How Olive Oil Is Made?

The olive oil production

Olive oil is obtained from the olive fruit. The oil is usually obtained by crushing the fruit between two stones or blades. This will extract semi liquid paste which is then stirred to get the oil droplets in a maceration process, followed by centrifugation to separate oil and water from the paste. Olive trees have … Read more

What is EVOO?

What is EVOO?

Olive oil is produced from olives which belongs to Oleacea family. Olive is a traditional tree crop mainly cultivated in the Mediterranean Basin. Generally the oil is obtained by pressing the whole olives into a paste, separating the vegetal liquid from the paste, and then separating water and oil from the liquid. However, there are … Read more

Pyrenees salad – Tomatoes and fresh olive oil

Tomaten Salat

Pyrenees salad, with fresh olive oil from the Alfar olive oil mill. The salad is seasoned with wild herbs (dried oregano) and salt from the Pyrenees. The salt from the Pyrenees “Sel des Pyrénées” has special characteristics so it has a 10 times higher natural iodine value than sea salt.

A delightful dish for the hole year, the salad invites to a healthy and delicious dinner.

Good Appetite

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Oro del Desierto harvest 2016-2017

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Harvest starts in Oro del Desierto. After a long work during one year with the olive trees, the time is coming for the harvest. The harvest of the still green and beautiful olives starts this days and they are delivered directly to the farm own olive mill of Oro del Desierto. This is the most … Read more

Extra virgin olive oil is the best option for frying fish

Fisch braten mit Olivenöl

Researchers have studied the changes that take place in fish lipids and in the oil during frying processes, and have concluded that using extra virgin olive oil is the best choice. Researchers at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country have studied the changes that take place in fish lipids and in the oil during frying … Read more

Spanish Food Award for the Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil of 2015-2016

Finca la Torre from Bobadilla (Malaga) today on 12 Abril 2016 have again a reason to celebrate. They have been awarded for the 4th consecutive time as the best olive oil of Spain at the “Spain Food Award for the best extra virgin olive oil harvest 2015-2016“  the award is awarded annually by the Spanish … Read more

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