– Contributed by Sharri Whiting (www.sharriwhiting.com). Sharri writes about culture, food, wine and travel, including her blog, UmbriaBella.Her app, Olive Oil IQ, is available for both Apple and Android devices. An encyclopedia for foodies and culinary travelers, it includes the fascinating history of this Mediterranean staple, recipes, detailed information for buying, storing and tasting olive oil, plus travel info for visitors to Italy’s oil producing areas.
Sharri writes about food, wine and international travel from Umbria, where she and her husband grow olives. In addition to articles, she writes a blog, UmbriaBella. Her app, Olive Oil IQ is a portable encyclopedia for foodies and culinary travelers (iTunes & Android). Follow her on Twitter: @umbriabella and @oliveoiliq. Facebook: www.facebook.com/UmbriaBella, and www.facebook.com/oliveoiliq