Use carrot and stick to tackle obesity crisis | Letters

We need subsidies on fruit and vegetables as well as a sugar tax, says Henry Leese; the government’s obesity strategy should not have omitted breastfeeding, says J Peter Greaves The UK is the “most obese nation in western Europe” (Report, 11 November), and there is widespread agreement that a range of measures is required to […]

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How to cook the perfect turkey plus Christmas turkey recipes

Do you want to know how to cook the perfect turkey? Check out our tips and tricks to cook a turkey this Christmas, from buying your turkey to preparing your turkey as well as tips on how to cut your turkey. Plus, we’ve got 10 turkey recipes to get you inspired, from Italian-style roast turkey […]

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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. from olive magazine http://ift.tt/2zciVlu via IFTTT

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Morito, Exmouth Market: breakfast review

Looking for the best Spanish breakfast in London? Breakfast in Spain is an important occasion when friends and acquaintances gather in tapas bars over churros and pan con tomate, with a strong coffee and sometimes even a glass of wine before 9am. Morito on Exmouth Market is bringing Spanish breakfast traditions and rituals to London. Sit […]

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Thomasina Miers’ recipe for roast pumpkin cake with ginger icing

Want a light, moist sponge cake? Then add pumpkin to the mix One of the boons of modern life is how much easier it is to buy great ingredients. This is especially true of fruit and veg. Although it can feel extravagant to buy a niche vegetable variety when the standard is often much cheaper, […]

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Cocktail of the week: Merchants Tavern’s the hedonist – recipe

A proper winter warmer It’s that time of year when your pre-dinner sharpener needs to warm the cockles. This one hits the spot, and it’s dead easy, too. Serves one. 35ml cognac liqueur (we use Hedonist, hence the name of this drink)10ml oloroso sherry5ml syrup from a jar of cocktail cherries2 dashes orange bitters50ml champagne1 […]

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Best ever Christmas trimmings recipes

Looking for Christmas dinner ideas? Try our best pigs in a blanket recipe, Christmas stuffing and gravy recipes, and other Christmas trimming ideas. Our Christmas stuffing recipes are easy to make, from sausage meat stuffing to chestnut stuffing recipes. We also have Christmas side dish recipes for cranberry sauce and bread sauce using sourdough bread. […]

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olive reader event: join us at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons!

Ever wanted to discover Raymond Blanc’s celebrated, two-Michelin- starred Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons? Well, now you can, thanks to olive magazine’s exclusive offer. You’ll get to spend a gastronomic (and gin-fuelled) day at Raymond’s cherished 15th-century manor house with the olive magazine team and lose yourself in the luxurious venue located in the heart of rural Oxfordshire. Arrive […]

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How to make sloe gin and our best sloe gin taste test

Looking for the best sloe gin to serve to guests this Christmas? Read on to find the results of our sloe gin taste test and how to make your own sloe gin Wondering what is in sloe gin and what you need to make sloe gin? Check out out easy guide here: What is in sloe […]

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17 reasons why this is the best Christmas magazine EVER

Looking for the best Christmas food magazine for 2017 to get all of your Christmas recipes? olive magazine is THE food magazine to buy this Christmas, and here’s why… We also have hundreds of triple-tested Christmas recipes for the festive period in our Christmas hub here. 1 Get your hands (literally) on our special Christmas […]

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Home, Leeds: ‘One holds food this ambitious to a higher standard’ – restaurant review | Rhik Samadder

I’m in Leeds, I wail, I want something hot Can any restaurant called Home be good enough? When I go home – I mean primal, family home-home – there’s a way of doing things. It includes watching Frasier in my underpants, a critical inspection of the boiler and addressing my mother like a room service […]

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