Olives bring a pleasant tang to any dish. Their saltiness is almost addictive and their naturally meaty texture makes them irresistible. Can you tell we are olive lovers?
So what can you cook with olives? Virtually anything! To prove it we've gathered some of the best recipes with olives from our collection. These recipes will give you a newfound appreciation for this humble Mediterranean ingredient and guide you to create flavorful masterpieces.
Recipes with Black Olives
For starters, you could make this delectable Greek-style potato salad with black olives, feta cheese, basil and peppers.
If you haven't given up carbs then you'll give this crostini recipe a try. The beautifully toasted bread is slathered with a black olive puree spiked with capers, pine nuts and garlic.
There's nothing like biting into a slice of salty focaccia studded with olives. Learn how to make it.
Black olives are a must in the preparation of the famous Portuguese bacalhau a Bras: a hearty dish of salted cod fish, potatoes and eggs.
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.
World Whisky Day is the perfect excuse to raise a glass of the spirit and savour its character and flavour. But there's a lot more to whisky than hot toddies and cocktails - it makes a great ingredient, adding punch and flavour to your cooking.