One of the essential components of many recipes is the oil you use to prepare it.
Today, the supermarket is packed with endless types of oils and the internet is inundated with confusing health claims about each of them. The overwhelming amount of choices and information about these oils can make it difficult to decide which ones are best for your health and for your cooking needs.
We all have our own preferences, from mustard and sunflower to olive and avocado oil. Yet, how many of us really know our oils?
To simplify it, the most important features one must look for in oil is its smoke point and what type of fat is most prevalent in the oil.