||Barnier Green Picholine
According to legend, the goddess Athena endowed the ancient Greeks with two gifts: wisdom and olives. The Greeks in turn, graced France's Mediterranean coast with the olive tree in about 600bc. Where it has flourished in the local sun-baked soil ever since.
Picholine Olives are a variety of olives, Originating in the south of France. They are light green in colour, medium sized and slightly elongated. They have a meaty texture and a crisp fresh and slightly nutty flavour.
They are delicious served with cocktails (they make for an excellent Martini olive), to use in Provencal cooking or even just tossed through a salad. These delicious olives are easy to enjoy.