Oil and Olives

Oil and Olives are typical ingredients of the Mediterranean culinary tradition, and very versatile food products that can be used in a huge number of recipes and dishes af any type: main courses, salads and side dishes. The uses of olives and oil are really uncontable.

Collected mostly in September and October, olives can not be immediately consumed but require are left in brine until. Curing olives is extremely important to eliminate the typical bitter taste of olives.

Extra virgin olive oil has nutritional benefits: there is a large concentration of antioxidants and nutrients like vitamins and minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium.

Find out the characteristics of the most perstigious types of olives in the world. Discover how to eat olives and and a number of olive recipes that will give your meals a special flavor!

Mediterranean healthy salad

10 Tips and Types of Mediterranean Food to Live Better

What's Mediterranean Diet and how to start it? Our 10 advices about the most important features of Mediterranean cuisine. 10 Simples rules to eat and live better.

meckerel fillets with onions

Simple Mackerel Fillets Recipe with Olives and Onions

A real cure-all recipe, very easy and delicious: mackerel fillets with green olives and onions, made with Castelvetrano olives, famous as one of the most delicious type of olives in the world. 

easter roast lamb

Messina-Style Lamb, a Sicilian Easter Recipe

A delicious roast lamb with red wine, Pecorino cheese and black olives, a traditional Sicilian Easter recipe. A mix of Mediterranean flavors for your Sunday Easter recipes.

stuffed olives with cheese

Deep Fried Olives Stuffed With Cheese

A delicious olives and cheese appetizer, perfect for a party or a dinner with friends. Try also the yummy and healthier not fryed stuffed olives version.

cheese and olives quiche

Cheese and Olive Pie Recipe

A savory cheese and olives recipe, quick and easy to make, the perfect recipe for an appetizer with your friends or as a main course.

christmas salad with octopus

Christmas Eve Seafood Salad with Octopus and Olives

Try this Italian fish salad for Christmas Eve with octopus and olive taggiasche, a refined holiday dish and a great option for Christmas dinner!

easy turkey gravy

Homemade Turkey Gravy with Olives

An easy turkey gravy from drippings for your Thanksgiving dinner, enriched with semidried tomatoes and Italian olives.

extra virgin olive oil

Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is Good for Health

Discover the benefits of taking extra virgin olive oil daily and find out the difference between extra virgin olive oil and other seed oils.

puttanesca sauce recipe

Puttanesca Best Recipe

Today we propose a simple and tasty and easy pasta recipe: “Pasta alla puttanesca”. Cherry tomatoes, Italian pasta, olives, oregano and... love for food!