Tag: Fat

All fats are equal – some more than others
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All fats are equal – some more than others

Gourmets and experienced chefs knew all along that fat equals flavour. Anyone who has swirled a pat of butter in a pan while making a sauce knows how fat changes both flavour and texture. Unfortunately, fat especially animal fat, has an image problem. Medical professionals and nutritionists along with sensationalist […]

The Truth About Fat.
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The Truth About Fat.

The Truth About Fat Researchers and health professionals have, for long, believed that fat is the villain of many diseases including obesity, cancer and cardiovascular. In reality, a healthy body needs fats to function properly, but there is a distinction to be made between “good” and “bad” fats. One thing […]

Butter – The Inimitable and Flavourful Fat.
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Butter – The Inimitable and Flavourful Fat.

Butter In northern France, gourmets consider butter the noble fat, and truly, Dover sole fried in butter a la meuniere, makes for a delightful eating experience. While for the northerner butter represents the epitome of fats, in southern France, Provence, and Languedoc, olive oil is king. Butter is used in […]