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
Your brand-new Olive Our promise to you
january inspiration • From the best seasonal ingredients to serious shopping, discover 11 great ways to make the most of January
creating • Each month we take a new-to- the-supermarket product and ask a food writer to create a recipe using it. To launch this new feature, Su Scott experiments with guanciale, now available at Waitrose.
The good things craving
cocooning • Getting cosy
coveting • Add style to your cooking with our favourite investment pieces
catching up • with the Olive magazine podcast
cheating • Learn to prep fish like the pros
cooking with • Shopping inspiration for the month ahead
celebrating • The entrepreneur bringing Sri Lankan cooking to our kitchens
cook • Make the most of the winter’s best seasonal produce. Create healthy midweek meals, warm up with comforting one-dish wonders and bake a lighter cake.
How to make the most of the best winter ingredients
Healthy one-dish wonders • We’ve made some of our favourite comfort foods a little bit lighter, but they’re still just as hearty and indulgent
plate up like a professional
Look out for the following
Everyday healthy • Nadine Brown shares five nourishing recipes to enjoy
Feelgood bakes • These bakes use less sugar or health-boosting ingredients to make you feel good, in body and mind
Leftovers love • Make the most of surplus kale and bacon on this spicy flatbread
Easy updates • Whether it’s salmon, steak or chicken, give your favourite staples a new twist
3 ways with peanut butter • Explore the full potential of this storecupboard staple
Tinned tomatoes • In our new column we put branded products on test so you know which ones make a difference in your recipes
discover • Explore the flavours of Mexico via Borough Market, learn about the food cultures of Denmark and Japan, and find out why 2021 is going to be a great year for restaurant lovers.
eat in eat out Tacos Padre • Explore the flavours of Mexico by making dishes from this Borough Market taqueria at home
menu decoder: 5 THINGS TO KNOW
Bottles to transport you • Olive ’s wine expert, Kate Hawkings, on the merits of virtual travel with a glass of fine wine
wines to try this month
The Measure • Kickstart a dry January with the best alcohol-free dark spirits, aperitifs and spritzes
Elite Bistros at-home kits • Critic Eileen Twum and Olive reader Vaneetha Balasubramaniam test a meal kit from North West-based restaurant group Elite Bistros
2021 The great restaurant RESET • Ten energetic opinion-formers share the positive changes they hope to see this year – from championing diverse cuisines to tackling racial inequality – and how you can help
Ways you can help
OVER TO YOU • We asked restaurant-loving Olive readers on our social media how they are going to support the industry this year. Here’s a selection of what you said.
10 things I love about ashikaga, japan • Chefs share the unique ingredients, traditions and dishes of their home cities. This month, we...