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Jan. 20, 2022

The Essential Guide to Extra Virgin Olive Oil

What makes an olive oil ‘extra virgin?’ How is EVOO made, and why is it the healthiest cooking oil? We have answers.

Jan. 6, 2022

Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil is a flavorful and healthy alternative to other types of cooking fats. Discover The best olive oils for cooking below.

Dec. 9, 2021

Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Healthy and Delicious Baking

Extra virgin olive oil can add new flavors and characteristics to all kinds of baked goods while decreasing the consumption of unhealthy fats.

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Dec. 8, 2021

In Italy, a New Beer Made from Olive Leaves

Birra Olea is made from local olive leaves, which the brewer says lend a smokey flavor and antioxidants.

Nov. 16, 2021

Study: Virgin Olive Oils Protect Ready-To-Eat Salads from Some Bacteria

Researchers found virgin olive oils high in polyphenols lowered the risk of contamination from common food-borne pathogens by up to 90 percent.

Nov. 4, 2021

Lighten Thanksgiving with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Substituting butter and other fats for extra virgin olive oil is a great way to lighten your holiday menu while adding fresh flavors to the classics.

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Feb. 19, 2021

New Book Celebrates the Simplicity of the Mediterranean Diet

High-quality and simple ingredients are at the heart of an insider’s guide to the Mediterranean diet.’

Oct. 9, 2020

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Olive Oil

Most people still know very little about Liquid Gold. Here a few things everyone should know about this important staple.

Sep. 9, 2020

Greek Salad is Trending

At a time when consumers are reconsidering options and choosing healthier foods, the Greek salad is enjoying a moment as an accessible and delicious dish high in nutritional value.

Mar. 6, 2020

Healthy Compounds in EVOO Still Present After Exposure to Heat

New research confirms the key components in extra virgin olive oil survive temperatures used in most domestic cooking.

Feb. 3, 2020

Gelato With EVOO Is a Functional Food, Italian Researchers Say

Research carried out at the University of Naples Federico II shows that extra virgin olive oil can be added to the Italian-style artisanal ice cream as a functional ingredient.

Nov. 7, 2019

Program in Puglia Fosters Healthy Food Choices, Sustainability

Through hands-on instruction and visits to local farms, Cinzia Rascazzo helps people live healtheir lives.

Sep. 10, 2019

Deoleo Campaign Features a Taste Test by Indian Grandmothers

While the women were quick to comment on the lack of salt and use of spices, none noticed olive oil had replaced fats traditionally used in Indian cuisines.

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Sep. 1, 2017

Dark Chocolate With Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Cardiovascular Risk Profile

Small daily portions of dark chocolate with added natural polyphenols from extra virgin olive oil was associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile, researchers found.

Aug. 1, 2017

EVOO a Guest of Honor at Gracie Mansion

Paola Aranci is the executive chef of Gracie Mansion, the official residence of the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. In this exclusive interview, she shared her love of cooking and her special connection to extra virgin olive oil.

Jul. 27, 2017

Chef Deniz Zembo's Olive Oil Explorations

Croatian celebrity chef Deniz Zembo shares insights into the culinary possibilities of cooking and innovating with olive oil.

Feb. 27, 2017

Google Recommends Olive Oil as Butter Substitute to 40M Oscars Viewers

When most mentions of olive oil these days tend to be on the negative side, the Google spot rests the brand's stellar credibility behind one uncomplicated truth: you can use olive oil instead of butter for cooking.

Feb. 16, 2017

3 Spanish Chefs Who Are Ambassadors of Olive Oil

Acclaimed Andalusian chefs are not just winning prizes by using extra virgin olive oils in their dishes. They're showing other chefs and locals the power of the product, and they say it's just the beginning.

Feb. 16, 2017

A Gin Made With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Ettore Pacilli manages a wine bar which offers 130 brands of gin. He created a new disitillate from grain, botanicals and monovarietal Peranzana to add to his collection and mix it in original cocktail recipes.

Feb. 8, 2017

Six-Step Guide to Following the Mediterranean Diet

A transition to a healthier diet is easier than you think. Here are six steps to get you started.

Jan. 26, 2017

Cannabis-Infused Olive Oil Goes on Sale in U.S.

The makers of 'Pot d'Huile' say users of their cannabis-infused olive oil can "work with their own culinary creativity to develop healthful, delicious food that also offers the cannabis experience they are looking for.”

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