Over the years our
family has gathered many tips for getting the most out of our olive oil. We are
pleased to share some of them with you here:
One of the
pleasures – and “secrets” – of our top-quality olive oil is discovering all
the varied ways it can be used, whether in cooking or as a direct
accompaniment to food. We recommend using our oil to sauté (or baste when
grilling) any meat, poultry, seafood or vegetable. Anytime you are cooking
eggs or omelets, use our oil as a replacement for butter. Use our oil in all
your salads, with balsamic or red wine vinegar, or any other vinegar of your
choice. Of course, use our oil for dipping when serving bread with dinner or
as an appetizer. In short, experiment with our oil in any situation where
you would typically use butter or other condiments – you will be pleasantly
surprised at the results! Our oil truly does bring a distinct, different and special taste
to all foods with which it is used.
A premium olive
oil such as ours does not need to be refrigerated after opening. In fact, it will remain at a high quality level when stored in a cool, dark
place for six to twelve months.
Our oil should
be stored in an air-tight container; simply keeping it in our bottle with
the cap tightly secured will do the trick.
Our oil is good
for your health! Incidence of heart disease is far lower in Greece and
other Mediterranean countries, in large part due to the regular use of
high-quality olive oil in place of butter and other less healthy condiments. As a monounsaturated fat, olive oil also increases HDL, also known as “good
simply eat a tablespoon of oil each day for health reasons – it can help
reduce your cholesterol!