"Olio nuovo e vino vecchio"
—Italian saying: "new oil and old wine"
Have you ever been to an olive oil tasting—especially one marking the crushing of the season's harvest?
This section brings together a diverse selection of articles and recipes about, you guessed it, olives and olive oils. From a history of olive oil to a taste of traditional fettunta, a recipe that that best displays the flavor of newly crushed oils, these links will give you a grand tour of the world of olives.
As they say in Italy, andiamo! Let's go!
Picture by Alma Shon
This page modified November 2010
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