This tasting session is dedicated to the best extra virgin olive oils from Spain for this current 2017/2018 harvest. Spain is the largest producer of Olive Oil in the Mediterranean area but it is now also earning reputation for its high quality oils.
The workshop is fun and is great to introduce yourself to the world of Olive Oils. We will go through these points:
What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?
History of the Olive tree and Olive Oil.
Olive Oil in the world, UK and Spain.
The Olive Tree and the olive: cultivation, harvest, production, storage, labelling.
How to assess the quality by tasting the oil: positive and negative attributes.
Healthy benefits of the Extra Virgin Olive Oil as part of the Mediterranean Diet.
EVOO tasting and food pairing.
We will finalise tasting minimum 6 oils and learning some tips on how to pair with different food!
This is a perfect opportunity to learn about olive oil tasting skills, how to assess quality and what attributes to look for from locals and experts in Olive Oils.
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Find your way there
26-32 Voltaire Road, London, UK
- Elena recently created the Spanish olive oil school to educate all those interested, chefs and foodies about the attributes of good Spanish olive oil. They run short but sweet tasting sessions helping all to discover the wonders of Spanish olive oil.