Complete Olive Oil Guide: Regular Olive Oil Vs. Extra Virgin, Different Types of Olive Oil, and How to Pick the Best Olive Oil

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Aug 4, 2021 • 4 min read

From salad dressings to sautéing, olive oil is a near-ubiquitous ingredient in the kitchen. But how much do you know about this multipurpose oil? For example, did you know that there are many different kinds of olive oil beyond extra virgin olive oil, or that olive oil has a lower smoke point than vegetable oil?

Learn more about the kitchen staple below.