Whether you’re frying, drizzling, sizzling or roasting, oil plays a huge part in cooking. But is there one oil that rules them all? What is the best oil for cooking. Well, lucky for us, Australian extra virgin olive oil comes pretty close to being an oil for all occasions. Here we look at how you can use extra virgin olive oil to best effect in your kitchen.
How and what to cook with extra virgin olive oil
You’d be forgiven for thinking that extra virgin olive oil should be just reserved for drizzling over salads or dipping your sourdough into. But you can use it in cooking, frying and baking and, in most cases, will outperform most other oils.
Still not sure? Recently the Olive Wellness Institute tested common supermarket oils alongside extra virgin olive oil in a variety of cooking methods and temperatures. Here’s a handy guide they put together on how to cook with extra virgin olive oil.
Here are some recipes that use extra virgin olive oil in cooking:
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