Olive Oil And A Laugh

It snowed on Mount Etna yesterday (and there was some pyroclastic activity too)! So, Mamma may look like this photo from two years ago when Giò Buonanno of Azienda Brancati and I were on his olive and mandorin farm enjoying the views and a good laugh (He’s very entertaining!). Join in on our fun this Friday,…

Hand Picked

Olives are ready to be harvested in October and November. In early October, farmers pick them for eating. Now, at the end of October and into November, they pick them to make olive oil. These beautiful Nocellara del Belice variety of olives from Castelvetrano are picked by hand in order to best preserve the integrity…