The Olive Oil Companion: A Connoisseur's Guide

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With a high quality bottle of olive oil costing as much as some fine wines, it is necessary to know how to make an informed choice. This book gives you that knowledge and a great appreciation for what goes into the making of this ancient product. Included is historical information dating back to 3000 BC in the Middle East, a glossary of olive-related terms, (such as cold-pressed and extra virgin), how oils are graded, flavored and processed and favorite recipes of the olive growers. Over 100 international oils ...
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Overview

With a high quality bottle of olive oil costing as much as some fine wines, it is necessary to know how to make an informed choice. This book gives you that knowledge and a great appreciation for what goes into the making of this ancient product. Included is historical information dating back to 3000 BC in the Middle East, a glossary of olive-related terms, (such as cold-pressed and extra virgin), how oils are graded, flavored and processed and favorite recipes of the olive growers. Over 100 international oils are tasted, rated, and evaluated. An information box for each producer also contains annual output, tour/tasting accessibility and more.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781577150053
  • Publisher: Knickerbocker Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/1996
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.09 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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