Olive Crazy: All About Olives and Olive Oil
Sep 252011

Every day I read lots of material about the olive, some from books and others from the internet. Each week I share with you the articles, recipes, research documents, and other information I find on the internet. Most of it is very interesting and some of it inspires me to write an article or two of my own. None of these links are in any way my opinion or are endorsed by me. I am sharing.

Olive Links of the Week

Even though this event has happened and there isn’t much to read, I love the picture of the three, pretty girls in what my Granny used to call a ‘head rag’. Oh yeah, there’s a picture of a pretty cheese too. From the Olive Oil Times “Slow Food Dairy Event Explores Cheese and Olive Oil Pairings“.

From Exchange 4 Media News Service “Leonardo launches user-friendly labels for its olive oil range” in India.

How about Turkey this year – from PR dot com “Join the Turkish Olive Harvest Dionysos-Style with Exclusive Escapes“.

Star Fine Foods is marketing the Holy Land in Seattle “For California’s Star, Seattle Is Ground Zero in Launch of New Olive Oils” from Market Watch.

Spanish Prosecutors Seek Nine Years in Jail for Three Accused of Olive Oil Fraud” from the Olive Oil Times.

A global conference on olive oil to be held in Australia next month. From Weekly Times Now, “Global olive alliance“. Can the new world order be far behind? It’s a joke.

From Yumsugar “Hassle-Free Smokey Flavor With enFuso Smoked Olive Oil“. I like smoke but just can’t imagine this combo.

From Lexology and the Association of Corporate Counsel “Florida EVOO lawsuits dismissed for inadequate pleading“.

More on the never-ending Israeli-Palestinian saga of olive trees old and new from the Huffington Post Religion section “Global Voices of Nonviolence“.

Breaking Down Free Fatty Acids in EVOO” an interesting article from The Olive Press.

For the world of cabbage lovers who also love olive oil, here are some recipes from The Grand Forks Herald dot com – “ONLINE EXTRA: Cabbage beyond coleslaw“.

I rarely see information about the Philippines and olive oil, much less Argentinian olive oil. From the Bacolod Sun Star “Natural Gourmet Import-Export opens branch in Bacolod“.

This article is included because it was held at the Fig & Olive in West Hollywood. I found it to be interesting. From Reuters news service “Is Hollywood Bailing on Obama?“.

Olive oil taste test results from Kitchen Daily – “The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Our Taste Test Results“. Make sure to scan through the pictures to read the comments.

May the sun shine through your branches.


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