy ways to make the most of game, and inspiring new bakes. PLUS lots of simple, quick and healthy weeknight dinners
Seasonal • Make the most of butternut squash, onions, cod, blackberries, prawns and sweetcorn this month
BAKE A BIG impression • Take your baking to the next level with new flavours and techniques including salted honey, savoury flapjacks and bruffins!
GAME ON • Chef Mark Lloyd shares six easy recipes to get you cooking game at home
#spaghetti&3cheesepie • A crisp, crunchy crust with an oozing, melting middle. What’s not to like?
GET IT RIGHT SHORTCRUST PASTRY • Follow these simple steps to get perfectly flaky, buttery pastry every time
Magic PORRIDGE POTS • Quick and easy toppers to perk up your daily oats
COOK everyday • Midweek menu falling flat? Let Olive’s food director, Janine Ratcliffe, lift your appetite with these quick and easy ideas
HEALTH KICKS KICKS • Ching-He Huang shares six healthy and versatile recipes, all made in a wok
Olive NUTRITIONIST KERRY TORRENS ON THE BENEFITS OF...
Weekend project : PLANT MILKS • Vegan milks are a doddle to make and a fraction of the price of premade ones
BACK TO BASICS GUACAMOLE • Classic recipes to master – this month, the spicy Mexican avocado dip
Make the most of it!
3 WAYS WITH CHICKPEAS • Turn everyday ingredients into something special with this storecupboard staple
EAT • Try queenie scallops with sauternes butter in Bristol, discover the hottest new openings near you, and transform quinces into an aromatic liqueur
Hot right now! • Diaries at the ready, here are autumn’s must-visit new restaurants
THE RUMOUR MILL…
Chef’s TABLE • Sumptuous regional French cookery takes centre stage at this intimate neighbourhood restaurant in Bristol
NUTSHELL LONDON WC2 • Does a regular diner reach the same conclusion about a restaurant as a food pro, who may get special treatment if recognised?* Critic Laura Rowe and Olive reader Alexandra Boyle compare notes on Covent Garden’s new modern Iranian
TABLE-HOPPING • Our latest restaurant recommendations plus street-food spots from across the UK
HOT OFF THE PASS • Taking the zero-waste concept to a whole new level, Douglas McMaster returns this month with the latest incarnation of his ground-breaking Silo restaurant
THE MEASURE • Up your drinks game with grown-up coffee liqueurs, booze-free fizz and hip-flask cocktails
SEASONAL STAR: QUINCES
Kate Hawkings on... PINOT NOIR • Olive’s wine expert on why the delicate red wines made with this grape are worth seeking out this autumn
BOTTLES TO TRY THIS MONTH…
EXPLORE • Pull up a stool and read our guide to the hippest hops around the world (and the craft beer scenes that have spawned them)
COOK LIKE A LOCAL MUMBAI • This harbour city has one of the richest food scenes in India
5 OF THE BEST THINGS TO EAT