baking with olive oil

Oct. 26, 2015

Pouring on the Olive Oil for Thanksgiving

For Thanksgiving, olive oil is flowing in the creative minds and kitchens of chefs and home cooks alike. EVOO elevates holiday flavors without changing the beloved classics.

Jul. 16, 2014

Change is the Butter on Life's Bread

Some may need some gentle coercion through the clever development of products to adopt heart-healthy EVOOs instead of Butter.

Jan. 6, 2014

Olives Go Sweet

In Italy, pastry chefs and producers are exploiting some varieties' sweet character to make unexpected festive treats.

May. 30, 2013

Survey Reveals Surprising Views Toward Olive Oil

Despite a common refrain that olive oil should not be used for cooking, consumers do it anyway, according to a survey by the UC Davis Olive Center.

Sep. 28, 2012

Olive Oil 'Tortas' a Sevillian Export Success

Extra virgin olive oil is the only preservative in - and forms a quarter of - Seville’s traditional ‘Torta de Aceite de Castilleja de la Cuesta’, which has gone from a home-made pastry to a product exported to five continents.

Sep. 16, 2012

Olive Oil in Custards

When the flavoring is your favorite extra virgin olive oil, the once common vanilla custard becomes an uncommon olive oil flavored cream with a velvety finish.