ASKRA The Valley of Muses is a superior quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil by Lymperis Estate. It is produced exclusively from the prime olive variety Megaritiki, cultivated in the region of Boeotia, Central Greece. Obtained directly from healthy and ripe, hand-picked olives and solely by mechanical means, Askra extra virgin olive oil offers full-bodied flavor, fruity taste and pleasant aftertaste. The hand-picked olives are cold pressed within hours of harvesting so as to preserve all taste and valuable nutrients of the olive fruit.
The name ASKRA The Valley of Muses, derives from the Greek word Ascra. Ascra was a town in Ancient Boeotia, best known today as the homeland of the poet Hesiod. The Valley of Muses was a sacred forest near to Ancient Ascra. It was considered a place of inspiration where the arts were blooming. In ancient Greek culture the Nine Muses were known for being influential goddesses of literature and arts, such as poetry, lyric song, and myth.
BRING THE MEDITERRANEAN TO YOUR TABLE Add a fine, Mediterranean tone to your favourite dishes and make even a simple dish taste delicious with ASKRA Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Made from the indigenous Greek olive variety Megaritiki, ASKRA is an all-purpose, everyday extra virgin olive oil, ideal for your every need, from frying to cooking and baking.
A UNIQUE TASTING EXPERIENCE ASKRA EVOO has a delightful golden-yellow colour edged with hints of green, and delicate aroma. The taste is rich and fruity with low bitterness and pungency, some sweetness, and notes of green olive fruit, green tomato, fresh herbs and almond. Its flavor profile makes it an ideal cooking oil, both for sweet and savory dishes. It is perfect for sautéing, frying, roasting, and baking. A wonderful tasting experience for Mediterranean food lovers!
100% NATURAL and ULTRA-PURE Cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil, crafted from handpicked, carefully selected olives grown on family-run farms in the region of Boeotia, Central Greece. No preservatives. No additives. Fully certified ISO 22000:2018, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015
PERFECT FOR A WELL-BALANCED DIET Boost your well-being with every drop of ASKRA EVOO! Extra Virgin Olive Oil is an incredible source of natural antioxidants, “good” fatty acids and polyphenols. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Gluten-free and allergen-free.
- Add a few drops on scrambled eggs and mashed potatoes
- Use to make a delicious hummus or tzatziki dip
- Use as a finishing oil on pasta, pizza, risotto and homemade soups
- Use as a dressing on pulses, green salads and grilled vegetables
- Drizzle over roast chicken, braised meat or fillet
- Serve with shellfish, grilled fish and seafood
- Mix with mayonnaise and make a splendid sauce for burgers or sandwiches
- Drizzle some on your feta cheese along with oregano or on your sandwich
- Make delicious chocolate cakes and biscuits
Store in a cool and dry place, away from heat and direct sunlight.
Becomes cloudy below 7°C. This does not affect the product quality.
Gold Quality Award, Canada International Olive Oil Competitions 2022
Silver Quality Award, Dubai Olive Oil Competition 2022
Silver Quality Award, London International Olive Oil Competitions 2022
Silver Taste Award, Dubai International Taste Awards 2022
Silver Award, Berlin Global Olive Oil Awards 2022
Two Stars, Design & Packaging Awards, Berlin Global Olive Oil Awards 2022