cooking with olive oil

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Vegetables Fried in Extra Virgin Olive Oil More Nutritionally Beneficial than Boiled

Frying vegetables in extra virgin olive oil adds to the antioxidant qualities of the produce, according to a recent Spanish scientific study.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a ‘Pillar of My Cuisine’

The chef of Osteria di Passignano is a passionate extra virgin olive oil connoisseur -- his ice cream a fresh take on Tuscan, oil-based cuisine.
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In Paris, You Might Want to Miss Lunch

An olive oil shopkeeper in Paris known as "Miss Lunch" has gained a loyal following with inspired dishes fashioned from her modest kitchen.

Researchers Develop Spreadable Olive Oil

New spreadable olive oils retain the flavor and health benefits of olive oil and can replace butter, margarine or mayonnaise.
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McDonald’s Uses Olive Oil in New Sandwich

The fast food giant says it is cooking its new "artisan grilled chicken” sandwich in a blend of olive oil and canola oil.

Mediterranean Lifestyle Alive and Well on Crete

Sure there's a lot of junk food here too, but Crete is still one of the best places in the world to immerse oneself in the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle.
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Jaén Showcases Spain’s Best at Madrid Fusión

Xanty Elias of Restaurante Acanthúm took first prize in the XII International Award for Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Madrid.

Is That Olive Oil in Your Cocktail?

Mixologists are blending EVOO with vodka and gin-based drinks to add a luscious, fruity twist.