We all know that olive oil is a healthier alternative to vegetable or sunflower oil. With this in mind, I do tend to use extra virgin olive oil in my cooking even though it is more expensive. I love to cook, and I’m always on the look out for new ingredients to try so when I received some GOOD Hemp oil to try, I decided to put it to the test.
For two weeks I used GOOD Hemp Oil instead of olive oil, as recommended on the bottle. I used it to oil my pan when frying, I added it to dressings and I even used it in baking, and I really couldn’t taste the difference.
The only time I used hemp oil and had to adjust my method, was when I added a drop to a pan of rice (I usually add a drop of olive oil to stop the rice sticking) and the two just clashed in taste. There was no loss though, I added two vegetable stock cubes and carried on – the rice was lovely.
GOOD is a british brand, and I’m all for that! My husband and children haven’t commented once that any of the food tastes different, so I will continue to use GOOD hemp oil because it contains half the saturated fat and 25 times more Omega 3 than olive oil. What’s not to like about being healthier?!
The other product we tried from GOOD was their hemp seed. We tried the italian herbs version and they’re really versatile! I added them to a spaghetti bolognese which gave a really warm, deep flavour to the dish. My husband, however, preferred just to snack on them from the tub!
To be in with a chance to try these for yourself all you need to do is enter the competition I’m running in association with GOOD. Not only will you receive a bottle of oil and the italian herbs seeds, you’ll also get the other three seed flavours too!
It’s an easy rafflecopter entry and there are plenty of ways to win.