Olive oil, a "green gold" with countless benefits... There's nothing like it to enhance your dishes and salads, give flavour to your meat and fish or replace butter in baking your cakes. In this article, we suggest 5 uses of olive oil for successful cooking.

Olive oil to spice up your salads

Natural or in vinaigrette, olive oil gives more flavour to your salads, whether raw or cooked. Do you like it simple? Dress your raw salad with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil...


For a fruitier touch, succumb to the delicacy of Provence olive oil (AOC). Made from a combination of several vegetable aromas from the Provence region, this product will seduce your guests during your lunches with friends or family. A dynamic touch to delight the taste buds of young and old... Olive lovers? Discover our olive oil from Provence with matured olives. A balanced blend of powerful aromas of cocoa and undergrowth to transform your salads and create harmony with all your fruits and vegetables.


A noble material for healthier frying


Known for its high resistance to high temperatures, olive oil is used by many star chefs to preserve its nutritional properties. Unlike other vegetable oils, such as sunflower oil or rapeseed oil, olive oil has a high monounsaturated fat content, which means it produces fewer chemicals when fried.


Whether it's mixed frying, vegetable fritters or simple Chips, olive oil will give your food a natural flavour and avoid a "heavy" appearance.

Bringing a Mediterranean touch to your cooked dishes

Used for thousands of years on the shores of the Mediterranean, olive oil is now adopted all over the world. Do you feel that your meat, poultry or fish lacks flavour? How about a drizzle of fragrant olive oil? For baking or frying, Fauchon olive oils are the best way to please yourself.


For a touch of originality, adopt Fauchon's speciality black truffle flavoured olive oil. Specially designed for the most refined palates, this top-of-the-range product will add a touch of deliciousness to all your cooked dishes: mashed potatoes, pasta, vegetable gratin... Something to please everyone.


Bread with olive oil: a healthy ally   

Want to treat yourself while keeping your figure? Olive oil is a natural source of health. Rich in healthy fats, it helps prevent bad cholesterol. In addition, eating a slice of bread with olive oil every day provides a good dose of vitamins (especially vitamin E) while detoxifying the liver.


For even more flavour, you can make a dip with olive oil mixed with balsamic vinegar... Served in many Italian restaurants, warm bread with this mixture is a big hit.


Discover the whole range of oils and vinegars signed Fauchon.

Olive oil in pastry

Are you tired of using butter or margarine in the preparation of your cakes? You're right, it's better to avoid these traditional fats, which are not at all beneficial to your health. There is a healthier way to have fun baking while opting for healthier alternatives. The secret? Olive oil...


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