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July 2, 2016

Have you ever tried making your own hummus? It’s easier than you think. Try it yourself with our simple recipe:

Basic hummus

Ingredients:
2 x 400g can chickpeas
3 garlic cloves
Juice of 1 lemon
4 tsp tahini
6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Salt & pepper

Method:
Drain chickpe...

January 13, 2015

The olives used for our current batch of olive oil were harvested on the family farm in November 2014, which makes ours just about the freshest extra virgin olive oil you can buy in the UK right now.

 

Fresh and smooth with a peppery finish, we think it tastes fantastic...

November 21, 2014

We knew it was good for us but did you realise dunking your bread in olive oil could cut your heart attack risk in just SIX WEEKS?

 

According to a story in today's Daily Mail online, sophisticated new tests found regular consumption of olive oil dramatically improved ch...

November 20, 2014

We're delighted to announce that due to increased order numbers we've agreed a new deal for our olive oil, and we want to pass the saving on to our lovely customers.

 

Our 500ml bottle now is now available on our website for only £7.50, a huge saving on the previous pric...

November 18, 2014

Thanks to Pam's family connection, we were lucky enough to be able to help out with this year's olive harvest. Most of the olives had been harvested and milled by the time we landed in early November but a few trees were saved especially for us.

 

We harvested the olives...

November 17, 2014

According to a BBC report today, a Mediterranean diet may be a better way of tackling obesity than calorie counting, leading doctors have said.

 

Writing in the Postgraduate Medical Journal (PMJ), the doctors said a Mediterranean diet quickly reduced the risk of heart at...

October 22, 2014

Many people say you mustn't cook with olive oil, but the truth is olive oil makes an excellent choice for nearly every kind of cooking.

 

Just bear in mind that if you choose to heat an extra virgin olive oil, you will lose some of its flavours. That’s why some chefs cho...

October 17, 2014

Did you know..?

Olive oil has long been considered sacred. The olive branch was often a symbol of abundance, glory and peace. The leafy branches of the olive tree were ritually offered to deities and powerful figures as emblems of benediction and purification, and th...

October 14, 2014

Olive oil is the only commercially significant vegetable oil sold retail to be extracted from a fruit rather than from seeds. Since the fruit contains considerable water, extraction can be done by mechanical methods alone, with a centrifuge or press, whereas extracting...

October 2, 2014

According to The Telegraph, Scientists at the University of Illinois, in Chicago, have found that the fat in olive oil actually kick-starts failing hearts.

 

The health-boosting properties of a Mediterranean Diet are well known, but until now, it has been unclear what wa...

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