olive oil

How To Make Your Own Flavoured Olive Oil

How To Make Your Own Flavoured Olive Oil

Some of us have a lot more time on our hands than ever before so it’s time to learn some new skills and infusing olive oil sounds like it’ll do the trick. If you’ve ever wanted to make your own to avoid paying premium prices for the pre-made type, we’ve…

Why Olive Oil Isn’t Always The Best Oil For Vinaigrette

Why Olive Oil Isn’t Always The Best Oil For Vinaigrette

If you make a habit of reading the labels on bottles of a store-bought salad dressing — including the fancy ones — you are unlikely to find olive oil on most ingredient lists. This is partly a matter of cost, but it’s also a matter of taste.

What It Means To ‘Finish’ A Dish

What It Means To ‘Finish’ A Dish

If you’ve watched any appreciable number of cooking shows, you’ve most likely been instructed by some famous chef to “finish” your dish with a drizzle of oil, a sprinkling of salt, or some freshly chopped herbs. “Finishing” a dish, which is quite different than polishing one off, simply means adding…