The color and quality of the olive oil
Sep05

The color and quality of the olive oil

The colour of an olive oil is not linked to quality or flavor, contrary to what people think. It is true that food enters into our eyes and the fact of finding a greener olive oil leads us to think it may be of a better quality. In this case, the colour of the olive oils have to do with the taste, but not with the quality. Green olive oil is usually more fruity and bitter, commonly used for toasts, salads and for giving a different touch to certain foods, snacks or grilled meals. The olive oil with a slightly yellowish tone comes from more mature olives and has sweetest nuances since the fruit has been picked at its optimum time of maturation. The olive oil yields and the differences in the collection processes make differences among OOEV. Those whose color is intense green is superior price to more yellow olive oils, so both are considered Extra Virgin...

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The Olive oil in France:
Nov22

The Olive oil in France:

Today, in France, this mythical fruit full of history, is put in light. Quite as big vineyards, the olive oil saw itself attributed a Controlled Label of origin (AOC), according to its region of production. At present, we count moreover eight varieties of olive oil AOC on the French lands. Here is below the list of eight oil of French olive *(varieties): AOC: “Huile d’olive de Provence” (Bouteillan, Aglandau, Salonenque and Cayon) Main characteristics: fresh Olives and matured, intense fruity, herbaceous notes and aromas of undergrowth and smoked. AOC: “Huile d’olive de Corse” (d’Alta Rocca (ou di Tallano), Sabina, Zinzala Ghjermana di Casinca, Ghjermana, Capannace, Curtinese) Main characteristics: Black Olives, fragrant Corsican scrub, oil colour bright gold, soft, very aromatic. AOC: “Huile d’olive de Nîmes” (Picholine) Main characteristics: bright green Olives, aromas of pineapple and plums, hint of bitterness, freshness and softness. AOC: “Huile d’olive de Nice” (Cailletier) Main characteristics: small Olives, hint of bitterness, fruity sweetness, aromas of fresh almonds, notes of broom. AOC: “Huile d’olive de Haute Provence” (Aglandau, Bouteillan, Picholine, Tanche) Main characteristics: very aromatic, aromas of tomatoes and artichokes, fruity notes of banana. AOC: “Huile d’olive d’Aix-en-Provence” (Anglaudau, Salonenque, Cayanne) Main characteristics: fruity green or fruity black, artichoke aromas, herb oil. AOC: “Huile d’olive de la vallée des Baux-de-Provence”(Grossane, Salonenque, Béruguette Aglandau, Verdale des Bouches-du-Rhône) Main characteristics: black and green Olives different aromas, sweetness in the mouth, hint of bitterness. AOC: “Huile d’olive de Nyons”(La Tanche) Main characteristics: Black Olives, fruit ripe, intense aromas, grassy, pronounced and powerful...

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Venta del Barón, among the best olive oils
Sep06

Venta del Barón, among the best olive oils

Venta del Barón, an extraordinay Extra Virgin olive oil from Spain, remarkable for its intense fruity green olive with herbaceous notes, peppermint, almond shells, banana and apple. With a keepsake of vegetables such as tomatoes and artichoke. The entrance is sweet, with a bitter and spicy in light progression. The aftertaste is nutty. Very complex, balanced and harmonious in all its attributes olfactory, gustatory.An olive oil that give a special touch to any dish that requires a touch of olive oil. This olive oil comes from the Sierra de Priego, where seasonal pick them ahead of their fall. Hojiblanca variety and Picuda are transported in special boxes so that the weight of the olives not damage the fruit. Designation of Origin Priego de Cordoba, has an area of 30,000 hectares growing only very old olive trees, built partly in the Natural Park Subbetica. These features give the olive oils its own unique microclimate of the area, resulting in the production of high quality oils, with a exclusive character, worthy of international recognition as in the case of Venta del...

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Olive oil has health benefits
Oct08

Olive oil has health benefits

Olive oil has health benefits Should not see olive oil like a simple oil that we use only for to cook, it has a lot of useful side. The principal is the fact that it’s good for health, indeed the consumption to olive oil allows to prevents harm oxidizing agents. Olive oil has oleic acids, vitamin E and polyphenol. This is proved by scientific studies, they have demonstrated that the consumption of olive oil had a positif impact on the health. So we can say that olive oil is not only useful for its taste but also for its good side for the health. Olive oil appears therefore as possessing many qualities that makes it...

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The nutritional value of the olive oil: benefits for your health
Jun11

The nutritional value of the olive oil: benefits for your health

The olive oil is the extract of fats form the fruit of the olive tree. Moreover, as the majority of the foods, it is an essential nutritional source for human beings. Those olive oils contain few satured fats but also a big quantity of oleic acids. Furthermore, it contains a huge amount of vitamin E, which is a strong antioxidant. This one acts well on the body, it has the nourishing capacities to lower the rate of cholesterol, and even, the rate of blood lipids. Moreover, it has many benefits for human’s health and it occupies an essential place in the “hierarchy of the Mediterranean diet”. Who knew a domestic vegetable oil has as much benefits as it actually has! It is an old remedy which contains 900 calories each 100 grammes, according to several nutritional surveys. Its controlled consumption is perfect to avoid overweight, because it stills...

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