Archive for the 'Europe | U.K' Category

08 Sep

Olive oil had a large number of usages in ancient Greece

The research, conducted by Adelphi Universitys Anagnostis Agelarakis, has outlined the use of olives and olive oil in antiquity, ancient and traditional cultivation methods, and olives and human nutrition and health. Olive oil was not only considered as a health product in ancient Greece, but something that had in essence a divine power embedded in […]

31 Aug

Olive’s varieties in Spain

Click on the pictures to resize Post inspired by our friend Frankie

31 Aug

14th Olive stone spitting competition in Cieza, Murcia

By h.b. Organisers say that 25,000 people attended the annual Olive Stone launching competition on the Paseo in Cieza, Murcia on Saturday. 285 people competed in this, the fourteenth edition of the spitting competition. The so-called Hueso de Oro, went to a local PP councillor, Teodoro García Egea, whose 18.76 metres is the fourth longest […]

28 Aug

Tasting Sicilian Olive Oil

CMN Video: Tasting Sicilian Olive Oil Part 2 – Planeta by CulinaryMediaNetwork

25 Aug

Olive oil consumption leading to ‘serious environmental problem’

Growing demand for olive oil is leading to concerns over drought in parts of Europe, a report warns. By Chris Irvine, Parts of Italy, Greece, Spain and Portugal are turning into deserts and suffering water shortages because of the intense olive farming that has developed in the area, according to The Ecologist magazine. The magazine […]