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GRILLED CHICKEN & PEACH SALAD WITH EVOO, BLACK OLIVES & BASIL VINAIGRETTE

2020-04-28T11:12:11+00:00Recipes, Salad|

SUMMER RECIPE: GRILLED CHICKEN & PEACH SALAD WITH EVOO, BLACK OLIVES AND BASIL VINAIGRETTE INGREDIENTS Salt and ground black pepper 3 tablespoons sugar 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, trimmed1½ tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons minced or grated garlic (about 2 large cloves) ¼ cup finely chopped pitted Willow Creek black olives ½ [...]

OLIVE, AVOCADO AND TOMATO SALAD

2020-04-28T11:15:26+00:00Recipes, Salad|

OLIVE, AVOCADO AND TOMATO SALAD INGREDIENTS 1 jar Willow Creek Olives, sliced into thin rounds 4 Avocados , pitted, diced 400g grape Tomatoes , halved 2 cups cubed light Feta Cheese juice of 2 whole Limes 2 tablespoons Willow Creek Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning Salt and fresh ground Pepper, to taste Pita Bread Wedges METHOD In [...]

PILCHARD FISH CAKES

2020-04-28T11:17:00+00:00Fish, Recipes|

PILCHARD FISH CAKES 600g Potatoes 2 tbsp Willow Creek Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Onion, diced 1 clove Garlic 1 cup frozen Sweetcorn 1 can of Pilchards, drained 1 large Egg 1 cup Breadcrumbs METHOD Cook the potatoes on high in the microwave for around 10 minutes, or until they are soft. Heat 1 tsp of Willow Creek Extra Virgin Olive [...]

RAINBOW PULLED PORK SALAD

2020-04-28T11:19:13+00:00Recipes, Salad|

Rainbow Pulled Pork Salad INGREDIENTS 150g Pulled Pork 1 cup shredded Purple Cabbage 1 cup Corn ½ cup sliced Cucumber ½ cup sliced Red Peppers ½ cup Guacamole DRESSING 1 tbsp Willow Creek Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbsp Lime Juice 1 tbsp Barbeque Sauce Salt and Pepper to taste METHOD: Assemble the salad by arranging vegetables in rainbow colour [...]

CHICKEN SALAD WITH OLIVE OIL & HERBS

2020-04-28T11:23:12+00:00Recipes, Salad|

CHICKEN SALAD WITH OLIVE OIL & HERBS Recipe by Alexandra Stafford at alexandracooks.com INGREDIENTS 1 small chicken 1 large red onion 2 to 4 tablespoons white balsamic (or other) vinegar kosher salt 3 to 4 scallions a ton of herbs: basil, tarragon, cilantro, Thai basil, mint ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil plus 1 or 2 more tablespoons (You can use any Willow Creek Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oil [...]

QUICK AND EASY OLIVE OIL BREAD DIP

2020-04-28T11:24:27+00:00Dressing, Recipes|

OLIVE OIL DIP INGREDIENTS If Using Dried Spices: ½ tablespoon dried basil ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) If Using Fresh Herbs: 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped ½ teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped finely ¼ teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped finely ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) INSTRUCTIONS Place all the spices/herbs in a [...]

PARMESAN VINAIGRETTE

2020-04-28T11:52:42+00:00Dressing, Recipes|

PARMESAN VINAIGRETTE DRESSING Recipe by Dish & Delish blog Ingredients 1/3 cup grated Parmesan 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic 1/2 teaspoon dijon musterd Salt and pepper for seasoning Method Blitz all the ingredients together, dress your salad of choice and serve. Recipe: https://dishanddelite.com/parmesan-vinaigrette/

JALAPENO LIME DIP

2020-04-28T11:54:07+00:00Dressing, Recipes|

JALAPENO LIME DIP Recipe by Yummly blog INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup Light Mayonnaise 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro 3 tablespoons jalapeno chilies 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (you can use Willow Creek Jalapeno Flavoured EVOO) 1 teaspoon lime  Directions Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Season, if desired, with salt and pepper. Serve with your favorite vegetable dippers, crackers and/or tortilla chips. Recipe: https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Jalapeno-lime-dip-298166 [...]

EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL MAYO

2020-04-28T11:55:52+00:00Dressing, Recipes|

EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL MAYO A healthy alternative to other mayonnaises. Ingredients 3 eggs 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 1.5 cups Extra Virgin Olive Oil Instructions Take 3 eggs, 1/4 cup (60 ml) of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of salt and place in a blender, hopefully a high-speed blender like a Vitamix. Blend for about 10 seconds [...]

ROASTED TOMATO CROSTINI

2020-04-28T11:57:24+00:00Fruit & Veg, Recipes|

ROASTED TOMATO CROSTINI By Hannah Abaffy of @milkandhoneythebakery Ingredients: 2 pints cherry tomatoes 7 whole garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. red pepper flakes pepper to taste ¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves 1 medium baguette, sliced Directions: Preheat oven to 180 Celcius In a medium bowl, combine cherry tomatoes, [...]

PRAWNS WITH GARLIC (Gambas Al Ajillo)

2020-04-28T11:59:03+00:00Fish, Recipes|

PRAWNS WITH GARLIC (Gambas Al Ajillo) Recipe by The Happy Foodie blog Ingredients 12 large raw prawns in their shells 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 100ml olive oil 3 dried Cayenne chillies (or other dried chilli) sea salt flakes 1 tbsp freshly chopped parsley Instructions Peel the prawns, leaving their tails intact (if you are using a frying pan [...]

OLIVE PICO DE GALLO

2020-04-28T12:00:41+00:00Fruit & Veg, Recipes|

PICO DE GALLO Recipe by We Olive blog This classic Pico de Gallo recipe will become your new go to chip dip. Try it on tacos, grilled meat or seafood, or toss it with pasta and chicken for a quick pasta salad. You can use standard extra virgin olive oil in this recipe, but a chile-infused olive oil, like, [...]

VANILLA ICE CREAM WITH OLIVE OIL DRIZZLE AND SEA SALT

2020-04-28T12:03:57+00:00Baked Goods, Recipes|

VANILLA ICE CREAM WITH OLIVE OIL DRIZZLE AND SEA SALT INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup Vanilla Ice Cream Drizzle of Persian Lime Flavoured Extra Virgin olive oil Small sprinkle of Sea Salt, or other fine grained sea salt DIRECTIONS Scoop ice cream into a chilled martini glass. Drizzle Olive Oil over top, and finish with a small sprinkle of sea salt. [...]

WHITE CHOCOLATE AND PERSIAN LIME OLIVE OIL FUDGE

2020-04-28T11:37:24+00:00Baked Goods, Recipes|

WHITE CHOCOLATE AND PERSIAN LIME OLIVE OIL FUDGE Recipe by Saratogo Olive Oil Ingredients 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter 3/4 cup Sour Cream 3 T Fresh Lime Juice 1 T Lime Zest, finely grated 1 c Granulated Sugar 1/4 cup Persian Lime Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 c Miniature Marshmallows 450g White Chocolate Morsels Directions 1. Grease an 8x8 inch square baking pan. Combine [...]

LEMON CURB TART WITH OLIVE OIL

2020-04-28T12:06:17+00:00Baked Goods, Recipes|

LEMON CURB TART WITH OLIVE OIL Recipe by Rosa Jackson YIELD Makes 6 servings ACTIVE TIME 45 min TOTAL TIME 4 hr INGREDIENTS For tart shell: 2 tablespoons almonds with skins, toasted and cooled 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup confectioners sugar Pinch of fine sea salt 1/2 stick cold unsalted butter, cut into cubes 1 large egg yolk 3 1/2 [...]

GARLIC & LEMON BROCCOLI WITH PARMESAN BREADCRUMBS

2020-05-20T08:46:32+00:00Fruit & Veg, Recipes|

GARLIC & LEMON BROCCOLI WITH PARMESAN BREADCRUMBS Recipe by The Olive Scene Ingredients: For the broccoli: 1 large head broccoli, cut into 1 to 2 inch florets (about 4 cups of florets) 1/4 cup water For the vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons Garlic Flavoured Extra virgin  Olive Oil 1 tablespoons Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic Vinegar salt & pepper to taste For [...]

OLIVE OIL MASHED POTATOES WITH GARLIC AND ROSEMARY

2021-01-26T07:28:22+00:00Fruit & Veg, Recipes|

OLIVE OIL MASHED POTATOES WITH GARLIC AND ROSEMARY Recipe by Tory Avery This creamy vegan mashed potatoes recipe is made with garlic-infused olive oil and rosemary. Buttery flavor without butter or margarine. Dairy-free and vegan. Ingredients 1 kg Yukon Gold potatoes peeled and cut into 1-cm chunks 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 6 garlic cloves peeled - remove [...]

POACHED EGGS WITH SPINACH AND ROSEMARY / BASIL INFUSED OLIVE OIL RECIPE

2020-04-28T12:14:50+00:00Fruit & Veg, Recipes|

Poached Eggs with Spinach and Rosemary / Basil Infused Olive Oil Recipe Recipe by Sonoma Farm Ingredients: -2 tablespoon Basil Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided -1 bag baby spinach, chopped -3 garlic cloves, minced -3 vertically sliced shallots / onions -1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage -3/4 teaspoon chopped thyme, divided -1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided -1/4 teaspoon salt [...]

GARLIC TRUFFLE FRIES

2020-04-28T12:16:14+00:00Pasta, Recipes|

GARLIC TRUFFLE FRIES Recipe by Damn Delicious INGREDIENTS: 3 russet potatoes, cut into 2.5 -cm thick fries 2 tablespoons white truffle flavored extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 3 cloves garlic, pressed Ranch, for serving 2 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves, for garnish DIRECTIONS: 1.Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking [...]

TRUFFLE OIL PASTA AND MUSHROOMS

2020-04-28T12:17:59+00:00Pasta, Recipes|

TRUFFLE OIL PASTA AND MUSHROOMS Recipe by Lyuba Brooke INGREDIENTS: 450 g angel hair pasta 30 g baby bella mushrooms chopped 3 tablespoons of truffle oil 3 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro Salt Fresh cracked black pepper Fresh grated Parmesan cheese Instructions Cook pasta according to the package, strain and set aside. Preheat a cooking pan over [...]

CHEESY GARLIC PIZZA

2020-04-28T12:19:04+00:00Pasta, Recipes|

CHEESY GARLIC PIZZA Recipe by: Food & Home Entertaining We don’t mean to be cheesy, but this cheesy garlic pizza stole a pizza our hearts! We’ve made own home-made pizza dough, but you can also use store-bought pizza dough from your local supermarket. This pizza is perfect for family dinner or a quick starter for when you are entertaining friends. INGREDIENTS 80ml olive oil [...]

CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL & SEA SALT CUPCAKES

2020-04-28T12:21:42+00:00Baked Goods, Recipes|

CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL & SEA SALT CUPCAKES Recipe by Stephcookie (makes 8-10 cupcakes, feel free to double the recipe for a larger batch) 2 large eggs 1 large egg yolk 110g (about 1/2 cup) sugar 1 packed tsp finely grated orange zest 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2/3 cup cake flour (not self-rising) 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking [...]

LEMON-OLIVE OIL CAKE

2020-05-04T06:47:02+00:00Baked Goods, Recipes|

Lemon Olive Oil Cake by Martha Stewart Ingredients Cake: 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for pan (for extra flavour you can use Willlow Creek Lemon Flavoured EVOO) 1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest, plus 3 tablespoons fresh juice 5 large eggs, separated, [...]

JALAPNO-HONEY STEAK WITH CILANTRO AND LIME

2020-05-04T06:48:40+00:00Recipes, Red Meat|

Jalapeño-Honey Steak with Cilantro and Lime Photo: Eric Wolfinger by Melissa Clark Sweet and caramelized from the honey, sharp from the lime, and with a sting from the chiles, this is a simple-to-make recipe with a profoundly complex taste. And while you do need to plan ahead here in terms of marinating time (this really does benefit from at [...]

EASY BEEF CARPACCIO

2020-05-04T06:49:48+00:00Recipes, Red Meat|

EASY BEEF CARPACCIO Recipe by: Deborah Mele 2013 INGREDIENTS 500g Beef Tenderloin 1 Fresh Baby Arugula, Washed and Dried 1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Divided (Willow Creek Directors Reserve extra virgin olive oil is a great choice) Kosher Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper 3 Tablespoons Freshly Squeezed Juice From About 2 Lemons 1 Teaspoon Dijon Mustard 1 Egg [...]

BEEF STEW WITH CARROTS & POTATOES

2020-05-04T06:50:43+00:00Recipes, Red Meat|

Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes By Jennifer Segal This classic French beef stew is the ultimate cold weather comfort food. After a few hours in the oven, the meat becomes meltingly tender and enveloped in a rich wine sauce. Servings: 6 Total Time: 3 Hours 30 Minutes INGREDIENTS 500g pounds boneless beef chuck (well-marbled), cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon freshly [...]

ITALAIN-STYLE GRILLED FISH ON OLIVE-OIL TOMATO SAUCE

2020-05-04T06:52:35+00:00Fish, Recipes|

Italian-style grilled fish on olive-oil tomato sauce Do you just love the rich, umami taste of olive oil? Treat yourself to this decadent grilled fish on olive-oil tomato sauce for a special Italian dish. SERVES 4 // COOKING TIME 45 min INGREDIENTS For the tomato sauce ¼ cup olive oil 7 Roma tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp sugar ½ cup basil, torn For [...]

FISH TACOS

2020-05-04T06:53:21+00:00Fish, Recipes|

Fish Tacos Ingredients For the quick pickled onion 1 small red onion, peeled, halved and sliced into half moons 2 limes, juice only For the hot sauce 125g mayonnaise 2 tsp hot sauce, to taste For the corn relish 1 x 198g tin sweetcorn, drained 1 fresh red chilli, finely diced (de-seed if you don’t like too much heat) 3 tbsp [...]

BBQ CHICKEN FLATBREAD

2020-05-04T06:54:45+00:00Chicken, Recipes|

BBQ Chicken Flatbread This BBQ chicken flatbread is loaded with bold flavors and is a real crowd pleaser! It’s also a great way to use up leftover chicken. Makes 1 flatbread 1 pre-baked pizza or flatbread crust 2 tbsp BBQ sauce 1/4 cup shredded cooked chicken breast 1/4 cup mozzarella, shredded 1 1/2 tbsp onions 1 tsp chopped cilantro [...]

CHICKEN PAD THAI

2020-05-04T06:55:29+00:00Chicken, Recipes|

Chicken Pad Thai Ingredients 285g  rice noodles (Thai) 500g boneless, skinless chicken breasts (sliced into small strips) 2 tablespoons Willow Creek Coriander Flavoured extra virgin olive oil 1/4cup dark brown sugar (packed) 1/4cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon lime juice 1t ablespoon fish sauce 1red bell pepper (sliced into thin strips and strips halved) 1 1/2cups matchstick carrots 2 cloves garlic 4 green onions (whites minced, [...]

GARLIC SAUCE CHICKEN THIGHS RECIPE

2020-05-04T06:56:45+00:00Chicken, Recipes|

Pan-seared chicken thighs prepared with an incredible wine and garlic sauce. Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 kg chicken thighs salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste 1 whole bulb of garlic, peeled, cloves separated 1 cup white wine (use a wine that you like) 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 string fresh rosemary Instructions Heat olive oil in [...]

BLOOD ORANGE CHICKEN

2020-05-04T06:57:40+00:00Chicken, Recipes|

Blood Orange Chicken Ingredients 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 blood oranges, juiced 3 tablespoons Willow Creek Blood Orange Flavoured Extra Virgin olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 tablespoon butter ½ onion, minced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 3 blood oranges, juiced ¾ cup chicken stock 3 tablespoons dry white wine 1 teaspoon chopped [...]

OVEN ROASTED CHICKEN WITH BASIL OLIVE OIL AND POTATOES

2020-05-04T06:59:06+00:00Chicken, Recipes|

Oven roasted chicken with basil olive oil and potatoes Ingredients: -1/4 cup Willow Creek Basil Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oil -1 pound Italian sausage, cut into 1/2 slices -1 kg of chicken pieces -1 pinch kosher salt to taste -1 kg potatoes, cut into chunks -2 tablespoons Willow Creek Basil Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oil -1 teaspoon red wine [...]

SIMPLE MEDITERRANEAN OLIVE OIL PASTA

2020-05-04T07:12:46+00:00Pasta, Recipes|

Simple Mediterranean Extra Virgin olive oil pasta Recipe by: Suzy, The Simple Mediterranean Dish I dare say, this simple Mediterranean olive oil pasta is textbook Mediterranean diet deliciousness! It skips all the fluff and heavy sauces in favor of extra virgin olive oil and a few ingredients. This simple olive oil pasta recipe takes inspiration from a Naples dish [...]

BLOOD ORANGE AND WILLOW CREEK OLIVE OIL CAKE

2020-05-04T07:15:03+00:00Baked Goods, Recipes|

BLOOD ORANGE AND WILLOW CREEK OLIVE OIL CAKE  RECIPE BY: CHEF JODY O’CONNOR FROM STIR CRAZY COOKING SCHOOL Ingredients:  3 blood oranges/normal oranges  1 cup sugar   Buttermilk or plain yogurt  3 large eggs  1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder Whipped cream, for serving, optiona ¼ teaspoon baking soda  ¼ teaspoon salt  ⅔ cup Willow Creek Blood Orange flavoured extra virgin olive oil  METHOD:  Preheat oven to 180c. Grease [...]

GRILLED LINE FISH WITH SPICY CUBAN MOJO SAUCE

2020-05-18T11:45:26+00:00Fish, Recipes|

GRILLED LINE FISH WITH SPICY CUBAN MOJO SAUCE BY: MYNHARDT JOUBERT I just love the idea of spicy food in the month of love, and what better way to add some heat than with piquant Cuban flavours. The aromas are earthy, rich and sultry. You can use the sauce for basting the seafood or just serve on the side. [...]

EVOO FRIED CHICKEN

2020-05-18T11:40:53+00:00Chicken, Recipes|

Extra virgin olive oil fried chicken BY: OFENTSE SEFOLO Fried chicken is by far the best tasting thing in the world… well for me and 10 thousand others like me. Sadly, this taste fest is not always the healthiest choice. What if I told you that we can enjoy our beloved fried chicken with a fraction of the guilt [...]

POKE BOWL CURED SALMON

2020-05-18T11:42:48+00:00Fish, Recipes|

Poke bowl cured salmon RECIPE BY:  CHEF JODY O’CONNOR FROM STIR CRAZY COOKING SCHOOL INGREDIENTS:  500g Cured salmon, cut into bite-size pieces  Cooked rice  Sliced avocado  Sliced cucumber  Edamame   Ribbon carrots  Sliced radish  2 green onions, thinly sliced, plus more for garnish   1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds, plus more for garnish  CURE  beetroot  2 medium, peeled oranges  2 meduim, zested oranges gin 50ml  Willow Creek [...]

ROASTED GRAPE & GOAT CHEESE BRUSCHETTA

2020-05-18T11:01:28+00:00Baked Goods, Recipes|

ROASTED GRAPE & GOAT CHEESE BRUSCHETTA RECIPE BY:  CHEF JODY O’CONNOR FROM STIR CRAZY COOKING SCHOOL INGREDIENTS:  500g seedless red grapes  1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped  2-3 tablespoons Willow Creek extra-virgin olive oil (Directors’ Reserve), divided  1 cup shallots, thinly sliced  250g goat cheese, softened at room temperature  1 tablespoon honey  1 rustic French baguette  METHOD:  Pre-heat your oven to 200C. On a large [...]

GET TO KNOW OUR FLAVOURED EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OILS

2020-05-04T07:20:20+00:00Articles, Cooking|

GET TO KNOW THE WILLOW CREEK’S FLAVOURED EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL RANGE. By: Dané Cilliers Often, we receive queries from clients asking for advice about the use of the Willow Creek flavoured extra virgin olive oil range. Willow Creek offers 9 flavoured extra virgin olive oils. This article aims to inform you that each extra virgin olive oil [...]

GET HEALTHY HAIR WITH OLIVE OIL

2020-05-04T07:21:21+00:00Articles, Skin and Beauty|

Get healthy hair with olive oil for hair growth By: Dané Cilliers Let’s keep it real: You put your hair through the wringer nearly every day. We colour, cut, highlight, apply heat and use countless product chemicals and deep treatments, plus, the general tug-o-war when we try a new style, you are asking a lot from it. To [...]

WILLOW CREEK WENT STIR CRAZY!

2020-04-28T11:30:31+00:00Articles, Cooking|

WILLOW CREEK WENT STIR CRAZY! BY: ALINDA VAN DYK I recently had a wonderful experience that involved gorgeous, fresh ingredients, new ideas, two great chefs, sparkling wine, delicious food and Willow Creek Extra Virgin Olive Oil – of course! I had the good fortune of attending a cooking demo on the 1st Thursday of the month at the [...]

HOW CAN OLIVE OIL BENEFIT MY PET?

2020-05-04T07:23:32+00:00Articles, Health benefits|

VET BILLS GETTING YOU DOWN?  SEE HOW YOU CAN SAVE SOME MONEY AND HAVE A HEALTHY PET WITH OLIVE OIL. By Dané Cilliers Pet parents and pet lovers only want the best for their pets, but sometimes the budget is just too tight to rush to the vet for a 10 min consultation. Our furry little friends however [...]

EVOO, A DAILY MUST HAVE FOR DIABETICS

2020-05-04T07:24:47+00:00Articles, Health benefits|

EVOO, ONE OF THE FOODS THAT DIABETICS MUST HAVE DAILY. By: Ofentse Sefolo Being diagnosed with diabetes can be scary. The transition from eating whatever you want to having to watch what you eat can be hard. Diabetes is directly linked with increased risk factors of heart disease and heart strokes. Therefore, it is essential for diabetic patients [...]

IS COLD PRESSED OLIVE OIL GOOD FOR COOKING?

2020-05-04T07:25:48+00:00Articles, Cooking|

IS COLD PRESSED OLIVE OIL GOOD FOR COOKING? BY ALINDA VAN DYK The answer is YES! We have come to learn that Olive Oil is healthy. However, along with this knowledge come a lot of classifications and terminologies that can create a maze of questions. So how does one decide what cooking oil to use, that will provide [...]

IS EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL, GOOD OR BAD FOR FRYING?

2020-05-04T07:27:09+00:00Articles, Cooking|

Is EVOO good or bad for frying? by Hester de Wet Fish and “slap” chips, jalapeño poppers, onion rings or samosas. Whether we enjoy it on FRYdays or per occasion, we South Africans sure like our fried foods! Many of us still want the same hot, crispy satisfaction, but without the guilt, so we look to other oils. [...]

CAN OLIVE OIL HELP RELIEVE EARACHE?

2020-05-04T07:28:47+00:00Articles, Health benefits|

CAN OLIVE OIL HELP RELIEVE EARACHE? by Dané Cilliers WHAT IS EARACHE? Earache is a common problem, especially in children. It can be worrying, but it is usually only caused by a minor infection. Earache can be a sharp, dull or burning ear pain that comes and goes or is constant. The most common ear infection is called [...]

OLIVE OIL MAY PREVENT ULCERS

2020-04-20T11:14:22+00:00Articles, Health benefits|

OLIVE OIL MAY PREVENT ULCERS By Jennifer Warner A new Spanish study suggests virgin olive oil may help prevent and treat H. pylori infections, which are responsible for millions of cases of gastritis and peptic ulcers each year.Preliminary laboratory tests show the antioxidant compounds found in virgin olive oil are effective against several strains of H. pylori bacteria, which infects the lining [...]

20/20 LUNCHBOX IDEAS WITH OLIVES AND OLIVE OIL

2020-05-18T12:26:11+00:00Articles, Cooking|

20/20 LUNCHBOX IDEAS WITH OLIVES AND OLIVE OIL by Alinda van Dyk 2020 is a new year – as well as a NEW DECADE. Take this special new beginning on with 20/20 vision. Look into the future with positive, clear foresight of your personal goals. Take this opportunity to start a new chapter filled with health, happiness [...]

8 HEALTH BENEFITS OF EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

2020-05-04T07:31:50+00:00Articles, Health benefits|

8 HEALTH BENEFITS OF EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL Extra virgin olive oil is recognised as one of the healthiest oils. From its antibacterial properties to its ability to remove makeup more thoroughly than your favourite beauty brand, it seems this miracle liquid can do it all Here are 8 health benefits of EVOO: 1. Healthy Fats Extra [...]

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