Making the Tapenade
Tapenade is a traditional Provençal dish that is made by blending olives, garlic, and olive oil together into a smooth and flavorful paste.
It is a versatile condiment that can be used as a spread on bread or crackers, a topping for pizzas or bruschetta, or as a flavoring agent in various dishes such as pasta or roasted meats.
The word "tapenade" comes from the Provençal word for capers, "tapeno." The dish is believed to have originated in the south of France, where olives, capers, and anchovies are abundant.
The recipe for tapenade varies depending on the region. Some variations of tapenade may also include additional ingredients such as lemon juice, thyme, or sundried tomatoes. Tapenade is a delicious and versatile condiment that is sure to add a burst of flavor to any dish.