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What's the best Extra virgin olive oil

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Anonymous, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous · Guest

    Hi,
    What's the best extra virgin olive oil for drizzling over salad's, etc?
    Cheers :?:
    I have Type 2, diet & tablets!
     
  2. MCMLXXIII

    MCMLXXIII Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Go for cold pressed norfolk rapeseed oil instead.
    They sell it it tesco.
    Just my humble opinion but there you go:wink:
     
  3. viviennem

    viviennem Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    As long as its cold pressed extra virgin, then it's all down to taste - your taste. Some people find the paler oils have a lighter taste for using on salads.

    I prefer Greek - Kalamata, the best olive-growing area in Sparta.

    Some people like Italian.Others like Spanish. They really do have different flavours.

    Maybe just go for the cheapest in the cold pressed EV category. Like all things, there's a bit of snobbery about the sources :wink:

    I used to use rapeseed oil on "Buy British" grounds. I can't remember why I stopped, but I know I had a very good reason. :think:

    Viv 8)
     
  4. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    The best one is the one that's on offer, normally we just use Lidl's own which is a brand called Primadonna or buy Napolina Olive Oil from Tesco's when the price is right.
     
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