These Green Sicilian Olives have been hand stuffed with Mediterranean White Anchovies. The combination of salty and earthy flavors makes this olive a favorite for Italian cooking and snacking.
Stuffed olives are prevalent in many different cuisines, as a snack, a garnish or an ingredient. For each different stuffing, a different combinations of flavors or textures are selected. The little bits of savory or spicy filling completely change the experience one can enjoy while eating an olive.
These Green Sicilian Olives are stuffed with Mediterranean White Anchovies, also known as Boquerones. Green olives are picked and brined before they have a chance to fully vibe ripen; this gives them a firmer and meatier texture with a slightly bitter flavor. The white Anchovy filling is soft and salty and will melt into a delicious almost creamy filling as you enjoy these olives.
Serve these Olives as part of a dramatic cheese tray, or to add another layer of interesting flavor, wrap them in puff pastry and bake until golden brown, then they will be beautiful and delicious enough to serve as a passed appetizer.