10 Apr A new gourmet olive oil for 2020 Rosemary
A new gourmet olive oil for 2020 Rosemary
A new gourmet olive oil for 2020 Rosemary. A new gourmet olive oil for 2020 !!! The Mavroudis family introduces their new gourmet olive oil... ROSEMARY.. Freshly picked locally grown wild rosemary crushed with the families freshly harvested , premium quality green olives , to produce an amazing rosemary olive oil. Rosemary is a fragrant evergreen herb native to the Mediterranean. Rosemary has a range of possible health benefits and is a source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds which are thought to boost the immune system and improve blood circulation. And so ,not only has our gourmet rosemary olive oil and incredible flavour and great served with salads ,boiled vegetables,fish and meats or just on bread ..it has all the health benefit possibilities that rosemary and premium green olives can give .
Rosemary, (Rosmarinus officinalis), small evergreen plant of the mint family (Lamiaceae), the leaves of which are used to flavour foods. Native to the Mediterranean region, rosemary has naturalized throughout much of Europe and is widely grown in gardens in warm climates. The leaves have a pungent, slightly bitter taste and are generally used, dried or fresh, to season foods, particularly lamb, duck, chicken, sausages, seafood, stuffings, stews, soups, potatoes, tomatoes, turnips, other vegetables, and beverages. The taxonomy of rosemary is contentious, and it is sometimes placed in the genus Salvia as S. rosmarinus.
Rosemary is a perennial shrub and usually grows to about 1 metre (3.3 feet) in height, though some plants can reach up to 2 metres (6.6 feet) tall. The linear leaves are about 1 cm (0.4 inch) long and somewhat resemble small curved pine needles. They are dark green and shiny above, with a white underside and curled leaf margins. The small bluish flowers are borne in axillary clusters and are attractive to bees. Rosemary is fairly resistant to most pests and plant diseases, though it is susceptible to certain fungal infections, such as powdery mildew, in humid climates. It is also a common host to spittlebugs. The plants are easily grown from cuttings.
History And Uses
In ancient times rosemary was believed to strengthen the memory; in literature and folklore it is an emblem of remembrance and fidelity. Rosemary is slightly stimulating. In traditional medicine it was a popular aromatic constituent of tonics and liniments. Today its fragrant oil is an ingredient in numerous toiletry products and in vermouth. The essential oil content is from 0.3 to 2 percent, and it is obtained by distillation; its principal component is borneol.
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