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Olive pickling pt2

A week had past since we picked olives off a tree and began the pickling process. This week I brought some more friends over (they mainly just sat and watched while Lucinda and I worked) to finish the olives off. 

This is what the olives looked like after a week of soaking.

This is what the olives looked like after a week of soaking.

Sanitised jars and our seasoning – oregano and chilli. My nails were painted an appropriate colour.

Sanitised jars and our seasoning – oregano and chilli. My nails were painted an appropriate colour.

We filled half the jars, then added chillies, oregano and garlic (which Eunice kindly ran out to IGA to get).

We filled half the jars, then added chillies, oregano and garlic (which Eunice kindly ran out to IGA to get).

Here's the family portrait. Each jar was filled with brine and then topped off with olive oil to stop air from spoiling the goods (fingers crossed).

Here's the family portrait. Each jar was filled with brine and then topped off with olive oil to stop air from spoiling the goods (fingers crossed).

We won't be able to try them until at least three weeks have elapsed. 

Anton and Sam joined with 'swag Italian desserts'. 

Anton and Sam joined with 'swag Italian desserts'.