Like everything else, Extra Virgin Olive Oil has its own version of the Academy Awards.
(OMG, what will I wear?) Read more
Looking for the perfect accompaniment for your cuppa tea on a frosty fall day? Take out some of the guilt with these butter-free, banana-full muffins. Add in the fact that you can whip these up in less than half an hour including baking time… and you are golden.
it means love, it means romance and Valentine’s Day
it comes from the Latin word meaning purification
it means it’s almost spring
and this year it also means 29 days.
Not a week goes by without someone asking me about flavoured olive oils. Do we sell them? When will we sell them? Why don’t we sell them? The short answers to those questions are: No. Never. We care about your health. And now for the long answer…. Read more
This week in the Vancouver Sun, food writer Mia Stainsby wrote an article featuring The Olive Oil Merchant and Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil. A reader and owner of a Greek Grocery Store in Vancouver took issue with the piece and wrote a letter which she published on her blog here. Here is my response: Read more
New Year. New Harvest.
It is January and for many, this time of year means short-kept resolutions, gym membership renewals and endless snow shoveling. For the Olive Oil Merchant it means the highly anticipated arrival of our New Harvest Oil. Read more
Today, we are launching what we think is the coolest gift ever, if we do say so ourselves. It was thought of for that foodie on your shopping list that is so hard to buy for, has absolutely everything or is just plain picky! Read more