Mediterranean cooking

Feb. 11, 2022

Use Olive Oil in Soups and Stews

From cold Gizpacho to chicken noodle, extra virgin olive oil is a healthy and delicious way to spice up bisques, broths, soups and stews.

Nov. 1, 2021

Pairing Extra Virgin Olive Oils with Fish and Meat Dishes

Chefs have their own ways of choosing extra virgin olive oils for fish and meat dishes. The only rule is to insist on quality.

Aug. 30, 2021

Olive Brine, a Secret Kitchen Ingredient

Before discarding the brine in your jar of olives, consider the ways you can tap its salty, umami flavors.

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Aug. 16, 2021

New Book Serves as Daily Guide for Following the Mediterranean Diet

‘The Real Mediterranean Diet’ offers readers a digestible explanation of the health benefits of the diet and tips on how to improve daily eating habits.

Apr. 16, 2021

Wild Edible Vegetables, a Hidden Gem of Greek Cuisine

Organic and always served with olive oil, wild veggies are a staple dish in Greece and a source of vitamins and nutrients.

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.’

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Mar. 18, 2015

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.

Feb. 25, 2015

Restaurants Embrace Crete's Celebrated Diet

Visitors to Crete can be persuaded by its small restaurants to enjoy a traditional Cretan diet featuring high quality, extra virgin olive oil.

Oct. 16, 2014

Cooking Congress Prompts Chefs to Explore Ancient Mediterranean Cuisine

The first Mediterranean Cooking Congress offered chefs from eight Mediterranean nations the opportunity to explore the roots of their cooking heritage.

Oct. 18, 2011

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Gets a Makeover

The Mediterranean Diet Foundation updated the traditional Mediterranean Diet pyramid to reflect and adapt to today's lifestyle.

Jul. 12, 2010

Rediscovering the Origins of Olive Oil in Turkey

Recent research reinforces Anatolia’s prominence in the history of olive oil, while consumption in Turkey remains well below that of its Mediterranean neighbors.

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