Coconut oil and other alternative oils are a hot topic these days in the cooking world, especially after the news of extra-virgin olive oil fraud broke out, as described in Extra Virginity. More and more people are becoming wary of the typical processed and refined cooking oils on the market, and they are beginning to use unprocessed, unrefined alternative oils for their cooking and baking. However, not everyone knows how to effectively incorporate them into their cooking. That's where The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils by Lisa Howard, creator of TheCulturedCook.com and renowned culinary speaker and instructor, comes in. This incredible collection of over 85 recipes harnesses the different attributes of each oil's distinct flavor, ideal cooking temperature and beneficial nutrients. Readers will knowledgeably create delicious and healthy meals, snacks and desserts, such as Toasted Wild Rice with Coconut Brazilian Nut Pesto Chicken using coconut oil, Wild Salmon Cakes with Sun-Dried Tomatoes using avocado oil and Pear, Sage & Cheddar Fritatta using pecan oil.
If you are looking for a guide to using healthy oils in your cooking and baking, you will love The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils.
Use the healthiest oils in the world to cook delicious and wholesome meals, snacks and desserts without over-processed, unnatural and unhealthy ingredients.
Lisa Howard is a cookbook author, cooking instructor and culinary speaker who has been featured in the "Detroit Free Press" and on metro Detroit TV shows. She is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and she writes for magazines such as "Allrecipes" and "Eating Well." You can find her blog at www.theculturedcook.com. Her first cookbook is "Healthier Gluten-Free."