olive oil

How To Make The Best Steak And Eggs

How To Make The Best Steak And Eggs

Eating steak for breakfast is a bold move. On a scale from one to lumberjack, it’s about a nine. But even if you consider yourself a Ron Swanson type, beginning your day with a porterhouse is setting yourself up for sleepiness, and some cuts are more suited to a morning…

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

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 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…