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Palate-pleasing Tokara

Jos Baker

THIS IS A multifaceted destination that stretches the mind and satisfies the appetite. No gracious homestead, but a custombuilt, Cape architectural icon in glass, steel and stone overlooking an amphitheatre of vineyards and olive groves, houses the cellar, wine-tasting area and gourmet restaurant, and provides a superb showcase for art and installations. 406 more words


Delicious Line Up Of Cooking Classes This Fall At Gourmet Warehouse

The Gourmet Warehouse has a great line up of cooking classes this fall including an extra virgin olive oil tasting class.  If you like olive oil and haven’t participated in something like this, it’s definitely worth the time and the price is right at $10.  573 more words


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

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