2018 was the European year of cultural heritage and, for this reason, together the Council of Europe and the European Commission organized the Prize European Heritage Stories among the 50 countries that signed the European Cultural Convention.
Millenary olive trees Route | Blog
In 2016, one of the most recognized productions of Spanish cinema was “El olivo”, the film directed by Icíar Bollaín and starring Javier Gutiérrez, Anna Castillo and Pep Ambròs. Written by Paul Laverty, Ken Loach's regular screenwriter, the film tells the story of Alma. This girl wants to recover the olive tree that her family sold 12 years ago and for which her grandfather stopped talking.
The Territory Sénia is a local entity made up of 27 municipalities (15 Valencian ones, 9 Catalans and 3 Aragonese), placed in the point of the Valencia Region, Catalonia and Aragon and, beside sharing geography, history, language and culture, it has the major concentration of millenaty olive trees of the world: more than 5.000 that overcome 3,50 m of perimeter of trunk 1,30 m of the soil.
Bread with oil is the epitome of olive oil cuisine and is, quite possibly, the best recipe that exists for it. All extra virgin olive oils, due to their simplicity and universality, are well suited for bread, but the Alícia Foundation has provided the following recommendations for the best pairings:
Extra virgin is the best type of olive oil due to its quality, taste, aroma, and nutritional and health benefits. Its low acidity reveals a wide range of flavours, which are hidden in those of inferior quality and are inexistent in refined oils.