How To Buy Olive Oil And Three Great Recipes Using Olive Oil

Monday, 1 August 2016

How To Buy Olive Oil And Three Great Recipes Using Olive Oil

Olive oil is olive oil right?

No.

I have to confess that the info-graphic below has taught me a lot about the subject. I knew that you weren't meant to use extra virgin olive oil for cooking and had been a bit surprised when I went on an Italian cooking course and everything was cooked in olive oil. Luckily I now have olive oil guide to make sure I am using the right olive oil for the ingredients I am using.

Jamie


From Visually.



If you are looking for some recipes for using olive oil then I have a few good ones I can share.

Olive oil is perfect to use in a light and fluffy homemade pizza base. This mushroom, rocket and pesto pizza is a great change from the usual meat feast.



These churros with chocolate sauce were a hit with everyone in the family.


churros and chocolate sauce


A good extra virgin olive oil mixed with balsamic vinegar is a delicious It tasted fantastic drizzled over this pear and halloumi ciabatta. 



What is your favourite way to use olive oil? Don't forget to check out Jamie's Italian Facebook Page.




This is a commissioned post.

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