22 Sep

All you need to know about Olive Oil

Do you want to eat and live healthy? Many says olive oil, the cooking oil with the highest level of monounsaturated fatty acids, is the right product to ensure your healthy life. Here is all you need to know about olive oil. Olive oil is used abundantly in cooking, baking and marinating throughout the Mediterranean […]

22 Sep

Can Indian food be cooked in olive oil?

By Rasheeda Bhagat, Can Indian food be cooked in olive oil? When this question was posed to celebrated Indian chef Sanjeev Kapur at a promotion campaign for olive oil and table olives organised by the International Olive Council in Delhi on Thursday, his reply was simple. “Of course it can, that’s a no brainer”. Indian […]

13 Sep

There’s oil, then there’s “oil.”

By Jody Godfrey, Olive oil (not Popeye’s girl) is the “oil” and it is worth its weight in gold! The general health benefits of this oil are many as it is a monounsaturated fat. However, the fatty acid part of the story is just that … only a part. Cold-pressed, extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) […]

06 Sep

Olive Oil, Your Health, Your Kitchen

By Núria Roig, Extra virgin olive oil has become such a symbol of healthy eating that it is hard to believe that it was once accused of increasing the harmful cholesterol. It was a fat, so it had to be bad for us. Fortunately, we left those times behind and now olive oil and most […]

04 Sep

Turkish Olive growers call for increased olive oil consumption

While the rest of the Mediterannean consumes most of the olive oil it produces, olive oil consumption in Turkey is the lowest in the region. Turks consume one kilogram of the oil a year while their neighbors comsume an average of 15. Producers in Ayvalık say it’s time the government inspires Turks to buy and […]