Olive is basically a kind of fruit that is used in a number of ways. Mediterranean region is very famous for the production of olives. The very famous olive oil is extracted from the olive fruit and in Mediterranean cuisine olive is used in a number of dishes, salads, dressings and much more.
Olives can be of different types like green olives, semi-ripe olives, black or ripe olives etc. The nutritional value of olives is really high and even scientific research proves that oil extracted from olives is best for cooking.