New Olive & Fig Confiture at Nosh Food Market
Elaia Gourmet Olives’ Olive & Fig Confiture is a classic mix of two well-loved Mediterranean fruits, hand-made on an olive grove in the Wairarapa valley.
New Zealander Helen Melser’s travels through the Mediterranean inspired her to trial the two tastes in combination after noticing that the fruits were often growing side by side.
She found that the rich, natural sweetness of dried figs perfectly complements the pungency of the olives.
Gently simmered together with traditional spices, the resulting rich and aromatic mix is the ideal addition to panini’s, with cheeses such as cheddar and mozzarella, or thinned with cream for a delicious cake, crepe, or ice cream topping.
Olive & Fig also works beautifully as an accompaniment to roast beef and pork, and smoked chicken and duck.
Chef James Paterson from Nosh Food Market suggests serving Olive & Fig on a wholegrain or sourdough toast for a special Sunday breakfast.
The best local and imported ingredients are sourced by Melser to create this rich, heavenly taste of the Mediterranean. Olive & Fig is available now at all Nosh Food Markets for RRP$14.99 for a 330gm jar.