Every now and then there’s a cookbook that becomes part of the family treasure, holding more memories than the sterling silver, to be passed through the generations. Years from now grandchildren will refer to the dates and notes in the Continue reading The Glorious Pasta of Italy Cookbook→
Olive Oil Award Winners: 2011 Los Angeles Competition The last major awards of the olive oil year were bestowed last week at the Los Angeles International Olive Oil Competition. (They have an impressive wine competition, too!)
Last week we received our most recent shipment from Italy– a large shipment of olive oil (link) and one secret treat. This shipment was organized in early March, arrived in port in the U.S. on April 4, experienced a delay Continue reading Trade Secrets→
We are kicking off the new year with another taste of Olio Verde, the fabulous extra virgin olive oil from Castelvetrano, Sicily. By now, you’ve certainly heard of Olio Verde, and we hope that you’ve had the great opportunity to Continue reading A Fresh Look at Olio Verde Novello→
What will they think of next? De-Stoned Olive Oil? To some producers, De-Stoned Olive Oil is a choice made for “better” flavor characteristics and some find the oil to be sweeter when the stones or pits are removed before pressing.
So many quips about virginity and olive oil! The UC Davis research story, released on 15 July 2010, has run throughout the country, first in USA Today and the Los Angeles Times. Other media has jumped on this “headline opportunity”.