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  • WHICH VEGETABLE OIL IS THE BEST?

    WHICH VEGETABLE OIL IS THE BEST?

    The question demands a clear answer. In truth, there’s just one: extra virgin olive oil. Why is that? Well, for the following reasons:  It’s just the juice from olives, with no additives and nothing processed. It couldn’t be more natural.  Olive oil contains unsaturated fatty acids, essential for cardiovascular health.  It’s incredibly versatile. It can […]

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    May 2, 2022
  • Vegetarian appetizers

    Vegetarian Christmas Appetizers

    There’s more to appetizers than smoked salmon canapés, Spanish ham and gourmet cheese. How about a tasty selection of vegetarian snacks? Here are some ideas to get you going:  Pizarro walnuts. A handful of walnuts to go with the welcome cocktail? Just the thing!  Dried fruit. No added sugar or saturated fat and rich in fiber.  Avocado […]

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    December 20, 2021
  • chicken thighs

    The best way to cook chicken thighs

    1. Roast Roasting takes longer but gives you the crispiest result. Preheat the oven to 356 F, arrange the chicken thighs on an overproof dish, season with salt and pepper, brush with STAR extra-virgin olive oil and bake for 50 minutes. Baste the chicken regularly with the cooking juices.  2. Fried Warm a dash of […]

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    December 9, 2021
  • halloween

    Tips for the Scariest Halloween Ever

    On Halloween, anything and everything goes. And you can use scary food for an extra dose of fright – before eating it yourself, of course! Follow these simple tips for a deliciously creepy Halloween.  Cut out a spooky face, with ghastly eyes and mouth, from a thin slice of cheese. Serve it on top of […]

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    October 27, 2021
  • tasty breakfast

    Start the Day on the Right Foot

    Happy World Food Day! Here are three tasty breakfast options to celebrate in style.  Chocolate galore! Stir a couple of teaspoonfuls of pure cocoa powder into a glass of very cold walnut milk. Next, drizzle some STAR extra-virgin olive oil over a slice of toasted whole grain bread and add some avocado and Parmesan shavings. It […]

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    October 13, 2021
  • Three vegan pasta recipes

    Pasta is the unbeatable go-to option when you’re feeling hungry but don’t want to slave over a hot stove for hours. So here are three easy, healthy and tasty vegan pasta recipes. Make sure you’ve got some STAR extra-virgin olive oil on hand: you’ll need it. Try out these dishes for yourself and let us know how […]

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    September 28, 2021
  • agreena

    The essential cooking ingredient

    Agreena! Have you heard of it? Let’s talk about some of its advantages:  Easy to use: it is a compact, textured oil that is easy to handle, making it an ingredient that blends well when kneading. Versatile: this textured oil made from sunflower oil is perfect for both sweet and savory recipes, pastries, leavened doughs, […]

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    September 22, 2021
  • French Fries

    Healthy French Fries

    Did you know that you can make irresistible French fries without frying? But be warned: they can be very addictive!  Simply slice the potatoes and soak them in ice water for 10 minutes to remove the excess starch.   After patting them dry with a paper towel, lay them on a baking sheet and brush them […]

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    April 14, 2021
  • fried eggs

    Three ideas for a laugh on April Fool’s Day

    Laughing and eating are two of life’s great pleasures. Why not combine them with these food-based pranks guaranteed to surprise everyone on April’s Fools Day?  A fake fried egg How about delighting your loved ones with a special fried egg breakfast? Make them using Greek yogurt or cream cheese and apricot (it’s breakfast all the same, just not […]

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    March 29, 2021
  • STAR olives

    Three tips for enjoying olives

    Delicious, rich, aromatic and so, so good for you. That’s what olives are – a miracle of heart-healthy fatty acids, perfect for eating any time of day and in many different ways. Here are some ideas to make the most of those delicious little morsels.   Add them to your salads Cut in slices, they’re a great addition […]

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    March 29, 2021
  • salad

    What’s the One Thing You Need in Any Salad?

    There’s no better dish for letting your creativity run wild than a salad. Whether you’re a Michelin-starred chef or a novice home cook, simply throw in whatever strikes your fancy. And don’t forget to have some fun while you’re at it! Lettuce? A bit predictable, don’t you think? How about some pickled carrots for a […]

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    March 25, 2021
  • easy recipes

    Three super easy, delicious and original recipes

    Are you having a blah day and don’t feel like cooking, but you have a hankering for something healthy and tasty? Take note of these three recipes: they won’t disappoint!  A Scrumptious Bagel A toasted bagel with a good drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil, smoked salmon, cream cheese, a pinch of fresh oregano and a gorgeous […]

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    March 16, 2021
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