From herbs and flowers to nuts, salad leaves and tomato vines. Freshly pressed olive oils ooze with flavour. Some are fruity with hints of banana and green apple, others are grassy finishing with pepper and spice. Whatever your preference, opt for extra virgin olive oil. These have passed rigorous chemical and sensory tests. When buying extra virgin olive oil, Look for the red, Olives NZ certification mark on the bottles.
After spending a few days in Wellington over the Christmas holiday, we started out on our Lower North Island Road Trip!