Our online shop will be CLOSED from 1st-11th of September. Please place any last online orders by the 26th of August.

Last day you can catch us at Borough Market & Spa Terminus is Saturday the 29th August.

We will be back at Borough Market on Friday the 11th of September. Online orders will be back on track from the 15th of September. In the meantime if you miss us and you are really olive desperate, do not forget that you can always order our olive oils and olives from Farmdrop.

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Truffles are a subterranean fungi; among the most expensive natural foods and according to the famous French gastronome Brillat-Savarin, the “Diamonds of the Kitchen.”

Truffles are formed underground on the root of the symbiotic plant -mainly some forest species like hornbeams, hazels, pines, poplars, oaks, willows and lime trees. They have a round, irregular form, and their size varies between the size of a pea and that of an orange and, can only be found by specially trained dogs and pigs. Their exorbitant price is justified because of the limited supply, availability only at certain times of the year and, notoriously difficult cultivation.

These mushrooms have been used as delicacies, as aphrodisiacs and as medicines. Truffles are mainly water, with the remaining weight comprising several types of minerals and organic substances such as calcium, potassium and magnesium. Its gastronomical and nutritive merits make this fungus as one of the most exquisite dishes worldwide. With very high protein content, it is also believed that it has healing properties against muscular pains and arthritis and that it lowers  cholesterol levels. Also, it is considered to have powerful aphrodisiac properties. Continue reading →


We are seeing stars!!! We are so happy to announce that we were awarded Gold Stars for 3 more of our products for this year Great Taste Awards 2015!! We are over the moon that we have now a total of 17 Gold star awarded products over the last 4 years!

Great Taste is the world’s largest and most trusted food and drink awards. Thank you judges for the feedback and the stars!

This years awarded products: 17oC organic evoo pressed with lemons, oranges & wild thyme, Organic Kalamata olives with Ouzo, Pine honey.

 


Although often associated with warmer, more exotic lands, the striking looking aubergine is widely cultivated in Britain. Aubergine (Solanum melongena) is botanically not a vegetable but a fruit, closely related to the tomato. Eggplant, or aubergine, is long prized for its beauty as well as its unique taste and texture. Aubergines are a good source of fibre and folic acid. The colour of the skin is a result of the presence of anthocyanins – compounds with antioxidant properties. In addition to featuring a host of vitamins and minerals, eggplant also contains important phytonutrients, many which have antioxidant activity.Rich in antioxidant properties, dietary fibre, copper, magnesium and vitamins B1 and B6 there is no wonder they are considered a nutritional “treasure”. In Greece is it widely used in many recipes including the famous Greek moussaka. Continue reading →