Learning about olive oils is a bit like learning about wine. There are so many brands, they all have different unique taste profiles, and terroir also plays a big role in their flavor as it does with wine.
Ever seen olive trees growing in Texas? You’ll see more than 10,000 of them this Saturday at nearby Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard, plus, you’ll be entertained and enlightened by Chef ‘extraordinaire’ Michael Flores. Chef Flores is hosting a cooking class at Sandy Oaks Orchards (about a 15 minute drive from San Antonio) that promises to […]
Olives are produced in just about every region in Italy and consequently, many Italian dishes use olives as an ingredient. Lidia Bastianich prefers to use olives that aren’t pitted. Hear why.
Twenty different regions in Italy produce olive oil and no two are the same. The best olive oil for salads is made in northern Italy.
San Antonio Living – March 2009