Tag: EVO

EVO, Salt And Other Musings

One of the many delights of traveling  around Italy is having many opportunities to taste wonderful Extra Virgin Olive Oils. I have a fondness for the oils of Umbria. They differ in taste from Tuscan oils. Both are delicious. I

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It’s Arrived!

    We have eagerly been anticipating the arrival of our 2013 extra virgin olive oil from Amelia, imported directly from the farm in Umbria, since the harvest in November/December. It’s arrived early this year!Umbria produces excellent tasting oil and is as

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Pinzomonio, Italian Veggies and Dip

Here is a very simple, light and deliciously refreshing appetizer; especially good if made with produce from your local Farmer’s Market or your own garden! We had this as an antipasto in Panzano in Chianti a couple of years ago.

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Some Of Our Favourite Sources

Farmer’s Markets @ Nat Bailey Stadium, Kitsilano Community Centre and Trout Lake Oyama Sausage @ Granville Island Market Les Amis du Fromage, 1752 W. 2nd Ave. Benton Brothers Fine Cheese, @ Granville Island Market Batard Boulangerie @ 3958 Fraser Street

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