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April 2020 Update

April 2020 Update

In light of the fact California will remain “sheltered-in-place” for a while longer, Yancey and I decided to offer oil sales for local pick up or via shipping. We are remaining closed to the general public for your safety and ours. If you are…

Chickpea Soup with Chili-Garlic Oil

Chickpea Soup with Chili-Garlic Oil

4 Servings 1/3 cup plus 2 Tbsp. The French Olive olive oil4 celery stalks, finely chopped plus leaves from 1 bunch2 red chilies (such as Fresno) seeded, finely chopped6 cups low-sodium chicken broth5 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 – 15.5 cans chickpeas, rinsedKosher salt1/2 cup…

Ricotta Lemon Muffins

Ricotta Lemon Muffins

Easy, lemony, & moist muffins made from creamy ricotta cheese and The French Olive olive oil. 1 lemon, zested1/2 tsp vanilla3/4 cup sugar3/4 cup whole milk ricotta cheese1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour4 Tbsp. whole milk2 1/2 tsp. baking powder1/3 cup The French Olive olive…

News & Notes | February 2020

News & Notes | February 2020

Well, the 2019 harvest really delivered this fall for the The French Olive Ranch! The trees produced heavily and the gallons per tonnage is a welcome change from the harvest of 2018. The oil has a soft peppery finish to its smooth, fresh & fruity flavor,…

The Plight of the Farmer

The Plight of the Farmer

As we all know, you can’t control nature. Farmers are certainly aware of that fact in their farming operations. Sometimes you do everything right, that you can think of, and the results don’t always work out. This is the case for The French Olive…

New at The French Olive

New at The French Olive

Flavored Oils We now offer 3 flavors: Basil, Fresh Garlic, and Meyer Lemon, to top your favorite salad, pasta, fish, meats or vegetables.. These flavors are only available in our 250ml size bottle. For the holidays, we have made up “Flavor Sets” gift “baskets”…

News & Notes | January 2018

News & Notes | January 2018

HARVEST The harvest came in later than usual this fall. The olives were milled November 1st, the oil has rested for 2 months, and has been bottled, ready for sales. After years of drought, 2017 was a very rainy year for California, followed by…

Celebration of Harvest 2016

Celebration of Harvest 2016

The “Celebration de Recolte” means a celebration of the harvest in French. We are celebrating this “nouvelle huile” (new oil), from our 2016 October harvest at the peak of it’s freshness after it’s short rest from the press before bottling. Right now the oil…

2016 Harvest Celebration Sale

2016 Harvest Celebration Sale

Select Products on Sale Oct. 19 – Nov. 16, 2016 To celebrate another harvest, The French Olive is having an online sale for the next 4 weeks.  This sale includes all our products EXCEPT the new basket and bamboo gift packs.  Take advantage of…