new October issue of olive magazine on sale 11 September

In October’s issue of Britain’s brightest food magazine we are celebrating the arrival of the new season with a collection of our favourite (and satisfyingly different) bread recipes, easy autumn bakes and everyday comfort food. We also discover the top places to head to for a weekend break, explore some pioneering sustainable UK restaurants, and take a trip to Portugal’s foodie capital, Lisbon.


News & trends

– Why flowers and wild herbs should be the latest addition to your larder

– Healthy energy balls that you can make in minutes

– Tony Naylor talks craft beer, and why it’s the best thing to happen to the British food and drink scene in decades

Cook weekend

– Easy and inspired bread recipes for the weekend – think marmite bagels, herb, olive and buttermilk cornbread, tear-and-share garlic bread, and earl grey teacakes

– Seasonal must-tries including a cobnut and toffee tart, and braised rabbit

– Six new ways with noodles

– An easy step-by-step guide to apple tart

– Indonesian food explained by a local

Cook everyday

– Good value, quick and easy, comfort food for the week including Italian sausage-stuffed peppers, a 10-minute Moroccan prawn rice bowl, and smoky cannellini beans on garlic toast

– Low-calorie, low-fat, high-flavour meals to keep you healthy and satisfied: Vietnamese beef and lemongrass one pot for 155 kcals, fish curry with tomatoes and tamarind for under 210 kcals, and a punchy chicken caesar salad for 365 kcals

– Three ways with butternut squash, and a killer freezer filler of dauphinoise potatoes


– Five sustainable restaurants from across the UK

– Weekend break ideas to see you through the season  

– Eight reasons to visit Bordeaux (not all of them involve wine…)


– Lisbon on a shoestring