These olives have been preserved in salt.
Mary of Agreda writes in her work, "City of God", that she saw the Blessed Virgin Mary reaching into a wooden barrel filled with salt in order to take olives for the meal she was preparing.
by The Gardeners and Farmers of Terre Vivante
This book comes with tried-and -true testing of traditional techniques. It is a MUST HAVE.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Preserving in the Ground or in a Root
Chapter 2: Preserving by Drying
Chapter 3: Preserving by Lactic Fermentation
Chapter 4: Preserving in Oil
Chapter 5: Preserving in Vinnegar
Chapter 6: Preserving with Salt
Chapter 7: Preserving with Sugar
Chapter 8: Sweet and Sour Preserves
Chapter 9: Preserving in Alcohol
Appendix: Which Method for Preserving Each Food?