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Olive Oil: You Can Have It 4 Ways

Did you know olive oil comes in four types?

  • Extra virgin, made from the first drops from the first pressing of the olive. By definition, it has less than 1 percent acidity and a light, delicate taste. Use it for salads. It's expensive.

  • Virgin, made from the first pressing. It has a fruity flavor, with a maximum acidity of not more than 2 percent.

  • Olive oil, a blend of refined oil and extra virgin or virgin oil.

  • Extra light olive oil, which has a less intense flavor. Use it for recipes that call for vegetable oil because it doe s not impart a strong olive flavor.

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