Festive Herbed Olive Platter

This is a really simple way to spice up a delicious and easy snack that’s so perfect for this time of year now that party season is well under way! Olives are one of the most popular party table snacks and by cooking them in this simple blend of seasonings, it takes their flavour to the next level!

Honestly, these literally couldn’t be much simpler to prepare and taste amazing with some crusty sourdough bread and a generous layer of hummus; as well as being great on their own of course.

Olives pack a delicious punch of flavour and are not only a tasty snack, but also an amazing way to boost flavour in pastas, sauces and salads!


  • 1 pack Fragata Olives with sea salt
  • 3 Tsp olive oil
  • 150g Fragata Olives filled with Chorizo
  • 150g Fragata Olives filled with Piquillo peppers
  • Pinch salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp coriander seeds, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • Pinch chilli flakes
  • 1/4 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme


Heat a tsp of oil in a frying pan and add in the smoked paprika and chilli flakes. Pour in the chorizo filled olives and sauté these over medium heat until fragrant and nicely warmed through.

Repeat this process with the fennel and coriander for the piquillo peppers and then the rosemary and thyme for the olives with sea salt.

Layer all of your olives onto a platter and pair with some of your favourite cheese and crackers. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and enjoy!

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