Wine & Olive Oil Tasting | A Meeting of Precious Nectars | 1st Mar

By |2018-07-04T17:07:57+01:00February 2nd, 2018|Events|

Date: Thursday 1st March Time: 7.30pm-9.30pm Venue: Isle of Olive, 6c Ada Street, Hackney, London E8 4QU   Having evolved alongside in the gastronomic tradition of southern europe and the middle east, wine and olive oil are two of the most precious nectars refined by man over centuries. They both express uniqueness of place and time, [...]

Product of the Month: Argali Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

By |2018-07-04T17:07:58+01:00September 7th, 2016|Knowledgebase|

The latest and most exciting addition to our olive oil selection! The Argali Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is produced by Giovanni Bianchi at Gargaliani; a small town in West Peloponnese, situated on a small rising that overlooks a vast valley of olives. This beautiful view of green olive groves contrasts with the deep blue of the [...]

Christmas Special! Olive Oil Tasting | 9th Dec

By |2018-07-04T17:08:01+01:00November 14th, 2015|Events|

Date: Wednesday 9th December Time: 7pm-8.30pm Venue: Isle of Olive, 6c Ada Street, Hackney, London E8 4QU   During December, shops on Broadway Market and Ada Street will be staying open late every Wednesday leading up to Christmas, hosting special events and giving the local community the opportunity to do some late night Christmas shopping and [...]

A Journey Through The Flavours of Greece

By |2018-07-04T17:08:03+01:00December 5th, 2014|Events|

Date: Wednesday 3rd December Time: 7pm-10pm Venue: Isle of Olive, 6c Ada Street, Hackney, London E8 4QU                     To mark the beginning of the festive period leading up to Christmas, we put on a tasting event taking taking attendees on a journey through the flavours of Greece! [...]

Incredible Crete

By |2018-07-04T17:08:04+01:00November 10th, 2014|Events|

Date: Monday 3rd – Saturday 8th November Time: 4pm-6pm Venue: The National Geographic Store, 102 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 1JJ   Incredible Crete was a week long event promoting the region of Crete in the UK, which took place at the National Geographic London Store in Knightsbridge. During the event we facilitated tasting sessions, where [...]

Fig Syrup {συκόμελο} & Tahini Olive Oil Cake

By |2018-07-04T17:08:05+01:00March 8th, 2014|Recipes|

  Preparation time: 1hr Serves: 12 pieces Square baking tray: 21cm x 21cm    v v    4 eggs    1.5 cups of sugar    3/4 cups organic extra virgin olive oil    2 cups self raising flour    3 tbs tahini    3 tbs fig syrup {συκόμελο} v v Preheat the oven to 180˚C. In [...]

Orange & Sultanas Spiced Olive Oil Cake

By |2018-07-04T17:08:05+01:00February 28th, 2014|Recipes|

Preparation time: 1hr 15mins Serves: 24 pieces Square baking tray: 30cm x 24cm   150ml organic extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ground clove 1 tsp. nutmeg 100g brown sugar (or white, if you prefer) 750ml freshly squeezed orange juice Zest of 2 oranges 800g self raising flour 200g sultanas 1 Tbsp [...]

Traditional Greek Bean Soup {Φασολάδα}

By |2018-07-04T17:08:05+01:00November 11th, 2013|Recipes|

Serves 6-8 Suitable for vegetarians and vegans   1/2kg medium beans 1 cup organic extra virgin olive oil 1 tin tomatoes 1-2 fresh tomatoes 1 onion 2 carrots 2 celery sticks Unrefined sea salt Black pepper   Soak the beans overnight in water and a small teaspoon baking soda. The next day remove the beans [...]

Feta Cheese in Herb Infused Olive Oil

By |2018-07-04T17:08:06+01:00November 8th, 2013|Recipes|

80g feta cheese 100g organic extra virgin olive oil  1 bay leaf Wild thyme Rosemary Black pepper   Cut the feta cheese in cubes and place it in a jar with the herbs and pepper. Then pour the olive oil, until the cheese is completely covered. Close the jar and allow it to infuse, it [...]

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