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5 Fantastic Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oils – Try Them Today!

Drizzling a few drops of flavoured extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) makes a huge difference to the taste of most dishes

Drizzling a few drops of flavoured extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) makes a huge difference to the taste of most dishes Few people realise what a huge difference a drizzle of flavoured extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) makes to most dishes. Maybe not lobster thermidor, we must admit, but everything from pasta to stews and […]

The Ultimate Myth Buster: Extra Virgin Olive Oil is “Perfect” for Asian Cuisine

Olive oil Asian cuisine

If you’re an avid lover of Asian cuisine and enjoy its flavorsome, palatable and authentic taste, then you’re definitely at the right place. For several decades, the trademark style of cooking Asian cuisines has always been “stir-frying” at high temperature. This is probably because the authenticity of the Asian cuisine reflects from its impeccable and […]

Spices are amazing health foods, especially with olive oil

The spices we add to flavour dishes have some incredible health benefits too! It’s all about the phenols Phenols are a large group of chemical compounds found in plants. Consuming these phenolic compounds is believed to reduce the risk of several diseases due to their antioxidant power and other factors. Herbs and spices are extremely […]

Everything You Need To Know About Smoke Point of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Cooking Oil Smoke Point

Have you ever noticed blue smoke rising up when you are cooking with any oil at really high temperatures? The temperature at which smoke starts to appear is called the smoke point. It is just one of the factors used to determine which oils are best for cooking with. The smoke point is not a […]

There is more to Italian cuisine than Pizza, Carbonara, Spaghetti Bolognese and Lasagna

In the bustling city of Manila, Italian food is made by American Fast food chains. Their take on what is hailed to be one of the best cuisines in the world does not give justice to what Italian cuisine really is — a celebration in our mouth created by using fresh and natural ingredients. Growing […]