Press Release (ePRNews.com) - New York, NY - Jul 20, 2016 - Khayyan, one of the most trusted suppliers of hand-selected Spanish extra virgin olive oil and artisanal sherry wine vinegars to New York chefs, has launched an online store to bring the same distinct products directly to home cooks through a new online marketplace at www.khayyan.com.
Khayyan products that are now available online include gold medal-winning 100% Picual EVOO and several different varietals of Sherry Wine and Balsamic Vinegar from Spain in addition to hand-smoked Spanish Paprika, Mediterranean Sea Salt crystals, and a collection of authentic terracotta cooking vessels from Spain called “cazuelas.”
For the first time, home cooks and gourmet food enthusiasts will have direct access to the exclusive small-batch Spanish products that have been used for years in the kitchens of New York City’s most famous chefs.
Olivar Santamaria Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Khayyan’s award-winning brand of extra virgin olive oils, Olivar Santamaria, has quickly become the go-to cooking and finishing oil of top restaurant chefs for it’s incredible taste, long (23 month) shelf life, and high (409-degree) smoke point.
Olivar Santamaria EVOO is available in “Special Edition,” “Selected Harvest,” and “Premium” editions and each is made exclusively from the finest hand-selected single varietal Picual olives, harvested and first cold-pressed in the northern regions of Andalusia and the plains of Jaen, Spain.
Sherry Wine Vinegar
Khayyan has established relationships with the finest sherry wine vinegar producers in Spain and for the first time is offering “Crianza,” “Reserva,” and “Grand Reserva” aged vinegars to discerning home cooks. Made from Fino, Oloroso, and Pedro Ximenez grapes and aged in American Oak barrels in Cordoba, Spain, Khayyan is offering multiple varietals of red wine and balsamic vinegars aged from eight to fifty years.
Of special note is the limited availability of Khayyan’s 50 Year “Gran Reserva Sacristia” Balsamic Vinegar, which was awarded the “Vinavin Gold Award 2015″ for the best Balsamic in the Region of Córdoba.
After being repeatedly asked by chefs for premium spices, Khayyan is now bringing a line of spices and condiments directly to home cooks looking for authentic artisanal Spanish spices and condiments.
Las Hermanas Smoked Paprika
Las Hermanas Smoked Paprika is made by gently smoking mature ripe and dried peppers over oak, creating a complex and invitingly warm and sweet flavor profile that will enhance a wide variety of foods. With a uniquely rich and smoky flavor and a beautiful deep red color, Las Hermanas is the perfect complement to sauces, stews, and braises or as a finishing agent on cold salads, eggs, and vegetables.
Escamas de Sal Marina Sea Salt
Escamas de Sal Marina is a 100% natural sea salt sourced from small purveyors working directly on the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The unique nature of the crystallization and harvesting process creates salt flakes that have a unique prism structure and a lower sodium content than other types of salt.
In an effort to further promote the delicious flavors and health benefits of the Spanish diet to home cooks, Khayyan is also offering a line of terracotta clay stew pots, called “cazuelas,” directly from the new online store.
Cazuelas are exceptionally sturdy cookware that are the product of a unique clay production method that has been used for thousands of years. Safe to use in the oven or on the stovetop, these classic cooking vessels allow dishes served on the table to continue to simmer for another 5 – 10 minutes and are perfect for tapas, stews, and casseroles.
Khayyan is an elite purveyor and importer of specialty food products from the various regions of Spain, with a focus on small to medium-sized specialist producers in the Andalucía region. The Khayyan portfolio covers a range of hand-selected and award-winning Extra Virgin Olive Oils under the brand Olivar SANTAMARIA®, aged Sherry Wine Vinegars, Artisanal Wines for cooking, Sea Salt, Smoked Paprika, Olives, and a selection of other specialty food items of the highest quality and consistency.
All Khayyan products have a denomination of origin and full traceability ensuring the total authenticity of the entire product line.
Until recently only available to professional chefs and restaurants, Khayyan products are now available to home cooks through their online store at www.khayyan.com.