North American Olive Oil Association Blog

Escalivada with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Try this Catalan recipe for roasted vegetables called Escalivada. It's a terrific tapa, appetizer or side dish that pairs well with extra virgin olive oil.

Celebrate Mediterranean Diet Month

May is International Mediterranean Diet Month. It's also the 25th Anniversary of the OldWays Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. Learn more about what US News and World Report named the best diet.

2018 Olive Oil Conference

We are pleased to announce the details of the 4th annual Olive Oil Conference, which will be held from July 10-12 at the Chicago Westin O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, IL.  

We have assembled an interesting and relevant program that will be of interest to anyone who works in the olive oil industry or has an interest in nutrition and health.

Crispy homemade fries, made with olive oil

You can make crispy french fries at home with olive oil. Read on to learn the secret to crispy fries and why olive oil is great for frying!

Olive Oil and Mental Health

Dr. Drew Ramsey, M.D. , clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, appeared on the Today show to share information about how olive oil impacts the brain and your overall health.

How to make aioli

Aioli, allioli or aïoli is a Mediterranean sauce made of olive oil emulsified with garlic. The names mean "garlic and oil" in Catalan and Provençal. 

Nashville Hot Chicken Made with Olive Oil

Hot chicken is an iconic dish from Nashville, TN. We made it at home, with olive oil.

Should you put olive oil on your skin?

Olive oil is contains antioxidants and vitamins. Should you put olive oil on your face?

Mediterranean diet with extra virgin olive oil linked to weight loss

It is time to distinguish the good fat, such as in olive oil, from the bad and incorporate it back into our diets.

How long does olive oil last?

Olive oil is a perishable product. Unlike wine, extra virgin olive oil does not get better with age. So how long does olive oil last?