This recipe is quick to make and serves one. It contains about 250 calories (when you include the olive oil), about 25-30 grams of protein and about 15 grams of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats.Continue reading
Tiger’s Number #1 Ridiculously Strange Reason You’re Missing Out on Selo Olive Oil
“Good olive oil is good. And bad olive oil is bad.” Wise words.
It turns out that most olive oil is not Selo, which means that most olive oil is basically bad. So, want to know why Selo Oils is the best olive oil in the world?
Watch this video by Tiger and see why.Continue reading
Croatian Selo Snack: Palačinke (Pancakes)
I’ve been eating palačinke for as long as I can remember. Some of my fondest memories eating food with family included waking up to these crispy thin sweets on a Sunday morning at Djedo Vido’s. My Baba Maria makes them too but Djed’s palačinke tasted as though they were blessed by the Virgin Mary herself.Continue reading
Frozen Olive Oil: Is My Olive Oil Safe To Eat If It Freezes?
Is frozen olive oil safe to eat?
Well, I like my ice-cream sweet, not savory.
But if you plan on waiting to defrost it, then…
Yes. It is safe to eat. Frozen olive oil is nothing to worry about.Continue reading
Croatian Selo Snacks: Smoked Sea Bass Bagel Bites
I’ve shared many quick snacks on Twitter over the past few months so I figured I’d start documenting them here on my blog. I’ll aim to post at least 1 snack weekly going forward. I’ll make sure to pick snacks that are both common in the selo, but that also pair well with Selo Oils, my family’s extra virgin olive oil from Croatia.Continue reading
Olive Oil Pain Relief: A Cure For Headaches
Can olive oil relieve pain? Is the olive oil pain relief industry about to go mainstream? More importantly, can you relieve yourself of the pain of hearing me talk about olive oil all day long?
Yes to #1. Veliki NE za #2. Not until I’m dead at least. Not until the Seed Oils Mafia orders a hit.Continue reading
There Is No Simple Olive Oil Purity Test
Unfortunately, there is no simple olive oil purity test you can try at home. If you want to know if it’s real, you have to send it to a certified olive oil testing lab.
What can you do? Nothing. Really. Don’t believe me? Let’s go over the most common “at home” tests that the typical olive oil marketer swears by.Continue reading
9 Reasons Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is Nature’s Ultimate Superfood
I was born in Canada but my body was crafted in the Balkans, just like my family’s extra virgin olive oil. In fact, several millennia of inter-glacial Big Game hunters precede me. When I discovered that my ancestors drank olive oil daily, then sparred with Mammoths and saber-toothed tigers, I simply stopped questioning why people complement me for my radiant confidence and smooth beige skin. Real oils.Continue reading
Olive Oil Fridge Test: Another Olive Oil Marketing Scam!
Is the olive oil fridge test a legitimate way to know whether your olive oil is real or fake? Unfortunately, small fines for fraud encourage olive oil companies to peddle misleading advice to fool their customers into purchasing lower grade blends of olive oil. One of those marketing lies is the olive oil fridge test.
An Ode To Shrimpy: You Can’t Win ‘Em All
You can’t win ’em all eh?
That’s exactly what shrimpy told me, before I desecrated his corpse and threw him into the bubbling inferno my mother calls “Frrrying Pan”.