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Tapenade is a traditional provencale paste of olives, anchovies and capers. Although some versions exclude the capers, the word tapenade has its origins in the provencale tapena (caper).
- 6 anchovies
- 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup (240ml) pitted black olives
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Blend the anchovies, capers and olives.
- For this a blender is better than the traditional mortar and pestle.
- Add a few tablespoons olive oil until smooth.