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Fresh anchovies in vinegar with whole green olives (Boquerones en vinagre)

One of my favourite dishes when I go out for lunch or dinner is Boquerones en vinagre (fresh anchovies in vinegar). This is a typical tapa, especially in the south of Spain. If you live in Spain this is a tasty, easy and economical dish that needs to be prepared 2-3 days before eating. I've found this recipe in the blog Savour Shop, that explains perfectly the way to marinate the Boquerones before tasting. Note: Boquerón translates as fresh, mediterranean anchovy. Ingredients: 20 Boquerones 1 clove garlic,  chopped fresh parsley, finely chopped 130-150ml white wine vinegar (You may want to change the quantities of vinegar or oil ...

7 reasons you MUST eat olives

Here are 7 great reasons to snack on olives regularly 1. Cardiovascular benefits When free radicals oxidize cholesterol, blood vessels are damaged and fat builds up in arteries, possibly leading to a heart attack. The antioxidant nutrients in black olives impede this oxidation of cholesterol, thereby helping to prevent heart disease. Olives do contain fat, but it's the healthy monounsaturated kind, which has been found to shrink the risk of atherosclerosis and increase good cholesterol. 2. Cancer prevention Black olives are a great source of vitamin E, which has the brilliant ability to neutralize free radicals in body fat. Especially ...