Condiment provençal fait d’olives noires, de câpres et d’anchois dessalés écrasés avec de l’huile d’olive et des aromates.

[TA-puh-nahd; ta-pen-AHD

Hailing from France’s Provence region, tapenade is a thick paste made from capers, anchovies, ripe olives, olive oil, lemon juice, seasonings and sometimes small pieces of tuna. It’s used as a CONDIMENT and served with CRUDITÉS, fish, meat, etc.

© Copyright Barron’s Educational Services, Inc. 1995 based on THE FOOD LOVER’S COMPANION, 2nd edition, by Sharon Tyler Herbst.