Monday, June 7, 2010

Mediterranean Food: Tapenade Recipe

Mediterranean Recipes -
Tapenade Provencale

1 cup black and green olives, drained
4 anchovy filets
2 large garlic clove
3 large tablespoons of capers
2 tablespoons of tuna in olive oil
fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons of good french mustard Dijon or grain
1 tablespoon of fresh thyme, rosemary, oregano or already mixed herbes de Provence
black pepper to taste
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Pit the olives and combine all of the ingredients (except olive oil) in a mortar and mash until smooth adding the olive oil gradually, to create a paste.

Taste the seasoning and serve over toasted artisanal crusty bread.For the best authentic Mediterranean flavour, make sure you pick the best Mediterranean Olives at your local market.
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