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Pickled olives

Pickled olives

 

PAT - Traditional Agricultural Food Product

Place of Origin

Whole Puglia

 

Pickled olives are a widespread delicacy in the whole Puglia where, for their preparation, different types of spices are used.

They are prepared using exclusively local olives harvested when ripe and green.

 

For the preparation of pickled olives preserve the olives should be kept in water for 4-5 days, making sure to change the water every day.

Later they are drained and placed in glass jars adding salt, lemon slices, or wild fennel, myrtle and laurel.

After 3 days they are covered with water and stored in airtight glass containers.

Pickled olives are good to eat as an appetizer, as a snack for aperitif, along with salami and cheese.