Olivia Potts is a food writer and cook. She is Spectator Life’s Vintage Chef and you can see some of her other writing here. She tweets @_Poots_

Recipe: The Perfect Leftover Turkey Curry

How to spice up your Boxing Day dinner

26 Dec 2017

Recipe: Nut Roast

When it comes to Christmas lunch, with so many other dishes jostling for attention, do vegetarians even need a culinary…

23 Dec 2017

Recipe: Three Ways To Spruce Up Brussels Sprouts

Overcooking sprouts is the ultimate festive crime, but it doesn’t stop most of us doing it year on year.

15 Dec 2017

Recipe: Spiced Red Cabbage

A little judicious Christmas spicing can be completely glorious

8 Dec 2017

Perfect presents for foodies

The ultimate gift guide for keen cooks and enthusiastic gourmands

7 Dec 2017

Recipe: Christmas Stollen

The advent calendars are out – and that means it’s also time for this delicious festive fruit bread

1 Dec 2017

Go free range for turkey delight this Christmas

Olivia Potts visits one of Britain’s most outstanding turkey farms

29 Nov 2017

Ditch The Kitsch & Give Your Christmas Vol-Au-Vents A Modern Makeover

These ones, on a Middle Eastern theme, make the idea retro canapé

29 Nov 2017

Recipe: Jalapeño Cornbread with Honey Butter

The Thanksgiving classic with added spice

17 Nov 2017

Christmas sandwiches 2017: the best and worst

This year’s turkey sandwiches and veggie options tasted and rated

15 Nov 2017

Recipe: Chocolate Tiffin

Add whatever sweet treats you like to this no-bake cake

10 Nov 2017

Recipe: Toffee Apples

The classic Bonfire Night treat

3 Nov 2017

Recipe: Pumpkin & Cheese Scones

A Halloween recipe that’s nothing to be scared of

27 Oct 2017

Recipe: Maple granola

Reclaiming granola from the health food fanatics

20 Oct 2017

Recipe: Curried cauliflower soup

An autumn soup that’s beige but beautiful

13 Oct 2017

Recipe: Plum galette

A messy but magnificent autumn pudding

6 Oct 2017

Recipe: Salted caramel

This silky, sweet treat should be your new stock cupboard essential

29 Sep 2017

Recipe: Whisky-soaked fruit teacakes

A recipe that defies Paul Hollywood’s Great British Bake Off decree

22 Sep 2017

Forget the school slop – a true rice pudding is a rare treat

Get the skin right and your guests will fight over it

20 Sep 2017

Recipe: Hazelnut, raspberry and lemon curd roulade

Our Vintage Chef whips up her take on a retro classic

15 Sep 2017

Recipe: Goat’s cheese and onion tart

A classic dish that’s a doddle to rustle up

8 Sep 2017

Recipe: Lemon curd

A zingy treat that’s the perfect partner for your toast

1 Sep 2017

Recipe: The perfect Swiss roll

Add homemade jam for the ultimate sponge pudding

25 Aug 2017

Recipe: Gazpacho

Refreshing and reviving – the perfect summer soup

18 Aug 2017

Recipe: Blackberry and bay leaf jam

Blackberry season is early so let’s make the most of it

11 Aug 2017

Recipe: Sausage rolls with mango chutney

A fruity twist on an old favourite

4 Aug 2017