I recently visited Hope On Hopkins, one of the craft distilleries popping up around Cape Town. There I had one of the best gin and tonics that I can remember. It turns out that olives play a big role, so I thought I would find out how it’s made and share it with you
We at Olive Central have a sweet spot for olive inspired deserts. We were lucky enough to receive this recipe from Hein van Tonder of heinstirred.com , using one of our favourite olive oil’s from Baleia to make these mouth watering Passion Fruit Olive Oil Slices.
With winter creeping in closer and closer, it’s a great time for red wine and snacks by the fire and what better snack to pair with your wine than, yip you guessed it, olives of course!
Using olive oil when baking deserts makes a good substitute for butter as it’s packed with antioxidants, making your sweet treats “healthier”, or at least making you feel slightly less guilty when indulging.
When searching for cocktail and drink recipes that include olives – because we think that olives make everything better, even alcohol – I stumbled upon this Canadian cocktail named the Caesar.
We spotted this recipe featuring olives in the September issue of Food & Home. It looks amazing so we had to share it with you. Can someone please make it and let us know how it tastes? Or better yet, please drop some off for us to try!
In this short video, Green Renaissance show you how to make and store frozen cubes of olive oil with herbs, which are perfect for preserving those herbs you’ve purchased or hopefully picked from your herb garden!
This simple cake is surprisingly delicious. The Chaloner olive oil adds a definite richness while the polenta adds texture to the cake.
This is a recipe for a basic vinaigrette or French dressing, made with olive oil. There are infinite additions and variations on this recipe but the basic recipe remains simple and easy to remember.
Many cocktails which are served in martini glasses, are referred to as martinis these days. However, most of them are vodka based and very far from the original martini which only has 2 ingredients: Gin and vermouth…