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How can you recognize a good Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

Fulvio De Lorenzis

How can you recognize a good Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

Extra virgin olive oil is the main condiment of the Mediterranean diet. A must in Italian cuisine, but how do you recognize a good Extra Virgin Olive Oil? Without resorting to chemical laboratory analysis, we can rely on our taste-olfactory senses. It is important to know that extra virgin olive oils are not all the same: in fact, there are more than 400 olive cultivars, each with different tastes and flavors, which vary depending on the territory they belong to. Although the quality of the oil does not depend on its color, it is still necessary to know that a...

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Borderland

Fulvio De Lorenzis

Borderland

Salento is the eastern most region of Italy, it is a frontier land.

It is the oldest of the Apulian lands. Every clod of his land exudes ancestral traces of it’s civilization...

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Frantoio Cazzetta promotes environmental sustainability

Francesca De Lorenzis

Frantoio Cazzetta promotes environmental sustainability

Frantoio Cazzetta 1899 is a sustainable and ethically correct company.
Unlike the more common linear economy models (raw material, production, distribution, consumption, waste) which put environmental resources ...

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EVO oil against cardiovascular diseases

Fulvio De Lorenzis

EVO oil against cardiovascular diseases

Hypercholesterolemia is an excess of blood cholesterol and, more precisely, an increase in LDL (low density lipoprotein) cholesterol, the so-called "bad cholesterol".

EVO oil carries out a hypocholesterolemic action through three mechanisms ...

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Sensory notes of an excellent EVO

Francesca De Lorenzis

Sensory notes of an excellent EVO

A condiment appreciated all over the world, Extra Virgin Olive Oil has many virtues, also because it derives from the cold pressing of the fruit, without any additives.
For this reason, its nutritional and health components are preserved for ...

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