What's Tasty at Sigona's Farmers Market

October 15, 2011

Sigona’s Olive Oil of the Month: Hojiblanca from Australia

Sigona’s Olive Oil of the Month: Hojiblanca from Australia

It’s already mid-October and before we know it we’ll have new crop California olive oil in the store!

Until then, be sure to come in for a bottle of one of the in-season, award-winning oils from Australia, such as the…

Hojiblanca from Australia
Sigona’s Fresh Press Olive Oil of the Month for October 2011

This oil…

  • Is a great starter choice for someone swearing off butter to get into using and flavoring with oil.
  • Is true to its cultivar; Hojiblanca olives, originally from Spain, produce a creamy, sweet and delicate oil.
  • Presents an olive flavor and grassy note upfront, followed by hints of strawberry and peach. It finishes with a slight, desirable pungency.
  • Won “Best of Show,” “Best of Class” and a gold medal in the delicate category at the LA International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition.

Olive Oil Ice Cream and Cake with Cointreau Syrup and Candied Orange from Luisa Ormonde.

Try it in this recipe: Olive Oil Ice Cream & Cake with Cointreau Syrup and Candied Orange

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