Cardiologist Promotes High-Fat Diet with Olive for Heart Patients

By |September 9th, 2016|Blog News|

If you were told to eat butter, coconut oil and olive oil every day as part of your heart-healthy diet, what would you think? Like most, you’d probably think it’s a crazy suggestion. After all, we’ve been indoctrinated for years on end that we should avoid fat for a healthy heart. However, according to cardiologist Aseem Malhotra, the nutrition facts [...]

Greek Lentil Soup (Fakes)

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

8 ounces brown lentils 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 large carrot, chopped 1 onion, minced 1 quart water 1 pinch dried oregano 1 pinch crushed dried rosemary 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 bay leaves salt and ground black pepper to taste 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar, or to taste (optional) 1 teaspoon olive oil, or to [...]

Greek Style Fried Fish

By |September 8th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

Cuisine: Greek Cooking Method: Pan-Fried Category: Entree Level: Medium Yield: Makes 4-6 servings. Ingredients: Olive oil, for frying 2 1/4 lbs. (1 kg.) whole bogue, red mullet, or other small fish, gutted and scaled 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour, plus more for dredging 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 cup white wine vinegar 1/2 cup water 2 sprigs fresh rosemary Salt and [...]

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Better for Frying Fish

By |September 8th, 2016|Blog News|

Frying is a simple cooking method used in home and restaurant meal preparation worldwide. There are two types of frying, shallow frying and deep frying. Deep frying results in complete food immersion in fat. While shallow frying is a partial immersion of foods in a selected fat. Shallow frying is generally seen as the healthier option. Extra virgin olive oil [...]

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