Bertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oils can be used for a variety of meal preparations. They are excellent for salad dressings, dips, marinades, sauces and soups, as well as for basting meats and vegetables. You can even use them for sautéing, shallow frying, baking and grilling*.
Bertolli Gentile Extra Virgin is a smooth tasting extra virgin olive oil, which brings out a fruity flavour in your dishes. As a result, it is especially ideal for those who appreciate a sweet mellow flavour, and can be used to delicately enhance both hot and cold dishes.
FLAVOUR PROFILE: Smooth taste, sweet mellow flavour
SMOKE POINT: 406° F
The smoke point of an oil is the temperature at which the oil begins to decompose.
*Note: Use Bertolli extra virgin olive oil for all preparations up to 406° F to gain maximum benefits from all the nutrients of extra virgin olive oil.
If frying, baking or grilling at temperatures above the high temperature of 406° F, use Bertolli Classico or Bertolli Delicato Extra Light Tasting olive oils, which are also low in saturated fats, and have higher smoke points for cooking at higher temperatures.