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2011 New Harvest Oils Are In

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

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The Ultimate Foodie Gift

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

The Millers Series: Gian Michele Porro from Tenuta Rasciatano

We love Olive Oil.

And really, we should. We know the land where it comes from. We have felt the breeze through the hills. We have sat in the shade of its trees. We have smelled the scent of the blossoms and then were there to pick the fruit when it was just right. And when the oil came out of the press, we were there to taste it. But beyond the terroir, what really makes the difference, or rather who – is the miller. The man or woman, who with love, passion, science and gut creates for us – liquid gold. So, actually it’s them we love. Read more

Mediterranean Monday: Pasta con Cime di Rapa

Cime di Rapa, also known as Rapini, Broccoli Rabe (or Raap or Raab), Broccoletti, Broccoli di Rape, Rape, Rappi or Friarielli is a veggie commonly found in many of the dishes of Southern Italy (in particular Basilicata , Puglia and Sicily). Read more

Host Your Own EVOO Tasting

Wine Tasting Parties are so 2004…

Of course I am kidding. A little. But it is likely that you have been to dozens of Wine Tasting events and even more likely that you have never ever ever been to an Olive Oil Tasting Party. So, let this be the opportunity for you Read more

Olive Oil for Baking?

Everyone knows that Extra Virgin Olive Oil is one of the central elements in the Mediterranean diet. Used to dress salads, soups, pastas, grilled meat, saute and grill veggies, the base of most sauces… the list goes on and on. But few know EVOO also has a role in Italy and other mediterranean countries as a baking staple. Yes, I said baking!  Read more

When olive oil is in your blood…

Tenuta Rasciatano is located in the inland of Barletta, halfway between the sea and the hills of Murgia in Apulia (Puglia in Italian) – the heel of the boot. This is an area that has been used for olive farming for hundreds of years. In fact when flying over or driving through its just olive trees for as far as the eye can see. Read more