Archive for the 'Olive Oil' Category

25 Nov

Italy;Marche, Coldiretti launches label proposal for origin of Olive Oil

On Sunday, Coldiretti Ascoli-Fermo will collect signatures in Grottammare in support of labels indicating the origin of olive oil. “Aside from a DOP olive oil (from protected origin), three traditional food oils, an IGP (protected geographic indication) coming soon and two oil cities, over half of oil in the Marche region is produced in the […]

22 Nov

Peace olive oil

It’s extra virgin, great on salads and a lubricant for relationships in the Middle East. It’s Peace Oil– olive oil produced in Northern Israel by a collaboration of Arabs, Jews, Bedouins and Druze working together. This joint venture is sponsored by the Charities Advisory Trust which encourages co-operation between communities. Its vision is that through […]

22 Nov

Did you know this about olive oil?

Compiled by Allison Askins, • Spain is the leading producer of olives and the world’s leading producer of olive oil. • Extra virgin olive oil is the strongest olive flavor of the four varieties of olive oil. Best used for drizzling, salad dressings, marinades, sauces, stews, soups. • Virgin olive oil shares extra virgin olive […]

22 Nov

Olive oil 101 with Michael Chiarello

By Stacey Delo, MarketWatch When cooking at home, chef Michael Chiarello enjoys wild-fennel olive oil drizzled over roasted quail. He makes the fennel oil from scratch, warming a cup of olive oil with a quarter cup of fennel, then straining the mixture through a coffee filter. Mr. Chiarello is the host of the Food Network […]

21 Nov

Italy:Olive Oil from Florence gets ‘DOP’ Certification

Florence, Nov. 20 – The Agriculture Ministry has issued a decree (eventually published on the Italian Official Journal) granting the ‘Dop’ certification (denomination of protected origin) to the extra virgin olive oil produced in the hills around Florence.