Tag Archives: olive oil

Italian Green or Gold?


There has been a lot said about the purity of olive oil including the discussion of colour and shelf life. I would like to share with you my own oil know-how on the topic and this should be the final post … Continue reading

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Making Olive Oil!


I’m pooped! Here are the results 🙂 We got 267 kilos of olives and 40 litres of oil. The yield was not very good for the amount of olives picked this year but we are still very happy with the … Continue reading

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Oil Guessing Game


Who wants to play? I have some stats on the oil production and some people have asked some interesting questions about the process etc. So, I will attempt to share what knowledge has been passed on to me via my … Continue reading

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Olives! Olives! Oil!


It’s olive season again and the big picking date is looming ahead. Every year we say we will cut the grass and the dead branches and rake up to make the olive collection easier. And, every year, we cut the … Continue reading

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Italian Gold – Extra Virgin Please


Ok, you didn’t actually think that I was going to let an Olive Oil App slip by with only a mere mention did you? For €2,69, curious minds had to know what could possibly be useful in an app about … Continue reading

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She’s back…


Since July, Coco has been shuttled from house to house following me like a gypsy. The last few car trips she had become quite vocal about all the traveling and to be honest I concurred. Trying to balance all these … Continue reading

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More pics!


As promised, I have changed the banner on this blog today to show you some more pics of our olive oil making. If someone told me when I was a kid that I would get this excited about cooking oil … Continue reading

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