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How Do I Choose Olive Oil?

Olive oil is oil that is derived from the olive fruit. An olive is obtained from the Oldeaceae family, along with lilacs and ash trees. The oil of this fruit is commonly used in cooking, though it has also been used in pharmaceutical drugs, cosmetics, soaps, fuels and traditional oil lamps. Olive oil is also a much healthier substance than many of its alternatives because of a high concentration of monounsaturated fat and polyphenols.

Now you know what olive oil is (as if you werenít already confused) you may be wondering what kind of olive oil should I buy? You may have cooking plans, baking plans or a menu for fried foods, drizzling foods or dipping choices. With all of these types of meals and a variety of olive oil products to choose from, you may be wondering what kind of quality olive oil should I buy?

You can decide between types of olive oil by categorizing the oil according to flavors of delicate, fruity or robust. For example, delicate flavored olive oil goes well with baked foods, salad and pan-frying; however, it doesnít taste as well with grilled food or soup. Fruity olive oil works well with tomato and robust sauce but not with deep-frying. As for robust olive oil? Try it for dipping bread and vegetables.

If you are looking for olive oil, extra virgin olive oil as well as quality fruits like peaches, plums and nectarines, then visit wiebefarms.com. Wiebe Farms has been a family business since 1956 (though origins trace back to 1911) and has always strived to produce the best naturally and safely grown products. Visit the wiebefarms.com website for an extensive preview of available olive oil, including an Olive Oil 101 guide to choosing the right oil for your meals.

 
 

 
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