How to prepare the best greek salad? It is as simple as that

How to prepare the best greek salad? It is as simple as that

Several of my friends send me photos of the meals they prepare with our olive oil. It's something I absolutely love and I would like to thank them so much for it. Here we see the traditional, Greek salad. A healthy dish of the Mediterranean diet that should never be missing from our table. How do we prepare a Greek salad for two people? It is very simple: We need two tomatoes (preferably organic), one red onion, half a cucumber (medium size), organic oregano (preferably from the southern Peloponnese), Kalamata olives, a green paprika and optionally feta cheese on top. We chop everything and mix it all together with our extra virgin olive oil and optionally a splash of vinegar. Within a few minutes the Greek salad is on your table. ...
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News of Berlin Oil Connection in Christmas season.

News of Berlin Oil Connection in Christmas season.

The Christmas season has already begun in Berlin. The city is full of people and the Christmas markets certainly create a beautiful atmosphere. That's why the Berlin Oil Connection will be at the Saturday market in Schillerkiez all month long, even shortly before New Year's Eve. So you have the opportunity to give as a gift a bottle of extra virgin olive oil or whatever you wish. If you can't make it the market on Saturday, you can stop by the Café Laidak (Boddinstrasse 42) in Neükolln daily from 3pm to 6pm. I will be happy to meet you in person. Soon I will post about Christmas special boxes for your gifts. You can also find us in other locations. For that you can check here: https://berlinoilconnection.de/en/sie-finden-uns-unter/...
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Useful tips when you buy olive oil

Useful tips when you buy olive oil

What is adulterated olive oil and how widespread is its circulation in the super market? Often it is a mixture of 2 oils, extra virgin olive oil and usually sunflower oil. This type of adulteration can be classified as extra virgin olive oil by some brands in the olive oil market. It can be further degraded when mixed with various olive oils of dubious quality from different countries around Europe, Middle East or North Africa. In the worst case, it is a mixture of soybean and sunflower oil, to which chlorophyll and beta-carotene substances are added. You should be especially careful when checking the labels of these oils. How can I tell if an olive oil is adulterated? Are there simple methods that can help to identify a bad olive oil? This is the most important question. How can we know if the olive oil we buy is adulterated? Here are some useful tips. Put it in the fridge You can do this simple test...
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The finest quality of extra virgin olive oil  and handmade soap at Prenzlauer Berg farmer’s market in Seelower str. every Saturday.

The finest quality of extra virgin olive oil and handmade soap at Prenzlauer Berg farmer’s market in Seelower str. every Saturday.

The new season at the market has already started for us for 2021. We are back to the beautiful little farmer’s market in Prenzlauer Berg at Seelower strasse, every Saturday from 10-4pm. This year we sell two varieties - Koroneiki and Kalamon - of the finest quality of olive oil (cold pressed), directly imported from our farm in Southern Peloponnese. We also sell a special soap made also in Laconia region with the finest quality of olive oil. Two of our new amazing products that we are about to bring in Berlin are: mountain tea and oregano, both imported from the mountain Parnonas. More info soon Don't forget that market  also sells good wines, amazing quality of fresh greens, salads, veggies and even has a stand of special salami. We hope to see you there, for a little celebration of authentic and unmixed olive oil directly from one farm in Laconia in Southern Greece. This stuff used to be impossible to get in...
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Kalamon olive oil: A beneficial oil for your health

Kalamon olive oil: A beneficial oil for your health

The Kalamon variety has the most Oleocanthal (very beneficial for health) of any variety in the world, when it is oiled, according to Prokopis Magiatis, professor of Pharmacy at the University of Athens, who spoke about the latest clinical and scientific data on the beneficial role of high phenolic olive oil in health, at the 4th Olive Oil & and table olives Festival that took place in Kalamata in 2018. This is one of the main conclusions of the Aristoil program so far, as he said referring to the oiling of the Kalamon variety, but also to the oil of Koroneiki and Athenolia, but emphasizing that 72% of the samples of Greek olive oils that have been examined, may have a claim to health. The highest content of "Oleocanthal" in fact - the main privilege of the Greek varieties as he said - is observed in the Region of Peloponnese. He insists that olive oil will find its place in pharmacies...
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The new Preorder campaign for 2021 has already started.

The new Preorder campaign for 2021 has already started.

Dear friends of Berlin Oil Connection. We hope that you are all safe and well during these difficult times. This year's harvest has started and we are already working to bring you the finest quality of cold pressed extra virgin olive oil from our farm in Laconia. We got news that our olive oil this year is excellent as usual. Low acidity, good color and amazing taste. This year, We will bring olive oil from two different varieties (koroneiki and kalamon). Always in a direct connection with local farmers and in fact olive oil from one farm. In order to bring it here, as you might know we have a lot of expenses. Therefore we are about to start a pre-order campaign. It will help us also to estimate how many lt we have to bring this year for our good customers. If you are interested to pre-order, please let us know by sending us an email ...
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Saturdays: Extra Virgin Olive oil of the finest quality and soap in Neukölln’s market at Maybachufer

Saturdays: Extra Virgin Olive oil of the finest quality and soap in Neukölln’s market at Maybachufer

Although our hangout Laidak cafe is closed, due the corona crisis, you can still find us in Neukölln at the market of Maybachufer every Saturday. We sell as always the finest quality of extra virgin olive oil, directly imported from our farm in southern Peloponnese (region of Laconia) as well as our new product: Soap made with extra virgin olive oil. As for the olive oil, we sell as usual, 1lt and 500ml bottles and 5lt canisters. ...
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Special Olive Oil and soap at Prenzlauer Berg farmer’s market in Seelower str. every Saturday.

Special Olive Oil and soap at Prenzlauer Berg farmer’s market in Seelower str. every Saturday.

Saturday, May 9th and every Saturday we are on Bauernmarkt Seelower Strasse in Prenzlauer Berg. As we already mentioned to you in previous announcements It’s a beautiful little farmer’s market and it runs from 10-4. The market sells also good wines and even has a stand of special salami. The atmosphere is lovely and there are also nice cafes in the street so you can have a coffee to go... We hope to see you there, this Saturday is an official holiday in Berlin. According the weather forecast report, the weather is going to be super nice. This time, besides or authentic and unmixed olive oil directly from one farm in Laconia in Southern Greece, this time we offer you soap made with extra virgin olive oil. This stuff used to be impossible to get in Berlin, now you can! We sell different sizes of bottles and canisters, which means bottles of 500 ml, 1lt and 5lt canisters. ...
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Tasting the olives from our farm

Tasting the olives from our farm

Black olives? Green olives? Purple olives? A personal highlight from our spring trip to the farm was tasting the actual olives. This is where the magic comes from. In case you wonder why they are not black like those you know from the supermarket, black olives are a Californian marketing invention, they are processed to turn black with an alkaline solution and ferrous gluconate. The pure thing looks like these from out farm in Southern Peloponnese....
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After holiday season Berlin oil Connection news

After holiday season Berlin oil Connection news

Finest quality of Extra Virgin olive oil from Southern Greece (Lakonia region) still available Dear Berlin Oil Connection friends :) We would like to announce that holiday season is over, which practically means that you can get olive oil from us in Neukolln again, as usual at Laidak in Boddinstrasse 42 (U8) in a regular basis. We are gonna have new bottles of 1lt from this Monday on. If you want to talk to one of us, you can visit Laidak next week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 12 to 7pm. You can always mail your orders and questions to us at info at) berlinoilconnection.de as well. There is more for you to know! We keep attending the Prenzlauer Berg farmer’s market in Seelower str. every Saturday, for our friends who live closer to that area. We sell different sizes of bottles and canisters, which means bottles of 250 ml, 1lt and 5lt. More news regarding our activites visit our webpage http://berlinoilconnection.de See you around...
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