Like everything else, Extra Virgin Olive Oil has its own version of the Academy Awards.
(OMG, what will I wear?) Read more
Posts tagged ‘Made in Italy’
Thomas Jefferson said “the olive tree is surely the richest gift from heaven” and along with wine and books, olive oil is a “necessity of life”. We couldn’t agree more. 200 years later, we are also sure that he would be rolling over in his grave if he could see what has happened to present day commercial olive oil. It is not just that we have a romantic view of the past, in fact with advancements in technology, small batch Artisan produced oil has moved firmly into the future. And is still better. Much better. Here are 5 reasons why:
It was one morning not long after I had first moved to Italy: on my way to work, I grabbed my morning paper, took my seat on the metro, sat down ready to read and block out the rest of my co-commuters. The headline caught my eye “ Scandal: Canadian Company Claims to Produce Parma Ham”. I giggled all the way to work. Read more