Castillo de Canena produces Esencias Naturales & Co, a unique collection resulting from the blending of 99.5% of our Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil with essential oils from flowers, plants and fruits.
Bitter orange, thyme and orange blossom; lemon, fennel and mint; cardamom, mandarin and apple; and cinnamon, walnut and bergamot. These are the 100% natural ingredients that accompany Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Esencias Naturales & Co is a wonderful gastronomic experience which, together with the Horizontal Tasting and Especias del Mundo other 21st Century Oils, are designed for those who want to enjoy Castillo de Canena’s gastronomic innovations.
With 100% natural ingredients, Esencias Naturales & Co. stands out for its amber-coloured glass bottles with a dropper, screen-printed in fluorescent orange, green, blue and pink. Each bottle contains a blend of our best Arbequina variety oils, blended with essential oils from fruits, plants and flowers; ideal for making cocktails and for enhancing the flavour of cheese, food and desserts.
In Esencias Naturales & Co, the flavours of green olives, artichokes, almonds and fresh herbs of Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil combine surprisingly harmoniously with the natural aromas of fruits, plants and flowers.
Each bottle of Esencias Naturales & Co has a different pairing.
- Bitter orange, thyme and orange blossom oil is ideal for cocktails such as Bloody Mary or Manhattan, cheeses such as cheddar and brie, the preparation of lemon sponge cakes and fruit tarts and to accompany grilled vegetables and roasted potatoes, among others.
- Lemon, fennel and mint oil goes perfectly with Margarita or Daiquiri cocktails and with mozzarella and Swiss cheese. It is also ideal for making vegetable cream and tapenade, and to accompany ceviche and oysters, among others.
- The blend of our Arbequina EVOO with cardamom, mandarin and apple essences produces an ideal oil for cocktails such as Dry Martini or Gin Tonic, for blue and ball cheeses, for the preparation of pasta, rice and mayonnaise, as well as to accompany barbecued chicken and roast pork, among others.
- And finally, the cinnamon, walnut and bergamot Esencias Naturales & Co is ideal for cocktails such as Iced Tea or Piña Colada, for pairing with Manchego cheese and fresh cheese, for making biscuits and chocolate cake, and also for accompanying fruit salad and orange salad, among others.
The dropper included in each bottle enables the proper use of Natural Essences & CO, as it allows you to measure the exact quantities needed for each recipe and pairing.
Store in a cool place away from light and heat.