Olive Magazine
olive Magazine October 2022

Five reasons to buy our October issue


Discover the highlights from this month's issue of olive magazine, including trusted recipes and expert advice, plus find out how to subscribe

olive is brought to you by the same team as BBC Good Food, Britain’s leading food media brand. All our recipes are developed and thoroughly tested by experts, so you know they’ll work every time. Our writers are food experts, so when we make a restaurant recommendation or review a destination or product, you can trust our opinion.


Each month on our effortless! feature we share genius buys and clever tips to make entertaining a breeze. Tell us your own that you use at home for the chance to win a casserole set worth £279.

Managing editor, Lulu Grimes, says: “This month, we’re showing you how to create a delicious three-course Sunday lunch in just 40 minutes, making use of simple kitchen shortcuts without losing flavour.”

How to enter

  1. Tell us your best effortless! idea
  2. Send a photo showing us what you do
  3. Use #oliveeffortless! or email us on oliveweb@immediate.co.uk with the subject line 'effortless competition'
  4. We’ll feature the winner in a future issue

See the effortless! competition page for more information, plus the full T&Cs.

Order direct to your door, download the issue or subscribe for only £5.

Out now in all supermarkets and newsagents.

Five reasons to buy our October issue

1) Try our new pub classics

Pies and pints are nothing to be sniffed at but these trend-setting chefs and pop-ups are producing dishes that will transform the way we think about traditional pub grub.

Spicy chicken lollipops

2) Three ways with brown sugar

Turn this storecupboard staple into something special with our sticky banoffee pudding, malted stem ginger fruit loaf and savoury mustard-crusted gammon.

Sticky banoffee pudding

3) Everyday healthy recipe inspiration

See our easy, balanced midweek meals with a vegan twist. Discover our tofu omelette, sweet potato kitchari, roasted chickpea salad and more.

Tofu omelette

4) Create an effortless! pub lunch in under 40 minutes

Make this quick version of a Sunday lunch that cuts down the cooking time and makes use of some clever short-cut ingredients.

Steak Roast

5) Make the most of seasonal ingredients

Celebrate the autumn harvest with hearty butternut squash, sweet quince and leafy kale.

Quince Pudding

Order direct to your door, download the issue or subscribe.


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