ISTRIAN BJELICA, strong & spicy
6,00 € – 15,00 €
plus Shipping Costs
Strong character of Istrian Bjelica is emphasized by the flavor of her oil – bitter, pungent and spicy, like absinthe.
Suitable for all dishes.
Choose: 100ml., 250ml. & 500ml.
|REGION & PRODUCTION||
Veliki Vareški, Istria, Croatia
|STORY ABOUT ME||
Straight branches, thick, leafy tree tops and strong roots, Istrian bjelica knows her way up, soaking up the sun and air. She bravely resists the cold and the wind. Her strong character is emphasized by the flavor of her oil – bitter, pungent and spicy, like absinthe. She is patient and hardworking like an Istrian peasant. Her fruitful branches remind us of our ancestors' pride and their hard working hands that have fed the generations, inspiring them permanently with their strength and dignity.
FLOS OLEI – 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 – Included in the world famous guide of extra virgin olive oils.
Exclusively the first press of olives, no chemical treatment, eco friendly methods of production, modern cold – pressing process.
Always below 28°C, olives are washed and ground into a paste, pressed to extract the oil and remaining solid particles are separated from the final product.
|HEALTH BENEFITS OF OLIVE OILS||
Vit. E and K, β-Carotene, fytosterols and polyphenols & antioxidant properties contribute to the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
Huge presence of oleic acid in its structure guarantees high oxidative stability and that's why extra virgin olive oil is a great preservative.