26 Nov

Caltech pair press on with olive oil plan

By Elise Kleeman, Caltech undergraduate Dvin Adalian was feeling restless. With his friend Ricky Jones, he considered all manner of interesting distractions. In the end, inspiration lay just outside the door. Caltech is dotted with olive trees – trees, they noticed, with fruit just beginning to ripen. So the pair decided to make their own […]

25 Nov

Olive orchards proliferate in Spain

By Martha Proctor, Of the so many things to savor about our recent trip to Spain, I was struck by the dominant crop on the arid land. As our 747 approached Madrid, we looked down and saw huge orchards of olive and almond trees stretching for miles. The fruits of both trees permeate the Mediterranean […]

08 Nov

Olive and sex fantasy

Olive, My Love How to cure an olive fetish. by Ashlea Halpern, I never met an olive I didn’t like. Whether they’re wrinkly and chewy with a bitter aftertaste or marble-smooth and sopping with brine, I love tugging them off a toothpick with my teeth, squeezing them between my lips and nibbling the pit like […]

14 Oct

L’olivier de Provence

Arbre sacré, vénéré dans toute la Provence, peint par Cézanne et Van Gogh, chanté et loué par Mistral et Giono, l’olivier est un des éléments les plus typiques du paysage et de la culture provencale.Symbole de paix et de sagesse, de persévérance (il resiste à tout ou presque, il peut pousser sur un sol aride, […]

13 Oct

Curing Olives at home

How to cure olives at home? Here a way from Seriously Good Blog