Tag Archives: Spanish olive

Christmas (Dinner) is coming…

With the festive season well and truly upon us, here at Fragata HQ one of the main topics of discussion has been Christmas Dinner, and more specifically what we’ll be cooking for our loved ones in a week’s time. Of course we’ll be serving the traditional Turkey along with a whole host of delicious veg […]

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A treat for your Bonfire Night…

Remember, remember the 5th of November…. Bonfire Night is almost here, so it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to do to commemorate the foiling of Guy Fawkes’ Gunpowder Plot! On 5th November 1605, after Guy Fawkes’ plans were disrupted, bonfires were set alight to celebrate the safety of King James the First, […]

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The name’s Vodka Martini. Fragata Vodka Martini.

James Bond has made the vodka martini a household tipple – and we all know he prefers his shaken, not stirred. But how do you like yours? Whether you prefer yours shaken or stirred, a vodka martini isn’t a vodka martini if it doesn’t have an olive sat in the bottom of the glass. And […]

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A little taste of Sevillian Summer

With Summer drawing ever closer, it’s nearly time to start thinking about afternoons in the sun, and evenings outdoors with good company. Here at Fragata, we wanted to share with you a recipe that is quick and simple, yet tastes undeniably fresh and authentically Spanish. We guarantee that it is the perfect light bite to […]

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An olive a day….

The season to cram your cupboards with tins of chocolates (aka Christmas) is pretty much upon us, so it may be appealing to hear about a delicious alternative snack to grace your coffee table this year! One cup of olives has an energy content of approximately 155 kcal / 130 grams (depending on variety). As […]

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It’s all about the olives…

Here at Fragata, you may have already guessed that we LOVE olives! Olives are amazing little things. Not only do they taste great, they have a whole lot of history behind them. Here are a few facts that we think make the humble Spanish olive extra cool… • The olive tree is a cherished symbol of […]

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