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

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...

Is necessary to pay more for a good extra virgin olive oil?

Absolutely. Why do you pay so much for a good whiskey or cognac, or for a Premium gin and tonic? Among other things, because it's worth it. Premium...

Is preferable smooth extra virgin olive oil versus other more intense and spicy?

No, it is a matter of taste, but it is clear the there is a lot of life beyond the Royal. The once-reviled Picual variety, one of the 262 varieties...

Is first cold pressed extra virgin olive oil the best quality?

First cold pressing is an outdated concept, but is still used as it is a mantra. Before the appearance of continuous manufacturing systems currentl...

If extra virgin olive oil is a fat, how is possible that is good for your heart?

Extra virgin olive oil is one of the fundamental pillars on which the Mediterranean Diet is based, being the main contributor of fat. The beneficia...

What is a truck shaker?

This is a harvesting machine that wraps around the trunk or branches of the olive tree and vibrates to help with detaching the olives.

What does mean hand-held rake harvesting?

This is a traditional method of harvesting olives by means of long rakes with which the olive branches are shaken, trying not to damage the fruit i...

What does mean traditional olive grove?

This is the classical Mediterranean olive-tree growing system, characterized by wide spacing between the trees, 10 to 12 meters (32 - 39 ft.) apart...

What means malaxation in terms of olive oil?

This is part of the milling process of olives carried out in oil mills. This is done after grinding and before centrifugation. It consists of beati...