Kale, Feta & Olive Stuffed Leg of Lamb

By |June 14th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

Impressive, yet simple, this stuffed leg of lamb recipe is marinated with garlic and lemon then stuffed with red onion, greens, feta and olives. Perfect for a special occasion or a fancy dinner; serve with any dark leafy greens. Makes: 12 servings Serving Size: 4-5 oz. Active Time: 1 1/4 hours Total Time: 2 3/4 hours Equipment: Kitchen string Ingredients [...]

Roasted Halibut with Tangerine & Olive Tapenade

By |June 14th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

Sweet tangerines balance the briny olive tapenade in this quick and healthy fish recipe, making a flavor-packed topping for halibut. Try the tapenade on chicken or lamb too. Makes: 4 servings Serving Size: 4 oz. fish each Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients 3-5 Pixie tangerines or clementines, divided 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata or green olives 1 [...]

Greek Walnut Spice Cake

By |June 9th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

A rich, flavorful syrup infuses this Mediterranean-inspired walnut coffee cake with the bright aroma of oranges and cloves. Heart-healthy olive oil and whole-grain barley flour add subtle complexity and texture to this nutty treat. Makes: 12 servings Active Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 2 hours Ingredients Cake 1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped walnuts, divided 1 1/2 cups white whole-wheat flour [...]

EVOO Vice Cancer

By |June 7th, 2016|Blog News|

EVOO Vice Cancer A new study has proven that an ingredient in extra virgin olive oil can kill cancer cells. The results of the study, which will be published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Oncology, were made public on January 23, 2015. The researchers, nutritional scientist Paul Breslin (Rutgers University), biologist David Foster (Hunter College) and chemist Onica LeGendre (Hunter College) [...]

New Phenolic Compounds Found in EVOO

By |June 7th, 2016|Blog News|

New Phenolic Compounds Found in EVOO New phenolic compounds belonging to the oleuropein and ligstroside aglycon family have been discovered in oils from the Koroneiki and Mission olive varieties. The Mediterranean diet is the world’s most studied dietary pattern and has been shown to provide valuable health benefits and reduce the risk of numerous diseases. Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is the [...]

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