These Green Sicilian Olives have been hand stuffed with tangy Gorgonzola cheese. The salty and earthy olives, mixed with the classic blue cheese spice of Gorgonzola create a wonderfully complex combination of flavors.
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.
Green olives are picked and cured before they have a chance to fully vibe ripen; this gives them a firmer and meatier texture with a slightly bitter flavor. These Green Sicilian Olives have been stuffed with tangy and creamy Gorgonzola Cheese. The classically spicy Gorgonzola blue cheese is a wonderful contrast to the briny olives and as you chew these olives the cheese melts slightly and coats your tongue, creating a dynamic mouth feel.
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.