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La Tourangelle handcrafts this Roasted Pistachio Oil in Woodland, California strictly following the 150-year-old traditional methods of its French sister oil mill. Slowly roasted to perfection, expeller-pressed and lightly filtered, this oil adds a rich pistachio taste to finished dishes.
Pistachio oil is a delicious and easy-to-use oil. A spray of pistachio oil is the perfect touch for enhancing flavors. Spray directly on your finished salad, toasted bread, grilled fish or meat. You can also try it with pasta or cheese. Don't hesitate to spray your pan with it for cakes and other baked goods.
Store in a cool, dry place. Do not refrigerate.
Suitable for low heat with a smoke point of 200ºF.
La Tourangelle Pistachio Oil contains a low level of saturated fat, high levels of monounsaturated fatty acid, but it also has a decent amount of linoleic fatty acid. This balance makes for a very healthy oil that will help to protect your heart and fight against bad cholesterol.
La Tourangelle is the first oil mill in California to produce pistachio oil using traditional French methods. After harvesting, the nuts are washed, sorted, sun-dried for several days and stored for further drying. The pistachio kernels are then ground and roasted in cast-iron kettles. The resulting warm paste is pressed in a hydraulic press. Following mechanical extraction, the oil is lightly filtered and bottled. The oil has intense pistachio flavors and a luxurious, dark green color.
Unopened: 24-month shelf life
Opened: best used within 12 months