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Matiz Tortas de Aceite Olive Oil Flatbreads from Spain

Matiz Tortas de Aceite – Made by Hand in Sevilla

  Tortas Gaviño, the bakery that makes our Matiz Tortas de Aceite, is a family company that has been making traditional southern Spanish sweets in Sevilla for over a hundred years. It wasn’t easy to find an artisanal bakery to meet our exacting standards in creating the lightest, flakiest and most flavorful torta, but Tortas Gaviño […]

Castillo de Canena First Day Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2016

Castillo de Canena First Harvest Olive Oils for 2016

Any olive oil company worth its olives knows that the best oil comes from an early harvest. Olives are harvested when they are firm, green and unripe, before basking too long in the sun when they turn shades of purple and develop flavors that would ruin what we’ve come to love from a good extra […]

Zocalo Flours Purple Corn Sweet Potato Mesquite gluten free

Creative Flours for Creative Cooks

Whether paleo, organic, gluten-free, grain-free or just flavor-obsessed, people are increasingly seeking out alternative flours for a variety of reasons. Our Zócalo line of flours are truly unique – flours for cooks and bakers who want creative solutions that also happen to come through on flavor and nutrition. Each colorful flour has its own personality […]

Paul and Pippa Coconut Valley with Chocolate Spread

Perfect Pairing Ideas for Paul and Pippa Biscuits

The first comment we hear about these biscuits is usually “Oh, what cute packaging!” And, while the packaging is surely a show-stopper, the reaction that follows is the one we enjoy the most, “Yum!” Paul and Pippa founder Veronica Escuer just happens to be a perfectionist in all areas of her Barcelona-based company, from getting […]

Castillo de Canena Olive Groves

Castillo de Canena: The Best Farm Practices Make the Best Olive Oil

  Deep in the hills of southern Spain, in the province of Jaén in a small town called Canena, the Vañó family has been growing olives and making olive oil since 1780. Brother and sister Francisco (Paco) and Rosa Vañó are the latest visionaries behind their small family company, Castillo de Canena (translated as “Castle […]

Matiz Fiery all i oli spicy aioli Spanish Catalan

How to Get Spicy with Matiz Fiery All i Oli

To say that we’re big fans of spicy food around the Culinary Collective office is an understatement. Although Spain isn’t known as the epicenter for hot and spicy, the Spaniards do love big bold flavors, which includes spicy garlic and hot pimentón. When our company came out with Matiz Fiery All I Oli, we all […]

Rey de la Vera Pimenton

Spanish Pimentón and Fruit Bar Producer Goes Carbon-free!

Spanish company Sanmel-Biovera, producer of Culinary Collective’s Rey de La Vera Pimentón and Matiz Fig and Apricot Bars just announced that their business is now carbon-free, using 100% clean energy produced without carbon emissions or nuclear power. Owner of Sanmel-Biovera, Iván Sánchez says that “We believe that using 100% clean energy is an important step in the […]

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Ten Different Ways to Use Spanish Olive Oil

You finally decided to go for it. You’d been eyeing that bottle of splurge-worthy golden green Spanish extra virgin olive oil for some time now. You know the one, it sits right above the olive oil that you usually buy, but this one taunts you with its beautiful packaging and “Made in Spain” label, and […]