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Does anyone have a favourite brand of Olive Oil

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somebloke123 Tue 25-Sep-12 15:06:50

Probably Extra Virgin but suitable for everyday cooking i.e. not the gastro foodie chateau bottled stuff that costs the earth.

I have used Tesco EV mainly which seems fine but I wondered if there are any better.

As well as most of the major supermarkets we also have Turkish supermarkets close by, which are pretty cheap and have a variety of Greek and Turkish brands.

CogitoErgoSometimes Tue 25-Sep-12 16:14:22

I use Sainsbury's blended olive oil for cooking because it's mostly flavourless and has a reasonably high flashpoint. EVOO for me is a salad dressing ingredient... the flavour can get quickly ruined if it's heated up.

somebloke123 Tue 25-Sep-12 16:25:07

Interesting point - thanks.

FunnysInLaJardin Tue 25-Sep-12 16:30:35

Chalice Olive oil is really nice, at least the last bottle we had was.

kelly14 Tue 25-Sep-12 19:29:19

i love Napolina garlic infused oil, must be a garlic lover though! otherwise i find supermarkets own brands light olive oils or extra virgin oils are just as good as the leading well known brands for a fraction of the price.

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