A deep green oil with intense fruitiness of green olives, freshly mowed grass and tomato plants. Its flavor is smooth with tastes of artichoke, tomato leaf and apple, with a slight bitterness and almond aftertaste. Use for salad dressings, tomato soup, cured hams and cheeses, and grilled meats.
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Cold Extraction
- Variety: Picual
- Harvest Date: Fall 2020
- Size: 100ml (3.38 oz)
- Product of Andalusia, Spain
- What's the difference between virgin and extra virgin olive oil?
If the olive oil is found to be fruity, has no defects and has a free acidity that is less than or equal to 0.8, it is graded as extra-virgin. If the olive oil has minimal defects and is found to have a free acidy between 0.8 and 2.0, it is graded as virgin. Learn more
- What is olive oil good for?
Regardless of the type, olive oil is high in monounsaturated fatty acids. Eating monounsaturated fats help lower your "bad" LDL cholesterol. The health benefits of olive oil have been attributed to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
- How many types of olive oil exist?
There are five primary grades of olive oil:extra virgin oil, virgin oil, refined oil, pure olive oil and olive pomace oil. Each type of oil has a different smoke point, and this smoke point depends on the quality of the oil. The lower the smoke point of oil, the better the quality. Learn more
- Why is olive oil considered liquid gold?
It has been the fountain of great wealth and power, anointing the noblest of heads throughout history. Olive oil was used to produce both medicine and cosmetics: Hippocrates called it “the great healer” and Homer “liquid gold”, Galen praised it for its positive effects on health.
Ingredients: Extra Virgin Olive oil
A Cholesterol Free Product.
Pairs well with Bitter Green Salads, Roasted/Grilled Veg, Red Meat, Aged cheese, soups & stews.
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