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Get to Know: Bella di Cerignola Olives

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Whether black, green or red (yes, red!), the Italian Bella di Cerignola is a “beaut” of an olive, enormous in size and irresistible in flavor. We recommend these mild, buttery olives for the olive-eating newbies of the food world.

 

ORIGIN
Cerignola, Italy

 

DELALLO VARIETIES
Bella di Cerignola, Black Bella di Cerignola, Red Bella di Cerignola, Bella di Cerignola Red and Black Mix, Bella di Cerignola with Garlic 

 

QUICK FACTS

 

TASTE & TEXTURE
Known for its large size and meaty bite, Cerignola olives boast a loveable mild and buttery flavor.

 

PAIRING IDEAS
Pair up these buttery beauties with zippy hard cheeses, like Parmigiano-Reggiano, or mild and creamy mozzarella and Genoa Salami. Black varieties are great paired with smoked cheeses.

 

IN THE KITCHEN

 

DID YOU KNOW…?
The word bella in Italian means “beauty.”