Moorish Orange Olives

We first tasted these orange-scented marinated olives in a middle-eastern restaurant down a little side-street in Montmartre in Paris. They are addictive.

Ingredients

Dressing:
2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
Juice and zest of 1 large orange
3 tablespoons sherry vinegar
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 bay leaf
1/2 red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
1 teaspoon cumin seeds, lightly toasted

200g green olives, pitted

Instructions

1. Mix all the dressing ingredients together in a clean bowl. Add the olives. Cover with cling film or a lid and marinate in the fridge overnight.


Recipe Variations

– Moorish Olives will keep in a covered container for up to 2 weeks in the fridge.

– Use a whole chilli with the seeds to make a spicier.

This recipe has been triple-tested in the gréatfood test kitchen.

Photograph copyright foodpixies.com

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