The Marinated Dry Kalamata Olives Made By “The Byron Bay Olive Company”
This Dry Kalamata Olive is an unusual variety in Australia. That’s why you don’t see them often but they are a beloved staple of the Greek diet. These olives are delicately marinated in Moroccan spices (close from Ras El Hanout) and are perfect for cooking.
The flavor is different from the original as our olives have a distinctive soft texture.
You will enjoy it as olive table but not only. It will be the perfect agreement for yours :
- snacks or appetizer
- cheese or antipasti platters…
- baked fish or meats
Following traditional family process we reduce to the maximum the salty or bitter taste.
Most of the time olives are process with vinegar. We don’t want vinegar !
So we apply a natural treatment to rinse our olives before marinade them. It will deliver you a nice and smooth flavor that you could not find in a classic olive table.
History & Characteristic
The Kalamata olive is a large purple olive named after the city of Kalamata in the southern Peloponnese, Greece.
They are usually preserved in a brine made out oil and water with no added preservative, to keep their characteristic intact. Which are rich fruity flavors.
The olives are matured naturally on the tree and contain no colors or stabilizer.
They are a medium/large almond-shaped olive, purple-black in color. The olive is firm to medium soft. Very juicy with a smooth, meaty texture and a rich, distinct olive flavor.
They are an excellent source of iron, fiber, calcium, and vitamin A.
We also make a traditional Tapenade and other marinated olives. You can find there also on our website www.byronbayolivescompany.com
Find out more how to use it following one of our recipes
Made locally with love & passion in Byron Bay
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