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1 teasp Cumin Seeds 

1 teasp Fennel Seeds 

1 teasp Coriander Seeds 

teasp Ground Cardamom

A pinch Crushed Red Pepper Flakes 

A pinch Ground Nutmeg

a pinch Ground Cinnamon 

1 tbsp Olive Oil 

225g/8oz Green Olives

1 tbsp Lemon Juice 

1 tbsp Orange Juice 

3  Garlic cloves, crushed




1. In a small frying pan, heat together spices and olive oil for 2 minutes until aromatic. 


2. Remove from the heat, add the olives and  stir  to coat well.


3. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Transfer to a bowl, cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours: the longer the better: up to 3 weeks. 


4. To serve - drain and bring to room temperature.




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