BAKED OLIVES: SICILIAN PASSULUNA
How does the Nocellara del Belice differ
ALL THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MOST GOOD OLIVE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
Nocellara del Belice olives grow in the Belice valley, located along the south-western coast of Sicily and dominated by the ancient temples of Selinunte, since the times of Magna Grecia (VII century BC).
The red earth, the scent of the sea and the Mediterranean climate enhance the precious and distinctive characteristics of these olives:
- shape: spherical;
- taste: full, fruity, with a pleasant bitter note;
- pulp: crunchy that detaches easily from the core;
- organoleptic properties: it has a very balanced content of fatty acids and is particularly rich in fiber dietetic with high digestibility, which helps to regulate the functioning of the digestive system and to prevent the onset of disease. It also contains polyphenols , substances with high antioxidant properties; they are also a good source of mineral salts and vitamins ;
The harvest, which takes place in October, is done strictly but no , to preserve the integrity and quality of the fruit.