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Olive Oil Commercial Grades

This why you need to pay attention to the label when buying olive oils: All production begins by transforming the olive fruit into olive paste by crushing or pressing. This paste is then malaxed (slowly churned or mixed) to allow

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How to Taste Olive Oil

When tasting olive oil, much of the oil’s characteristics are perceived through the sense of smell: 1. Pour a small amount of oil into a small glass preferably colored so you don’t judge the oil by its color (color is

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Lentil Soup

Ingredients: Red Lentils. Zetouna EVOO Garlic, Red Pepper, Black Pepper, Coriander, Salt, and Tomato Paste. 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup olive oil 3-4 cloves of garlic 1/4 teaspoon red pepper (you can put less if you don’t like spicy food)

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Harissa (hot chili paste)

Ingredients: • 3 ounces mild and hot dried chiles, such as anchos, New Mexican and guajillos • 1 red bell pepper, roasted • 1 clove garlic • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1 teaspoon coriander, ground • 1 teaspoon caraway seed,

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Chicken with Lemon and Olives

Ingredients: • 2 chickens weighing : 500-600g each, clean and Jointed • 200 ml olive oil • 1 onion, finely chopped • 1 garlic cloves, chopped • 1 tsp ground ginger • ½ tsp cumin • 2 pinches of saffron

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Tapenade

Please do not mistake the tapenade for olive puree which is too often sold under the name of tapenade. The tapenade includes capers which have given their name to this preparation. As always, when it comes to traditional recipes, the same

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Aïoli (Garlic mayonnaise)

Ingredients: • 25 centiliters of olive oil • 5 cloves of garlic • 2 egg yolks • Salt and pepper           Preparation: Peel and remove the germ from the cloves of garlic. Crush them in a mortar. Add

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Dressings

A good dressing must not mask the flavor of the food with which it is served but must, but must add to it. With Anchovies: Ingredients: • 5 tablespoons of olive oil • 2 eggs • Filets of anchovies •

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Tunisian Salad

Ingredients: • 4 small tomatoes, chopped • 2 small green pepper, Chopped • 2 small cucumbers, chopped • 1 small onion, cut in thin Slices • 5.5 oz black olives • 2 hard-boiled eggs • 1 tsp fresh mint, finely

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