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Recipe: Olives marinated in ginger, cinnamon and cardamom

Second in my mini series of recipes (see olives marinated in chillies and oregano here) after my recent Olive it! cookery class experience, is a recipe for olives marinated in ginger, cinnamon and cardamom. Sound like a funny combination? I thought so too but they are delicious, so trust me on this one! You’ll need: 1 jar or tin of ‘turning colour’ or black olives 100ml of mild olive oil 2 cardamom pods.. Read More

Recipe: Olives marinated in oregano and chillies

Following on from my recent Olive it! cookery class I’m going to be sharing a mini series of the recipes we made (and ate) so you can give them a go yourselves! As you’ll know from my previous recipes on my blog, I’m a huge fan of easy instructions with few ingredients but that produce delicious results. This is no exception. To make you olives marinated in oregano and chillies… You’ll need: 1.. Read More

Olive it!

Olives are the Marmite of the fruit world (yes, they are a fruit!), you either love them or hate them. I used to hate them and now I love them. I’ve spoken to many, many people about this and they all say the same thing, “I just kept eating them until I liked them. It was probably after the seventh time of eating them!” Over the past few years I have.. Read More