As the autumn really sets in we only have to look to nature to know that it’s time to replenish our reserves for the winter ahead. The surrounding trees and bushes are offering us berries and nuts loaded with the antioxidants and nutrients that we need. We set aside ingredients to sustain us through the colder months either by drying or preserving. Refilling, restoring, reserving all in anticipation of cold weather ahead when there is less access to fresh produce.READ MORE
The Cutrera family, based in the South East of Sicily produce sublime, decisive, elegant Extra Virgin Olive Oils from indigenous cultivars that truly taste of their origin. We have selected four of these that we feel are exceptional for different reasons and you can find out more about them on our dedicated section of our website: http://www.frantoi.org/cutrera/
The market for Olive Oil is vast – in Italy domestic demand outstrips supply and so you can imagine how much oil needs to be sourced from outside to fulfill the volume demands of large companies who supply supermarkets around the globe. You can find an incredibly broad range of quality in the bottle therefore.
There are many different methods utilized to extract oil from olives, the method that we know most about and feel passionate about is that employed by each of our producers, so this is the method described here.