The Glorious Pasta of Italy Cookbook

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

12 Italian Award Winners at the Los Angeles Olive Oil Competition

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!)

Trade Secrets

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

Have you been waiting for these spectacular olive oils?

Take a look at this photo! All of these fresh oils (and the balsamic vinegar wine jelly) arrived this week at Olio2go. These lovely, sublime treats cover a lot of territory. From Alina (a Brisighella monocultivar from Emilia Romagna) in Continue reading Have you been waiting for these spectacular olive oils?

A Fresh Look at Olio Verde Novello

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

De-Stoned Olive Oil, RARO Denocciolato Extra Virgin

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.

Green Wins: La Poderina Toscana Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Another great review has been garnered for La Poderina Toscana Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The name is a mouthful, as we must add that it is a Seggianese monocultivar, organically certfied, and with the IGP Toscano designation.  You can see Continue reading Green Wins: La Poderina Toscana Extra Virgin Olive Oil