sunflower oil

Sunflower oil is the non-volatile oil pressed from the seeds of sunflower.
Sunflower oil is the non-volatile oil pressed from the seeds of sunflower (Helianthus annuus). Sunflower oil is commonly used in food as a frying oil, and in cosmetic formulations as an emollient.
Sunflower oil is primarily composed of linoleic acid, a polyunsaturated fat, and oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat. Through selective breeding and manufacturing processes, oils of differing proportions of the fatty acids are produced. The expressed oil has a neutral taste profile. The oil contains a large amount of vitamin E.

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  1. Yorky

    Recipe Air Fried Chips

    Ingredients 2 Medium potatoes 1 tblsp Sunflower oil Salt [I'm trying a little experiment - click on the images for larger sizes] Method Peel and chip the potatoes to around 75 x 10 x 10mm. Par boil the chips for 3 mins. Drain and allow to dry. Place the chips in a container or plastic...
  2. elles-belles

    Olive oil or sunflower oil?

    I have always wondered which of these oils is actually good for general everyday cooking. I use olive oil all the time but I have recently visited a friend who uses sunflower oil and to be honest I felt like I could actually taste the oil from the food. It didn't seem like the sunflower oil had...
  3. C

    A healthly cooking oil

    I always thought olive oil was the best oil for you but l wondering if there is something better, does anyone have any suggestions?
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