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02 Jun

Use olive oil to its full potential

Spain is the leading producer of olives and olive oil. It produces, on average, 1 million tons of olive oil annually. Spain’s more than 300 million olive trees cover more than 8,800 square miles – an area comparable to the size of Massachusetts. Experiment and discover what types of olive oil suit your tastes. The […]

04 Mar

Black and green Olives cured

Black Oil Cured Olives Salt-cured olives are flavorful, but somewhat bitter. Staunch olive fans love them. It is best to make these in small batches using Mission black olives as they will not keep more than a month. click here for this recipe Green Cured Olives These water-cured olives are flavored with lemon, oregano, wine […]

24 Dec

Chargrilled chicken & olive sandwiches

Recipe by Michelle Southan, Photography by Steve Brown, Toasted sandwiches have never looked so good … or tasted so terrific! Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time : 20 minutes

11 Dec

Replacing the butter with olive oil when baking

By Julia Cameron, Photo Peter Monsees, This holiday season, your goal to keep a healthful diet and lifestyle might be forgotten easily when the temptation from cookies and cakes wields more power than the call of your treadmill. But you can have your cake and eat it too, said Lisa A. Sheldon, a nutritionist and […]

30 Nov

Silverbeet & olive tart with parmesan crust

Recipe by Valli Little, Photography by Geoff Lung,