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Sweet olive preserve

04.04.2018 in Gastronomy

Sweet olive preserve   Olive trees are found in regions all over Greece, but it is the Kalamata oil and table olives, grown in the Messinian Bay, that bear prominent quality and rank higher in international export demand. Here’s a “sweet” way to enjoy the delicacy that is the Kalamata olive!   Ingredients 2,2 pounds of Kalamata olives 15 oz. sugar 8,4 fl. oz. water 4 tbsp. of pickling lime 2 basil leaves Juice of 1 lemon Directions Soak the olives in a bowl of water overnight. In a tub, dissolve the pickling lime in 135 fluid ounces and put…