"Sire," replied the captain, "I have on board fifty very large pots of olives. They belong to a merchant who was left behind, as in spite of waiting for him he delayed so long that I was obliged to set sail without him."
The captain accordingly sent his boat off to the ship and it soon returned laden with the fifty pots of olives. The princess asked what they might be worth.
When evening came the Princess Badoura retired to the inner part of the palace, and going to the apartments of the Princess Haiatelnefous she had the fifty jars of olives brought to her.
Next she ordered another officer to remove the seals from the warehouse, whilst she presented the captain with a costly diamond, and told him to keep the thousand pieces of gold paid for the olives, as she would arrange matters with the merchant himself.
As soon as it was light next day the Princess Badoura sent for the captain, and made further inquiries about the merchant who owned the olive jars she had bought.
When sampling, extra virgin olive
oils should have a taste and smell that reminds you of fresh olives
, but they also should have an element of bitterness and a pepperiness that you feel in the back of your throat.
It's the highest-quality olive
oil and is extracted from olives
through a process called cold pressing, where the oil is removed using only pressure.
Local farmers say they were aware of the benefits of olives
, but did not know the proper method of converting wild trees into productive ones and ways of processing the fruit.
LAHORE: The Punjab government under its five-year (2015-2020) plan will provide 473,500 olive
saplings free of charge for plantation in the Olive
Valley this year and the farmers can submit their application in this regard tillAugust 31.
New Delhi [India], Aug 17 ( ANI ): Greece has a long history of harvesting olives
and is an olive
producing country par excellence.
RAWALPINDI -- The Punjab government under a five-year (2015-2020) plan, has arranged plantation of over 900,000 Olive
saplings in Potohar Region which has been declared 'Olive
valley' and the government was on schedule in its target of planting two million olive