Dear fellow food-lover,

The Greek poet Homer called olive oil "liquid gold," and we're inclined to agree. Olives and olive oil are heart-healthy, antioxidant-rich, and delicious. Learn how to enjoy them in the Mediterranean tradition!

Happy cooking from the team at Oldways!
Olives and Olive Oil
The olive is one the Mediterranean’s most valuable and important culinary crops.
Don’t feel like spending a lot of time cooking? Pasta with garlic and oil, or  aglio e olio , is a classic Italian dish that takes 10 minutes and never disappoints.

Recipe and photo courtesy North American Olive Oil Association
Extra virgin olive oil complements the sweeter flavors of the bananas and blueberries nicely, creating a savory, almost umami taste in this oatmeal. l bowl. 

Black olives aren’t just for savory dishes; they can also add richness to desserts. Surprise your guests with this fragrant and delicious spice cake..

An Oldways recipe and photo.
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