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Avocado Oil, The New Kid on the Block

For many homes in South Africa, Avocado Oil is still “the new kid on the block”.

Avocado Oil has a higher smoke point so it can be used in a variety of cooking methods. In baking, Avocado Oil is great as it is creamy, just like an avocado.

Some scientific literature suggests that avocado might help prevent metabolic syndrome.

Avocado oil has one of the highest levels of healthy monounsaturated fats of all oils and it is also low in polyunsaturated fats.

Avocado Oil has a neutral taste and although it is more expensive than canola oil or sunflower oil, it is not the most expensive oil.

Avo Mayo

Avocado Mayonnaise

Ingredients 2/3 cup mashed ripe avocado2 teaspoon white or cider vinegar2 teaspoon lemon juice3/4 teaspoon onion powder1/8 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 tsp salt1/4 cup water2 tablespoon Wilson’s Avocado Oil Method Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Add more water if

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Immune Boosting Salad Dressing

Avocado Oil Salad Dressing

Ingredients 4 cloves garlic 1/4 cup Wilson’s Avocado Oil 3-4 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons honey 2 teaspoons ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard Method

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Steamed Bass

Chinese Steamed Fish

Ingredients 1 whole bass (about 680g, cleaned; see instructions) 3 tablespoons fresh ginger (finely julienned) 2 scallions (finely julienned with green and white parts separated)

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Year of the Ox

Chinese Braised Fish

Ingredients: 2 Trout (about 1kg, descaled and cleaned) 2 teaspoons Cornstarch 3 tablespoons Wilson’s Avocado Oil 6 slices ginger 3 scallions (cut into 2-inch pieces)

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2 thoughts on “Avocado Oil, The New Kid on the Block”

    1. Sorry the delay; I summarise of our supplier’s response below.
      The oil is
      1) pressed from the flesh of avocado pears,
      2) neutralized, at 70°C to bring the free fatty acids to a level not exceeding 0.3%
      3) bleached (at 120°C)
      4) winterised (chilled to 5°C (to remove the wax components)) and
      5) deodorised (at 205°C)
      There are no additives.
      The oil isn’t hydrogenated, and the level of trans fatty acids is consequently undetectable.

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