6 Reasons to choose Extra Virgin Olive Oil as a present

We are on those dates so marked in the calendar in which everything revolves around a table full of dishes with the most elaborate recipes, prepared especially to share great moments with family and friends. It is time for reunions for those who live far from home and meetings where everyone who wants has a[…]

Tomato Pie dressed with Picual Pesto

There are thousands of different types and varieties of tomato. Throughout the history of this fruit, more than 10,000 different varieties have been counted. They are native to Central and South America and it was in Mexico, where they were used for the first time as food. It is a fruit with high vitamin content,[…]

Does olive oil expire?

The answer to this question is No. Olive oil is a totally natural product that does not expire in any of its varieties or types. It has a preferential consumption date, «best before» label, which is something very different. The “best before” date simply embodies the freshness of the olive oil. On the other hand, “expiry”[…]

Breakfast with extra virgin olive oil Gaulos

Fancy Version of our Classic Toast

Here we propose you a fancy version of the most typical Andalucian breakfast: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL, GRATED FRESH TOMATO, and BREAD. This breakfast is very healthy and gives you the necessary energy to start your day. This breakfast finds its origins in the people who used to work on the farms. They used all[…]

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Classification Of Fats

The fats we get from food come in the form of triglycerides with three fatty acids attached to an alcohol glycerol. Fats are classified as saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated based on the number of double bonds between the carbon atoms in the fatty acid chains. In saturated fats, there are no double bonds between the[…]

How to use Olive Oil when frying

Do you know what is the smoke point? It is the temperature at which smoke appears on the surface of the olive oil when cooking. It shows that the olive oil is very hot and it begins to lose properties. Olive oil, during the frying, suffers unfavorable transformations. When increasing the temperature the chemical processes[…]

Churros with chocolate: Spanish classic of all seasons

Now, that we are in autumn and it is starting to get cold, you are going to be fond of hot meals and that is why I am going to tell you about churros!! First of all, I would like to write a bit about the history of the churros. Its History is divided. Some[…]

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What is the difference between Olive Oils?

Olive oils are graded by production method, acidity content, and flavor. The International Olive Oil Council (IOOC) sets quality standards that most olive-oil-producing countries use. There are three basic grades of edible olive oils: Extra virgin olive oil, Virgin olive oil, and Olive Oil and several types within each grade.   Then … WHAT IS[…]

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Olive oil cakes

I would like to introduce you a delicious recipe: The olive oil cake! This sweet is very popular in the region of Sevilla. The olive oil cake is a typical dessert of the Spanish confectionery. The origin of the olive oil cakes is unknown but the pastry studies point to Arab, Jewish or Mozarabic recipes from[…]