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Orange and olive salad

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for orange and olive salad by Zara's Kitchen, Dar Surya, Marrakech, Morocco.
Orange and olive salad

Orange and olive salad

William Meppem

“The stand-out dish of the cooking class I did at Zara’s Kitchen at the Dar Surya villa outside Marrakech earlier this year was the orange and olive salad. Would you publish the recipe?”

Charles Ryder, via email

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Garlic and cumin dressing



1.For garlic and cumin dressing, whisk ingredients in a bowl, season to taste and set aside.
2.Combine orange and olives in a large bowl, pour dressing over and stir well to combine. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for flavours to develop (1 hour), then serve.

Empeltre olives are available from Simon Johnson; if they’re unavailable, substitute black Spanish olives.

This recipe is from the October 2012 issue of



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