Marinated Olives

  • An 8oz jar of black or green olives with pits still in place
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper flakes
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

Rinse the olives. Grind the coriander and cumin seeds in a pestle and mortar. Add the peeled garlic cloves and roughly crush them. Mix the olives, lemon zest and juice, garlic and all the spices together in a bowl and add the olive oil. Cover and refrigerate. Leave for at least 24 hours. Then you will enjoy the tastiest garlicky olives, transformed from the ordinary into a gourmet delight!