“Minoan Life”, inspired by the beneficial properties of olive oil, biodiversity Cretan nature and culture of the Minoans, the oldest European civilization.
In Greece when we are talking about oil we mean olive oil, one of the greatest gifts of Greek land, the (liquid) gold!!
Olive oil is the oil derived from the fruit of the olive tree..
The preparation oils are known for more than 4000 years. In Greek have been found presses for production of oil from the olives and oil storage jars.
The main benefits of olive oil
The olive oil nourishes, sustains, protects, tones, heals, etc.
Hippocrates had called olive oil ‘mega therapeutic’ ‘. Nowadays, modern medicine continues to recommend the widespread use of olive oil in the diet of adults and children thanks to the precious ingredients that provide health and wellness.
Recipe for olive pate
Crimp some black olives to come off the seed and cut their flesh into small pieces. Add a little olive oil, a few drops of onion juice and salt. Stir to make a paste and store in a clean glass container, tightly closed, after adding a little olive oil to the paste surface. The olive pâté is ideal to spread on bread and toast as an appetizer or snack, or as accompanying snacks.
Olive oil with herbs
This technique is widespread, particularly in the province and the perfumed oil used in salads, sauces or in cooking. Use herbs such as rosemary, bay leaf, thyme, etc., giving the oil a special aroma and taste and also medicinal properties. B.C. garlic is antiseptic and stimulant of the immune system and auxiliary digestion when the use of the flavor of olive oil gives this property.
For the preparation add some fresh or dried herb in a glass container filled clean oil and leave closed in the sun or in a warm place for at least 20 days.
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The Minoan life has it and CretanEshop offer it to you!!