Blog: Olive Oil Uses & Tips

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    5 Healthy Post-Summer Tips

    Grab a bottle of STAR extra-virgin olive oil and say goodbye to the post-summer blues with these healthy dishes that will bring back that high-energy feeling. Lentil salad to the rescue! Mix some cooked lentils, smoked salmon, crumbled feta, and a handful of cashews. Add a dash of extra-virgin olive oil. Dinner’s ready! What about […]

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    September 8, 2020
  • STAR - Apple cider vinegar

    Apple cider vinegar works wonders with…

    It’s so versatile that it goes well with almost any ingredient. Here are some tips: With garlic, lemon and parsley: the perfect seasoning for chicken breast. With extra-virgin olive oil, a spoonful of mustard, a handful of sesame seeds and a pinch of sugar: the ideal vinaigrette for your salads. As an original dressing for […]

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    June 23, 2020
  • Ideas for cooking as a family on Father’s Day

    The time has come to put on the apron and get cooking as a family for the best dad in the world. Here are four irresistible dishes:   How about an impressive Mediterranean brunch?  Drizzle some extra virgin olive oil onto some seeded bread and add salmon, poached egg, arugula and mozzarella, all washed down with a multicolored smoothie with red berries.    A […]

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    June 18, 2020
  • Five sure-fire summer sauces for pasta

    Neapolitan-style Extra virgin olive oil, tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper (and a pinch of sugar to cut the acidity of the tomatoes if necessary). Cook all the ingredient together, blend, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and mamma mia!  Pesto  Whether green or red, this versatile, original sauce always packs a punch… What an invention!  Mushrooms  Make the most of […]

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    June 16, 2020
  • STAR - healthy barbecue

    The key ingredient for a healthy barbecue

    No barbecue worth its name should be without some decent extra virgin olive oil to give your meat, fish, and vegetables a healthy, tasty twist and a juicy finish. Here are some tips: Brush your food with a layer of STAR  extra virgin olive oil to stop it from sticking to the grill. Add salt […]

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    June 4, 2020
  • STAR - How to cook chicken

    How to cook chicken properly

    The last thing you want when cooking chicken (especially chicken breasts), is for it to dry out. So, what can be done? Well, for tender, juicy meat, you have the perfect ally on hand: extra-virgin olive oil. Just follow these handy tips: To stop grilled chicken breasts from drying out, simply soak them in some brine […]

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    June 3, 2020
  • STAR - Recycle cooking oil

    Do you know how to recycle cooking oil?

    There are several ways to recycle cooking oil, and dumping it down the drain is not one of them. Unfortunately not many people know that, but not to worry because this article will tell you how to properly and responsibly dispose of it. What happens when oil gets into the sewage system? Once oil gets […]

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    May 17, 2020
  • STAR - salad for kids

    A STAR salad for kids!

    This cold pasta salad is not only irresistibly delicious and nutritious, but it’s also a quick, easy and fun dish to make with kids. First of all you need to cook some good-quality penne following the instructions on the packet (put the kids in charge of keeping their eye on the timer). Next, cut some […]

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    May 11, 2020
  • STAR - omelet with kids

    Cooking an omelet with kids

    Many people’s first chance to get creative in the kitchen is making an omelet. So here are some handy hints to get kids into cooking this recipe: Use at least two eggs for a decent result. Add a pinch of salt to the egg white before beating. Use a nonstick frying pan. If you don’t […]

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    May 11, 2020
  • STAR - Mediterranean diet

    Why is the Mediterranean diet rated top in the world

    The Mediterranean diet is far more than eating nutritious food. It’s a whole lifestyle based on healthy, balanced eating that uses traditional products in age-old recipes. What more could you ask for? The Mediterranean diet has received so much acclaim that in 2010 it was declared part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. One […]

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    May 7, 2020
  • STAR - Extra Virgin olve oil

    What’s the difference between extra virgin olive oil and the others vegetables oils?

    Extra-virgin olive oil is without a doubt the healthiest olive oil on the market. Its scientifically proven nutritional properties have made it the pillar of the Mediterranean diet, and it is now included on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Extra-virgin olive oil is the purest of all olive oils on […]

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    May 5, 2020
  • STAR - Bowling

    A bowling alley… at home!

    Who needs to go to the bowling alley when you can make your own at home? Simply keep all the plastic bottles you use (water, olive oil, drinks, etc.) and turn them into skittles. It couldn’t be simpler! Paint them different colors or give them different numbers. You’ll need ten in total, plus a medium-sized […]

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    April 28, 2020
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