• Recipe: Make summer salad dressing with EVOO

    Lemon Poppy Seed Vinaigrette is by far my favorite salad dressing of the summer. It goes well with just about any salad combination; I recommend tossing the salad with mixed greens, strawberries, pecans, shaved shallots, goat cheese, and a little grilled chicken — yum! LEMON POPPY SEED VINAIGRETTE It makes 1 1/2 cups. Ingredients 1/4 […]

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  • Recipes: Summer Salads with extra virgin olive oil & olives

    Summer salads have everything going for them. They are fresh, packed with extra virgin olive oil flavor and have contrasting textures. Bursting with colors, they are quick to toss together, easily portable and a great team player at any summer cookout, party or reunion. So savor summer with salads made with vegetables, greens, pasta, grains […]

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  • Simple vinaigrette recipe with EVOO with maximum flavor

    Most people reach for prepared salad dressings because on busy weeknights they just can’t handle the thought of whipping up yet something else. Because after cooking a main course and some sides and tossing together a salad, who has the time and energy to make a dressing? I get it. It’s convenient. But homemade dressings […]

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  • Olive Oil Flatbread

    Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Two Delicious Recipes

    This recipe took even less time, because, unlike the first recipe that requires cutting and chopping, making the Olive Oil Flatbread dough is just a matter of unceremoniously dumping everything in a bowl and using a little French spatula (a flexible little plastic scraper – also called a dough scraper), rather than a wood spoon […]

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  • 2 Summertime Recipes with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    This is a room temperature sauce that warms when tossed with very hot pasta. It’s quick dish and perfect for a hot weather meal. Recipe: SUMMERTIME PASTA WITH A RAW TOMATO AND OLIVE OIL SAUCE INGREDIENTS 2 pounds ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped or very thinly sliced Sea salt 1/2 […]

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  • Recipe: Pico de Gallo with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    This classic Pico de Gallo recipe will become your new go to chip dip. Try it on tacos, grilled meat or seafood, or toss it with pasta and chicken for a quick pasta salad. You can use standard extra virgin olive oil in this recipe, but a chile-infused olive oil, is also delicious. Extra Virgin […]

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  • How to make a healthy salad dressing with Olive Oil

    The key to making a healthy salad dressing isn’t hidden in any secret recipe. The trick is knowing what ingredients make up a healthy salad dressing and the learning to mix those ingredients in a way that treats your personal food preference. Keep in mind you’ll probably need a blender for many of these ingredients. […]

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  • PDO Viannos Olive Oil and Melitzanosalata Recipe from Crete

    Not sure whether to make your next bottle of ‘special’ olive oil Spanish, Italian or French? Well how about going a bit further afield and all the way to Crete? “oi1 PDO Viannos” landed on our doorstep and immediately started a debate with some saying that while Cretian olives were fine to nibble when on […]

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  • Creamy Cucumber and Kalamata Olive Salad

    Ingredients: 1 English cucumber, halved, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch slices ¼ cup pitted kalamata olives, roughly chopped 6 oz feta cheese, cut or crumbled into 1” cubes 1-cup cherry tomatoes, halved ¼ cup roughly chopped mint leaves 3 oz extra virgin olive oil Agora (for dressing) 1 oz red wine vinegar (for dressing) […]

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  • recipe: Spring Green Vegetables with Olive Oil

    Ingredients: For the vegetables 1 vanilla bean, cut open and seeds scraped out 2 cups snap peas, or sugar peas 16 green asparagus 4 leeks, white part only 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 6 tablespoons Elladin extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint Salt Crushed red peppercorns For the whole soft-cooked eggs 4 extra fresh […]

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  • recipe: Salad with Black Bean and Olive Oil

    Ingredients: Salt and black pepper to taste 1 cup chopped tomato 1 cup frozen, shelled edamame, thawed 1/2 of a 15-ounce can of black beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup dry wheat berries 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped 2 Tbsp. Red Wine Vinegar 3 Tbsp. Saitis Evoo 4 cups water Preparation: 1. Combine water […]

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  • Raw food recipe: kale avocado salad with olive oil

    Want to try a raw food dish at home? Matteo Silverman shares his recipe for a kale avocado salad, which is a favorite at Juice Generation. “People who don’t even like kale — this will convert them,” says Silverman. INGREDIENDS 1/2 avocado, pitted and peeled 1 1/2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. lemon juice Pinch […]

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