Reggello Olive Oil: A Tuscan Treasure to Taste

Reggello oil has always been considered one of Tuscany’s culinary treasures, renowned for its quality and unique flavor. Obtained from the olive groves that dot the hilly landscape of Reggello, this extra virgin oil is an undisputed protagonist of the local cuisine, enriching traditional dishes with its rich, aromatic flavor.

One of the most beloved recipes celebrating Reggello oil is “Crostini alla Frantoiana.” Simple to prepare but full of flavor, these croutons are a perfect appetizer or snack to enjoy any time of day.

Recipe: Crostini alla Frantoiana


  • 200 g black olives
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 fresh spring onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Extra virgin olive oil from Reggello
  • Slices of homemade Tuscan bread


  • Drain the black olives and chop them finely together with half a clove of garlic and a fresh spring onion.
  • Pour the batter into a bowl and mix it with a pinch of salt and pepper and a few tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil from Reggello.
  • Toast slices of homemade Tuscan bread until crisp.
  • Generously spread the resulting olive and oil cream on slices of toasted Tuscan bread.
  • Serve the crostini alla frantoiana as an appetizer or snack, accompanying them with a good glass of Tuscan wine.

Crostini alla Frantoiana are a delicious homage to the culinary tradition of Reggello, where extra virgin olive oil is the real star. With its fragrance and intense flavor, this simple but tasty dish is an excellent representation of the authenticity and genuineness of Tuscan cuisine. Enjoy your meal!