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A perfect balance of fruitiness, a hint of appropriately attractive bitterness and optimal pungency.

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Vesuvio Estates has consistently won awards at prestigious international olive oil competitions and events.

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As South Africa’s largest olive oil producer, Vesuvio takes pride in the top quality of our operations, from our generous trees to your abundant table

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Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a versatile gourmet oil that will meet all your daily cooking needs.

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At Vesuvio Estates, processing, storage and bottling processes are HACCP controlled ensuring that the best possible hygiene and traceability practices are followed.

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Made from machine harvested olives from the Vesuvio Estates.

Pasta & Patate Al Forno

Pasta and potatoes in the oven

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1.5kg potatoes, peeled and cut into medium-sized cubes
  • 500g short pasta (such as penne)
  • 200ml Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 1 sprig of rosemary, finely chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese to taste

Place the potatoes in an oven-proof dish.  Drizzle with half of the olive oil.  Add salt, pepper, onion and rosemary. Roast in the oven at 180ºC for +- 2 hours or until golden. Cook pasta “al dente”; dress with the remaining olive oil and Parmesan cheese. Add to the potatoes and return to the oven for half an hour.