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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 […]

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New Product: Mucho Gazpacho

Andalucía in the summer is hot. I mean 100-degrees-feet-in-the-baby-pool hot. The south of Spain is known for many things – bullfights, Flamenco and white-washed seaside villages… but also for its hot, dry summers when afternoon siestas suddenly make an insane amount of sense. Andalucía is also the same place where the cold blended vegetable soup known as […]

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Simple Spanish Tapas Recipes

Have you ever noticed that the most memorable meals are those that turn out to be the simplest? We all have those moments – whether it’s a picnic of pungent cheese, baguette and a bottle of wine in the park during that summer you spent in France, or that perfect pasta, bought for a few […]

Chad Church (Provvista), Steve Lefevre (AJ's Fine Foods), Pere Selles (Culinary Collective), Xavi Codina (Siro & Xavi)

Food Adventures in Barcelona – Alimentaria 2016

At Alimentaria, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. Imagine walking into a huge convention center in Barcelona, surrounded by thousands of people, and making your way through five or more convention halls the size of football fields filled with some of the world’s best Spanish olive oil, wine, seafood, jamón and cheeses (not to […]

Why Does Honey Crystallize?

Why Does Honey Crystallize?

Why does honey crystallize? And does the crystallization affect the flavor or quality of the honey? These are questions we get often about our Puremiel Organic Honeys. Honey is made up of water along with fructose and glucose, two sugars that occur in varying amounts and contribute to the sweetness of the honey. Glucose has […]

Culinary Enchantment in Peru

Culinary Enchantment in Peru

This is one in a series of re-posts from past travels by Culinary Collective founders Betsy Power and Pere Selles to Spain and Peru. Culinary Collective travels the world to find the very best gourmet traditional foods, supporting small producers who have strong ties to their lands and their communities. We hope you enjoy the […]

Priorat Nature Olive Oil

Priorat Natur – Spanish Olive Growing Traditions

  This is one in a series of re-posts from past travels by Culinary Collective founders Betsy Power and Pere Selles to Spain and Peru. Culinary Collective travels the world to find the very best gourmet traditional foods, supporting small producers who have strong ties to their lands and their communities. We hope you enjoy […]