Sophie Michell's Courgette and Olive fritters

Recipe of the month

Courgette and olive fritters with olive and cherry tomato salsa is this month’s recipe pick! Serve with some salsa as a lovely starter or nibble

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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 will taking place in Cardiff on 12th and 13th of November! We will be giving 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 will host an exclusive hands-on cookery tuition session teaching a variety of tapas inspired recipes using everyone’s favourite Mediterranean ingredient… table olives!

Learn 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 will see 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 how to enter, visit us on Twitter @OliveIt_UK, Facebook @OliveItUK or Pinterest @OliveItUK.

Omar Allibhoy

Olive it! at BBC Good Food Show London

We’re delighted to confirm that we will be exhibiting at the BBC Good Food Show at London Olympia this November 13th – 15th. From live demonstrations by your favourite TV chefs to 100s of the UK’s finest producers, the BBC Good Food Shows serve up a feast of culinary inspiration!

If you’ll be attending the show, come and visit us at stand F91 where you will find our celebrated celebrity chef, Jose Pizarro, cooking up an olive storm! Try delicious olive samples, read our inspiring recipe book and find out about our exciting giveaways and competitions.

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

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