When you head to the grocery store to pick up the ingredients, picking out an olive oil can easily become overwhelming. There are a ton of options and if you don’t know what you’re looking for, it’s easy to feel lost. Luckily, we here at O-Live & Co. are here to simplify things for you.
In today’s age, the variety of available oils at your local grocery store can easily be intimidating, so our staff at O-Live & Co. decided to make a quick and simple list of the best and worst cooking oils.
It may be surprising for you to hear that olive oil, apart from being a delicious replacement for butter and vegetable oil, has a slew of health benefits. Each of these benefits are found in each of O-Live's high quality olive oils and if you aren’t familiar already, you’re missing out!
While choosing the best olive oil for cooking has much to do with your own culinary tastes, there are some olive oil brands out there that just do everything right. The best olive oil for cooking is one that offers a variety in selection, delicious taste and quality application, and all at the right price point.
With so many different types of olive oil on the market, it is important to know what is what and how they vary. As one of the most popular forms of olive oil, extra virgin olive oil is widely used in culinary applications, but what is it exactly? If you have ever found yourself wondering what extra virgin olive oil is, this article is for you!
It’s tempting —and awfully convenient– to store your oil right next to the stove, at an easy arm’s reach; however, is that actually the most ideal spot?
Many olive oil oil brands place “first pressed” and/or “cold-pressed” on their labels– however, what specifically do those terms mean? Unfortunately, some companies add words like these emptily on their labels as a marketing strategy. They can often have little truth or accuracy behind them. Over time, this has caused several customers to forget what these terms mean or to ignore them altogether.
The Olive Trees Arrival in Chile Olive trees first came from Sevilla to the Caribbean and later on, they spread all over the continent. By the year 1560, Mexico already had olive trees and so it was a matter of time before they spread to Peru, Argentina and Chile. In...
Is Olive Oil Good for Your Skin? The wonder oil that many have come to know and refer to as liquid gold is abundant in several nutrients and uses. Did you know that Olive oil has several nutritional benefits when consumed, and aside from consumption, it can also...
An introduction to extra virgin olive oil Olive oil is the liquid or fluid that is gotten from pressed olive fruits. The botanical name is Olea Europaea from the Oleaceae family. It is a traditional tree crop that started growing in the Mediterranean Basin and can now be found in Chile...