I get so excited about olives and olive oil, and I love opportunities to share this, so I was thrilled to have Nick Bosley-Pask from ABC Radio Hobart visit again last week. (more…)
If you hate waste then take a look at what a talented craftsman can make out of my wonky olive prunings!
I didn’t want to use my olive prunings for firewood (although it burns really well!) so I’ve found someone to turn them into something functional AND beautiful instead. I met David from Phoenix Creations on Instagram,and when I visited him in his studio I was blown away by his work. Each spoon is different, because David carves them depending on the individual characteristics of each branch I take him. (more…)
In part 2 of this series I’m dealing with brine cured olives.
If you want to read about water-curing olives, then go my previous post here.
This takes the longest of all the methods, but is also the easiest. (more…)
This is a multipart series of posts to give you the confidence and know-how to cure yummy olives yourself at home. You’ll obviously need fresh olives in order to even get started, and for some people this will be the trickiest part! I know some greengrocers (more…)
We grow two varieties of olive in our grove in the Coal River Valley; Picual and Manzanillo. Both are Spanish varieties (which is why if you “Adopt An Olive Tree”, your tree will have a Spanish name!) (more…)
Click here to read the February 2017 Newsletter, with news of my adventures in and out of the grove…