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EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

img1High-quality extra virgin olive oil, an organic product obtained exclusively through a mechanical process at a maximum temperature of 27 Celsius




OLIVE LEAF TEA

img1Olive leaf has recently become a focus of interest for the scientific community and the industry worldwide, which is evident by the large number of scientific papers presenting data on the therapeutic qualities of the olive leaf. Research on the olive leaf has revealed that these therapeutic qualities are due to the phenol compounds, i.e.: rutin, catechin, oleuropein, and others. Among the bioactive compounds of olive leaf, oleuropein has a very significant pharmacological activity. Surveys have shown that oleuropein contains antioxidant, antiviral, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.




SAGE LEAF TEA

Common sage (Salvia officinalis) is a wild plant growing in coastal areas of Mediterranean countries as a perennial subshrub. Because of its wide use, it has been cultivated and can grow in many places throughout the world; however, the well-known Dalmatian sage has the highest reputation worldwide due to its specific essential oil content, which has a characteristic flavor. It grows wild on the Dalmatian coast precisely due to the Dalmatian karst, the specific soil and Mediterranean climate, which provide a perfect combination of everything needed to grow naturally. This is the reason why common sage is considered to be native to Dalmatia.




LAVENDER FLOWER TEA

Lavender has been adorning many gardens throughout the world for more than 2000 years. Since Roman times, lavender has given us many treasures; from flowers and perfumes to well-known therapeutic qualities and aromatherapy. The word lavender is thought to be derived from the Latin word “lavare,” which means to wash, as the Romans used to add lavender to their baths. They spent a lot of money on rituals with lavender and lavender lotions in public baths. They also used dried lavender in religious ceremonies and during childbirth. Ancient Greeks also held lavender in high esteem; however, they used it more for medicinal purposes. Dioscorides, a Greek physician and botanist, also noticed its qualities as a laxative and a stimulant to treat breathing problems. In the Middle Ages, the monks were those who possessed and preserved the knowledge of herbal medicine. Many monasteries at the time cultivated different medicinal plants, among which lavender was one. Lavender has thus always been important for herbal medicine. It has been used to alleviate many diseases, and many of its qualities have also been proved by contemporaneous medical trials.






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GREEN TABLE OLIVES

img1Green olives have a solid texture and a rich flavor; they are preserved in salt water. They are picked before they fully mature in order to contain more polyphenols. They are used in salads, appetizers, sauces, to accompany a pizza or alone as a healthy meal. Green olives are rich in fiber, amino acids, calcium, zinc, phosphorus, copper, selenium, iron, and vitamins B, C, E and R.




MARINATED DALMATIAN SHALLOT

img1Not so long ago, almost every rural household in Zagora and on the islands used to cultivate the Dalmatian shallot in exceptionally higher quantities than today. It has a special look, aroma and taste, and it also counts among the traditional delicacies of the region. For centuries, it used to be planted in bushes in cracks with very little fertile soil, but it also grew marvelously well next to grapevines. Farmers say that lately it has become rare to find this praiseworthy and useful plant in such an environment. While growing, its feathers are like narrow tubules, long and tall, incomparably higher and narrower than onion feathers, which are more widely spread over the ground. Its bulbs are also recognizable when they are picked from the ground, cleaned, dried and laid in a jar with vinegar for the winter – they are elongated and their aroma is more pleasant than the aroma of onions. Everything tells us that pantries in Dalmatia are not well stocked without pickled Dalmatian shallots in jars, and without its gorgeous dark green feathers, the gardens on the islands and on the Dalmatian littoral and hinterland have also been impoverished..




STONED GREEN TABLE OLIVES MASLINA FILLED WITH DALMATIAN SHALLOTS

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OLIVE AND SHALLOT PASTA WITH MUSTARD

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FIG JAM

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DRIED FIGS

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