Full and fruity, green and tangy, or sweet and golden, olive oil is as varied and complex as wine. Ever since the ancient Romans discovered its properties, olive oil has been used the world over for cooking, medicinal purposes and as a valuable trade commodity. The extraordinary benefits of olive oil continue to be discovered, and in our health-conscious world, the use of olive oil has exploded. This book provides over 40 sumptuous recipes to include the flavour and benefits of olive oil in your cooking.
Tess Mallos has worked as a cooking consultant for over 30 years, developing recipes, writing books and magazine articles and preparing food for photography and on television. She is the author of The Complete Middle East Cookbook and North African Cooking.