Recipe of the month

Mussels cooked in a green olive, Serrano ham and white wine sauce is this month’s recipe pick! Serve with lots of fresh bread to soak up the sauce.

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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.


Our Latest News

An olive masterclass with the master of tapas Omar Allibhoy!

The Olive it! roadshow took place in Cardiff on 12th and 13th of November! We offered a selection of lucky winners the chance to bag places on an exclusive culinary masterclass with celebrated Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy. Hailed by Gordon Ramsay as the “Antonio Banderas of cooking”, he hosted an exclusive hands-on cookery tuition session teaching a variety of tapas inspired recipes using everyone’s favourite Mediterranean ingredient… table olives!

Learning how to use the mouth-watering flavours of olives to add a twist to everyday dishes at infamous gastronomic hotspot Giovanni’s, in the heart of Cardiff, Wales. The bespoke classes saw guests cooking up a variety of exciting dishes before sitting down to enjoy sampling a mouth-watering feast accompanied by carefully selected wines.

To find out about our next roadshow visit us on Twitter @OliveIt_UK, Facebook @OliveItUK or Pinterest @OliveItUK.

Omar Allibhoy

Olive it! at BBC Good Food Show London

Olive it! Exhibited at the BBC Good Food Show at London Olympia on November 13th – 15th. From live demonstrations by your favourite TV chefs to 100s of the UK’s finest producers, the BBC Good Food Shows served up a feast of culinary inspiration!

We hope you visited our celebrity chef, Jose Pizarro, cooking up an olive storm! Jose served delicious olive samples, recipes and our inspiring recipe books.

You can visit the BBC Good Food Show website for all things show related here:

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