Can you eat Argan Oil?
Moroccan Argan Oil is mainly known for its cosmetic purposes. But did you know that the "liquid gold" can be eaten too?
Argan Oil was first used for its culinary purposes in Morocco.
Amlou is one of the many traditional dishes that used Argan Oil in Moroccan cuisines. It can be used in hummus, couscous, lentil soups, grilled fish, pasta, salads (and the list goes on!).
Culinary Argan Oil is slightly dark in colour and has a distinctive nutty aroma, as compared to Cosmetic Argan Oil.
These are the differences between the culinary and cosmetic Argan Oil.
Culinary Argan Oil
Cosmetic Argan Oil
|Cold-pressed from roasted Argan nuts.||Cold-pressed from non-roasted Argan nuts in a semi-mechanical cold-pressing machine.|
|For dressings, salads, seasonings, etc.||Suitable for all skin and hair types. It can be used from head to toe, belly to baby. For external use only.|
|Pleasant, mild nutty smell and taste.||Subtle smell.|
Culinary Moroccan Argan Oil is considered a "superfood" and has health benefits.
For a truly authentic Moroccan food experience, add Argan Oil into your healthy meals.
Once you've tasted Culinary Argan Oil, you know it's worth it!