Extra Virgin Olive Oil is naturally high in antioxidants and healthy fats. This healthy combination is unique to Extra Virgin Olive Oil. When Extra Virgin Olive Oil is heated, the natural antioxidants keep the healthy fats stable.
Smoke point is not a good measure to determine the stability of an oil when cooking.
An oil becomes unhealthy for consumption when the fats start to breakdown.
The smoke point of an oil does not tell you when a fat starts to break down.
This is a very common myth.
How best to cook with Extra Virgin Olive Oil.Extra Virgin Olive Oil is suitable for
- pan frying,
- deep frying
- oven baking.
Every style of cooking at home!
Telegraph Hill has deep fried potatoes in Extra Virgin Olive Oil at events to rave reviews, and at home, pan fried fish tastes way better, roast vegetables too.
Source: Olive Wellness Institute