An Olive a day can improve your health

An Olive a day can improve your health
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An Olive a day can improve your health

Have an Olive Day – Interaceituna and the European Union Promote a Healthy Lifestyle amazing Mediterranean recipes for this summer as gazpacho, Spanish omelets with olives and olive burgers which highlight the taste and rich flavor of the European olives. Olives give us that touch of flavor that we need to be able to turn any dish into something amazing. We can enjoy them just as we find them at our point of sale or we can test our imagination so that every day is an Olive Day

The amazing table olives have been the favorites of the towns that surround the Mediterranean Sea for more than 2,000 years. It is also the sea that unites three continents, EuropeAsia and Africa, which has made it possible for a tradition like the Mediterranean Diet to continue today.

Everything that surrounds table olives of Spain, world leader in production and quality, is amazing. It is their way of picking the fruits of the olive grove, with great care not to damage them and that it reaches the consumer round and shiny. It is also the huge range of varieties throughout the Spanish olive grove, the largest in the world. Amazing for its diversity of presentations, whole, boned, sliced or being stuffed in over 140 different ways.

It is finally possible to enjoy the best of the Mediterranean pantry in the US by merely approaching your usual point of sale and choosing between the Queen, Manzanilla or Hojiblanca to take home the essence of a gastronomy that continues to seduce foodies around the world in the same way that it convinces the experts of nutrition.

Greek Olive Section at Pete’s Fresh Market

Recipe proposals from the Ambassador of the olives in the US are also available on your mobile devices, computers and tablets. From the hand of the chef José Andrés, we can discover the reason why olives go well with everything: they are the only fruit that contains the four basic flavors that we find in all foods. An infinite number of possibilities in salt, of course, but also in acid and in bitter and … why not … in sweet! Four reasons to make amazing recipes like these:

  • Spanish omelet with olives
  • Spanish gazpacho with olives
  • Oliburguer

… or the ones you will find at www.haveanoliveday.eu.

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About INTERACEITUNA and Olives from Spain

INTERACEITUNA is the Inter-Professional Table Olive Organization recognized by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment that represents the entire producing sector, processing and marketing sector of table olives. Created to implement different general interest programs and activities, INTERACEITUNA promotes knowledge of the Spanish table olive and conducts research and development related to the product and production techniques. INTERACEITUNA has partnered with the European Union to promote this product.

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RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

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Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

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