Extra virgin olive oil (evoo)

Can we use extra virgin olive oil for cooking? And, more specifically, can we use extra virgin olive oil for frying?  Can we pan fry with extra virgin olive oil? To answer these questions, let’s consider the composition of oils and of extra virgin olive oil and extra virgin olive oil smoke point. OIL COMPOSITION To … Continue reading EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL FOR COOKING: FRYING IN EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

EVOO is the acronym of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. In an article, the Washington Post traces the origin of the acronym EVOO to Rachael Ray, an American television presenter. This origin, however, seems to be contradicted by the fact that already, at least in the academic field, the acronym EVOO was present – see for … Continue reading EVOO – EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL: WHAT IS, BENEFITS, HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST

Vegetable oils in the diet: here is the origin of olive pomace oil Many vegetable oils have been used since ancient times in the food sector and currently, when we visit the supermarket, we easily note that there are various types of olive oil on sale, with different names depending on how and where the … Continue reading Olive Pomace Oil