Pacific Sun Gourmet Olive Oil Blog
There are different ways to consider the profile of an olive oil and one is through certain chemical analyses. These analyses can tell quite a bit about the oil’s quality. In fact, in order to get a certification of Extra Virgin, olive oil has to undergo a set of tests in a laboratory.
Read on to learn more and see how Pacific Sun's oils measure up...
Until the food chain became highly industrialized, the concept of eating seasonally did not exist. Eating what was in season was simply the way things were. Not only did we eat what was available, we saved and stored foods like grains, cured meats, dried fruits and preserves.
Spring is here and we have plenty of fresh ingredients that pair well with olive oil: asparagus, artichokes, beets, and spinach. Let us share with you this recipe for artichokes that we’ve learned from a Southern Italian chef.
It was at beautiful Fort Mason, San Francisco where the Rhone Rangers organized their annual wine event. The celebration was a gathering of American winemakers, whose work focuses on the varietals from South West France, and wine lovers who came to enjoy the fruits of the winemaker’s labor.
The event was impeccably organized. We happily participated with our olive oils along with other artisanal food producers (cheese makers, chocolate makers, etc.) on a brisk and sunny San Francisco Sunday.