Pesto

Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive oil

Characteristics:

Pesto Extra Virgin Olive Oil is particularly indicated as dressing for pasta dishes, tomato salads, vegetable soups, omelettes and pies. Use only a few drops on your prepared dishes to obtain a full flavour.

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What are "polyphenols"?

They are antioxidants typical of olives at the right stage of ripeness which, like vitamin E, bestow stability to extra virgin olive oil. They have a bitter and pungent taste which characterises the elevated quality of the...

The oil is bitter and spicy, "tingles the throat": what...

The bitter and spicy sensation, which can be more or less intense, forms part of all quality olive oil that derives from fresh olives that are immediately pressed. This characteristic in extra virgin olive oil is due to the...

Is it true that the extra virgin olive oil holds more...

No, all fats both from animal and vegetable origin, provide our bodies with the same amount of calories, equivalent to 9 Kilocalories per gram. However, Extra Virgin is preferable for the types of fat it contains: it is rich...

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