It’s better than your usual olive oil, for one. Extra Virgin Olive Oil, or EVOO, thanks to its extraction process, is considerably healthier, and of course costlier as well. However, for it’s versatility and health benefits it’s really not an exorbitant price you would be really paying!
EVOO, as it is lovingly called, and known to all, is a powerhouse of antioxidants, keeps your heart healthy, mind healthy, increase longevity of life – and most importantly lowers the risk of cancer and cardiac arrest. And did you know that there are certain dishes that alone work on the benefits and flavour of EVOO? Not only are these simple to whip up, they are also packed with flavour and nourishment. These dishes, we feel, should forever be in your culinary arsenal for being the very essence of food.
1. Aglio Olio Spaghetti
What you need: Spaghetti, Olive Oil, Pepper, Salt, Basil, Breadcrumbs.
2. Caprese Salad
What you need: Tomato, Cherry Mozzarella, Basil, Olive Oil.
What you need: Lemon, Olive Oil, Corn on the Cob, Salt, Chili Powder.
4. Solo Sourdough Bread
What you need: Bread (baguette, focaccia, sourdough), Olive Oil.
5. Veggie Satays
What you need: Grilled Veggies, Salt, Pepper, Olive Oil.