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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Better for Frying Fish

Researchers found that the cooking oil we choose determines the generation of toxic compounds during frying, "which can have a great influence on food safety and human health.”

The Last Charcoal Man of Seville

Years ago, Spanish cities had a store in every neighborhood. José Luis Aguilar is the last charcoal merchant in Seville.

EVOO-Based Ingredient Makes Desserts Healthier

An Italian startup developed 'Cremoli' as an olive oil-based alternative to less healthy oils for baking.

Is Cooking With Olive Oil Healthy?

A body of research shows that olive oil, and in particular extra virgin olive oil, is a healthier choice when compared with other vegetable oils.
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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.

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.
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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.

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.