Have you ever think how they enjoy the olives around the world? We do know all the answers. And we are going to make you travel around the globe only with the palate.
Spanish olives are present in more than 120 countries and, therefore, you can find recipes as different as those shown below where the local cuisine of the destination country has included the Spanish olive as one more ingredient. Ready?
FROM INDIA WITH SPICE.
Level of difficulty: medium Servings: 3-4 people Preparation time: 30 minutes
Ingredients: Cheese, Breadcrumbs, Salt, cracked Black Pepper, Green Chillies, Refined Flour, Garlic, a spoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and of course, black and green Olives from Spain.
First of all, stuff olives with garlic, cheese and green chillies.
Put refined flour in a bowl, add salt and crushed pepper, ¼ cup of water and mix well until the blend is properly done.
Now we gonna dip the olives in the batter and coat them in breadcrumbs. Place these olives in the oven and bake at 200º C for 8-10 minutes. Serve Hot!
Level of difficulty: medium Servings: 2 people Prep Time: 10-15 minutes
Ingredients: Millet, Star Anise, Roasted Red and Yellow Pepper, Lemon juice, Salt, Crushed Black Pepper, Dry Red Chilli, Sweet Paprika Powder, Roasted Garlic, Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Black Olives From Spain.
Let’s begin with the millet. Soak and boil the grains, drain it out, add a bit of extra virgin olive oil and cool it down in a flat
In another hand, heat oil in a pan and add star anise, dry red chilli, roasted garlic, paprika and the delicious olives.
Separately in another mixing bowl, the millet with olive oil, the crushed pepper, lemon juice and arrange it all together with the already roasted olives and yellow/red pepper. Snack is ready !
FROM FRANCE AVEC AMOUR.
Fougasses with green olives and smoked duck
Level of difficulty: medium Servings: 4 people Prep Time: 45 minutes
Ingredients: 20 Manzanilla Green Olives chopped in dices, Bread Dough, Garlic Cream, Smoked Duck slightly sliced and Sheep Cheese.
Once we did the garlic cream, let’s go for the fougasses. Spread the two pieces of dough until you have an oval shape
one centimetre thick. Then spread the garlic cream and arrange the rest of the filling (smoked duck breast, green olives from Spain and sheep cheese) on top. Bake both focaccia in a ventilated oven at 240 °C for 11 min.
And you know what? It’s already done !
Salad of Green Olives from Spain and Seaweeds
Level of difficulty: easy Servings: 3 / 4 people Prep Time: 25 minutes
Ingredients: 160g of Gordal Green Olives from Spain, 160g or Fresh Sardines, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Salt, Seaweeds, Onions.
First, preparing the ingredients, cut the Spanish olives in half and chop the seaweed with a knife. Slice the onions and season everything by mixing all the ingredients. Important, mix well.
For the presentation, place the salad in the bottom of a deep plate and put the marinated sardines on top before sprinkling with lemon zest. Easy !
SWEETS FROM CANADA.
Black Hojiblanca Olive Chip Biscuits
Level of difficulty: Medium Servings: 3 / 4 people Prep Time: 45 minutes.
Ingredients: Minced Black Hojiblanca Olives, Pastry Flour, Sugar, Butter, Eggs, Baking Soda.
Pour the flour into a bowl and add a spoon of baking soda. Separately in another bowl put together the butter (help yourself heating it a bit for a smooth performance) and the sugar for a perfect blend and the mix all together with an egg.
Once is all well mixed, let’s leave it in the refrigerator for around 15 minutes and finally shape them into small balls to bake at 350º for 15 minutes.
A sweet you have never tried before will be ready !