Olive Fly

Olive fly is one of the biggest threats to us olive growers. BUT, WHAT IS THE OLIVE FLY? The olive fly, also known as olive fly or oil fly, is an insect of the fly family, whose larva is a miner of the olive tree, is the most worrying pest for the Italian olive groves. ... Read more

The First Fruits of our Olive Trees

In the first half of June a fundamental "passage" takes place on the olive trees, in fact, the small flowers that we saw coming into being a few months ago (FLOWERING) wither and the corolla falls off. At this point the fertilized flowers are transformed into fruits, the name of this phase is ALLEGAGIONE, a decisive and very important moment for the growth of the olive tree. Read more

Courgettes in Oil Recipe

ZUCCHINE IN OIL, BY FRANTOIO MADDII Why preserve food in oil? Oil is a mildly antiseptic natural preservation agent and is particularly useful if used in food preservation. The principle of preservation in oil is to isolate the food from the atmospheric air, limiting: The contamination of volatile bacteria The availability of oxygen to aerobic germs. INGREDIENTS ... Read more