How to make marinated olives?

In this article we will see how to make marinated olives in different ways (with vinegar, garlic, paprika, pepper, orange, oregano, thyme…). Once the harvest olives is done, it is necessary to remove them bitterness, before you start to marinate olives. It is also possible to directly buy olives in brine and marinate to our liking. Before … Read moreHow to make marinated olives?

Sant’agostino olives

Sant’Agostino olives, have Italian origin with a presence mainly in the region of Apulia. It produces very high quality table olives. However, its low capacity to adapt to existing cultivation conditions outside Apulia makes it impossible to expand. Names or synonyms: Sant’Agostino olive tree is also known for: Cazzarola, Oliva di Andria, Oliva Grossa, Olive … Read moreSant’agostino olives

Pizz’e Carroga Olive Tree

Pizz’e Carroga Olive Tree is the original variety of Sardinia. The main location of the olive grove is located south of Sardinia (Villacidrese, Parteolla and Marmilla) and to a lesser extent in Sarcidano and Ogliastra. The characteristics of the variety support a mixed use, both for oil and for table. There are numerous olive varieties, such … Read morePizz’e Carroga Olive Tree

Picholine Languedoc olive tree

Picholine Languedoc olive tree is the most cultivated French variety. Its origin is situated in Gard. Initially the use of Picholine was practically exclusively for dressing. However, the rusticity of the plant and the good quality of the oil have helped the variety to expand throughout all the French olive-growing areas ( Ardèche, Valchiusa, Corsica, … Read morePicholine Languedoc olive tree

Majatica di Ferrandina olive tree

Majatica di Ferrandina olive tree, also known as Maiatica di Ferrandina and other names, is an Italian variety of double aptitude. Due to its difficult adaptation to other environments, the olive grove is distributed almost exclusively in the Italian region of Basilicata. Information of interest about other varieties: Picual, Cornezuelo, Pico Limón, Gordal olives, Ascolana … Read moreMajatica di Ferrandina olive tree

Santa Caterina Olive tree

Santa Caterina olive tree is a variety of Italian table olives. The olives are very large in size, but smaller than Ascolana Tenera. The Santa Caterina olive grove is spread throughout Tuscany, with its origin in Lucca. Curiosities: the variety is considered rustic because of its good adaptability. Names or synonyms: The Santa Caterina olive … Read moreSanta Caterina Olive tree

Peranzana Olive tree

Peranzana olive tree is an Italian variety of little diffusion. Its area of ​​traditional influence is Apulia (Northeast of Foggia). Its characteristics are good for dressing and insufficient for oil production, although this is of good quality. In Apulia, varieties such as Cipressino, Coratina or Carolea, are productively more interesting. Names or synonyms: the Peranzana olive tree … Read morePeranzana Olive tree

Nocellara del Belice olive tree

Nocellara del Belice olive tree, is an extended variety in Western Sicily where it is used for double purposes. It receives its name because it is originally from the Belice Valley southwest of Sicily. Although it is especially appreciated as a table olive, it also produces an olive oil of excellent organoleptic characteristics, increasingly demanded. The … Read moreNocellara del Belice olive tree

Roggianella olive tree

Roggianella olive tree represents a millenary traditional olive grove (cultivation of around ten centuries of history). It is one of the most widespread varieties in Calabria, thanks to its good adaptation and resistance to diseases. Within Calabria, the variety is widespread in Cosenza, Ionian, Pollinica, Tirreno… Curiosities: The name Biancolilla is due to the white … Read moreRoggianella olive tree

Taggiasca olive tree

Taggiasca olive tree has several PDOs and its oil is highly valued by consumers. Taggiasca is the main olive variety of the Liguria region, within the province of Imperia, practically only this variety is cultivated. Some Italian olive varieties: Pendolino, Frangivento, Moraiolo, Leccino, Carolea, Frantoio… Curiosities: The name comes from the municipality of Taggia (located in … Read moreTaggiasca olive tree

Cassanese olive tree

Cassanese Olive tree, is a Italian variety, mainly spread in the area of ​​the Cosenza province (north of Calabria). It is a variety with good characteristics for dressing in black and acceptable for the production of olive oil. Italian olive varieties for oil production: Pendolino, Leccino, Cipressino, Moraiolo, Carolea, Frantoio… Names or synonyms: The Cassanese … Read moreCassanese olive tree

Morisca olive tree

Morisca olive tree, is a fairly widespread variety in Spain, although its characteristics against diseases are limited, it adapts well to drought. In Spain, the most important plantations are found in southern Badajoz and northern Seville. Outside of Spain, it has an important presence in Alentejo (region of southern Portugal adjacent to Badajoz and northwest … Read moreMorisca olive tree

Dolce Agogia olive tree

The olive Dolce Agogia, is an Italian olive tree variety, mainly cultivated in Umbria, is generally used for the olive oil production, although they can also be consumed as olives blacks (dehydrated with salt). Curiosities: The name Dolce is due to the sweet taste of the extracted olive oil. The olive trees are old and … Read moreDolce Agogia olive tree

Coratina olive tree

The cultivation of Olive Coratina, has characteristics favorable to the production of olive oil. The variety has its origin in the Italian province of Apulia (Plugia), where it is one of the main varieties. Its oil is of very high quality and easily adapts to various environments. Despite its good characteristics, the variety has barely … Read moreCoratina olive tree

Pico Limón olive tree

Well valued for oil production and for table olives, the Pico Limón olive tree (Peak Lemon Olive) has characteristics that may be of interest to us. There are 7,000 hectares of olive grove Pico Limón, distributed mainly in the fertile soils of the Campiña Sur (Badajoz) and in the region of Sierra Norte (Sierra Morena, … Read morePico Limón olive tree

Villalonga Olive

Villalonga olive, is a traditional variety of the Valencian Community. It receives its name by the municipality of Villalonga (Valencia). With about 28,000 hectares of olive groves, it is the first variety by cultivation area in the Valencian community, surpassing Blanqueta (20,000 ha), Alfafara (6,000 ha) and Changlot Real (5,000 ha). The province of Valencia … Read moreVillalonga Olive

Alfafara olive tree

The Alfafara olive tree, is a traditional olive variety in the Valencian Community, It has recently been discovered that it is a genetically comparable to the variety Ayrouni (Lebanon). The olive grove of Alfafara, has an approximate area of ​​ 6,000 hectares, with presence in the provinces of Alicante, Valencia and Albacete. Alfafara is currently an … Read moreAlfafara olive tree

Manzanillo olive tree

Manzanillo Sevillana olive tree, is the variety of table olives par excellence. The Manzanillo olive tree is very cultivated both in Spain and in other countries ( Argentina, Australia, United States ( Manzanillo Olive), Israel and Portugal). In Spain, the Manzanillo de Sevilla olive variety has a surface close to 100,000 hectares. Sevilla, Badajoz and … Read moreManzanillo olive tree

Picholine Marocaine olive tree

Picholine Marocaine olive tree, is a traditional olive variety in Morocco. The variety is similar to the Algerian olive tree Sigoise, with which it is likely to have some kinship. The name Picholine Marocaine groups several olive varieties or clones of Picholine Marocaine. The INRA of Morocco has done selection work on the best clones … Read morePicholine Marocaine olive tree

Lechín from Granada Olive tree

Lechin from Granada olive tree, has a considerable cultivation area (30,000 hectares), similar to Picudo. You can find important plantations of Olivo Lechin, in Granada, Murcia, Almería and Albacete. It is a variety of interest for its double aptitude. The Lechín from Granada olive tree produces Extra Virgin Olive Oil of excellent quality. The Lechin olive is … Read moreLechín from Granada Olive tree