Many people prefer to use more expensive oils instead of sunflower for cooking and filling dishes. The most popular of them due to its composition and taste is olive oil, which is mainly added to salads. But because of the specificity of the taste of this oil is not liked by everyone.
In addition, some other oils contain more useful components. There are four types of oils that can be successfully replaced with olive oil.
- Flaxseed oil
- Sesame oil
- Mustard oil
- Hemp oil
From flax seeds you get a valuable product - flaxseed oil, which is used not only for cooking, but also as a remedy. It contains phytoestrogens, unsaturated fatty acids.
Flaxseed oil has a very pronounced flavor. Usually they are seasoned with salads, add to the porridge and boiled potatoes. This type of oil has a short shelf life( no longer than three months, even for a clogged bottle).
This is a popular ingredient in many countries, for example, in China. It contains trace elements, antioxidants and a variety of fatty acids. Its taste is soft enough, with nutty notes.
If the oil is derived from raw sesame seeds, it has a lighter color. Such butter is usually filled with salads. To obtain a dark oil, fried seeds are used, it is used in the preparation of hot dishes.
On sesame oil it is impossible to fry, therefore it is preferable to add it to ready dishes for giving to them special taste and aroma.
Mustard seeds are used to make mustard oil. In its composition - a wide variety of vitamins( A, B6, B9, C, D, E), fatty acids and phytosterols.
Mustard oil, unlike many other kinds, is used for baking. Thanks to the addition of this oil, flour products become lush, stay fresh longer and do not stale.
Mustard oil - a good option for dressing for salads, vegetable hot dishes. It can withstand high temperatures and does not lose its properties, so it can be used for frying.
This kind of oil has been popular in Russia since ancient times, where it was used for cooking and for medicinal purposes. Hemp oil is well absorbed, contains a large number of essential fatty acids. It is added to salads, sauces and marinades, used for frying, for cooking vegetable dishes and even soups.