Sigona’s Olive Oil of the Month: Coratina from Australia
Coratina from Australia
- Has a polyphenol count of 297.
- Is fruity with a viscus texture.
- Is indigenous to Italy and is one of the most famous cultivars grown in Australia.
- Has green aromas and features an apple peel flavor.
- Presents slight bitterness on the front and finishes with a moderate peppery sensation.
Try this recipe
Slow Cooker White Beans with Rosemary & Coratina Olive Oil
- 1 pound Great White Northern Beans, rinsed and picked over
- 1 medium celery rib, coarsely chopped
- 2 large shallots, diced
- 1 large carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped
- 1/4 pound smoked bacon diced
- 2 large cloves of garlic, coarsely chopped
- 5 quarts chicken broth or stock, vegetable stock, or cold water
- 1 – 2″ sprig fresh rosemary
- 1 dried bay leaf
- Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste (at least 1 tablespoon recommended if not using stock)
- 1/2 cup Sigona’s Fresh Press Coratina from Australia
Combine all the ingredients except for the olive oil in a large slow cooker. Set the cooker to high for 6 hours. Once the beans are tender, taste and adjust seasoning.
Drain the beans with a slotted spoon and serve slathered in Coratina with crusty bread.