The Thai Olive
Thai olives offer an intoxicating fragrance when in full bloom, filling a garden with sweet delight. Although this shrub might not be first on some gardeners’ lists for perfect shapes, its adaptable nature has seen it flourish under many conditions.
Olives have long been an indispensable ingredient of Thai cuisine. Preserved either as sweet-and-tart dry fruit perfect for snacking, or salted black olives used as cooking ingredients, they have become part of daily dining habits in Thailand.
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Olives have long been associated with Mediterranean cuisine, yet they’ve also gained prominence throughout Southeast Asia. Pickled olives add an interesting twist and texture to many Thai dishes while they can also be added as part of salads or stir-fries.
Thai olives may seem small in size but they pack an abundance of antioxidants and vitamins A and C for maximum benefit in an easily portable snack, perfect as an addition to any meal or even as a side dish! Their low fat and sodium levels also make them a wholesome treat.
Thai olive plants are easy to care for and thrive in many different conditions, from well-draining soil and full sun exposure, through propagation from cuttings or layering and even houseplants; all while being pest and disease free.
The Sweet Olive Plant (Osmanthus fragrans) is an evergreen shrub native to Asia that thrives under different environmental conditions, from full sun exposure and well-draining soil to partial shade exposure and partial shade conditions. Care for it easily whether grown outdoors in your garden or as houseplant!
Waves of Chinese immigrants brought preserved foodstuffs with them when they settled in Southeast Asia; today these ingredients form the backbone of Thai cuisine – including olives.
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Malaysia, Myanmar and Maldives were Thailand’s three primary markets for virgin olive oil exports worldwide in 2021 in terms of value exports. Shipments to these three destinations experienced strong rates of increase; other leading destinations saw more moderate rates.
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