This lovely recipe gets its title from the Provençal name for capers which gives this dish a lot of spunk along with the other ingredients black olives, anchovies, and olive oil in this tasty recipe. It is an easy dish to make at home and can be made the traditional way with a pestle and mortar, or with a food processor. Either way, it is simple to make and is very tasty!
How To Serve This Tasty Dish
- on a variety of crackers
- on toast or crusty French bread like baguettes
- with a raw vegetable (crudites) platter
- for a snack, lunch, perfect appetizer, and a condiment for a variety of foods
It can be flavored with garlic, herbs, lemon juice, and even brandy, it is entirely optional for you depending on what you want it for or to your own tastes. Why not try it with different flavors to see which you prefer?
It is basically a paste and is usually spread on pieces of toast but can also be spread on crusty French bread, crackers, or crudites, whichever you prefer. Tapenade is also used to stuff fillets for a main meal.
This is a delicious dish to add variety to your hors d'oeuvres table, or, if like me you fancy a snack, it is the perfect dish to have ready in your refrigerator!