Azeite Esplendido October 2019 we had the pleasure of visiting Jorge, Enrique, Ana, and their family in Portugal. The location is near the Duoro Valley, hilly and dry with hearty olive trees. Beautiful location. We were greeted with a feast and over the top hospitality. Our driver was the interpreter, and we shared information through
First Stop CALIVIRGIN, in Lodi, California. I met with owners Julie and Mike Coldani at their olive grove in Lodi for the harvest the first week of November. They have a wonderful store and tasting room when you arrive. Julie gave me a tour of the olive groves and then took me to meet her
Veterans Day is the Kick Off to the Holiday Season. Its time to start planning your holiday gift giving. Ornaments are in abundance in most stores and inventory is piled high. I prefer to keep the store Fall and Thanksgiving as long as possible as the flavors of cranberry and fig and apricot and turkey make
The arrival of fall brings dinner parties, holidays, tailgates, and other events where you might need a hostess gift. Read on below to learn about some of our favorites, or visit our shopping page to browse many additional options. We are always happy to customize gifts! Responses to questions from an interview with the Brookline
We are excited to share that Carol was recently featured in Boston Voyager! Follow the link below to read the article. http://bostonvoyager.com/interview/meet-carol-sapoznik-olive-connection-brookline-2/
Last weekend we had Emma Connolly, Head Bartender at Grassona’s Restaurant -1704 Beacon St., in the store for a cocktail demo and tasting that showed our customers how delicious cocktails made with oil and vinegar can be. We hope you will try the cocktail recipes below and share your photos with us! Mojito: 2 ounces white
It’s me, with Jacob Javits, in NYC, at the Fancy Food Show planning Fall and Holiday and tasting until our stomachs ached. This year, as it is third anniversary since we opened, we know our vendors and love hearing from them what’s new, hot, and on trend. Themes: Clean and Simple Recognizable Ingredients. Superior Quality
Don’t wait until the 4th of July to make this red, white, and blue salad! INGREDIENTS Vinaigrette • ¾ cup Koroneiki Private Reserve Olive Oil • 2 Tbsp 25 Star Dark Balsamic Vinegar • 2 Tbsp Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar • 1 Tbsp honey • ½ tsp Dijon mustard • 1 shallot, finely minced
Which one to choose? You know the health benefits of olive oil, read the reports in medical journals, lifestyle magazines, recipes, and heard that there are frauds and fakes. So as a consumer, how can you be sure the olive oil you put in your salads, pesto, pasta, in your saute pan, can be 100%
Green Chili Pork Enchiladas
Cooking the pork in a crock pot ahead of time makes putting this dinner together quick and easy.
Jerk Shrimp with Cuban Black Beans and Rice
We recently had a rice and beans class in the store, and this was one of the recipes that we enjoyed.
This recipe is a delicious addition to a weekly meal plan