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Festive podcasts for Christmas

Looking for festive foodie podcasts to keep you entertained while driving home for Christmas or making a batch of mince pies? Listen to our festive episodes full of Christmas cooking tips, baking ideas and plenty of merriment

Looking for some festive podcasts to listen to this Christmas? These are our best Christmas podcasts to put on while you’re in the kitchen. Tune into episode 80 to learn how to cook the ultimate Christmas turkey, or listen to Edd Kimber (aka, The Boy Who Bakes) chatting about all things baking and chocolate.


Best Christmas baking podcasts

Looking for Christmas baking recipes? Click here for our best ever dessert recipes

Tiramisu Trifle Recipe with Baileys

olive magazine podcast ep88 – Baking and chocolate special with Edd Kimber aka The Boy Who Bakes

In this week’s olive magazine podcast, food director Janine catches up with Edd Kimber, aka The Boy Who Bakes for a baking special. They discuss the different baking scenes in New York, Tokyo and Paris and Edd shares some expert tips on cooking with chocolate.

olive magazine podcast ep73 – Edd Kimber baking special

This week on the olive magazine podcast we have an extended special with baker, food writer, author and the first ever winner of Great British Bake Off, Edd Kimber. He talks to us about pastry, pies and… Japan! Try Edd Kimber’s best sweet pie recipes here

olive magazine podcast ep33 – edible gifts, Nikkei cuisine and Christmas drinking

This week on the olive magazine podcast we chat about the best edible gifts to give for Christmas, from bottles of homemade sriracha to sweet miso caramels. Click here for all our best edible gift ideas for Christmas

olive magazine podcast ep32 – Christmas crafting ideas, gluten-free baking and beer chat with Big Al

This episode we’re celebrating Christmas! We talk about homemade crafts for styling your Christmas table and the cookery team discuss gluten-free baking, and alternative flours to use. Click here for our best gluten-free baking recipes to try this Christmas

olive magazine podcast ep45 – Edd Kimber on baking, GBBO and chocolate

This week we interview the first ever Great British Bake Off winner and supremely talented food writer, Edd Kimber. He talks to us about the nations love of baking, making Christmas cakes as a child and the food inspiration he gets from travelling.

Best Christmas drinks podcasts

Want to make Christmas cocktails? These are our best festive cocktail recipes

Christmas Drink Recipe

olive magazine podcast ep89 – How to make charcuterie at home and why English sparkling wine is the best

In this week’s olive magazine podcast, drinks writer Hannah talks to Surrey winemaker Mike Wagstaff to find out about the evolution of English sparkling wine and cookery writer Adam chats to chief sub Dom about how easy it is to make simple charcuterie at home. Try making your own charcuterie with our guide here

olive magazine podcast ep 120 – an expert guide including how to identify styles and why your Grandma’s Harveys Bristol is cooler than you think

This week, drinks writer Hannah visits the Great Sherry Tasting in London and finds out from expert Angeline Bayly about why we should all be drinking more of it. We also learn about sherry’s many different styles, the best places to drink it and how to use it in cocktails. This is our best sherry cocktail to make this Christmas

olive magazine podcast ep79 – cocktail trends and Edd Kimber’s Christmas desserts

This week on the olive magazine podcast, Declan McGurk from The American Bar at The Savoy predicts cocktail trends for 2018 (listen to see if he was spot on) and Edd Kimber talks about Christmas rituals, the wonder of eggnog and the inspiration behind his dessert recipes.

Best Christmas travel and food podcasts

Want to know how to make the perfect turkey for Christmas? Here is our ultimate turkey cooking guide

Roast Turkey Recipe

olive magazine podcast ep83 – Christmas traditions and the magic of leftovers

This week we have a super festive special. Listen to the cookery team talk about the magic of leftovers with clever ideas to use up turkey, sprouts and Baileys. Plus, discover the team’s weird and wonderful Christmas traditions. Click here for our best leftover recipes

olive magazine podcast ep82 – festive cheer with a guide to Christmas markets and a lesson in snaps!

This week on the olive magazine podcast the team fully embrace the season with a guide to the best UK Christmas markets, a lesson in Danish Christmas traditions, and they reveal with breakfasts they’ll be consuming on the big day.

olive magazine podcast ep80 – The best European street markets and how to cook the perfect turkey

This week on the olive magazine podcast we discover European street food markets that are worth travelling for and share top tips on how to get the juiciest turkey ever this Christmas.

olive magazine podcast ep78 – Christmas condiments, fancy brunches and our foodie guide to eating and drinking in central London

This week on the olive magazine podcast we talk Christmas condiments, the rise and rise of fancy brunches, and where to grab the best food and drink in central London while Christmas shopping. Click here for our guide to where to eat near Oxford Street

olive magazine podcast ep77 – giant cookie pizzas, Christmas drinks and wild adventures in Sweden


This week on the olive magazine podcast, the cookery team talk about next-generation food gifts, including gin and tonic dip dabs and giant pizza cookies. Plus, we give into the festive spirit (there’s no resisting it now) and discuss Christmas drinks and our favourite Baileys bakes. These are our best Baileys bakes to try this Christmas