Tag: EVO

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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 fell in love with and brought home, an oil from that year’s harvest referred to […]

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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 good, or even better than Tuscan oil. On a visit to Montefalco in Umbria, we tasted […]

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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 and The Farmer’s Market @ Nat Bailey Stadium, Trout Lake Farmer’s Market, Kitsilano Community Centre […]