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Suggestions for your holiday party

Posted by Paloma - Medineterranean on

Appetizers and Tapas are your best option for this day. You don't need to cook and they are eaten at room temperature, so you may prepare them early and you can get everything ready when your guests arrive. Just remember to buy a good fresh bread! These are our suggestions: - Hand Carved Ibérico Ham - Almond stuffed Manzanilla Olives - Red Hot Peppers stuffed with Tuna - Eggplant caponata - Gordal Olives with Tomato - Mussels in Pickled Sauce (escabeche) - Homegrown Sweet & Sour Onions - Piquillo peppers with Bullet Tuna Would you like to eat something warm?...

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Myths about Olive Oil

Posted by Paloma Barreno on

True or false? Some customers ask us if they must cook with olive oil. Other customers tell us that is unhealthy using olive oil in cooking or frying. One of the most common myths you can find on the Internet is that while olive oil is healthy, it should not be used for cooking or frying. The belief is that somehow the high heat used in cooking or frying makes olive oil unhealthy. However, this belief is not consistent with historical uses of olive oil in Mediterranean cuisine, nor with a wide body of published research. Spanish and Italian people know...

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