Olive oil

Flos Olei 2018 Oro Don Vincenzo DOP LAMETIA

Flos Olei 2018 selects Oro Don Vincenzo

Oro Don Vincenzo, with its DOP Lametia, has been selected for the prestigious Flos Olei 2018 - a guide to the world of extra virgin olive oil.   Flos Olei, which in Latin means “best oil”, is the first guide dealing on an international scale with oil farms from all over the world and extra virgin olive oils, strictly selected by a panel of expert tasters coordinated by Marco Oreggia, editor and publisher of the volume, together with Laura Marinelli.   It's not the first time Oro Don Vincenzo wins the Flos Olei challenge but every year the thrill of being included among the best, by one of the most important teams of olive oil experts, is overwhelming.   The farms that make it into Flos Olei have a payoff of worldwide recognition for their superb...

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Great Taste Awards 2017 Oro Don Vincenzo

The Bio Organic wins a gold star at Great Taste Awards 2017

We are very excited to announce that Oro Don Vincenzo - Bio Organic has been awarded a gold star at the prestigious Great Taste Awards – 2017, organised by the Guild of Fine Food.   "Great Taste is the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink in UK. It has been described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world and the ‘epicurean equivalent of the Booker prize’. Quite simply the Great Taste logo is the sign you can trust when buying food and drink in your local, quality retailer".   The comment of the judges has been very rewarding: “A lovely colour, and an intriguing smoky nuttiness on the nose. The texture is smooth and buttery, and there is a prominent peppery finish, with some bitterness, but not overwhelming. A good oil, with decent...

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gallette olio extra vergine

Rice cakes & extra virgin olive oil | Light delights

Rice cakes are a perfect ingredient for delicious appetizers or light snacks.  At Oro Don Vincenzo we use and combine them with our extra virgin olive oil and other tasty and healthy ingredients to make what we call “Light Delights”. In this post we are introducing three recipes that are extremely easy to prepare and offer an extraordinary fresh flavour that will surely please your palate. You can also use your creativity and try as many colors as possible with your favourite vegetables and ingredients.   We think that rice cakes appetizers can be considered the modern brother of the more traditional bruschetta. Using rice cakes for appetizers can have many advantages: They are extremely easy to prepare and you can better concentrate on the preparation of the main course; They are very light yet tasty, leaving the right...

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cavolo vellutata cannellini rosmarino

Kale cream with cannellini beans and rosemary | Green goodness

What shall I prepare after my evening gym workout? We present a colourful detox kale recipe with a tasteful explosion of flavours, and, ops… it’s very light.   Soup | Recommended with bio Organic | Difficulty – Easy | Time 20 mins   Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil (obviously) 160g of kale 500g of cannellini beans (tinned) 1 big potato 1 white onion 1/2 lime Black pepper Rosemary Grated Roman pecorino cheese or Parmigiano Salt to taste   Process Put the kale, the potato and the onion in a pan with water and cook them until they soften Drain the cannellini, place them in a pan with ½ glass of water and rosemary and cook for 3 minutes Blend the kale, the potato and the onion, adding ½ glass of the water used to cook them, the lime juice...

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detox linguine fave menta

Broad beans and mint linguine

Who said that tasty and healthy food like broad beans don't go together? If you are in a detox mood or you make of good natural food a way of living, this is the ideal dish.   Pasta | Recommended with bio Organic | Difficulty – Easy | Time 25 mins   Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil (obviously) 500g of broad beans 1 big potato 1 white onion 3 zucchini 350g of linguine pasta 50g of mint 1 lime Black pepper Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese Salt to taste   Process Wash, dry and chop up the zucchini, the potato and the onion Place them in a pan with the broad beans, cover with water, salt and cook until they soften Blend the mint with half a glass of bio Organic extra virgin, lime juice, black pepper and a pinch of...

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Spaghetti green olives

Spaghetti with green olives

The typical Southern Italian after-sun after-beach spaghetti. It reminds us of the cicadas sound and of the reflection of the hot sun in the Mediterranean sea.   Pasta | Recommended with il Classico | Difficulty - Medium | Time 20 mins   Ingredients 3 table spoons extra virgin olive oil 3/4 cup freshly grated bread crumbs 6 oil-packed anchovy fillets 3 garlic cloves 1  red hot chili pepper 1 cup coarsely chopped green olives Salt to taste, a little parsley ¾ box spaghetti   Process Heat the garlic cloves in a frying pan with the extra virgin olive oil for a couple of minutes (do not let them brown) Cut the anchovies into bits and put them into the pan together with the red chili pepper and the coarsely chopped green olives Let all the ingredients cook together for another...

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