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How often do you use Extra Virgin Olive Oil? I use it a lot, a staple in our pantry. I make a lot of salad dressing, cook and bake with it! I prefer European Extra Virgin Olive Oil if given the choice. Europeans have a long tradition of growing olive trees and producing olive oil. Fun Facts about Olive Oil:
• Olives harvested early in the season, late August (varies
by region), are under-ripe and produce oils that are
greener, more bitter and pungent.
• Olives harvested at the end of the season, late November
into December, are over-ripe and tend to taste mild and
• Spanish oil is typically golden yellow with a fruity, nutty
• Italian olive oil is often dark green and has an herbal
aroma and a grassy flavor.
• Greek olive oil packs a strong flavor and aroma and tends
to be green.
Have you heard of the Flavor of Life Campaign? The Flavor Your Life campaign, supported by the European
Union, Unaprol, and the Italian Ministry of Agriculture,
is dedicated to providing the latest in industry news on
European Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The program aims to educate
US consumers so they can make informed decisions when
purchasing Extra Virgin Olive Oil. To learn more visit flavoryour-life.com, follow on Facebook and Twitter.
This delicious olive oil did not disappoint! Perfect in my Mediterranean inspired dishes! It accompanied a delicious platter of fresh tomatoes, basil, hummus and crispbreads perfectly. The perfect summer afternoon snack, light meal or appetizer. Simply drizzle Extra Virgin European Olive Oil over chopped tomatoes and basil, pile on top of a flatbread or crisp cracker and you've got one delicious and healthy snack!