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hummus with olive oil

The best Hummus recipe

Traditional hummus is made from a blend of chickpeas, olive oil, tahini (sesame paste), lemon juice and spices. It generally offers more vitamins and minerals than many other dips or spreads. Hummus also contains the “trifecta of macronutrients”—healthy fat in the form…

New labelling laws for EVOO sold in Australia

From July 1, all extra virgin olive oil produced or sold in Australia must comply with new country of origin labelling laws. The new laws will make more clear that any non-Australian added ingredients are included by the use of…

Sydney IOC attendees

IOC’s three key objectives for Sydney meeting

A meeting of the IOC was held in Sydney on Monday, May 28, following on from its 2017 agreement to encompass non-traditional producing countries, which now includes Australia. The International Olive Council was represented by Jaime Lillo, Deputy Executive Director…

Australian supermarket olive oils
Rob Whyte of Gooramadda Olives with the award winning Hardy's Mammoth olive oil.

Gooramadda wins gold at New York International competition

Gooramadda Olives has won a gold medal for its 2017 Hardy’s Mammoth extra virgin olive oil at the New York International Olive Oil Competition. Owners Rob and Melanie Whyte were in the middle of harvest when the news was announced. The…

Spaghetti with chilli olive oil and garlic

Spaghetti with olive oil, garlic and chillies

  Print Spaghetti with olive oil, garlic and chillies This recipe was originally given to the author by Stefano de Pieri for The Olive Press magazine. Its Italian name is spaghetti aglio, olio e peperoncino. Course Lunch Cuisine Italian Total…

Deep frying pommes frites

Simple green salad with lemon dressing

Green salads are great for your brain and your waistline when you choose extra virgin olive oil as a dressing ingredient. Print Print Simple green salad with lemon dressing According to Jamie Oliver, “If you use lovely fresh leaves and…

Green salad

Olive oil essential in ‘huge fatty salad diet’

According to the author of a new book, the ‘huge fatty salad diet’ reduces inflammation and your waistline, plus your brain will thank you. Salad isn’t the first food you think of when the cold weather arrives. But that might…

The razorector

Olive oil keeps you razor-sharp

From The West Australian An ambitious and entrepreneurial Kalgoorlie couple have their sights set on revolutionising the multi-billion dollar shaving industry and saving the environment in the process. Although they did not know it at the time, the day Paul…