Picual Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
The Picual olive is the most popular variety in the world! Native to the Jaen province in southern Spain, Picual olives make up half of Spain's olive production, and 20% of the world's. Try it and see why it is such a favorite for so many: Picual olive oil is delicious - a real "olive oil lover's olive oil."
Picual olive oil boasts intense, bold tomato leaf and herbs on the nose with an early harvest finish. Flavors of fresh cut alfalfa, endive and dandelions. Picual olive oil has a strong but sweet flavor. What's more, it has a high polyphenol count , and is the richest olive oil in oleic acid and Vitamin E.
Picual olive oil will maintain its flavor when cooked, and holds its own in baking, grilling, sauce-making or sauteing. Has a complex enough flavor on its own to be used as a dipping oil. Try Picual olive oil on grilled meats, or fire-roasted peppers, or with herbs and garlic on roasted fish.
Olive Oil, comes from olives, which are the fruit of the hardy, long-lived olive tree. Olive oil is a hugely popular oil throughout the world, both for cooking and for eating as a condiment [like a salad dressing, or a bread dip, or in a sauce] with foods. Extra virgin olive oil is considered by most people to be the highest-quality olive oil, with the finest taste and texture.
Choosing an olive oil can be similar to selecting a wine. The flavor of these oils vary considerably and a particular oil may be more suited for a particular dish, depending on whether you are pan-frying, sauteing, stir-frying, grilling or baking... or whether you are using the oil for marinades, dips, and dressings. If uncompromised by heat, the flavor of the olive oil is stronger.