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roast veg without goose fat?

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purlease Tue 16-Dec-08 10:10:51

Just had a thought, I love potatoes roasted in goose fat but have a vegetarian friend joining us on christmas day this year. What is the best oil to use for a vegetarian option.

Any thoughts on vegetarian main course recipes would also be welcomed grin

WhereTheWiseMenWent Tue 16-Dec-08 10:12:27

I am veggie and have always roasted in olive oil, with lots of seasoning.

AMIStletoekiss Tue 16-Dec-08 10:14:24

I just use sunflower oil, for veggies and roast potatoes.

Cies Tue 16-Dec-08 10:16:08

I always use olive oil (not virgin) for roasting, because I only have two oils in the house: Virgin olive oil and normal olive oil. It comes out fine.

purlease Tue 16-Dec-08 10:21:23

Olive oil it is then - thanks!

Any of you have a nice vegetarian cutlet recipe?

purlease Tue 16-Dec-08 10:22:50

not ignoring your suggestion AMIStletoekiss - it's just that I have olive oil in the stock cupboard!

lilolilbethlehem Tue 16-Dec-08 20:46:04

Trex gives the same sort of crispness as goose fat. Better than olive oil and great for pastry too.

purlease Wed 17-Dec-08 10:44:44

what is Trex?

MrsBadger Wed 17-Dec-08 10:47:52

solid vegetable fat

texture is like lard, but made from veg oil - makes fab pastry too

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