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Proper Olive Oil: What Most Americans Don’t Know

By Channaly Philipp, reprinted from Epoch Times |December 20, 2013 Very few Americans have tasted proper olive oil. In most pantries lurks rancid olive oil, masquerading as extra virgin. “A large percentage of Americans are happy with defective oils because that’s all they know,” said David Neuman, president of olive oil company Lucini, which works…

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Timing is Everything

The most critical decision and least understood variable in producing fine olive oil is the level of ripeness of the fruit when the olives are harvested, affecting both yield and organoleptic  (sensory) characteristics. Additional factors of regional variations are harvest time, risk of frost and mill schedules. These all affect the quality of the finished product.…

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THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE

Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Just about every nutrition-related professional I know has that quote displayed somewhere in their office, probably to convince reluctant patients that a really smart guy a really long time ago predicted that food could actually heal the body.

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ARE YOU A GENTLEMAN

Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Just about every nutrition-related professional I know has that quote displayed somewhere in their office, probably to convince reluctant patients that a really smart guy a really long time ago predicted that food could actually heal the body.

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Hojiblanca Ice Cream With Salted Marcona Almond Brittle

Super fruity olive oil ice cream simply hits the spot. Ingredients For Olive Ice Cream 2 1/2 cups Half & Half 1/2 cup extraordinarily fruity extra virgin olive oil such as Hojiblanca 3 large egg yolks 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a heavy sauce pan set…

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Vietnamese Fresh Shrimp Spring Roll

Here’s a recipe that embodies spring. It’s easy, light, healthy, and delicious. In this application we are using the Honey Ginger White Balsamic Vinegar in combination with our Japanese Roasted Sesame Seed Oil for a magnificent flavor explosion. Vietnamese Fresh Shrimp Spring Roll 1 package clear edible rice paper sheets 1/2 lb  shrimp (cooked, peeled, deveined,…

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Honey and Blood Orange Olive Oil Baklava

It is likely that Baklava, in its current form, was developed in the imperial kitchens of the Ottoman Empire, where the Sultan presented trays of baklava to the Janissaries, elite infantry units, every 15th of the month of Ramadan in a ceremonial procession called the Baklava Alayı. Delight your elites with this lovely dessert. Ingredients…

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