October 26, 2018
Not all cooking oils are to be used the same way; each type requires a different temperature and a different shelf life. It also contains different nutritional values. Find below the most popular cooking oils in the region and how to use them in your recipes!
When you consume this oil in moderate quantities, the non-saturated fats contained in olive oil are healthy for your heart. However, you should never use it for deep frying because it cannot handle high temperature. Heat 2 tbsp of this oil in an Intuition stainless steel non-stick pan before searing tuna steaks while preparing a delicious garlicky lime and coriander tuna steaks recipe.
Sunflower oil is rich in vitamin e and can be used in grilling, searing and deep frying because of its resistance to high temperature. It’s perfect to prepare this stir fried beef recipe and you can even use it while preparing raw salads dressings!
This type of oil is rich in omega 3, and is perfect for deep frying since it’s strongly resistant to high temperature. Use it in countless preparations such as mouthwatering lamb and apricot tanjine and fish and chips.
Mostly used in Asian cuisine, peanut oil is one of the healthiest oils, being trans-fat free, low in saturated fats and cholesterol free. It adds a pleasant yet subtle flavor to your dishes. It’s perfect for deep and stir frying and like olive oil, it contains non-saturated fats that are good for your heart.