The 3 toppest olive oils to give this Christmas
Oct30

The 3 toppest olive oils to give this Christmas

To give something different and original is not easy, so we want to help you. We give you a tasty and different idea: to give olive oil. To distinguish among all the types of olive oil is a hard job, and identifying its different shades may become crazy. We will help you to chose, so here we make a proposal about the three best olive oils to give this Christmas. 1. Venta del Barón: The oil Venta del Barón is the most top olive oil. It has numerous and important recognitions, like the best olive oil worldwide. With origin in Cordoba and containing the essence of the Andalusia (In fact, it has Priego de Cordoba Denomination of Origin recognition), this olive oil has I touch of apple and almond, making it even more special. 2. Oro del Desierto: This is the perfect olive oil for ecological food lovers. The oil Oro del Desierto is done using olives from ecological cultivations and cold-settled. Considered one of the best ecological olive oils worldwide, its strong nuances and medium-high intensity will make this oil one of your basics. 3. Extra Virgin olive oil Reserva de Familia, from Casas de Hualdo: This olive oil is a mix of 4 varieties, making its flavour unique. This olive oil is manufactured in Toledo, at the basin of the Tagus River. The weather conditions of this area in Spain help to have an abundant and high-quality crop, obtaining a premium-quality olive oil which has numerous recognitions worldwide. Those three olive oils are among the best currently existing. If you don’t know where you can find those olive oils and many more, you can buy olive oil online...

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Designation of Origin Siurana: the flavour of Tarragona
May23

Designation of Origin Siurana: the flavour of Tarragona

Siurana is the designation of Origin from Tarragona. This sort of olive oils are produced in different areas of southern Tarragona, at southern Catalonia. Some of those areas are Rivera d’Ebre  or Alt camp, among others. This sort of olive oils have received different national and international awards, being classified as one of the better recognised olive oils all around Spain. Its most recogniseable characteristics are: 1. Spicy touch: If you like strong olive oils, this type is perfect for you. Its strong sweet flavour and elegant fragance makes it perfect for olive oils lovers. 2.Arbequina category: Differently from other olive oli’s designations of origin, this one mainly produce olives Arbequina type. It may sounds greek to those who don’t know much about olive oils, but we explain you: those oils have sweet flavours and elegant aromas, being banana or apple some of the most common ones. 3.Fast production: producing an olive oil main seems a world, but it is faster tan it seems. For producing this olive oil, it is only 24 hours needed. Don’t be any surprised, in only one day it is possible to produce such a delicious oil. 4.Oil from the mediterranean: The mediterraean sea and its weather offers delicious delicacies and some of its ingredients, like those oils. They are produced Costa Daurada’s nearby, getting the characteristics from this climate and reflecting it in your meals. Don’t wait to try them! If you want to taste it, we  you to do it with this extra virgin olive oil D.O.P Siurana of Mas...

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Olive tree in the Greek culinary culture
Jun12

Olive tree in the Greek culinary culture

Greece is a country which enjoys a strong sunshine all the year, which allows to have a strong olive tree culture, also being a part of the greek culture itself. Olive oil is the basis of many greek culinary preparations and meals. In Greece, there exists more than 100 varieties of olive trees. Some of the most well-know olive tree species around this country are Adramitini, l’Amigdalolia or Kalamata. Those different olive tree varieties allow the production of extra virgin olive oil. Greece is the largest consumers of olive oil in the world. As many things we know nowadays and we do a daily use of them, olive oil was commonly used in the old grece and people by that time already adorated it. Its production mainly comes from the Peloponnese region, in the islands of Aegean seas or in Crete. Due to the exceptionnal quality of the olive oils in greece, this product got the PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) recognition , given by the European Union’s System of...

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