Stan's Black Olives

Source: Professor Stan Kailis, University of Western Australia, Perth WA
November 01, 2005

Day 1 Wash in running water. Place in flat trays (large surface area) or plastic ice cream containers. Add boiling hot water and allow to soak for 24 hours.

Day 2 Remove cold water and add dry salt

Day 3 Onwards - mix well and keep adding dry salt

After about a week water comes out of the olives - pour off

Total salt = about 15% OF THE OLIVE WEIGHT IE 150 To 200 grams

Test - wash salt off olive and taste. When the salt has penetrate into the olive, wash off salt and add olive oil.