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The Winners of Copenhagen International Olive Oil Awards

June 9, 2014
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The debut of the Copenhagen International Olive Oil Awards was held over the weekend in the Danish culinary capital. In a city known for its impeccable standards in cuisine, which includes 13 Michelin Star restaurants and is home to Northern Europe’s largest food festival, Copenhagen Cooking, it is no surprise it would become the setting for what may […]

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We Travel to Rome for Flos Olei’s “The Best 20″ Awards

December 13, 2013
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Flos Olei, Marco Oreggia’s annual “Guide to the World of Extra Virgin Olive Oil”, recently held their “Best 20″ 2014 award ceremony and tasting event in the center of Rome to honor the winners of the prestigious prize. Olive oils and their producers highlighted in the “The Best 20″ section of the annual guide are […]

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Olive Oil Pumpkin Bars

October 28, 2013
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It’s that time of year when pumpkin is on the mind like never before: Afternoon trips to pumpkin patches, carving out jack-o’-lanterns, roasting pumpkin seeds and baking-up some classic pumpkin bars. Just a few basic ingredients: flour, sugar, eggs, a can of pumpkin and some olive oil and you’ve got dessert. Yes, that’s right, olive […]

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Baked Giant Beans “Gigantes”

October 14, 2013
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A delicious and beloved vegetarian dish found throughout Greece is gigantes sto fourno or “Giant Dried Beans in the Oven”. Back in the day when meat was considered a delicacy and often eaten only once a week, pulses such as these were often eaten to sustain the body through the hard-working days of harvest season. Gigantes […]

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Producer Feature: Olio Guglielmi

September 16, 2013
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At Olive Oil Lovers we greatly value the relationships with the producers whose oils we feature on our site and visit their estates whenever possible. The following is a travelogue from a visit to the estate of Olio Guglielmi during the olive harvest season as part of our Producer Feature series. The coastal southern region […]

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Tzaziki with Grilled Kebabs and Fried Potatoes

August 27, 2013
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With Labor Day right around the corner, grills around the country are getting ready to be fired up for large gatherings of friends and family. Whatever you many be planning for the grill this weekend: steak, chicken, pork, veggies, why not have the perfect dip that goes with everything? A classic tangy yogurt dip popular […]

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Lemon & Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

July 25, 2013
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We often associate olive oil with dressing salads, fish and pasta, but it has also been used as an ingredient in baking around the Mediterranean for centuries – everything from breads, pastries, cakes and cookies, with one of our favorites being the classic olive oil cake. No butter required. Each region has their own version […]

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter…or Margarine

July 5, 2013
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By: Dylan Ebbers “This popcorn is very good. Good olive oil.” It was Kara’s first time in New York City and she wanted to see the newest 007 movie. I was up for it, as anyone would be after a long weekend of playing tour guide in windy November weather. We did the dance to […]

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Green Power Pesto

June 7, 2013
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If there is one dish in the Italian cuisine where an aromatic extra virgin olive oil can truly shine, it has to be pesto. With such simple ingredients, it is of the utmost importance to use an exceptionally fruity extra virgin olive oil. We recommend a pungent Tuscan oil to complement the subtle peppery flavor […]

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Producer Feature: Oro del Desierto

May 29, 2013
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At Olive Oil Lovers we greatly value the relationships with the producers whose oils we feature on our site and visit their estates whenever possible. The following is a travelogue from a visit to the estate of Oro del Desierto in Southern Andalusia last harvest season as part of our Producer Feature series: Driving south […]

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