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A Sallet of Olives and Capers
by
Arwen Southernwood


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Original Recipe

[Sallats for Fish Daies] An Other:

Thomas Dawson, The Second Part of the Good Hus-wives Jewell, 1597
Olives and Capers in one dish, with vineger and oyle. 


Redaction

Ingredients:

2 cups mixed Greek olives
1 4-oz jar capers
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
3 tablespoons olive oil

Preparation Steps

Toss ingredients together and allow to marinate overnight. 

Number of Servings

Makes approximately ten servings.

Serving Size

1/4 cup.

Redaction Notes

Wine vinegar was chosen because it would have been readily available.  Olive oil was used for similar reasons, and because it would complement the flavor of the olives.

References

  • Dawson, Thomas:  The Second Part of the Good Hus-Wives Jewell (Originally published 1597).  Falconwood Press, 1988, p. 15. 

Date Of Redaction

June, 2002.


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