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?

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Open face sandwiches: Toast ideas

Stop the clocks! When a good open toasted sandwich comes along, the time of day is the last thing you should worry about. Its delicious simplicity is ideal for breakfast, a mid-morning break, lunch, a snack between meals or simply to finish off a hard day’s work as part of a special dinner. Toasted sandwiches, just like tapas, are amongst the things that most of us just can’t give up. The secret? Good quality bread, toasted just right (crunchy but not burnt) and, naturally, that special touch of flavour infused by Olive Oils from Spain.

Keys to entertaining in Spring

6 Tips for Easy Spring Entertaining

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 your home to guests, so we’ve put together our very own cheat-sheet in how to make the day go smoother.  Follow along our Olive Oils from Spain 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!

Who said that fried foods were bad for your health

Who said that fried foods were bad for your health?

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

Get a healthy with a Mediterranean lifestyle

7 Ways to Get Healthy With a Mediterranean Lifestyle

It’s no secret that we love the Mediterranean lifestyle. Like, LOVE IT. And not only is it beautiful (hello, beaches, views and culture!), but it’s also delicious. If you’d like to bring a little of the Mediterranean lifestyle to your living room — no matter where you live — here are seven awesome ways to do it, get healthy and generally feel awesome.

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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 conserving vegetables in olive oils

As winter approaches, we think of time saving ways to stay healthy and keep our immune systems in fine working order without spending hours sourcing produce. Fermenting and conserving vegetables in olive oils is the perfect way to have a good stockpile of nutritious foods in your pantry.

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What is the Mediterranean Diet?

If you eat according to the typical American diet, your meals probably include a lot of red meat, fast food, fried food and carbohydrates. But is this the best diet for your health?

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.

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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