27 Sep

Narranghi Olive Grove first Two Sisters pressing

Di and Warren West of Narranghi Road, together with Di’s sister Kerry and Paul Moran of Sydney, have produced their first pressing of olive oil from the Narranghi Olive Grove, just outside Braidwood. Narranghi (Nar-ang-guy) means Peak of the Mountain, and Di moved back to the family land nearly 6 years ago, and the sisters […]

19 Sep

Inverell olives on world stage

LORIKEET Olives’ products are tempting taste buds on the world stage this week at the Fine Food Australia trade show in Melbourne. Overseas buyers from Hong Kong, Bali, the United Kingdom and Japan are just a few of the 30 international countries set to savour a home-grown Inverell product. The show has been running for […]

18 Sep

Kiwi olive oil for US gourmets

By Kay Blundell, Olive oil from Kapiti and Hawke’s Bay has been picked to grace the tables of an exclusive 3000-member olive oil club in the United States. David Rosengarten, one of the world’s leading authorities on food, wine and cooking and a leading light on American television’s Food Network, has selected extra virgin oil […]

01 Sep

Kiwi olive oils pip the world

By Tania Katterns, New Zealand olive oil makers are pipping the world’s elite, with Wairarapa growers among those strengthening their foothold in the international market.

01 Sep

Extra virgin olive oil by Manfredi

By Steve Manfredi, When it comes to oil, I have a preference for extra virgin olive oil. Whether it’s for cooking, dipping or dressing, no other oil will do. There are still some people who advise against cooking with this oil because, they say, it burns easily. Its high smoking-point is 210C, well above the ideal […]