Browsing the "olive oil" Tag

Olive Oil’s Sublime and Scandalous Story

July 16th, 2013 | by Andrea Bertoli

Sublime, of course. But Scandalous… Really? Indeed, the world of olive oil is more than old Italian men and women pruning their ancient groves and mashing olive fruits by stone. It involves tanker trucks contaminated with chemicals, petrochemical adulteration of oils, Mafioso-owned lands, and so much more. Who knew the iconic, humble olive could be so complicated


Olive Oil: Health Benefits & Taste Test

October 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Olive oil is pretty widely considered to be good for your health. As a monounsaturated fat, it is considered to be a good fatty acid that fights bad cholesterol. Organic olive oil also contains a variety of antioxidants, vitamins, and nutrients


Polenta with Sun-dried Tomato and Caper Tapenade

April 22nd, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

A simple, no-fuss and unique appetizer for your Easter or Passover dinner. Polenta is a traditional italian dish made from boiled cornmeal. It was a popular dish amongst Northern Italy's poor, as it was cheap and combined well with whatever other food was available


Easy Quinoa Lunch Bowl

March 25th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

Healthy, fast and filling quinoa lunch bowl with quinoa, corn, tomatoes and olive oil



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