Thursday, August 16, 2012
You've seen tee-shirts proclaiming, "My parents went on vacation and all I got was this lousy t-shirt!".
I'm lucky because a friend of mine visited Greece and other Mediterranean countries and she brought back a box of a large variety of olives for me. KALAMATA, AMPHISSA, ROYAL, ATALANTA, CRETAN, HALKIDIKI, and AGRINION; the only one I'd heard of was Kalamata!
I was in OLIVE HEAVEN!
I asked, "When are you going to France?" She asked, "Why, what kind of olives do they have there?"
She knows me TOO well!
I answered, "NICOISE, PROVENCAL, NYONS, PICHOLINE, s'il vous plait!
CLICK HERE to read an article in Dummies.com entitled The Different Types of Olives.