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Puglia olive oil in Michelle Obama’s kitchen

14th January 2013
Puglia olive oil, with its thousand-year-old tradition, dresses Michelle Obama’s foods. Puglia, first olive oil producer in Italy, wanted to honour the American First Lady sending her a special olive oil resulting from pressing of the olives of a secular ... Read >
Author: VAmbrosioEsg89

A Tale of two Mountains, Vegetation and a Festival in Athens

02nd April 2012
People living in or visiting Athens tend to feel overwhelmed by the concrete nature of the city. The Athenian apartment buildings make up much of the city, cramming in the over 4 million residents of this metropolis. Natural vegetation may be hard to find... Read >
Author: S Pappas

French-Made Tablecloths That Are Stain-Resistant!

06th August 2010
Provence, located in southeastern France on the Mediterranean, houses an amazing collection of French-made tablecloths. These tablecloths have spread their elegance the world over. It all started back in the 17th century when a French company imported... Read >
Author: Michael Newberg

Provencal Fabrics – A Great Choice for Your Household Linens

23rd June 2010
Provencal fabrics come from Provence, in southeastern France on the Mediterranean. Currently available worldwide, these fabrics make a practical and beautiful choice while being easy to care for. Provençal fabrics have their beginnings in the 17th centur... Read >
Author: Michael Newberg

The History of Olives and Olive Trees

18th February 2010
Thomas Jefferson wrote "The olive tree is the richest gift of heaven." The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has reported "Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, who traveled abroad, brought plant material such as olive trees and rice back to the U.S.... Read >
Author: Abel Jones

All About Olives

06th March 2009
The Olive tree dates back to early ancient times in both biblical and classical writings. In these early writings, the olive oil is referenced as a symbol of both goodness and purity, and the tree represents peace and happiness. In ancient times, the oil ... Read >
Author: Jill Sabato

The Wonders of Olive Oil

31st October 2008
There is one very good reason why we should eat the Mediterranean way: the olive oil. Growing 95% of the 750 olive trees throughout the world, it comes as no surprise why olive oil is a staple in Mediterranean cuisine. Extracted from olive fruits, olive o... Read >
Author: Marco Gonzaga
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