La Tourangelle hazelnut oil is hand crafted in the Tourangelle artisan oil mill based in the Loire Valley in France. The pure hazelnut oil is made from roasted, ground, and pressed hazelnuts. The richly-flavoured nut oil is a great way to bring French country chic or a fine-dining finish to dishes. Hazelnut oil works well alongside big flavours like goats’ cheese and red meat, and used sparingly, is a great vinaigrette-base for green vegetables and salads.
The production of gourmet oils is a time-honoured tradition in France. Originally, each village had a mill which roasted and extracted the oil from nuts gathered by local farmers. These delicious oils were used in hearty rustic fare and were also found in Paris’ finest restaurants. Yet today, La Tourangelle is one of just a handful of traditional oil producing mills. traditional family-run producer of the highest-quality oils and vinegars.
Ingredients: 100% hazelnuts. Contains nuts and traces of peanuts and sesame.