Olive Oil

How to Make Spreadable Butter With Two Ingredients

How to Make Spreadable Butter With Two Ingredients

I am a diehard devotee of the room temperature butter lifestyle, but sometimes I forget to replenish the butter dish, which leaves me with nothing but frigid, brittle butter. Though I have found ways around this, it’s moments like these where I “get” the appeal of a spreadable not-really-butter butter-like…

The ‘Never Fry With Olive Oil’ Saying Is A Lie

Due to its low-ish smoke point, olive oil isn’t the best choice for searing meats or other single-layer, high-temperature cooking methods. However, as Chef Helen Rennie explains, that doesn’t mean you can’t crank up the heat when cooking a range of foods in olive oil – from caramelised onions to…

When Should You Use ‘Fancy’ Olive Oil?

When Should You Use ‘Fancy’ Olive Oil?

When it comes to confusing labels and price points, I find olive oil to be second only to wine. Once you get a handle on the whole virginity thing, there is the matter of region to contend with, and it can be hard to know which one you “should” cook…