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What is the best oil for cooking?

Olio di oliva

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Oil is a staple in every kitchen. It is used every day for roasting, grilling, baking, frying, sautéing and creating dressings. There are so many different types of oil to choose from for example canola oil, corn oil, peanut oil, sunflower oil, olive oil and coconut oil. But how do you know which one these oils is best for cooking? When choosing your cooking oil there are 3 things to remember: oil composition, smoke point and flavor.

Oil composition

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My new favorite product – Artisana’s walnut butter

Artisana Walnut Butter

 A few weeks ago, I found Artisana’s walnut butter in my local shop and knowing that walnuts are a good source of unsaturated fat, I couldn’t resist buying it. Having shunned nut butters in the past, I was surprised just how delicious it was. It tasted exactly like eating whole walnuts. The smooth yet grainy texture worked perfectly on my piece of wholegrain toast.

Made from just two ingredients: Continue reading