Add a dash of extra flavor to your meals with infused oils from Olio2go. Our premium-quality extra virgin olive oils are available in a wide range of infused varieties to tantalize your taste buds. In addition to bringing creative cooking possibilities to your own kitchen, these Italian olive oils also make wonderful gifts for any home chef or restaurant kitchen. Learn more about our selection of infused olive oil options and get tips for how to use them to create more flavorful meals.
Infused Olive Oil Flavors
With so many great flavor options available, you're sure to find an infused olive oil to suit your palate. Herbaceous infusion flavors like basil, oregano and rosemary are especially popular. For a refreshing, bright citrus note, try olive oils infused with lemon, blood orange or tangerine. If you love savory richness, try garlic, porcini or truffle olive oil. We even have the spice of a pepperoncino olive oil for those who like to add a little extra heat.
Ways to Use Infused Oils
There are countless ways to use infused olive oils in your home cooking. These oils can bring a boost of flavor to your meals and sides, especially when used to roast, steam or grill meats and vegetables. Grab a bottle of lemon olive oil to bring a fresh citrus flavor to a homemade salad dressing, or drizzle an infused truffle olive oil over a bowl of hot soup for a bit of added richness and umami. Some people even love the savory and sweet combination of a light drizzle of infused olive oil on vanilla ice cream! Get creative and experiment with infused oils and other gourmet food products from Olio2go.
1. What is infused olive oil?
Infused olive oil is olive oil that has been flavored with herbs, spices, or other ingredients. It can provide a quick and easy way to add flavor and nutrition to meals. Depending on the infusion, it can provide additional health benefits such as antioxidant properties or anti-inflammatory effects.
2. How is Italian infused olive oil made?
Italian olive oil is made by crushing and pressing fresh, fully ripe olives to extract their oil using a combination of traditional and modern methods. Agrumato, a traditional method of oil extraction, involves crushing olives together with citrus fruits such as lemons or oranges. The oil and fruit are then separated, resulting in a uniquely flavored oil.
3. What types of oil can be used for infusing?
Common types of oil used for infusing include olive, canola, and avocado oils. The most commonly used oils are those with mild flavors that won't overpower the added flavorings.
4. Are there any health benefits associated with consuming infused oils?
Yes, consuming infused oils may provide health benefits such as increased antioxidants or anti-inflammatory effects.
5. Does the flavor of the original oil used affect the taste of the infused oil?
Yes, the flavor of the original oil does affect the taste of the final product since it is being infused with other flavors from herbs or spices.