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Author Jenkins, Nancy Harmon.

Title Virgin territory : exploring the world of olive oil / Nancy Harmon Jenkins ; photography by Penny De Los Santos.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  641.6463 JEN    AVAILABLE
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Description xiii, 338 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-330) and index.
Summary Offers recipes for more than one hundred dishes that showcase olive oil as an ingredient, explores the history and culture of the liquid, and argues for its therapeutic and preventative effects.
Contents Introduction -- How I tumbled (or stumbled) into olive oil -- Olives and oil: the origins -- Turning olives into oil -- What is extra-virgin anyway and why should you (or I) care?-- The science -- In the kitchen, on the table: choosing and using the best -- Introduction to the recipes -- Small dishes: antipasti, meze, tapas, and snacks -- Soups -- Bread, muffins, biscuits, crackers, focaccia, and pizza -- Pasta, rice, and legumes -- Vegetables and salads -- Seafood -- Meat and poultry -- Sauces -- Sweets and Desserts -- Appendix: how to buy olive oil: some extra-virgins to seek out.
Subject Cooking (Olive oil)
Cooking, Mediterranean.
ISBN 9781118203224 (hbk.)
1118203224 (hbk.)
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