The history of olive oil corresponds to a part of the Mediterranean culture as a linked to the cultivation and use olive or olive past. The fact is that cultivation and production of olive oil has been ruling the destinies of nations and empires of the Mediterranean region.
The culinary use of olive oil has marked a proper kitchen style terming ” Mediterranean” which includes a set of culinary styles of the countries of southern Europe.
Virgin olive oil is the only consumed as squeezing the fruit. Although the color is not indicative of quality or flavor of olive oil “green” oils usually more greenish, fruitier and more bitter . The “mature” oil usually has more yellow shades and sweetest hues.