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  • 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
  • STAR - Salad

    What’s the magic ingredient for any salad?

    We begin with a sad tale. Once upon a time, there was a young cook who used to make the most amazing salads, full of all kinds of tasty meat, vegetables and seafood. These delicious multicoloured dishes were the envy of friends and family alike. And the whole office would wait with bated breath to […]

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    April 27, 2020
  • Borges - Extra-virgin olive oil

    What does extra-virgin olive oil really mean?

    We all know that extra-virgin olive oil is the very best olive oil on the market, but not many people know exactly what that means. Well, this unrefined oil is made from top olives picked at their peak without the use of any chemical products. It has a distinctive flavour and never has more than […]

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    April 24, 2020
  • STAR - Steam vegetables

    Steamed vegetables only need one extra ingredient: extra-virgin olive oil

    Steaming is a wonderful way to cook almost any vegetable. Since they’re cooked gently, they keep all their goodness and lose none of their tasty appearance. There’s nothing healthier than grabbing a handful of seasonal vegetables—which is when they’re at their best, creating an explosion of flavours and aromas on your plate—putting them in the […]

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    April 20, 2020
  • STAR - Perfect brunch

    Four great recipes on toast for the perfect brunch

    Brunch brings together the best of breakfast and lunch. After all, that’s where its name comes from: brunch = breakfast + lunch. The perfect brunch is a tasty mixture of sweet and savoury food, while not overdoing the baked goods, simple sugars or fatty foods such as sausages and bacon. How to rustle up a […]

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    April 16, 2020
  • STAR - healthy fries

    Oven-roasted potatoes: a healthy substitute for fries

    Who wouldn’t give their kingdom for a portion of french fries? We can all agree that they’re amazing. But we all know that if you’re not careful, you can easily put on the pounds. Don’t worry, though, because there’s an equally delicious alternative with fewer calories: oven-roasted fries! They can be just as tasty as fries: […]

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    April 14, 2020
  • STAR - Olive oil healthy

    Why is olive oil so healthy?

    Let’s start with another question: isn’t it true that any fruit juice is healthy? Well, it’s exactly the same with olive juice. This cold-pressed liquid with no added chemicals—known understandably to many as liquid gold—is simply packed with goodness. Hundreds of studies have proven that it’s one of the healthiest foods in the world. Here […]

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    April 8, 2020

    Vegetable soups for kids

    There’s no need to complicate things if you want your children to love simple, tasty vegetable soups. Here are four recipes you can make starting with a dash of mild, extra-lightolive oil and topped off with some homemade baked croutons. Bon appétit! Pumpkin, carrot and leek. A classic. If you like, you can swap the pumpkin […]

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    April 6, 2020
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    The Best Time to Eat Pasta

    We live in enlightening times when it comes to food and nutrition, with scientific research steadily disproving many traditionally held beliefs, such as the old chestnut that carbohydrates are fattening, especially at dinnertime. Although it’s certainly true that it’s best not to eat huge portions of carbohydrates for your evening meal — when you won’t […]

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    May 8, 2019

    Top 3 Tips for Vegetarian Pasta

    Chefs love pasta. It goes with almost anything and can be easily adapted to fit your every need — vegetarians included. Here are some tips for creating delicious meatless dishes with penne, fusilli, farfalle, spaghetti and the like. Use Vegetables That Are in Season Peas, asparagus, zucchini, broad beans, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, etc. The trick is to […]

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    May 8, 2019
  • olive oil

    Roasted Garlic Oil Dishes

    The unmistakable hint of garlic in Star Roasted Garlic olive oil will turn some of your recipes into unforgettable dishes. Here are some suggestions: Roasted Meat It’s high time you added a dash of this olive oil to your turkey, chicken, lamb or beef. It also works wonders with fish. Vinaigrette If you’re someone who likes […]

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    April 17, 2019
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    An Olive Oil for Every Occasion

    Salad If you’re the salad king (or queen), your lunches probably look more like a Picasso painting than a salad. The ideal way to bring all this to life is with Star extra virgin olive oil, an intense, strongly flavored olive oil with a delicate texture that leaves a delicious aftertaste of almond. It livens up […]

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    April 17, 2019