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The Most Versatile Version

The Most Versatile Version

The Most Versatile Version: You can use multipurpose fine virgin olive oil in almost any recipe. It is moderately priced despite being close in flavor to more expensive extra-virgin olive oils. Plus, you can use it in high-heat applications, so feel free to grab fine virgin olive […]

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Tips for Cooking with Olive Oil

Tips for Cooking with Olive Oil

Tips for Cooking with Olive Oil: Although extra-virgin and virgin olive oils stand up to heat remarkably well, they do lose flavor as they’re heated, so they are best for uncooked dishes. Use them to harmonize the spices in a dish, to enhance and build flavors, and […]

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How To Cook With Olive Oil

How To Cook With Olive Oil

How To Cook With Olive Oil: Olive oil helps carry the flavor of foods and spices, provides a pleasing feel in the mouth, and satisfies the appetite. Liberal use of it will enhance both savory and sweet dishes without guilt because of its wonderful health-boosting properties (although […]

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Older Isn’t Better

Older Isn’t Better

Older Isn’t Better: Unlike wine, oil does not improve with age. As olive oil gets older, it gradually breaks down, more free oleic acid is formed, the acidity level rises, and flavor weakens. Extra-virgin oils keep better because they have a low acidity level to start with, […]

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Keep It Cool

Keep It Cool

Keep It Cool: Temperature is also important in preventing degradation of olive oil. Experts recommend storing the oil at 57 degrees Fahrenheit, the temperature of a wine cellar. Aren’t lucky enough to have a wine cellar? A room temperature of about 70 degrees Fahrenheit will be fine. […]

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Olive Oil – Press Time

Olive Oil – Press Time

Olive Oil – Press Time: After olives are picked, any leaves, twigs, and stems are removed, and the olives are washed. Then it’s time for pressing. Back in the old days, processors used stone or granite wheels to crush the olives. Today, stainless steel rollers crush the […]

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Picking Particulars

Picking Particulars

Picking Particulars: It takes quite a bit of work to coax oil out of olives. Traditionally, trees were shaken or beaten with sticks to make the olives drop to the ground. Such tough treatment is not good for olives, however. Tumbling out of a tree and plopping […]

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How Olive Oil Is Made

How Olive Oil Is Made

How Olive Oil Is Made: The craft of turning olives into oil has been honed in the Mediterranean region over thousands of years, and techniques have been passed down from generation to generation. The process is truly a regional art. The method used in Greece is different […]

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Basics on Olive Oil

Basics on Olive Oil

A visit to the local market for olive oil may make your head spin. With dozens of choices, which one is best? Which has the most healing properties? Which is best right out of the bottle, and which is best for cooking? Fear not, because your olive […]

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Organic Olive Oil

Organic Olive Oil

Organic Olive Oil: All plants have natural enemies, and olive trees are no different. Olives are susceptible to a pest known as the olive fly, which lives inside the olive and makes a feast of the fruit. Fungus is another adversary of olives, although olive flies are […]

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