"The Olive Oil Enthusiast" is your essential guide to the captivating world of olive oil, brought to you by the founders and producers of the renowned EXAU Olive Oil brand. Giuseppe Morisani, raised among Calabria's seaside olive groves, and his wife, Skyler Mapes, embarked on a mission to demystify the olive oil industry in the United States, drawing from their Italian heritage and expertise.
This comprehensive book takes you on a journey through olive groves, from the growth and harvesting of olives to the meticulous milling and production processes. It offers invaluable advice on selecting, tasting, utilizing, and preserving olive oil. To enhance your culinary experience, Mapes and Morisani share twenty delectable recipes that showcase the versatility of olive oil, including Crocchette di Patate (fried potato croquettes), Pasta Aglio e Olio (pasta with garlic and olive oil), mouthwatering Olive Oil Brownies, and delightful Bruschetta.
With charming illustrations and the passionate insights of the authors, "The Olive Oil Enthusiast" will deepen your appreciation for this timeless ingredient and empower you to make the most of it in your kitchen.