Brining olives

When in lockdown... go olive harvesting! Owner Karine shares her home-brining solution.

There were over six trees simply laden with olives. Karine went picking, and now shares her olive brine recipe.

Also have an olive tree at home? Follow these simple steps.

1 part salt for 10 part water
Soak for 3 to 6 weeks to get the bitterness out
Then leave olives in clean water for a few nights
After which, place them in containers with olive oil, vinegar, chili, and rosemary, or whatever herbs are in the garden actually!