Tag Archives: Spain

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Sunshine comes to the Mountains of the Moon: Olivar de La Luna’s new solar initiative

The story of Olivar de la Luna is a tale of sweat, determination, and swoon-worthy olive oil. It is also a tale of an audacious couple, Jesus and Tránsito, working hard to achieve the high standards of energy efficiency and environmental stewardship that set them apart in the world of olive oil production. Jesus and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Blanxart Chocolate -The Details Make The Difference

Chocolate. It lifts your spirits, makes almost any offense forgivable and mimics the feeling of being in love. We’re proud to work with Blanxart Chocolate, a small bean-to-bar company in Barcelona that makes their bars the traditional way, using historic machinery that they have used for decades. Blanxart sources much of their beans from Domaine […]

Spring in Spain with Our Amazing Gourmet Producers

Spring in Spain with Our Amazing Gourmet Producers

This is one in a series of re-posts from past travels by Culinary Collective team members. 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 journey as much as the ultimate destination – […]

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Touched by the Moon – A Visit to Olivar de la Luna

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 […]