Olives From Spain in indian cooking. A marriage made in culinary heaven

When it comes to flavor, texture and versality, few foods can compare to olives from Spain. A common ingredient used in Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern cuisines, this little cured fruit is fast becoming popular among Indian chefs, home cooks and food connoisseurs for its delightful taste.

India is a country that is culturally and gastronomically diverse. Therefore, it is not surprising that one of the most versatile ingredients found in Mediterranean kitchens can easily make its way into Indian dishes.

Olives from Spain come from the historic olive trees grown on fertile Mediterranean soil halfway across the world. What makes them so interesting is the wide range that is available: whole, itted, chopped, segments, quarters, halves, green, black,. You can choose from olives that are pickled Spanish or Seville-Style, in brine, marinated with oregano, thyme, garlic, orange, lemon or onion and stuffed with anchovies, pepper, tuna, salmon, hazelnuts, almonds, etc.

There are more than 80 ways to stuff them!

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