So, the first reason to go to Hungry Beast’s front page today is to see a picture of Jamie Oliver looking really old. Wow! He’s all grown up.

The other reason to visit is for a concise guide to picking a good olive oil. Here’s a boil-down: color, cut, clarity. Oh, wait, no: it’s location, location, location. Or perhaps writer Jill Donenfeld and her cast of experts advise you to pay for the good stuff (preferably Spanish or Italian), to not use it to high-heat roast, and to keep it in the dark away from the stove.

Oh, and don’t buy fake olive oil.

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