Author(s): Rogers, Ford
Celebrated in this gorgeous volume is the fruit known since ancient times as a "gift from the gods" -- the olive. At last, the rest of the world can embrace what seasoned gourmands in the Mediterranean have known for centuries: olives and their oils are essential to robust eating and healthy cooking. More than just a simple recipe book, "Olives" is an exploration of the variety of uses for this ancient, versatile food as well as a source of concise information on the olive industry and production around the globe. With advice on choosing the appropriate olive and oil for any culinary pursuit and a directory of olive and olive oil sources, this book is destined to become a delightful addition to all food lovers' libraries.