Olive Odyssey

Olive Odyssey

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The author traces her quest around the Mediterranian to unravel the history of the olive, from who learned to make oil from it to why it became such a valuable commodity and how it expanded beyond the Middle East to the rest of the world.Marseille began making olive oil soap in the fourteenth century, and in 1688, Louis xiv issued a set of strict guidelines governing soapmaking, including out- lawing the use of any oil or fat other than olive oil. The Edict of Colbert stated that a€œinanbsp;...

Title:Olive Odyssey
Author:Julia Angus
Publisher:Greystone Books Ltd - 2014-04-18


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