6 Unexpected Flavor Combinations You'll Love
We know they might sound kind of weird. But trust us—these pairings rival PB&J in their deliciousness.
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Orange + Olive
Acidic citrus can be tricky: The list of foods to (usually) avoid pairing it with ranges from cheese to eggs. Olives, though, are a natural match for sweet oranges; the fruit helps temper the brininess of the olives.
Try it: Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten makes his own olive mix
by marinating large, green olives with fennel, orange and some crushed red chili flakes. Another idea: Reverse the dish, and make a citrus salad garnished with olives.