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Greek salad an internet star

We have noticed that many food consumers are now reviewing their habits and choosing healthier foods. It turned out that such a simple and affordable dish as Greek salad came out in the top!It turned out that Greek salad this year appears more often than other dishes in photos on Facebook and Instagram. As always, it is often ordered in restaurants...

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What are the best varieties of Spanish olives?

In the Iberian Peninsula they cultivate 260 varieties of olives and receive 45% of the world's olive oil turnover. Almost no one thinks about what kind of olives are there? The most popular variety is Piqual. By volume, they account for a quarter of the global olive crop and almost half of Spain's plantations. They are called so because the fruit...

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Good to know when choosing olive oil

Only mechanical pressing, collection and processing of raw materials within 24 hours, preservation of nutritional value up to 2 years, maximum acidity – 0.8%, ideal for salads and sauces, taste with bitterness – you have already guessed that this is a verbal portrait of Extra Virgin olive oil. Fresh olives from the tree are bitter. Therefore, extra virgin olive oil is...

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Unusual facts about the olive

It is scientifically proven that the olive tree is one of the most ancient on the planet, it turns out that even in primitive society they were able to eat its fruits;the olive tree lives from three hundred years to two thousand years, in some regions there are trees that are three thousand years old, it's amazing, right?The cultivation of...

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Olives are a delicious table decoration

Fruit of an olive tree in all its various varieties has been a favorite snack in Spain for centuries. Not to mention the traditional countries where they grow, they have already been tried and loved all over the world. In addition to being useful, they are also low-calorie: 7 olives or olives contain only 37 calories. And how elegant they...

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Forty years of the Mediterranean diet

This type of food on the Iberian Peninsula has been practiced for many centuries, but the concept of the Mediterranean diet was officially recognized only in 1980. On the occasion of the fortieth anniversary, experts reveal the health benefits that allowed this diet to survive and look into the future. In 1958, a physiologist at the University of Minnesota School of...

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Tapas challenge

The variety of Spanish tapas is endless! This can be either a bowl of olives poured with olive oil, or a full-fledged dish. There are rarely as many legends about anything as there are about tapas. The three main versions are: Tapas from the word tapar (cover). Spanish innkeepers covered pitchers of wine from flies and dust with a piece of bread...

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Olive oil strengthens the immune system

What are the usual ways to consume Extra Virgin olive oil? I'm sure you put it in your salad, maybe make marinades, pour it on toast? Perhaps you drink a spoonful of oil sometimes to cleanse the intestines. Did you know that real high-quality olive oil protects the immune system from viral attacks as well as vitamins? It has been repeatedly...