Wow, what a crop. Since 4000 BC, olive oil has been used in culinary, spiritual, medicinal and practical applications. Why has it sustained such an incredible tenure? And with it's increasing popularity, where exactly does it come from today?
Tags: EVOO 101
Being half Irish (Mom's side), St. Paddy's Day has always been something we celebrated growing up. We take full advantage of our ethnicity during this holiday to throw a party - complete with an Irish Rovers playlist, obnoxiously loud singing, flowing pitchers of green beer and River Dance playing on the TV in the background.
Bruschetta is a timeless Italian appetizer so like most Italian food, it's simple to make and tastes downright delicious. Never made bruschetta before but would like to learn? We're here to help you make the best bruschetta ever!
When you think about it, olive oil is basically fresh-squeezed juice.
That means it's perishable and unlike wine, it doesn't get better with age. The fresher it is, the better it tastes, and the better it is for you! Consuming it regularly not only makes for a healthy diet but also ensures that you're getting the most out of your bottle of oil.
The best way to showcase a delicious olive oil? Make it the star of the dish. Take this one pan spaghetti recipe for example. It's the essence of Italian cooking - fresh, simple and freakin' yummy.
What's one thing we're tired of hearing? It's unsafe to cook with olive oil. It isn’t stable and oxidizes when heated, causing harm to the body. While this is true for other oils like canola and vegetable oil, I’m here to put these myths about olive oil to rest.
Did you know the largest and fastest growing organ in our body is our skin? And that what we put on our body (aka our skin) is just as important as what we put IN our body? All of those overly-fragrant lotions and moisturizers with lists of ingredients that you cant pronounce... shocker: THEY AREN'T GOOD FOR YOU!
Enter: Olive Oil.
Tags: Feed your Skin