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Haute Cuisine 2015: Trends that come and trends that go

Haute Cuisine 2015

The turn of the year is the best time to look back and take stock of what 2014 offered us and hazard a guess as to what 2015 has in store. Do any of these terms ring a bell with you: food truck, pop-up restaurant, insects as food, savoury cocktails or tapas

Keys to entertaining in Spring

6 Tips for Easy Spring Entertaining

Spring is in the air! The weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer, which means it’s time to freshen up those entertaining skills! We know it can be stressful opening up your home to guests, so we’ve put together our very own cheat-sheet on how to make the day go smoother.  Follow Olive Oils from Spain's Guide to Spring Entertaining and you’ll be ready to host your own casual backyard party or elegant soirée in no time and, most importantly, stress-free!

A three-course menu to impress your guests

A three-course meal to impress your guests

If you like to spoil your friends and family by making special meals and turning gatherings into moments that everyone will remember, we’d love to help you! We're going to show you a delicious Spanish style three-course meal that everyone will be sure to love. All of our recipes are healthy and are based on following a healthy, balanced diet. They include fresh ingredients and, of course, our wonderful Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil stays in perfect condition over a longer period of time

Extra Virgin Olive Oil: A Kitchen Staple that Maintains its Exceptional Properties over Time

It’s happened to us all before: we go to the refrigerator or pantry and have to start throwing away condiments, canned food, and other items that have gone bad. Sound familiar? I'm sure it does. What if we told you there is a product you can keep in your kitchen for a long time without losing its great properties?

the refrigerator or pantry

Fraying with olive oil is healthier

Who says that fried foods are bad for your health?

No, you don’t really need to tell us who it was. All you need to do is suggest to that person that they read today’s blog post.

When it comes to frying food, just like so many other things in life, the how is just as important as the what. In actual fact, frying food properly is synonymous with good health. This is amply demonstrated by the famous Mediterranean Diet, which has Olive Oil as one its staple ingredients.

Wedding with olive oils

Make your wedding unique with Spanish Olive Oils

There is no doubt about it: your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. To say “I do” to your partner is a big step, and the preparation stage beforehand is also pretty huge: organizing the wedding banquet, the presents, the party… there are so many details to consider. But that certainly doesn´t put people off – according to research from the Wedding Report, there were 2,079,900 weddings in our country in 2012.

Fermenting and conserving vegetables in extra virgin olive oils

Fermenting and preserving vegetables in olive oil

As winter approaches, we start to think of time-saving ways to stay healthy and keep our immune systems in good working order without having to spend hours sourcing produce. Fermenting and preserving vegetables in olive oil is the perfect way to make sure that you have a good stockpile of nutritious foods in your pantry.

beetroot gazpacho

A new take on a classic: beetroot gazpacho

If anyone still thinks that chilled soups are only for summer, it’s because they haven’t yet tried our beetroot gazpacho with mango vinaigrette. Its freshness, flavour and that oh-so Mediterranean touch make it a winner at any time of year. And the best thing of all is that it’s ready in just 10 minutes. Want to know how? Well, here we will show you the way.

Frying food with olive oils

Culinary techniques with olive oil: frying, myths and legends

More and more chefs are convinced that olive oil is the best choice for frying. In fact, frying with olive oil is healthy, if you know how to do it. You read that right. This is because olive oil is the only oil can that can withstand high temperatures (180°C) without degradation or losing its properties, and because it is an oil that creates a crusty layer which enhances the flavor of foods while preventing it from being soaked with fat. Thus, food remains tender, and keeps its vitamins and properties intact.

TGLE_ The Taste of Chicago

The Good Life Embassy: Olive Oils from Spain Delivers Mediterranean Soul To The Taste Of Chicago

Did you go to the Taste of Chicago this year, the world’s largest food festival held each July in Grant Park!? If so, you’ll know what we’re talking about. If not, boy, did you miss  out on an experience of a lifetime!

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