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Olive Varieties | Flavor Profiles of 4 Types of Olives


Next Anthony shows us four different types of olives, with flavors from mellow to intense. The green Bella Di Cerignola olive from Puglia is a good olive for those new to olive-tasting, while the Sicilian-cured Sevillano olive is grown in California and is ideal as a stuffed olive. The Calamata olive is the King of Table Olives and pairs well with feta or tomatoes. Finally, the Oil-Cured Olive is first cured in salt, then packed in oil. It is chewy, assertive and delicious on focaccia! For lots of olive recipe ideas, visit our Recipe file. Wondering whether that purple olive is a real Calamata? Anthony explains how to identify a Calamata in the final segment of the Olive series.