Fraying with olive oil is healthier

Who says that fried foods are bad for your health?

No, you don’t really need to tell us who it was. All you need to do is suggest to that person that they read today’s blog post.

When it comes to frying food, just like so many other things in life, the how is just as important as the what. In actual fact, frying food properly is synonymous with good health. This is amply demonstrated by the famous Mediterranean Diet, which has Olive Oil as one its staple ingredients.

Frying food with olive oils

Culinary techniques with olive oil: frying, myths and legends

More and more chefs are convinced that olive oil is the best choice for frying. In fact, frying with olive oil is healthy, if you know how to do it. You read that right. This is because olive oil is the only oil can that can withstand high temperatures (180°C) without degradation or losing its properties, and because it is an oil that creates a crusty layer which enhances the flavor of foods while preventing it from being soaked with fat. Thus, food remains tender, and keeps its vitamins and properties intact.