Author: Holive Oil

Chanukah Gift from Israel

Whether you spell it Chanukah or Hanukkah what is for sure is that our luscious extra virgin olive oil from Israel makes a perfect gift for the Festival of Lights. I mean, what could be more perfect than olive oil for a holiday that celebrates the miracle of one small cruse of olive oil lasting […]

Christmas Gift from the Holy Land

This Christmas, bless your loved ones with a taste of the Holy Land. Our superb extra virgin olive oil, cold pressed from olives picked from our groves on the fertile slopes of the Valley of Sorek in Israel, has a wonderful nutty and peppery flavor that is loved by true olive oil connoiseurs. Our oil […]

Is extra virgin olive oil healthy for high-heat cooking?

People often ask if it is safe to fry in olive oil. The answer is a resounding YES. Extra virgin olive oil is not just delicious, it is also the best, healthiest choice of oil in which to deep fry, roast, sauté, etc.. In fact, a recent study found that extra virgin olive oil is […]

Roasted Stuffed Bell Peppers

Made this for dinner, super easy to put together and satisfying to eat. It definitely qualifies as comfort food. Inspired by this recipe with a few variations to accommodate picky eaters: we used round rice instead of brown rice, and did not include beans, lime or chili pepper. As you can see from the photo, […]