Olive Oil Primer: Patience When Poaching Halibut, Other Food

We’ve been checking with chefs about how they poach food in extra virgin olive oil. Denver-area chef Gregory Strickland is a big fan of the cooking technique. He tells us EVOO “preserves the texture” of a fish like halibut and delivers good flavor. But he also tells us “patience” is crucial when poaching fish and … Read more

Olive Oil Primer: Poaching Foods in EVOO – Part II

Poaching foods in extra virgin olive oil is a cooking method that ensures your food will be moist and flavorful. Chefs say you want to use an EVOO that tastes good, because the food will absorb the oil’s flavor. Some culinary pros recently asked us to provide more information on poaching with EVOO. So we’ve … Read more

Olive Oil Primer: Poaching Seafood in Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Some culinary pros we work with suggested we write about poaching foods in extra virgin olive oil. So we picked up the phone and called a chef who loves to use this cooking method with seafood: Dory Ford, the chef-owner of Aqua Terra Culinary, a Pebble Beach, Calif., firm that handles catering, event planning, and … Read more


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