Ever since I visited the Pasolivo olive ranch in Paso Robles a few years ago, their tree-to-table olive oils have been my evoo of choice to sprinkle on the fresh greens I grow in my backyard garden. So, I was thrilled to hear from the Pasolivo team that their flavored olive oils can add an antioxidant-packed addition to easy make-at-home cocktails. Here’s their recipe for a simple gin-based drink. 


  • 2 ounces navy strength gin
  • ½ ounce Pasolivo Citrus Olive Oil or Pasolivo Lemon Olive Oil
  • ½ ounce lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 1 egg white
  • Pinch of sea salt



Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Add ice and shake again. Strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass.

Pasolivo oils make for a lovely holiday gift, by the way. Consider the Mini Lemon & Lime Gift Set ($59.95), with bottles of two popular flavored oils, or the Bar Cart Bundle, with citrus olive oil, sparkling citrus vinegar, sriracha sea salt and Castelvetrano olives, $84.95. To see all of Pasolivo’s offerings and learn about visiting the ranch, go to pasolivo.com.

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