Dealing on an international scale, the best world extra virgin olive oil is selected by a panel of tasters coordinated by Marco Oreggia, editor and publisher of the volume.
The guide Flos Olei consists of a presentation of the olive growing sector in 42 countries belonging to 5 continents and also contains a description of the Italian and Spanish regions, supplying historical and cultural information, production data, typical varieties and areas protected by the names of origin.
The detailed cartography includes both the best olive areas and the ones protected by names of origin. Moreover every farm is described in a card with notes about oil tasting and gastronomic matches.
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.