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Today on Your Call: What is the history of olive oil?

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On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Tom Mueller, the author Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil. When did human beings start using olive oil?  How did it become an integral part of so many cuisines?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org?  Is olive oil an important part of the culture you come from?  Do you have a memory of cooking with olive oil you’d like to share? It’s Your Call, with Malihe Razazan and you.

Guest:
 
Tom Mueller, staff writer for the New Yorker and author of Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil
 
 
Resources:
Tom Mueller, New Yorker: “The trade in adulterated olive oil”
Olive Oil Times
 

 

Ali Budner came to KALW as a volunteer reporter with Crosscurrents in early 2009, then joined the Your Call team as a producer in March of 2010. She loves the dynamic daily interactions of live radio and the inspiring guests and listeners that Your Call attracts. She still makes stories for Crosscurrents in her free time.