14 May

Moroccan chicken with chickpeas and olives

Recipe by Valli Little, Photography by Mark Roper,

27 Mar

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Recipe by Gemma Luongo, Photography by Mark O’Meara Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes

04 Oct

Olive oil adds a rich note to apple dessert

Chef Jean Paul Desmaison of La Cofradia restaurant in Coral Gables, Fla. has created this Sauteed Apple Crisp for the North American Olive Oil Association. Extra-virgin olive oil replaces the butter, offering a mellow, concentrated sweetness to the glazed apples. Sugar, a hint of cinnamon and a handful of raisins complete the apple mixture. Finally, […]

30 Sep

An olive primer

All olives are not created equal when it comes to martinis. A few guidelines: The olive doesn’t flavor the liquor so much as the liquor flavors the olive. If you want olive flavor in the drink, make it dirty by adding olive brine or use cracked olives. Use milder olives in gin martinis so they […]

13 Jun

Olive Oil’s Many Properties

By Johann Fleck, Olive oil is the crowning glory for grilled seafood, a salad, over Feta cheese or other sheep’s milk cheese. It rounds out pasta dishes and vegetables, and is used to sauté and fry. There is hardly a Mediterranean dish that does not include olive oil in the recipe. As a result of […]