{connect} An apple a day: SA Olive EVOO apple loaf

Summer is all about celebrating the abundance of easy-eating, super nutritious fruits. I’m particularly fond of the humble red-cheeked apple. So much more than just a lunch box filler, the addition of fresh apples to my SA Olive EVOO loaf ensures wholesome snacking and oodles of taste! Introduction Constantly looking for ways to incorporate the…

{connect} Festive fruit cake with SA Olive EVOO

As with most things in life, there’s a team pro-fruit cake and a team anti-fruit cake. When this time of the year rolls around, I want to eat fruit cake morning, noon and night! This is my best one yet – made with SA Olive extra virgin olive oil for the most indulgent version of…

{connect} SA Olive launches a fresh new website

SA Olive, the association representing the interests of the South African olive industry, has just launched its fresh¬†new website and it is full of goodness. From the latest in news and events, to tips and tricks on growing, curing and tasting¬†olives, this site is a hub of information for anyone interested in this burgeoning South…

{connect} SA Olive and liquid gold – the rise and rise of EVOO

We’ve all heard about EVOO, and know somewhere in the back of our minds that it has something to do with olive oil. But what do we really know about EVOO, and about the incredible work SA Olive does in promoting this humble little fruit? Introduction By now, everyone’s well aware of my indulgent nature…

{news} Absa Top 10 Olive Oil Award Winners Announced

The 2021 Absa Top 10 Olive Oil Awards were celebrated on Friday 15 October at the picturesque Drosberg, situated on the slopes of the Klein Drakenstein mountains. With the majestic Paarl rock as a backdrop and Table Mountain looming in the distance, and with former Olympian sprinter and olive oil ambassador Geraldine Pillay-Viret as MC,…