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A Glass Half Full

Cheers! or more appropriately put for a day at an Italian Vila, “Cin cin!”  After a long walk in the beating sun, good food and good company was exactly what my group needed. 73 more words


Best Turkish Olive Oil - Tested

I’ve been meaning to post about this for a while and it’s been dragged because I haven’t made up my mind about the best Turkish olive oil. 2,101 more words

Gastronomic Adventures

The positive attributes when tasting olive oil

Apple/Green Apple: indicative of certain olive varietals
Almond: nutty (fresh not oxidized)
Artichoke: green flavor
Astringent: puckering sensation in mouth created by tannins; often associated with bitter, robust oils… 253 more words


Olive Oil Tasting

The Temecula Oil Company is a family business which grows their own olives and presses them.

I always thought there were only three types of olive oils – regular, virgin and extra virgin, so I was quite intrigued by idea of an olive oil… 104 more words