How Long Does Olive Oil Last

When you think about it, olive oil is basically fresh-squeezed juice. That means it's perishable and unlike wine, it doesn't get better with age. The fresher it is, the better it tastes, and the better it is for you! Consuming it regularly not only makes for a healthy diet but also ensures that you're getting [...]

By |2018-04-01T06:25:48-05:00April 1st, 2018||0 Comments

Where Does Your Olive Oil Come From?

Since 4000 BC, olive oil has been used in culinary, spiritual, medicinal and practical applications. Why has it sustained such an incredible tenure? And with it's increasing popularity, where exactly does it come from today? WHERE DOES YOUR OLIVE OIL COME FROM? Olive oil is produced all over the world. Olives have been cultivated for [...]

By |2018-04-01T06:14:37-05:00April 1st, 2018||0 Comments

Myths about cooking with Olive Oil

Myth: Heating Olive Oil Will Make it Saturated or Trans-fatty. One common myth is that heating olive oil will make it saturated or trans-fatty. This is not true. As far as making a saturated fat, according to Dr. A. Kiritsakis, a world renowned oil chemist in Athens, in his book Olive Oil from the Tree [...]

By |2017-09-22T10:52:29-05:00September 22nd, 2017||0 Comments

Baking with Olive Oil

In baking dishes are turning up which highlight excellent extra virgin olive oil. In such recipes, both the richness and the enhanced flavor of an excellent extra virgin olive oil contribute the the success of the final dish. In order to really highlight the flavor of the oil a small amount could be drizzled over [...]

By |2017-09-22T10:46:30-05:00September 22nd, 2017||0 Comments

Preserving with Olive Oil

The use of olive oil as a medium for preserving food probably began as an extension of olive oil as a cosmetic balm for the skin. Just as covering the body with oil oil protects and enriches the skin, submerging food items in oil crates a hermetic environment, which helps prevent microbial and oxidation spoilage [...]

By |2017-09-22T10:45:34-05:00September 22nd, 2017||0 Comments

Drizzling with Olive Oil

One of our favorite things to do with Olive Oil is to drizzle...over everything. But especially over fresh salad, ripened tomatoes, a just-out-of-the-oven pizza, over al-dente lunguine. When choosing an olive oil to drizzle, we recommend a grassy, peppery oil (Varietal EVOO) to really taste the freshness and add depth to your dish.

By |2017-09-22T10:44:23-05:00September 22nd, 2017||0 Comments

Sautéing with Olive Oil

In pan frying or sauteing, olive oil acts a a means of transferring heat form the heat source to the food. In sauteing, besides preventing the food from sticking and enhancing its flavor, searing the food in hot olive oil helps crate a golden brown crust around it. This enhances the visual appeal of the [...]

By |2017-09-22T10:41:28-05:00September 22nd, 2017||0 Comments

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Testing Protocol – Why You Can Feel Confident About Our Products

There have been articles and media attention since before we started this business about fake or adulterated extra virgin olive oil – most recently there have been TV segments on 60 Minutes and Dr. Oz (who is actually being sued right now because of his “false attacks” by the North American Olive Oil Association). Most [...]

By |2017-09-22T03:27:11-05:00September 22nd, 2017||0 Comments