Olive oil/Rape Seed oil

Discussion in 'Training, Fitness and Health' started by Blue Hills, 16 Feb 2018.

  1. BoldonLad

    BoldonLad Über Member

    Location:
    South Tyneside
    Hmm....

    Problem is, after you have been using it for several years, feeling all healthy and smug, some "expert" will publish "research" saying it is toxic. This applies to any food or drink product IMHO. ;)
     
  2. Reynard

    Reynard Veteran

    Location:
    Cambridgeshire, UK
    Akh, I subscribe to the school that says everything is fine in moderation - including moderation.
     
  3. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    They shouldn’t if seasoned properly.
     
  4. raleighnut

    raleighnut Guru

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    On 3 Wheels
    Salt 'n' Pepper stops rust. :laugh:


    Yep I know what 'seasoning' a pan is but I treat it the same as my Steel Wok and my Balti pan and just wash all 3 simply in very hot water and use a washing up brush (the water is too hot to stick your hands in) then dry with kitchen roll just before I use them.
     
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  5. Milzy

    Milzy Veteran

    It pains me that nobody knows what it is when there’s thousands of yellow fields :/
     
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  6. raleighnut

    raleighnut Guru

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    When I was a kid my Dad told us it was Mustard.
     
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  7. OP
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    Blue Hills

    Blue Hills Guru

    Location:
    London
    Did he think it was?
     
  8. raleighnut

    raleighnut Guru

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    On 3 Wheels
    I'm pretty sure he did but he could have been 'Messing' with us kids.
     
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  9. summerdays

    summerdays Cycling in the sun Moderator

    Location:
    Bristol
    I use Rapeseed oil, and buy a big tub of it every now and again (lasts ages). I used to get it at the farmers market but they didn't attend it when I needed a replacement so mail order from Oxfordshire over half term. I use it for general cooking but also in a few cake recipes and bread etc.
     
  10. OP
    OP
    Blue Hills

    Blue Hills Guru

    Location:
    London
    Why would you need to mail order rape seed oil?
     
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  11. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    Spot-on.
     
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  12. summerdays

    summerdays Cycling in the sun Moderator

    Location:
    Bristol
    I've just got used to this particular brand, and liked it. And when they used to turn up to the market it was nice buying it from the producers directly (well their employees). And you don't see big bottle of it in the supermarket. I've been buying it for the last 6 years and it's become much more common over that time.
     
  13. Reynard

    Reynard Veteran

    Location:
    Cambridgeshire, UK
    Forgot... Lard for egg fried rice as well...
     
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  14. Alan O

    Alan O Über Member

    Location:
    Liverpool
    Well, mustard does have "bright yellow flowers (like commercially grown rape – it belongs to the same Cruciferae family)" and it is grown in the UK.
    http://shakenoak.co.uk/brief-history-of-english-mustard/
     
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  15. PK99

    PK99 Guru

    Location:
    SW19
    it might well have been - mustard is grown as a green manure.
     
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