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Aug. 15, 2012

Freezing Olive Oil with Herbs

Freezing olive oil in ice cube trays is an easy and safe way to prolong the life of the oil and portion out fresh herb flavored, frozen cubes as needed.

Jun. 12, 2012

City Offers Soap for Used Cooking Oil

Valencian city Vila-real wants its residents to swap their used vegetable oil for soap made from recycled oil as part of a campaign to highlight the importance of reducing water contamination.

May. 24, 2012

A Celebration of Lazio Extra Virgin

Young chefs from Lazio come up with their own interpretation with some of the best extra virgin olive oils from the region for the "Extra Virgin Dinners" organized by Arsial and Uliveti del Lazio.

Feb. 27, 2012

Three Ways to Live 120 Years

Jeanne Calment lived more than 120 years and accredited her longevity and youthfulness to olive oil. Here are three tips that might help you live longer too.

Jan. 30, 2012

Olive Oil Takes New Form

The release of the commercial product Ferran Adrias' famed olive oil caviar, Caviaroli, has opened the doors to molecular gastronomy in any kitchen.

Jan. 23, 2012

10th Edition of Madridfusión Celebrates Sweets and Seafood

Villa Campestri’s "OliveToLive" system, designed by Paolo Pasquali, is a nominee for a design and innovation award at the huge culinary conference this week in Madrid.

Sep. 13, 2011

Flavored Olive Oil Adds Zing to Traditional Indian Dishes

Indian cooks have traditionally used groundnut or almond oil to add different flavors to their homemade dishes. Now olive oil is the rising star creating more chic Indian fare.

Aug. 12, 2011

Lathera: A Winning Combination of Vegetables and Olive Oil

All Greeks have been raised on these simple to cook, but nutritionally complex dishes that remain a fundamental part of the Greek diet.

Jul. 15, 2011

Choosing Just the Right Olive Oil at Nino Di Costanzo's Il Mosaico

You won’t easily find another restaurant in Italy with such a comprehensive offer of excellent extra virgin olive oils. And Chef Di Costanzo and his waiting staff know how to handle them.

May. 5, 2011

Carme Ruscalleda Can't Imagine Cooking Without Olive Oil

The only female chef in the world to earn six Michelin stars, Carme Ruscalleda was in the spotlight this week for her promotion of extra virgin olive oil.

Apr. 27, 2011

Ready For Your Spanish Breakfast?

“Our goal is to see the Spanish Breakfast incorporated in the cuisine offered by catering establishments around the world." - Pedro Barato, Interprofesional del Aceite de Oliva Español

Apr. 25, 2011

How Italian Food Became as American as Apple Pie

A new book by John F. Mariani explains how Italian immigrants in the late 1800's brought ideas about food that would completely reshape the American dining landscape.

Mar. 23, 2011

You Can’t Butter a Salad

We kept two olive oils in the restaurant which we used to enhance flavor in spicy dishes and which we poured over everything from hummus to big chunks of feta cheese or even yogurt.

Feb. 21, 2011

A Memorable Feast

The act of handling raw ingredients forms a connection. In the end, you’ve spent quality time with your dinner. And isn’t a bit of quality time what we really want?

Feb. 17, 2011

Zero Kilometer Olive Oils and More at Rome’s Urbana 47

Steps from the Coliseum Angelo Belli's "zero kilometer" kitchen has become a favorite for locals and traveling foodies seeking authentic regional cuisine.

Feb. 15, 2011

The Rise of Olive Oil Baking

With a push into the limelight from cutting-edge pastry chefs, olive oil is becoming a favorite dessert ingredient in restaurants and home kitchens everywhere.

Feb. 15, 2011

In Italy, a Festival for Every Food (Including Olive Oil )

What the sagre lack in regular restaurant refinement, they more than makes up with authenticity, and the chance to see the exuberant congeniality of small town Italian life.

Jan. 13, 2011

Wave of Experimentation in Paris Cuisine Elevates Olive Oil

In the new day that is beginning to shine on Parisian kitchens, young chefs are discovering what their southern cousins in Provence have long enjoyed.

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