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Extra Virgin Olive Oil: How to Spot a High-Quality one
Apr 12, 2024
Olive oil is a staple in many kitchens around the world, and for good reason. It's a versatile and healthy cooking oil that can be used for everything from drizzling over salads to sautéing vegetables. But not all olive oil is created equal. There are two main types of olive oil: extra virgin olive oil and regular olive oil.
Have you ever been to a sagra?
Nov 29, 2021
Sagre (the plural form of singular 'sagra') are local fairs where you can taste the typical specialties of the area. Most of the time you will eat very well because the inhabitants of the host town prepare your food...
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the Italian Gold
Aug 25, 2020
As Thomas Jefferson once said “The olive tree is surely the richest gift of Heaven”. Let’s start with some fundamental facts you should know. In Italy, olive oil is a lifestyle: Italians use around 12 liters per person every year! Yes, it is a lot!
Olio Extra Vergine D’oliva: Beauty and Health Elixir
Mar 12, 2020
Italian actress and beauty icon Sophia Loren said that spaghetti and extra virgin olive oil were her secrets to looking so radiant and young. She was not alone. Women as early as Cleopatra, perhaps the first ever beauty icon, used extra virgin olive oil to perfect their beauty routine.
Eat Mediterranean for a Longer Life
Mar 07, 2020
According to a group of scientists (including Italian researchers from the University of Bologna), following the Mediterranean diet for twelve months can improve brain function and promote longevity. The diet also helps older people age healthily.
Can't Help to Falling In Love…Especially When It Comes To Food
Jun 22, 2019
If you say Italia, you say amore! Why Italy is number one for love, passion and romance? You could think that is about its extraordinary and millenary culture and history; or its melodious language, sweet like an old song; or the sublime natural sceneries and panoramas, enchanting like a postcard. Well, for us the secret is…food!