I recently purchased a large container of organic unrefined sunflower oil, thinking that i could use it in baking & cooking since it's said to have a high smoke point. However, the oil has a very pungent sunflower taste that kind of resembles anise. I was wondering if this is normal cause i thought sunflower oil was supposed to be almost tasteless? I'm wondering if it's rancid or something (although it was produced this month and has a BB date of 2015.)
I baked chocolate chip cookies wirh it and the sunflower smell took over the house for a bit! Any ideas what to do with this oil?