From Newsweek By Abbey Interrante, June 2018 Canadian scientists discovered olive oil helps protect against the platelet aggregation that leads to heart attacks and strokes. The Mediterranean diet staple olive oil could help you avoid heart attacks and stroke when combined with sleep. New research has revealed why foods rich in...
jamie_oliver_olive_oil from Kerry Hart on Vimeo. Let me tell you a story........ "But you can’t cook with olive oil! It smokes at a low temperature!" I was doing a tasting at Farro’s yesterday and this lady was adamant that this was true! What was I to do, knowing...
The Healthy Gut The gut lies in the center of your body and is also the center of microbiological activity. It makes sense to optimize the inner workings of your stomach. Once your guts are running healthy and happy, you can expect other parts – from your brain to your...
WRITTEN BY: Tim Crooxidant, Olive Wellness Institute Coconut oil has grown in popularity over recent years. An example of the power of the Internet to propagate any food to ‘superfood’ status, are the claims made about coconut oil more a case of good marketing over good science? Here we look at how...
I have been analysing the olive harvest yields that we have achieved over the last three years and see some warning signs. Fluctuating yields are showing that the increments we achieved year on year over the previous five years could not be extrapolated to deliver increases in olive production going forward...
Researchers in Girona have found a molecule in EVOO that can specifically inhibit breast cancer stem cells in cell and tumor cultures. The discovery opens up promising new possibilities for directly targeting cancer stem cells (CSC), an aggressive type of cancer cell often responsible for relapse in cancer patients. The study was led by...
Benefits of polyphenols on gut microbiota uncovered by review study 29-Sep-2017 By Emma Cash The health benefits of polyphenols have been examined by a new review study, in which their impact on gut microbiota is the main focus See the paper here, Excerpt "The biological properties of dietary polyphenols are...
On Sunday Silke & Werner picked a small batch of olives for the test run through the Azzuro Olive Mill. Yesterday Pablo and I put that batch through the mill and produced our first batch of 2018 olive oil. We will bottle this unfiltered and offer it exclusively in the...
To taste a Balsamic Vinegar of Modena the best way, a precise procedure must be followed, which is set out in three steps: 1. Appearance analysis2. Smell analysis3. Taste analysis First of all, however, you need a goblet, a silver or porcelain teaspoon and a candle. 1. Appearance analysis To...
Pablo and I inspected the groves yesterday and estimate that we are going to have a huge crop this year. The olives are ripening much earlier than previous years so we are planning to commence the harvest during the last week of March. The berries are close to their normal...
Azzuro's website is easier to use. We are constantly reviewing how we interact with our customers as we try to deliver the very best service we can. So we have upgraded our website to make it easier to navigate. When you first go to azzurogroves.com The header now includes a...
Alida from My Little Italian Kitchen interview with Giacomo Cinelli "Years ago I used to buy so called balsamic vinegar from supermarkets to use on my salads without thinking much about it. My dad always used to say to me: “Stop buying that rubbish, you are just adding sugar to...
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