White-glazed choux buns in a stack in front of a white background

10 reasons to buy our stunning Christmas magazine

Pick up a copy of our Christmas issue for coconut choux buns, whisky-glazed ham, Christmas gifts and all you need to treat yourself and loved ones over the festive period

Looking for the best Christmas food magazine for 2020 to get all of your Christmas recipes? olive magazine is THE food magazine to buy this Christmas, and here’s why…

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Click here to buy your copy of the olive magazine Christmas issue

We also have hundreds of triple-tested Christmas recipes for the festive period in our Christmas hub here.


1

Bake our stunning cover star

This pud is the Christmas dessert everyone should be making for 2020. It’s a real showstopper – with homemade choux buns, coconut filing and a snowy-white glaze.

White-glazed choux buns in a stack in front of a white background

2

Find out the results of the olive supermarket food and wine awards

Supermarkets become a battleground of trollies running up to the big day, so we’ve done the browsing for you. Get to the online checkouts in record time with our expert-selected, ready-made saviours and bargain bottles to keep you sane over the festive period. 


3

Create your own Christmas market at home

We might not be able to shop at bustling festive stalls at the moment but these winter treats will taste just as good, from spiced biscuits to hot dogs and homemade glühwein.

Glühwein in glasses served on a tray

4

Choose the perfect gift from our foodie guide

Browse our pick of the best festive gifts for foodies, from affordable stocking fillers to budget-blowing treats. 

Daylesford Artisan Ham Cheese Hamper

5

Cook showstopping centrepieces

Whisky marmalade ham

6

Discover new traditions

Five foodies writers share Burmese, Korean, Caribbean and vegan dishes they’ll be cooking this Christmas, and what makes their choices so special. 

Crispy pork wontons

7

Assemble easy make-ahead recipes

Ease the pressure on the big day and get prepared with our great make-ahead recipes, from sherry Christmas pudding to pork rillettes and cranberry-cured salmon.

Pedro ximénez, marmalade and almond Christmas pudding

8

Warm up with boozy hot drinks

Check out four wondrous winter cocktails to put a rosy glow on your cheeks, including classic eggnog, mulled port with bay and rosemary and a smoky, boozy hot chocolate.

Smoky, boozy hot chocolate

9

Indulge in a spot of escapism

Escape to Spain from the comfort of your own home with our guide to the vibrant coastal city of San Sebastián, including what locals eat plus three recipes to create your own Spanish feast.

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San Sebastian

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Make your own festive gifts

Plenty of ideas for sweet edible gifts you can make at home, and deliver to your loved ones for a thoughtful and great-value way to show you care.

A plate of spiced heart and star shaped biscuits with two glasses of gluhwein