is the Greek word for Olive Oil. It is pronounced æÉLĚon (the first letter “a” is silent, and the word sounds similar to the “Aegean” sea). Olive oil is the single most important ingredient in all salads. Savour it on fresh bread, with mountain oregano and sea-salt. Add it raw in all dishes (cooked or grilled); also in soups and sauces. Do not fry it as this will compromise its superb aroma and taste.