Olive Harvesting in Spain - Mechanical vs Hand Picked

Olive Harvesting in Spain - Mechanical vs Hand Picked
A very curious statement is printed on every bottle of certified extra virgin olive oil in Spain. The statement is: "Superior category of Olive Oil obtained directly from olives and solely by mechanical means." When I moved to Spain and began learning about extra virgin olive oil, I found this...

Plate size – What’s in your Cupboard?

Plate size – What’s in your Cupboard?
Straight up?  This is a post about the importance of plate size.  In the States, the average dinner plate size has increased by a third since 1960 – from 9 inches to 12 inches. Bigger plates encourage larger portions and the consumption of more calories.   In 1961, the average US citizen consumed 2,880 calories per … Continue reading Plate size – What’s in your Cupboard?