• Which oils are best for cooking? | Kitchen aide

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    Extra-virgin olive, sunflower, rapeseed or groundnut? It all depends what you're making. Here's how top chefs use them • Got a culinary dilemma? Email feast theguardian.com I never know which oil to us e for what.
    Laura, Cheshire As is so often the case, the answer can be found in Samin Nosrat's Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat : “The first step in choosing a fat is to identify the primary role it will play in a dish.” That's to say, are you using it to add flavour or texture , or to season your food? If you're applying heat, the other consideration is, of course, the oil's “smoke point”. As Nik...
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