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Green Olives with Raw Almonds

Olives are a staple of Moroccan cuisine. At his award-winning San Francisco restaurant, Aziza, Moroccan-born chef Mourad Lahlou serves this marinated olive mix as a cocktail nibble. He likes to include a variety of green olives with different textures, sizes and degrees of intensity; he uses olives with pits because pitted ones lose too much flavor and get mushy when marinated. The blanched almonds are a fun twist-they drink up the infused oil and become crunchy-soft, tasting more like olives than almonds.
Average Customer Rating:
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Customer Reviews for Green Olives with Raw Almonds
Review 1 for Green Olives with Raw Almonds
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
,Iowa city
January 3, 2014
Ability level:Intermediate
Cooks for:3 to 5 people
Cooks:Every day
Would You Recommend? Yes
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Exotic and wonderful
January 3, 2014
I admit that it was a bit fussy to make but had a huge wow factor. I just had to try it and I gave some to a Moroccan friend who was very happy to get it. Perfect fun thing to have and can be made at your leisure because it has to "age".
Pros: Impressive, Will Make Again, fun
Cons: Complicated