How to choose cooking oil?
When you are browsing through our variety of cooking oils on our product page, one question that might have popped into your mind was, “are there any differences between these oils?”
Your intuition is correct. There are indeed differences between these oils. Here is a brief guide and points to take note of when you are shopping for cooking oils.
Do you need the oil for deep-frying?
To begin, one question to ask yourself is whether you need it for deep-frying. This is because some oils are not suitable for deep-frying because of their relatively low smoke points.
What are smoke points?
Choose cooking oils with high smoke points for deep-frying:
To reiterate, when choosing an oil to use for different cooking method, first consider the smoke point.
For example, for roasting, it may be best to choose one that has a high smoke point.
You may consider olive oil if you are roasting at a temperature lower than 374°F (190°C).
Summary of cooking oils and their uses:
Consolidated by Kuok on 17 October 2021.
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