High oil content, this is why it is usually harvested for oil purposes, although it is also used for table olive. Mainly cultivated in central Spain (Ciudad Real, Toledo or Madrid) as well as in Andalucia, it is harvested when it has almost reached its complete ripeness. Color range varies from dark pink to purple. Very intense taste, crunchy texture and flesh slides off the stone with no resistance. Oval shaped, this variety is commonly known as cornicabra because of the small peak at one end that reminds to a goat horn.
Con un importante rendimiento oleico, es habitual recolectarla para aceite aunque también se destina a mesa. Cultivada en áreas del centro de la península (Ciudad Real, Toledo o Madrid), así como en Andalucía, se recolecta en avanzado estado de madurez, por lo que presenta una gama de colores sobre los que destacan los tonos rosáceos y púrpura. Tiene un sabor muy intenso, una textura crujiente y deshuesa con facilidad. De forma ovalada, la pequeña prolongación en uno de sus extremos, hace que se conozca popularmente como cornicabra. (“cuerno de cabra).
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El Bulli's signature dish now available to enjoy at home. These olive spherifications are our new favorite product. La primera aceituna esférica, creada conjuntamente con Albert Adriá. El mítico plato de el Bulli ahora disponible para el público gourmet listo para consumir.
Our lovely guide Eli has a secret source for roasted Piquillos but these are the next best thing! Dry roasted immediately after harvesting, these naturally sweet, medium-sized, red peppers have been de-stemmed and de-seeded and are perfect for stuffing or eating on their own. Try stuffing them with tuna for...