This is a traditional Greek recipe served with a nice chunk of feta cheese and freshly baked bread… Continue reading →
Oregano has been recognized for its medicinal and aromatic properties since ancient times. Its name comes from the Greek words oros (mountain) and ganos (joy). Oregano has been one of the main ingredients in Mediterranean cuisine and part of the lifestyle for centuries. Newlyweds in ancient Greece and Rome were crowned with a laurel of oregano. It is a rich source of Vitamin K and antioxidants and contains fiber, iron, manganese, vitamin E, iron, calcium, omega fatty acids and manganese. It has also shown powerful antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. No one can imagine a proper Greek salad without a generous amount of the dried herb sprinkled on top. And no one should have it without Oliveology’s aromatic and flavoursome oregano.
We are delighted to announce another award! This time by the prestigious International Taste & Quality Institute (iTQi) The International Taste & Quality Institute – iTQi – based in Brussels, is the world leading organisation dedicated to testing and promoting superior food and drink. The Superior Taste Award is a unique international recognition based upon the blind judgment of Chefs and Sommeliers who are opinion leaders and experts in taste.
It is springtime on our farm! Small white flowers start appearing in the axils, the angle between the trunk and the leaves of the olive tree, emitting a very pleasant scent. Our trees will soon start blooming and bearing fruit. At the same time our team gets ready for the growing season. They begin pruning the olive trees to help pollination. This is a very important procedure in order to maintain the tree’s size, encourage air and light into the centre of the tree and stimulate vegetable growth. Also it helps control pests and diseases, eliminates dead wood and rejuvenates old trees. Continue reading →