Whether you cook with olive oil because it is healthful or simply enjoy its enriching flavor, Peggy Knickerbocker's Olive Oil: From Tree to Table
will increase your interest in this ancient and beneficent oil. Knickerbocker provides the complete story of olive oil, taking you firsthand to witness the harvesting, pressing, and grading of the oil. Color photos by Laurie Smith make you feel as if you were witnessing the process. Shots of some the 112 recipes in this book prove how irresistible the dishes are. Look for Spaghetti with Garlic, Olive Oil and Chili, Pinzimonio (a kind of Italian crudités), Roasted Chicken Breasts stuffed with Salsa Verde, Garlicky Romesco Sauce, and Orange Ginger Cake.
I love this book! What a fantastic telling of olive oil's history and charms, and what an extraordinary cookbook too. Anne Lamott
A wonderful guidelbook for anyone wishing to explore the tasty nuances of the noble olive. Mort Rosenblum