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Oils, and Vinegars – A to Z

Cane Vinegar

Cane Vinegar

Cane Vinegar has a mellow flavour like malt vinegar, with an added freshness in the mouth. It is not sweet, but it is less harsh…

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra virgin is the highest quality and most expensive olive oil classification. It should have no defects and a flavour of fresh olives.

Mustard Oil

Mustard Oil

Mustard Seed Oil is a pungent oil derived from crushed mustard seed. Used most commonly as a culinary ingredient in Indian cooking, mustard seed oil…

Rice Wine Vinegar

Rice Wine Vinegar

Rice wine vinegar (also called rice vinegar) is popular in Asian cuisines and they’re sweeter, milder, and less acidic than Western vinegars. Whilst called “rice…

Sesame Oil

Traditionally used in Asian cooking, it can also be added to Mexican and Middle Eastern dishes.

Ume vinegar

Umeboshi Vinegar

Japanese Umeboshi Vinegar is not really vinegar but a pleasantly tart and salty juice extracted from making pickled Umeboshi plums. As it isn’t fermented, it…

Walnut Oil

Walnut Oil

Walnut oil is pressed from raw or roasted walnuts. Nut oils have become increasingly popular with chefs where they are typically used in dressing or…

White Wine Vinegar

White Wine Vinegar

Information including health benefits and substitutes for White Wine Vinegar. It can be used for cooking, baking, cleaning and weed control and may aid weight…