Does it matter which olive oil I buy? | Kitchen Aide

Lifestyle The Guardian

Use basic for cooking, and save extra-virgin for flavour – but which one you go for is all a matter of taste and budget Lots of recipes say to use ordinary olive oil for cooking and the good stuff for drizzling. But what is “good” oil? I buy Tesco’s own-brand Spanish organic extra-virgin, but there are any number that cost £10-plus a bottle. Can I really do better? Joy, Dorridge, West Midlands It all depends on who you ask. Put that question to an Italian, Spaniard or French person, say, and they’ll likely swear by Italian, Spanish or French olive oil, respectively. Continue reading... …

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