Greek and Italian Olive Oils – What’s the Difference?

Greek and Italian olive oils can vary in terms of their flavor, aroma, and quality. Here are a few key differences between Greek and Italian olive oils: Varieties of olives: Different varieties of olives are used to produce olive oil in Greece and Italy. Greek olive oils are typically made from a variety of olives called Koroneiki, which are known …

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Deglaze using balsamic vinegar

How to Deglaze with Balsamic Vinegar Tweet After meat, poultry, or fish has been sautéed in olive oil and the food and any excess oil has been removed from thee pan, deglazing is done by adding a small amount of balsamic to the pan and stirring to loosen browned bits of food on the bottom. The mixture often become a …

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Emulsifying Olive Oil with Vinegars

Tweet How to Emulsify Emulsifying will allow you to evenly disperse a vinaigrette flavor over salads and fruit. Slowly add olive oil to a balsamic while whisking vigorously, which disperses and suspends minute droplets of one liquid throughout the other to make a thick, satiny liquid. For a vinaigrette, the usual ration of balsamic to EVOO is 1:3.

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Recipe – Kalamata and Garlic Focaccia

Kalamata Olive and Garlic Bread This bread was created from leftover dough after making a foccacia dressed with Kalamata olives, garlic, and olive oil. This version has the olives and garlic baked in the bread. Prep: 30 mins       Cook: 30 mins Additional: 1 hr Total: 2 hrs Servings: 12 Yield: 1 loaf Ingredients Ingredient Checklist • 4 cups …

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Olive Oil Touring in Southern Spain

As the world’s top olive oil producer, some parts of Spain are home to picturesque seas of olive trees. Up to 220 million olive trees can be found in the country, making it home to the globe’s largest cultivated areas of the plants. Around 66 million of those trees are nestled in Jaén province, Andalusia, in southern Spain. And Baeza, …

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