Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil by Tom Mueller
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company | 2013 | ISBN: 0393343618, 0393070212 | 288 pages | EPUB | 2,3 MB
The sacred history and profane present of a substance long seen as the essence of health and civilization.
For millennia, fresh olive oil has been one of life's necessities-not just as food but also as medicine, a beauty aid, and a vital element of religious ritual. Today's researchers are continuing to confirm the remarkable, life-giving properties of true extra-virgin, and "extra-virgin Italian" has become the highest standard of quality.