Extra virgin olive oil of Lucca

The term “Oil of Lucca” refers to any oil produced from the olives of trees located on the hills within a 6 mile (9km) radius of the city’s walls.

Olives have been cultivated in the province of Lucca for many centuries. As early as the 1300s Oil of Lucca was well-known across Italy and further afield. Merchants all over the world used it as a basis for comparison when purchasing produce.

Olio of Lucca


il Nocciolino di Oliva

The olive stone is an absolutely natural product that is obtained during the processing of olives through the use of specific machines that exploit only the centrifugal force, thus obtaining an ecological biomass fuel that can produce both heat and electricity in full respect of the environment. we live in. As mentioned, the olive pits are produced directly in the mill during the period of pressing of the olives

Characteristics of the Nocciolino


Extra virgin olive oil

Knowing olive oil means knowing the history, culture, traditions; because these are the values behind a typical product that can be defined, in terms of nutrition, a real model of life. Extra virgin olive oil is characterized by its fragrance and flavor which favor it from all other vegetable oils and make it particularly pleasing to the palate; both raw and for cooking it is ideal for its genuineness, digestibility, nutritional contributions and richness of taste.

Features



Features

Extra virgin olive oil is obtained from a mechanical process of olive pressing and only oils which have an acidity below 0,8%, the right texture, a perfect flavour and aroma without a hint of mould, deposits or rancidity, as well as a distinct fruity taste and also smell good can be classed as “extra virgin”. […]

Processing

The quality of the end product has always been our main objective. All stages of production are keenly followed by our experienced oil pressers, Luca Perna, the owner, and Giampaolo, his son. They are masters in the art of oil extraction and their attention to detail has guaranteed optimum results. Our plant operates a continual […]

Lucca oil

The term “Oil of Lucca” refers to any oil produced from the olives of trees located on the hills within a 6 mile (9km) radius of the city’s walls. Olives have been cultivated in the province of Lucca for many centuries. As early as the 1300s Oil of Lucca was well-known across Italy and further […]

Background

The olive and its products are considered the symbol of the Mediterranean. Historical, religious and folkloristic documentation proves it was used as early as 1597 bC. Tablets originating from this period have been found in the Imperial Palace of Babylon detailing rations of olive oil distributed among each citizen. The biblical tale of the Great […]


Cooking with extra virgin olive oil

Extra virgin olive oil is an essential element in our mediterranean diet and therefore fundamental in the preparation of Italian food. When used as a dressing it confers all the flavours and aromas of fresh olives to the dish, making it something special. When used in cooking, even at high temperatures, none of the qualities […]


The “Extra Virgin Olive Oil” has always been in the kitchen

Abandon yourself to the memories of the old and genuine flavors of the past that our products will be able to bring back to the surface.

Ingredients: – beans of the ‘Lucca red’ variety – fresh spring onion – tuna in brine – extra virgin olive oil from an oil mill Preparation : – wash the beans and leave to soak overnight – boil them in the water they were left to soak in together with some garlic and sage for […]

Ingredients: – carrots – celery – red, yellow, green peppers – spring onions – Belgian endive – cherry tomatoes – artichokes – radishes – extra virgin olive oil from an oil mill Preparation : – wash all the vegetables and cut all except the radishes lengthwise. – prepare a dressing by whisking the extra virgin […]

Ingredients: – baccala’ (dried salted cod) – extra virgin olive oil – chick peas Preparation : – take a nice, thick piece of dried salted cod and soak it for a few days, remembering to change the water often. – bring a pan of water to the boil and then add the fish and cook […]


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