Olives

Olives

Life and Lore of the Noble Fruit

Book - 1996 | 1st ed.
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Until one stops to notice, an olive is only a lowly lump at the bottom of a martini. But not only does a history of olives traverse climates and cultures, it also reveals fascinating differences in processing, production, and personalities. Aficionados of the noble little fruit expect miracles from it as a matter of course. In 1986, Mort Rosenblum bought a small farm in Provence and acquired 150 neglected olive trees that were old when the Sun King ruled France. He brought them back to life and became obsessed with olives, their cultivation, and their role in international commerce.
Publisher: New York : North Point Press, 1996.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780865475038
0865475032
Branch Call Number: 641.3463 R813
Characteristics: 316 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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