The debate has been settled and there is no question that olive oil has many health benefits, but what are the five main components of extra virgin olive oil that make it a certifiable superfood?
Most of us are aware that extra virgin olive oil has loads of health benefits, is full of delicious flavour and is made from pressed olives. But here are 5 facts about olive oil that you might not be aware of.
Many brands of olive oil are available in 1 liter tins which are great for buying in bulk and saving money, in order to maintain the freshness of your olive oil over time there are some important tips to follow.
Olive oil comes in many shades, with some being very gold while others are greener. What is the importance of the colour you might wonder, does the colour indicate or affect the quality of an olive oil?
There are many varieties of olive and the oil that each one makes has unique characteristics. These oils can be sold as single variety oils or they can be blended together to form an olive oil which showcases the best of the varieties included.
When cruising down the aisles of your local grocery store, you will be sure to find rows upon rows of different olive oils. Imported olive oils from Mediterranean regions, local olive oils from nearby farms and some from Eastern countries.
Looking for DIY gift ideas to give to your family and friends this Christmas? Infused olive oil is delicious, super easy to make and full of antioxidants, perfect for a festive season gift. Here are some tips that will ensure you get the most from your infused olive oil.
There is a certain romance attached to the notion of what an olive press should look like. Many people rightly associate the process of extracting olive oil with classical Mediterranean provenance which immediately conjures up images of sunlit groves and traditional stone presses. There is a tendency to associate such classic methods with purity or […]
Tasting olive oil is a great way to understand the full sensory experience that comes with good quality extra virgin olive oil. Indeed, it is a good way to know if what you bought is extra virgin as it claims on its label.
This short video (less than 5 minutes) by National Geographic gives an excellent overview of how olive oil is made, from harvesting through to bottling.