The miraculous oil of the olive

By FAYE LEVY, YAKIR LEVY
December 18, 2014 14:31

Try to add some olive oil in your cooking this Hanukkah




Chicken kebabs

Marinated chicken kebabs.. (photo credit:YAKIR LEVY)

The Hanukka story highlights the significance of pure olive oil for the Temple’s rituals.

But the quality of the olive oil used in our cooking is also important, according to Mary Platis and Laura Bashar, authors of the new book Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil (published by their company, Two Extra Virgins). It should be extra virgin olive oil, which “you can use for just about everything.” Fine olive oil does wonders for all sorts of foods – vegetables, fish, meat and even fruit.

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