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Questions about Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Olives & Olive Oil Chocolates

Fruity aromas in olive oil?

Those are organoleptic descriptors of oils that remind us when tasting of the fruit world. The most common are: aromas of olive, almond, banana or ...

62 aromas in extra virgin olive oil?

The fact is than you can find extra virgin olive oils with these 62 aromas: Almond/green almond, banana, tomato/tomato plant, apple, grass, articho...

Virgin olive oil attributes?

There are negative attributes or defects and positive attributes or virtues.The "official" defects of virgin olive oil, which are those that appear...

How to evaluate an extra virgin olive oil at home?

Please follow these 10 steps: 1.- Pour about 25ml into a glass. Approximately two tablespoons of the extra virgin olive oil you intend to taste and...

Harvest date at label when buying extra virgin olive oil?

Just like your fruits and veggies, extra virgin olive oil is best fresh. We recommend to look for the Harvest Date on the bottle. After harvesting...

How many varieties of extra virgin olive oil is recommendable to have at our kitchen?

One should always have at least one delicate extra virgin olive oil in our kitchen, one that doesn't mask the aromas of sweeter or plainer food lik...

How to differentiate an early-harvest vs late-harvest extra virgin olive oil?

All olives begin their life in green, and mature to a deep purple-black; their color reflects their grade of maturation. Normally, early-harvest oi...

Is extra virgin olive oil good for cooking?

Yes, extra virgin olive oil is good for cooking. The olive juice combines perfectly with a larga number of foods: white and oily fish, red meat, p...

How to choose an extra virgin olive oil when invited for dinner?

It depends a lot on what is served at dinner. Is it something raw? roasted? grilled? fried? Each cooking method gives a different weight to what th...

Is extra virgin olive oil a mere condiment?

It is a fundamental ingredient!. It's the first to go into the frying pan and the last that's left on the plate, conducting the heat in a uniformly...

What to look for when buying a good extra virgin olive oil?

Unlike wine, olive oil does not get better with the passage of time, its freshness is a key component of its quality. We should always check the ha...

Has olive oil more calories than butter?

Olive oil provides 9 kcal. per gram, just like butter. If Vezorla has to choose between olive oil and butter, we must bear in mind that on of the m...