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Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad Recipe

The Caprese salad (or insalata Caprese in Italian) originates from Italy and is one of the simplest but tastiest salads. It requires very little effort to make, but the secret to a great Caprese salad is the quality of the ingredients. There are only 4 ingredients: Buffalo mozzarella – Make sure it’s great quality mozzarella, […]

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Box Is Best For Olive Oil

‘Cardboardeux’ and ‘Chateau de Cardboard’ are common nicknames for wine that comes in a cardboard box. Bag in a box wines have generally been the cheaper wines, if not the cheapest. Partly due to the low quality, but also due to the low price of the packaging. Recently, some more expensive wines have been bravely […]

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With Olive Oil Fresher Is Better

Some people are under the impression that olive oil matures with age. But that is not the case. Olive oil is a fruit juice, and like other fruit juices, it is at its best straight after pressing. The health benefits of olive oil are uncontested. There are two aspects to the health benefits, the one […]

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Categories

Olive oil comes in different grades, of which extra virgin is the highest. However, many people don’t know that olive oil can be categorised by the intensity of the flavour. Different intensity oils have different applications. For instance, depending on what you are cooking, you may require a less intense oil so that the flavour […]

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Olive Oil Storage

Tips For Storing Olive Oil

Olive oil is an amazing product with many proven health benefits. Nothing is (or should be) added to olive oil, the olives are crushed and the oil is extracted and put in a bottle for you, simple as that. However, like most natural products, it is most potent when it is freshest and degrades over […]

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