olive magazine presents: the best cheese recipes in the world! We’re major cheese fiends at olive HQ, so we have hundreds of recipes to pick our favourites from. Make pies oozing with brie, mac ‘n’ cheese laden with crisp bacon, or toasties stuffed with Fontina.
Baked camembert is a simple way to feed a crowd, and we also have the ultimate guide to making perfect cheese fondue. Don’t forget to check out our indulgent comfort food recipes while you’re here, too!
An overwhelmingly cheesy pasta bake that’s rich with Red Leicester and crispy bacon pieces, finished off with a crunchy breadcrumb topping. Guaranteed to make you grin from ear to ear.
Is there anything better than fried cheese?! We don’t think so! Ever since we tried street food van Oli Baba’s legendary halloumi fries they’ve been haunting our dreams.
This is our attempt to recreate that deep-fried cheesy magic. You may have noticed that we’re mad about halloumi at olive, so we’ve create a collection of our best halloumi recipes here.
The ultimate tear-and-share bread – little dough balls stuffed with cheddar, mozzarella and jalapeños served with smoky tomato sauce for dipping. Here are our exciting bread recipes.
Packed with plenty of flavour, our super simple Tex-Mex style cheese on toast makes for a great quick and easy lunch.
Cut into a golden puff pastry shell and watch the baked brie spill out. Topped with chutney, it’s a surefire crowd pleaser.
Our favourite cheesy recipe ever. Nothing beats a crisp golden toastie with melted cheese and salty prosciutto. Irresistible. Try one of our comforting cheesy toastie recipes here, we have a fair few!
Check out this easy recipe for Korean Philly cheese steak with a punchy Russian dressing. This recipe is a clever mash-up of Korean and classic American cuisine.
Cheese overload! Master the art of the perfect cheese fondue with our step-by-step guide, then try one of our three great recipes.
Try our seriously indulgent cheese and onion pie. This easy vegetarian cheese pie is the perfect winter comfort recipe to feed the whole family.
A burger made from cheese?! That’s pretty special! These peri peri halloumi burgers (made with Nando’s peri peri sauce) are a great alternative to a meaty burger, with the citrus slaw perfectly cutting through the delicious cheesiness. Guaranteed to be a hit with veggies and meat eaters alike!
Check out this easy baked cauliflower with manchego cheese and crunchy almonds. Make this veggie traybake for an indulgent weekend, family recipe.
Layers of melting cheese and spicy chorizo make up this seriously OTT hot Mexican dip. Be prepared to fight over this one.
There’s no holding back in this indulgent recipe for crispy sourdough dipped in molten French cheese with almondy biscuit crumbs and crunchy toasted pecans. Make if for a festive gathering or warming winter treat.
In the US, mac ‘n’ cheese often, on a menu, has its own heading with a choice of flavourings. Courgette and garlicky crumbs get our vote. This recipe is easy but super comforting, like all of our indulgent macaroni cheese recipes.
How do you make fresh crumpets taste even better? Add three types of cheese, a teaspoon of mustard powder and slather on a good helping of butter of course!
This West Coast version of a deli sandwich uses smoked turkey rather than pastrami. This makes more coleslaw than you’ll need for the sandwiches but it’ll keep for 2-3 days in the fridge.
Give our tear-and-share gooey cheese-filled dough balls a go at home with step-by-step help from the olive test kitchen. They’d make a great starter for the kids or something to kick off a laid back dinner party.
Check out Sabrina Ghayour’s take on everybody’s favourite, the classic cheese toastie. Filled with salty halloumi, rose harissa and honey for a touch of sweetness, this toastie is too delicious for words. It’s meat-free too, so your veggie friends don’t have to miss out.
Like cheese? Then you’ll love our double-swiss burgers, stacked high with beef, Emmenthal cheese, lettuce and tomatoes, and finished off with a green chilli and cornichon relish.
Croque madame is a classic favourite and this quick version makes for an easy indulgent meal. Ready in just 30 minutes, it’s perfect for a midweek comfort food treat.
Not strictly authentic, but we love cheese naan bread at olive. This recipe takes it to the next level, using two different cheeses and adding a kick of chilli. They look and taste great, but are easy to make, thanks to step-by-step help from olive’s test kitchen. Try one of our best curry recipes to pair with your cheesy naan.
Check out our easy yet impressive mac ‘n’ cheese recipe with lobster. Everyone loves mac ’n’ cheese, but the addition of sweet, rich lobster turns this into a luxurious treat. This would make a brilliant Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve celebration dinner.
This indulgent blue cheese leek recipe with crispy bacon breadcrumbs is super simple to make, it only takes 30 minutes to prepare, and makes the perfect Sunday roast accompaniment.
Grilled cheese is one of the most comforting, healing dishes out there and only uses a few ingredients. The same applies for eggy bread, so it made sense to Dan Doherty to combine them. Eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner, though maybe not every day.
For all you goat’s cheese lovers out there, this is next-level goodness. The crunchiness of the breadcrumbs works wonders with the melting middle and the sweetness of the chutney to create the perfect flavour combination.
Prepare your dough beforehand to make this easy Brooklyn-style smoky sausage and crispy kale pizza. It’s packed full of flavour and, as soon as your dough is risen and ready, it only takes 45 minutes to bake – perfect mid-week cheesy comfort food! Check out our other cheesy pizza recipes here
Fill mushrooms with a creamy spring onion filling, and top with a circle of goats’ cheese. Grill until golden. Never has something so easy tasted so good.
These easy egg and cheese brunch bagels are a great alternative to the usual weekend fry-up. Ready in 15 minutes these bagels are quick and packed with flavour.
Our quick, easy, vegetarian starter for deep fried camembert with membrillo is a great weekend treat.
Cheese topped with an egg – what a winner. Gruyere gives this dish real potency! Here are our top eggs recipes.
This cauliflower and three-cheese gratin is the ultimate comfort food and a must-have side dish.
Hero Hirsh, award-winning manager of Paxton & Whitfield’s flagship London shop, shares her fromage knowledge.