The olive oil and the méditerranée: a particularly narrow relation! Indeed, it is from there where the story of the olive oil began, in the Mediterranean Basin. The story continues since millenniums and today, it is the major ingredient of the Mediterranean cooking....
It’s been a while that the olive tree has become a garden plant in Spain. Currently adorn public and private gardens from north to south. Its majesty and beauty make olive tree perfects to be planted in big houses and luxury mansions that want to have a design...
A few days ago we were in the Gourmet Madrid show 2014. Alli could taste new products and classics that never fail, but mostly tasted a multitude of extra virgin olive oils of the highest quality Spanish. We found a very interesting stand with all Spaniards quality...
We’ve stated this blog about Olive oil because we are pasionate of this product, of it’s origins and it’s flavour. We want to shore with you all we keep on searching on the olive oil , and more exacte on Extra virgin olive oil.
Extra virgin Olive Oil, THE ORIGIN
There is a Greek myth which tells about how Athens was named. There were two gods who wish to name the great city with it's name, Atenea and Poseidon.
The Oracle of Delfos said that the one who gives the city the best gift would be the one to name it.
Poseidon build a river of salted water and Atenea created the olive tree.
Atenea won and the olive tree was the symbol and the most representative icon of the Greek and the Roman empires.
From the the olive tree humans extract the juice of the olives, the olive oil.