4 results for tag: olives


History of olives: yesterday a dessert, today an appetizer

There is an expression that is not used frequently today in Spain, but you may find it in some classic texts especially from the Golden Age, that claims that someone "came to olives " to mean that reached too late to an appointment. Today the expression would indicate just the opposite: olives are consumed mainly at the cocktail hour. But in the seventeenth century olives were eaten as a dessert. That is exactly what they are: the tree fruit. These words of Miguel Angel Almodovar indicate the gastronomic changes made in s . XIX: "The common people drink wine as food, energy and medicine to overcome disease. In the upper classes the wine ...

Video recipes

Olive it! Sophie Michell's Spring Flavours recipes Sophie Michell prepares a number of olive based recipes, all of which make the most of delicious spring flavours. - Olives with Prawns - Pea, Olive and Broad Bean Salad -Olive and Artichoke Crostini     Sophie Michell's Diet Snacks Sophie Michell shows you how to make some delicious diet olive snacks. - Green olives with Zatar and honey - Black Olives with Membrillo and Roasted Walnuts - Green Olives with Clementines, Chili and Ginger Olive it! Jose Pizarro's Autumn Recipes Jose Pizarro presents some of his favourite autumnal olive recipes for the Olive ...

Olive it! Campaign in UK

Welcome to Olive it!   This website (www.oliveit.eu) is dedicated to you – lovers of delicious, quality olives. If you came here liking olives, you will leave here loving them! Whether it’s the sun, sea, stunning mountains, friendly people, or delicious food – no matter what the Mediterranean means to you, there’s no denying that when it comes to food and drink, the Mediterranean has an enviable reputation. Great natural ingredients such as olives are part of its success, and olives are renowned worldwide for being delicious, nutritious and versatile. C entral to the Mediterranean way of life, the olive is so much more than ...

9% growth of Spanish table olives export

It is remarkable the export figures of Hojiblanca variety, followed by Manzanilla and Gordal. The latest report of the Spanish Agency of Olive Oil reports that, from September 2012 to April 2013, a total of 308,760 tons of olives have been commercialized. 193,620 tons were exported and 115,140 remained in the Spanish market. In particular, the industrial export sector was the one of better results, increasing in 9%. The most exported variety was Hojiblanca olives, with a number of 117,370 tons, followed by Manzanilla with 50,850 tons and Gordal with 12,560 tons. Source: http://www.noticiascadadia.com/noticia/36512-las-exportacio...