White Garlic in OilWhite Garlic in Oil
Despite being considered for many generations as a second-class food that was within the reach of the most humble class, behind that facade lies a product with multiple benefits for the health and wellbeing of our organism, such as:
- Prevents heart problems, like heart-attacks.
- Reduces cholesterol.
- Avoid blood clots and strengthens the blood flow.
- A daily garlic intake can reduce the apparition of cancer by up to 50%.
- Next to onions, it is the best home remedy to fight infections.
- Strengthens the immunologic system, since the organism absorbs its antiviral, antibacterial and antioxidant properties.
Despite being a Mediterranean product, lupins consumption has spread throughout the globe due to its high protein and fibre content and its low-fat content. Likewise, the intake of lupins brings with it multiple health benefits, such as they contribute to the health and cardiovascular improvement, they reduce blood sugar levels.
Spicy BanderillasSpicy Banderillas
The Spicy Banderillas are skewers made of Queen Onions, pepper, pepper-stuffed olives, hot chillies and cucumber, respectively. The spice that the chillies give to these skewers is just enough to be able to enjoy this aperitif in company and with a very cold jug of bear.
Almagro Aubergine Stuffed with PepperAlmagro Aubergine Stuffed with Pepper
In Aceitunas El Cortijo you will find authentic aubergines stuffed with peppers from Almagro (Castilla-La Mancha). The Almagro Aubergines are cooked during a period of 15 minutes approximately. Later, they are pickled with a special season made of
- Sweet pepper.
Hot ChilliesHot Chillies
The hot chillies are a long green pepper used for pickling. When pickling with water, salt and white wine vinegar, the chilli’s colour becomes softer, tending towards yellow. Precisely, the spice of the chillis is beneficial for the stomach. The chemical component that composes them (capsaicin) causes an increase in the overall temperature of the body. Consequently, the body needs an extra supply of energy and it will go to the glycogen reserves to feed itself, causing you to lose weight. Other benefits of the hot chillies regular intake include:
- Anti-inflammatory power.
- Perfect ally to fight ulcers.
- Great source of vitamins and minerals, such as A, E, C and iron.
- Aphrosidiac product as it favours the production of endorphins.
It is known as Kimbitos the mixture between the Anchovy-Flavoured Pitless Manzanilla Olive and the pickled gherkins. We highlight from this product the wonderful fusion between olive and cucumber due to the contribution of significative hues, such as the softness and lightness of the olive on one side, and the crunchy of the cucumber on the other side.
Anchovy-Flavoured PicklesAnchovy-Flavoured Pickles
The Anchovy-Flavoured Pickles stand out for its soft flavour and crispy texture. These pickles have a small calibre, which oscillates between 300 and 400. Besides, we can find in them a multitude of benefits for our organism, such as:
- It’s a digestive, diuretic, and depurative food.
- Prevents cardiovascular diseases.
- Its high content in vitamin C makes it an antioxidant element, which stimulates the immune system.
Basque PiparraBasque Piparra
Without a doubt, the Basque Piparra is one of our supreme quality Gourmet products. Farmed in the Ibarra region, the Basque Piparra is known worldwide for its exquisite flavour and tenderness. Unlike the chillies, the body of the Piparra is smaller and more solid, and its taste is slightly spicier.
Stems are a typical product in the Murcian region. As its name indicates, this pickle is the stem from which the capers come from. The Stems are cured in water and salt. We highlight from these products their crunchy texture and their vinegary flavour. Likewise, it’s worth mentioning that Stems are considered a star product by our elderly customers.
Capers (Tápenas)Capers (Tápenas)
The capers are the fruit that lies on the stems. Just like the stems, they are pickled in a mixture of water, salt and vinegar. Small in calibre and oval in shape, the capers are the ideal pickle to accompany a smoked table such as salmon, cod and bonito. Likewise, the capers can be combined with a Mediterranean salad, tartare, carpaccio and fish. Finally, it’s worth mentioning the low caloric intake of this pickle.
Capers (Tapenones)Capers (Tapenones)
A derivate from the stems, the capers (tapenones) are pickled in the same way, with water, salt and vinegar. With a calibre superior to capers (tápenas), these present a shape that is similar to a drop of water. When biting them, you can find their seeds on the inside. However, in the most tender capers, this doesn’t happen. Just like the rest of its family, they present low caloric intake.