Category Archives: Olives & Herbs 101

Olive Nutritious Facts and Usage

Kalamata Olives: Nutrition Facts and Benefits

Kalamata olives only grow in Greece and are known for being the healthiest food on the Earth. The earliest cultivation of olive trees was probably over five thousand years ago, since Ancient Greek times. Despite being known as ‘Greek black olives,’ they are in fact deep purple in color, and compared to green and black […]

Why should you massage with extra virgin olive oil?

Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) has been used for multiple purposes since ancient Greek. While EVOO as an ingredient in the culinary world is popular, the oil also offers amazing benefits in a massage.   Benefits of massaging with extra virgin olive oil With extra virgin olive oil, you can provide a relaxing massage to […]

Have you ever heard of Rosemary Tea and its health benefits?

Rosemary is a fragrant evergreen herb native to the Mediterranean. It has a long history of culinary and aromatic uses. Rosemary has a lot of health benefits, therefore, the leaf and its oil are used to make medicine. The herb not only tastes good in culinary dishes, such as rosemary chicken and lamb, but it […]

What is Kalamata Olive Paste? Is it good for you?

Paste is a popular food around the world and appears in many appetizing dishes. Most kinds of paste are meat and animals’ organs, but Kalamata Olive Paste is made from Greek olives.  So, is Kalamata Olive Paste as tasty as other varieties? And how does it benefit your body? This article will help you understand […]

What Is The Difference Between Black And Green Olives?  

There are many types of olives on the market, but green and black olives are the most typical. You might be confused about the difference between these two. If you are in that situation, keep reading this article and we will help you differentiate them.   1. Harvesting and preservation  The main difference between green […]

Greek Thyme: Cooking and Medicinal Infomation

Thyme is one of the most important herbs commonly used in Greece. Thyme has also been used for medicinal purposes. Here are some benefits of using Greek Thyme.   1. Using Thyme to Lower Blood Pressure Diet plays a significant role in controlling high blood pressure. According to studies, using thyme can help control high […]