For the love of olive oil

15.06.2011                      13.Siwan, 5771 

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For the love of olive oil

Hundreds of makers from around the world were pitted against each other in a recent tasting competition.

In a recent international competition that took place at the five-star Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem, hundreds of olive oils were pitted against each other to determine which ones were the best in the world. The second annual Terra Olivo competition was a week-long event that included lectures, workshops, displays and demonstrations, in addition to the rigorous taste tests by international judges.
The event concluded with a gala dinner featuring dishes by chef Miki Shemu, Inbal executive chef Moti Bochbut and food writer Phyllis Glazer.
In the competition, more than 300 extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) from 20 countries, such as Algeria, Argentina, Chile, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and the US, were evaluated by distinguished international food experts. The overall winner of the competition was Oleostepa Hojiblanca from Spain….