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23 Feb

The extra virgin diaries

By Clarissa Hyman, The hills or, rather, the imposing mountains of the Spanish Pyrenees, were alive with the sound of sniffing and slurping. About 150 noisy olive oil producers were packed into the small meeting hall in the tiny Catalan village of Erill la Vall, dominated by the slender, six-tiered bell tower of its 11th- […]

23 Feb

Olive leaf juice could be edible oil antioxidant

By Stephen Daniells, Olive juice, obtained by pressing olive leaves, may act as an antioxidant to prolong the frying life of frying oils, suggests a study using sunflower oil. “The outcome of the present study suggests that crude olive juice can be used in practical operation to extend the frying life of frying oils,” wrote […]

19 Feb

Discover Dining Delights with Olive Oil from Spain

Deliver big flavors from your kitchen by using a leading chef’s secret: “Elevate the flavors of any meal by using olive oil from Spain in recipes that call simply for oil,” according to award-winning culinary innovator José Andrés. “The unique flavor and smooth, vibrant taste of olive oil from Spain adds depth of flavor to […]

17 Feb

Chili: 6,000-year-old seasoning?

Scientists found fossil evidence that ancient Americans from southern Peru up to the Bahamas were cultivating varieties of chilies about 6,000 years ago.

14 Feb

Olive Oil Tasting is an Art

Tasting notes from Spain By Reggie Aspiras, OLIVE OIL TASTING IS AN ART. Among the many activities at Madrid Fusion were olive oil- and wine-tasting sessions. As different as wine and olive oil are, they also share many similarities. And if there are wine connoisseurs, there are also olive connoisseurs. But why must one taste […]