Grown and processed from native Picual olives in Jaen, Spain. Harvested in November and December, when the olives are more mature. They’re pretty laid back by this point, so it only takes a few shakes to get them off the branch.
Olives are picked during peak harvest season when they are more mature and a bit juicier.
Just like (most) humans, olives get more chill with age. The oil produced from these olives will be milder in flavor, and make for a more flexible cooking oil.
Because of its mellow flavor and higher smoke point, Sizzle can be used in a lot of different ways. Great for everyday cooking like roasting, searing, poaching, pan frying, baking, and marinating.
Graza uses single origin picual olives from Jaen, Spain.
People have tried to re-plant these babies in California and elsewherein the mediterranean, but they seem to solely thrive in the heart of Andalusia. The oil extracted from this fruit is extremely high in Polyphenols and also has the longest shelf stability & free-acidity stability of any Olive Varietal.