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Olive Oil For Healthy Cooking and Eating

Athletes in ancient Greece rubbed in on their bodies, it has been used to anoint the bones of dead saints and martyrs, cultivated since 5000 B.C., the oil of the olive has been sought after for centuries.Believed to be medicinal … Συνέχεια


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Olives are too bitter to be eaten right off the tree and must be cured to reduce their intrinsic bitterness. Processing methods vary with the olive variety, region where they are cultivated, and the desired taste, texture and color. Some olives are picked unripe, while others are allowed to fully ripen on the tree. The color of an olive is not necessarily related to its state of maturity. Many olives start off green and turn black when fully ripe. However, some olives start off green and remain green when fully ripe, while others start of black and remain black. In the United States, where most olives come from California, olives are typically green in color, picked in an unripe state, lye-cured, and then exposed to air as a way of triggering oxidation and conversion to a black outer color. Water curing, brine curing, and lye curing are the most common treatment processes for olives, and each of these treatments can affect the color and composition of the olives. Συνέχεια


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