Beach, pool, mountain, lake. No matter where you spend your holidays, summer it’s just an excuse to celebrate.
To celebrate the good weather, to celebrate with family, to celebrate with friends even if Spanish people don’t need any excuse to gather around the table and have a great time. Then let’s celebrate with the best olives from Spain in its summer seasoning.
Our best Spanish chefs meet at the kitchen to show us the best options for the season, write it down!
Spanish black olives from Teruel
Flavor: Sweet Style: Surprising Season: Summer Preparation time: 5 minutes
– Spanish black olives – Rosemary
– Dried tomatoes – Garlic
– Peach cubes – Extra virgin olive oil
ELABORATION: Put in a bowl the cubes of peach, rosemary and extra virgin olive oil and reserve it. After 20 minutes, add the pulp of the tomatoes. Finally, add the Spanish black olives and some garlic chopped. Voilà !
Spanish Queen Olives with tuna from the Cantabric and Cider Vinegar
Flavor: Salty Style: Surprising Season: Summer Preparation time: 4 minutes
– Spanish queen olives – Chilli
– Tuna – Lemon balm
– Cider vinegar – Extra virgin olive oil
– Grains of mustard
ELABORATION: Put in a bowl some pieces of tuna with vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, grains of mustard and the chilli. Mix everything and add the Spanish queen olives. Before serving, add some lemon balms as the final touch.
Spanish Queen Olives with Melon and Spicy
Flavor: Sweet Style: Fresh Season: Summer Preparation time: 3 minutes
– Spanish queen olives – Rosemary
– Dried cod – Cayenne
– Melon cubes – Curry
– Saffron – Extra virgin olive oil
ELABORATION: Put in a bowl the Spanish queen olives, some pieces of cayenne and a little bit of curry. Add the rosemary and the saffron previously crushed. Add some cubes of melon and the dried cod. Mix everything with some extra virgin olive oil. Reserve in the fridge for 20 minutes. And make your guests awaiting for the best !
Spanish Green Olives with Escalivada
Flavor: Salty Style: Fresh Season: Summer Preparation time: 3 minutes
– Spanish Green Olives – Aubergine
– Red Pepper – Extra virgin olive oil
– Onion – Salt
ELABORATION: Roast in the oven the red pepper, the onion and the aubergine cut in strips. Wait until cool. Put in a bowl the Spanish green olives, the vegetables and add some extra virgin olive oil and salt for mixing.
This summer, do not plan too much, leave free time to improvise and lose yourself. Enjoy a pleasant talk, share some beers and olives or simply marvel at an incredible sunset. Enjoy olives from Spain right now just opening a jar and letting your imagination fly.