What you need to know about Palm Oil

Palm oil is in over half of our 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 the shelf life longer, causing it to not spoil as fast. Along with its resistances, it also brings out the flavor in foods it is cooked with, the 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 the palm oil to pre the food and to cook it in.

Malaysia is a trusted supplier of certified sustainable palm oils. Palm oil has been the most primary contributors towards 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 tsbp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 bunch 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 become aware of this recipe in the book called “Back to Basics Culinary Delights with Palm Oil” by MPOC. In this book, it has many recipes you can try out!

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