The last dish Minoo made for the seniors Christmas celebration is Canape. Canape is a finger food which often served during cocktail hours. Canape are usually salty or spicy. Traditionally, canape are build on stale while bread but for simplicity, we use baguette as the base and topped with a mixture of olives and nuts.
Minoo made two different flavours of canape, one with black olives and another with green olives. I prefer the one with black olives as it’s milder in taste. For those who love olives, the green one has a more intense olives flavour.
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Slice the baguette diagonally, about 1/2 inch thick.
Brush with olive oil.
Slice the olive, shelled the pistachio, toast the almond slices and zest the citrus fruit.
Drizzle the olives, nuts and zest with some olive oil.
Place them in a food processor and pulse it until grainy, not too smooth.
Add some freshly ground black pepper to the mixture and mix well. Spread the mixture on the baguette.
Broil the canape on a baking sheet until the edge is golden brown.Minoo and Stella, thank you for organizing such an ambitious Christmas celebration for the seniors kitchen. Thank you all the seniors for their participation and hope to see you all again next year.