Mediterranean cuisine

Slovenian olive oil best in Paris competition

An extra virgin olive oil produced by Jasa Olje, a niche Slovenian producer, has been named Best of Show at a major competition in Paris that featured olive oils from across the northern hemisphere.

The oil, branded as Jasa Cuvee, received the award at the Olio Nuovo Days 2023 on 24 March, the Slovenian embassy in France announced on Facebook.

53 restaurants enter Michelin’s first Istanbul guide

A total of 53 restaurants have spotlighted in the selection of the Michelin's first Istanbul Guide, with Fatih Tutak's "Turk" the only place to receive two stars for its "exceptional cuisine."

Located in the Şişli district on the European side, Turk "offers a modern and sophisticated stage for gourmets looking for typically Turkish flavors," the guide said.

An Olive Open Academy is on track for Astros in the Peloponnese

The proposal aims at strengthening the olive growing sector of the wider area of ​​Northern Kynouria, through the transfer of know-how, based on the creation of an integrated, coherent and at the same time fast-paced cycle of training seminars on olive cultivation and the olive oil sector, which will also include experiential training for the creation of an Olive Open Academy in the Municipalit

Bulgaria: Consumers are Cutting Back on Food Purchases

With double-digit inflation in Bulgaria, household spending is expected to outpace income in the second quarter of the year. According to the data of the National Statistical Institute, in the period April - June, the total income of a household member is BGN 2,207, which is an increase of 16.5% compared to the same quarter of 2021.