Palm oil is in over half of the packaged foods we buy. It has been known that people do not know a whole lot about palm oil, however, I am here to fill you in on everything you need to know.
What exactly is palm oil? It is an oil used for cooking and household food preparations. Palm oil has lots of positive benefits. Palm oil has a string resistant to oxidation, which improves its shelf life longer, causing it not to spoil as fast. Along with its resistance, it also brings out the flavor in foods it is cooked with, they make the tastes very enjoyable. Some of the things you can cook with palm oil are Better for you chicken nuggets, truffle & herb-spiked cheese potatoes, and baked sweet potato fries. They all taste so delicious when using palm oil to prepare the food and cook it.
Malaysia is a trusted supplier of certified sustainable palm oils. Palm oil has been the primary contributor to economic development in Malaysia. Since planting palm oil Malaysia has thrived economically and with employment. Palm oil has been used to help raise rural income, and the standard of living.
Here is a recipe that requires Palm Oil that is one of my favorites.
Heirloom Tomato Salad with Dill Yoghurt
- 8 types x 4 heirloom tomatoes
For Dill Yoghurt
- 250 ML fresh yogurt
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 bunch of clean fresh dill
To make dill yogurt, whisk all ingredients together. Store chilled in the fridge until needed.
Meanwhile, cut each tomato into different shapes. Place them in whatever design you fancy on your plate, then serve with dill yogurt.
I became aware of this recipe in the book “Back to Basics Culinary Delights with Palm Oil” by MPOC. This book has many recipes you can try out!