Latzimas Extra Virgin Olive Organic Oil 0.75L Crete / Greece
Olive oil is a liquid fat obtained from olives (the fruit of Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin, produced by pressing whole olives and extracting the oil. It is commonly used in cooking, for frying foods or as a salad dressing. It is also used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps, and as a fuel for traditional oil lamps, and has additional uses in some religions.
Olive oil, the hallmark of Mediterranean cuisine, is made from the fruit of the olive tree. One of the world's oldest cultivated trees, it has been part of the human diet for thousands of years. The use of oils extracted from olives become widespread over 6,000 years ago and almost certainly originated in Crete or Greece. Today, olive trees are cultivated in areas surrounding the Mediterranean Sea - notably Greece, Italy and Spain - and California.
Extra virgin olive oil is a traditional natural product, extracted from the fruit of the olive tree. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a key ingredient in many delicious dishes and treats, and is a wonderful addition to your pantry.
Extra Virgin Olive Organic Oil is ideal for cooking, and perfect for adding to sauces with the delicious fruity olive taste.