What Are Black Olives?

Black olives are a very common ingredient in Mediterranean cuisine but few people know exactly what they are.Black olives come from the pits of black olives called Kalamata olives. These are grown primarily in Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Cyprus, Malta, and France.In this blogpost I…

What Are Kalamata Olives?

Kalamata olives are a type of olive that originated in Greece. They are also known as Manzanillo olives because they are grown primarily in the region of Manzanillo in Spain.Kalamata Olives are a very special kind of olive. They are rich in antioxidants and contain high levels of vitamin E. This makes them perfect for…