Delicious and healthy, extra virgin olive oil is a key ingredient in many restaurants and home kitchens worldwide. In this section, you can learn how to use olive oil in Mediterranean style cuisine by turning it into salad dressings, savoury marinades, spicy dips as well as cooking pasta, risotto, pizza, and other Western dishes.
Nowadays, olive oil is also entering the kitchens of many health-conscious Chinese families. Learn how to use this relatively new ingredient in traditional Chinese cuisine where stir-frying and deep-frying are often used. Contrary to common misconception, research shows that olive oil is a great oil for frying, as it has a very high smoke-point.
If you want to bring your cooking to a new level, read our guide on how to use olive oil in a gourmet style by selecting perfect oil flavors for different Chinese dishes.