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Get to Know: San Remo Olives

POSTED September 7, 2013

Small, nutty and sweet, the San Remo is grown in Linguria, a province of Northern Italy along the Italian Riveria.

 

ORIGIN

Liguria, Italy (along the Italian Riveria)

 

DELALLO VARIETIES

San Remo Olives in Oil

 

QUICK FACTS

  • A mature olive with hues ranging from brownish-red to deep violet or black.
  • Small olives with an oval shape.
  • Cured in a natural sea salt brine for about 5 months.

 

TASTE & TEXTURE

This small Italian olive is semi-firm with a tender bite, boasting a sweet and nutty flavor with a subtle bitter finish.

 

PAIRING IDEAS

Ready to serve or snack paired up with other Mediterranean antipasti like sun-dried tomatoes, hard Italian cheeses, pickled peppers and more.

 

IN THE KITCHEN

  • Penne in a Spicy Tomato Sauce with Olives & Capers
  • Olive & Goat Cheese Tart with Onion & Rosemary
  • Italian-Style Panzanella Bread Salad with Olives & Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  • Homemade Hummus Topped with Olive, Tomato & Balsamic Relish