Tag: Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Basics & Tips

Our “New” Oil

Just got the word…the shipment of extra virgin olive oil from Amelia in Umbria has arrived in Vancouver! And I’ve been told it’s extremely good this year. The 2014 harvest was hit particularly hard. Either the oil was in short

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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

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Spaghetti With Pesto Trapanese

There is nothing like making this pesto when the garden provides ripe cherry tomatoes and fresh basil. It’s so easy to put together.  Thanks to “Lidia’s Italy” for this one! On a hot day, with a glass of chilled wine, it just

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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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