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How to drastically reduce food waste

How to drastically reduce food waste

Food waste is at the top of the global agenda, and for good reason – as individuals we can each make a difference through mindful eating and reducing our waste at home. The simple act of not putting left-over or uneaten food in the bin will save an impressive amount of resources and energy and […]

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‘Pick flavour, not fancy presentation!’ by Tony Naylor

‘Pick flavour, not fancy presentation!’ by Tony Naylor

Among chefs, it’s accepted wisdom that: ‘You eat with your eyes first’. That’s why, like anxious designers sending a collection down the catwalk, they fuss so much over the finished article. Their aesthetic obsession with outré crockery, micro-herbs and sauces applied with a painterly eye is appreciated by diners, too – at some level. There’s […]

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Good Brothers Wine Bar, Edinburgh: restaurant review

Good Brothers Wine Bar, Edinburgh: restaurant review

In a nutshell Good Brothers, founded by Graeme and Rory Sutherland, is bringing the natural wine movement to Stockbridge, Edinburgh alongside some outstanding Scottish cuisine. Yes, it’s all about the wine (there’s over 100 of them on the ever-rotating list) but that doesn’t overshadow the fantastic food. Who’s cooking Head chef Maciej Szczepanski has created a […]

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Peru, South America: best places to eat and drink

Peru, South America: best places to eat and drink

Maria Julia Raffo hands me a helmet and we sputter off into Peru’s cloud- and traffic-cloaked capital by Vespa on a tour of Lima’s culinary highlights. Gone are the days when this coastal city, founded by Francisco Pizarro in 1535, was simply the jumping off point for Peru’s Inca sites. Today, it’s a magnet for […]

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olive magazine podcast ep36 – a fear of baked beans, a love of fondue, and how to write a recipe

olive magazine podcast ep36 – a fear of baked beans, a love of fondue, and how to write a recipe

This week we rant about the foods we love to hate (and even fear), and take a welcome break from all the virtuous health food chat with a proper indulgent recipe wars with Gregor and Janine. Plus, we introduce newbie cookery writer Adam, who reveals how a recipe goes from idea to plate. from olive […]

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Aarhus, Denmark: 10 best places to eat and drink

Aarhus, Denmark: 10 best places to eat and drink

1) Home brew At stylish café La Cabra, in the Latin Quarter, they roast their coffee in-house. Pair a cup with a freshly made cinnamon bun or some avocado toast. Or join one of the café’s home brewing classes. lacabra.dk 2) Brunch spot Enjoy the cosseting Danish concept of hygge by piling your plate with waffles, granola, […]

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Valentine’s Day date recipes

Valentine’s Day date recipes

Whether you’re looking to wow your Valentine’s date with your culinary skills and a romantic meal for two, or simply want to avoid the formality of a restaurant setting, here at olive we have crafted perfect menus for every situation. Left it to the last minute? Fear not! Our collection of quick romantic recipes will take you no time at all […]

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Cookery courses for vegetarians: best four

Cookery courses for vegetarians: best four

Demuths Arguably the best-known cookery course for vegetarians in the country, Demuths doesn’t rest on its laurels. From exploring the spice route to fast and delicious winter soups, they offer a wide variety of courses in different cuisines. Courses range from evening, half day or day depending on how long you want to spend learning the […]

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Best ever Chinese recipes

Best ever Chinese recipes

Open-top pork and scallop dumpling Dumplings are a symbol of wealth, so serve this light and impressive appetiser to celebrate good fortune. Filled with scallops and pork mince in an oyster sauce, these little parcels are a delicious burst of flavour. Peking duck pancakes Peking duck is such an iconic Chinese dish and it makes […]

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Rosio Sanchez, Hija de Sanchez, Copenhagan: chef interview

Rosio Sanchez, Hija de Sanchez, Copenhagan: chef interview

The Copenhagen taqueria Hija (pronounced ‘ee-kah’) de Sanchez is the creation of Rosio Sanchez, the 31-year-old Noma alumnus from the south side of Chicago and one of the most exciting young chefs in Europe. It’s hard to think of a better version of Mexican street food anywhere on the continent. Its brilliance is the result […]

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olive magazine podcast ep35 – turbo G&Ts, charcoal lattes and root-to-fruit eating with eco chef Tom Hunt

olive magazine podcast ep35 – turbo G&Ts, charcoal lattes and root-to-fruit eating with eco chef Tom Hunt

This week eco chef and restaurateur Tom Hunt comes into the studio to explain his root-to-fruit philosophy and gives the team tips on reducing food waste. Janine gets excited about plant-based cooking, and Laura and Sarah experiment with charcoal lattes and ‘turbo’ G&Ts. You’ll never guess the secret ingredient… from olive http://ift.tt/2jZwj3M via IFTTT

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