Archive for the 'Olive Oil' Category

16 Aug

Do olives offer same benefits as their oil?

DEAR DR. BLONZ: We all know how healthy extra-virgin olive oil is for us. Do we get the same health benefit from eating olives?

16 Aug

Olive Oil: A Couple of Tablespoons a Day Will Keep (Many) Doctors Away

By Kyle Phillips, Olive oil was Athena’s gift to the Ancients, and she gave much better than we knew, as I discovered at a conference organized by Chianti Classico’s olive oil producers: It turns out that extra virgin oil, that obtained by cold-pressing the olives and separating the oil from the paste via press or […]

10 Aug

Types of Olive Oil

The different kind of Olives Oil from the North American Olive Oil Association Extra Virgin Olive Oil Made from full-flavored ripe olives that are pressed immediately after harvest, extra virgin olive oil has the most full-bodied taste and aroma of the olive oil varieties. A good choice for salads and vegetable dishes, for basting meats […]

03 Aug

[Turkey] Olive oil specialties at Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul

Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul’s AzzuR restaurant is offering customers superb menus from Mediterranean cuisine by serving special olive oil dishes for the hot summer days, reflecting all the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine.Executive chef Maximilian J.W. uses the freshest and most healthy ingredients in dishes like olive oil meze platter with artichoke, fresh beans, mini eggplant and […]

02 Aug

Olive Oil, Liquid Gold

LIQUID GOLD COURTESY PHOTOS/NORTH AMERICAN OLIVE OIL ASSOCIATION Orzo cucumber salad Olive oil : healthful, tasty and versatile By AMY MATTHEW THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN In ancient times, it was considered a gift from the gods, and many modern-day food lovers would readily agree. Olive oil has been a staple of Mediterranean diets for thousands of […]