Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
I'm delighted to be joined in this studio here by -- one of the food network's iron chefs cat Cora.
-- -- out and you were the first and I -- still the only.
Woman winner of -- -- I have been since 2005 until recently and we have a new thing now with comments passed well we don't wanna talk about -- I I -- anyway I'm getting your -- your your whole influence swing is Mediterranean cooking.
Yes I'm -- Americana.
I was -- on a Mediterranean diet my whole life.
And it really is one of the healthiest I have from the planet mostly because it is plant base and helping me base.
And I especially would almost playing a key role in that because of that antioxidants because of the hearts the heart healthy.
Power that it -- has -- also lowers cholesterol so.
-- -- you that you know what happened Euro lined a beautiful -- cloud there of olive oils.
They didn't olive oil hasn't necessarily -- the best rapper in in a lot of sort of diet.
Fads that we've seen recently.
But you that's.
-- -- say that is nonsense and I'll tell you why didn't it for the reasons that I just specified and because it is definitely an extra virgin is what you wanna look for a label full days of a -- Extra -- that means first -- he and because it does have so many antioxidants it's full antioxidants which is.
Great the heart healthy diet is great for -- and lowering cholesterol.
With how it's gotten healthy fats and that.
And it's seven -- saturated fat that I.
So let's do a true false game and all the oil was still all right -- and all of oil isn't good for frying food.
That is -- because it does have a high smoking point meaning it can go up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit.
The reason why people -- -- will do not fried deep fry you with all of well is because of it it's expensive.
True or false oil that is in the first cold pressed.
Is just left over that is true the first press is the -- -- meaning it's without Peter chemicals.
And this extra virgin meaning it is the premium.
All of -- that you -- -- buy anything else is a pure olive oil or at the left of olive -- I had -- olive oil destroys its health benefits.
It does it does destroys some of the health benefits they will.
It definitely does because of the heat again.
That's why but what we do in the Mediterranean.
Is -- will cook with a little bit of all of well the and then -- actually added drizzle -- solid on top.
To get back of those is to keep has been a did this one I always wondered ID should be stored in a refrigerator.
It's not necessary on the unless you live in -- extremely he -- hot place you might wanna do you got.
But -- and that in a dark cool place just like he would wind cloudy and -- I cease.
Of them on the shelves in the supermarket that look a little cloudy and and others go back.
That's actually not so good at what you wanna do those -- filtered and what happens is.
They don't last as long so you definitely want to buy one that's -- nice clear.
You're always gonna -- -- mostly in and and darker -- but -- Donna nice dark green olive oil.
And then extra -- on the label.
Right and light or extra -- is that is that really worth it does it does it mean fewer calories.
Hit it does not mean your calories actually what it means is it's that second or third press BC lie I'll I'll let me has been pressed two or three times.
Calories of the same whether extra virgin or light.
Yeah you have quite the empire going on nightcap.
I feel walked through -- ran through as -- -- joining triplets at San Francisco us he's the restaurant there and how has the am -- doing this.
Is still -- fantastic.
I've got seven restaurants now.
And I want I just that started in Singapore is not first international.
Restaurant adventure and -- -- fantastic at the start of that she line for women a lifestyle she line with Decker and I'm not so and food lines cookware lions -- It's all -- -- -- dot com.
It's all -- -- dot com all right has the beautiful family.
They're so fantastic you know horrible lies in my wife for downgrade and so we're so big happy family you are you are happy and I'm very beautiful have McCain I cannot thank you so much for being Jonathan are right side -- can't tackle or don't -- as the web site on the screen right now.
You can read all about the empire and visit lots of parts of it one would hope because it's always worth it.
Filter by section