Green olive and prawn croquetasSQ

Recipe of the month

This month we’re celebrating the warmer weather with yummy green olive and prawn croquetas.

 

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Health & Wellbeing

Not only do olives taste delicious, but they also have excellent nutritional qualities, are easy to digest due to their high fibre content and contain plenty of minerals and nutrients.

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Discover Olives

Olives are one of the few foods of the world that naturally contain four basic flavours: bitter, sweet, salty and acidic. This makes them extremely versatile for cooking and creating powerful flavours in many dishes.

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Olives have a rich history

Dating as far back as the 1st millennium BC, olives have been widely cultivated across the Mediterranean, Africa and Asia Minor for thousands of years. Olives were also historically considered as a symbol of peace, wisdom and progress.

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Olive cooking course with Omar Allibhoy

In December Olive it! headed to Bristol and hosted a once in a lifetime olive cooking course with celebrated Spanish chef, Omar Allibhoy.

The evening started with a welcoming glass of wine before Omar demonstrated how to make an unusual olive-based dessert: candied pitted olives and cherries in sweet sherry wine. The second dish showcased was a true winter warmer: queen olive-stuffed meatballs with tomato and olive sauce. Finally, the group had a go at making a coarse paté of mixed olives, manchego cheese and pistachios – perfect for festive nibbles.

Olive it! at the BBC Good Food Show

This November saw Olive it! share the delights of European table olives with an appreciative crowd at the BBC Good Food Show at Olympia, London. Here are a few highlights from the three day event, which included live cooking demonstrations from renowned chef Omar Allibhoy.

Olives at Olympia
Olives at Olympia

Olives at Olympia
Omar Allibhoy

Omar Allibhoy
Omar Allibhoy

Olives at Olympia
Olives at Olympia