Research suggests that extra virgin olive may reduce risks of many chronic illnesses. Besides bringing health benefits, substituting other fats with olive oil can also help maintain healthy weight.
While enjoying extra virgin olive oil raw best preserves its delicate flavours, it is also excellent for both stir-frying and deep frying. Olive oil is an essential part of the healthy Mediterranean diet.
While you really cannot go wrong with extra virgin olive oil, the healthiest and highest quality one, various certificates and label terms can tell you more about the quality of the oil.
Mediterranean countries have cultivated olive trees for more than 5000 years and every region has its own secrets. Learn more about various cultivars, growing olive trees and making olive oil!
23 December 2021
30 March 2020
23 December 2021
Western | Medium | 40 min.
Western | Easy | 20 min.
Western | Medium | 30 min.
Professional class on how to recognize good quality olive oils and on how to taste olive oil professionally.
"The Mysterious Cook" is a short movie with a culinary-romantic twist. It is the story of a Chinese journalist who rediscovers his inspiration and taste for life in beautiful Italy. The film by Italian director Giacomo Arrigoni stars Esmeralda Spadea (卫艾达) and Yoon C. Joyce. It was created as a part of the TAICHI project that is supported by the EU.
TAICHI is an informational program (co-funded by the European Union) whose aim is to promote the knowledge and the use of European olive oil in China and Taiwan. The two main consortia of Italian olive growers, Italia Olivicola and UNAPOL, support and finance the program.
An historical path into the Mediterranean culture and the tradition of olive oilDownload the brochure
A guide into the production process of extra virgin olive oil: from olive growing to extraction.Download the brochure
How to recognize extra virgin olive oil qualities through this step-by-step guide.Download the brochure