Transport to sunny Spain from the comfort of your own home with this delicious recipe for Pintxos Gilda from Blue Bay Gourmet. This authentic Basque appetiser is packed with flavour, simple to prepare and is best enjoyed with some good quality bread and a Spanish wine or cocktail. Recipe to make 6 pintxos.
· 12 green pitted olives – our favourites are Spanish Queen Green from Losada and Segreti and we also love Mount Zero Olive’s Gordals, grown here in Australia.
· 6 anchovies – we use Conservas Ortiz anchovies (nothing compares!)
· 12 pickled guindilla peppers – we use La Boqueria native Basque long green pickled peppers
· Good quality olive oil – we use Pendleton Olive Estate EVOO
· 6 cocktail sticks
Skewer one olive, one end of the anchovy fillet, one guindilla pepper, followed by a second olive, the second end of the anchovy fillet and finish off with another guindilla pepper. Marinade in the olive oil and enjoy!
Sample Food Festival partners Blue Bay Gourmet are the local experts when it comes to gourmet food and have been supplying the hospitality industry from Grafton up to the Gold Coast with quality ingredients since 2009. Blue Bay Gourmet are passionate about good food, family owned and always willing to go that extra mile to support their customers. For wholesale food orders and enquiries call 02 6685 7328.