- Distinctive, Flavorful & All-Natural
- Handcrafted in California with 150 Years of French
- Contains an Average of 1.77g of Omega 3 per Serving
- Slowly Roasted to Perfection
- Expeller-Pressed & Lightly Filtered
- Adds a Rich Walnut Taste
La Tourangelle handcrafts this roasted walnut oil in Woodland,
California strictly following the 150-year-old traditional methods
of its French sister oil mill. Slowly roasted to perfection,
expeller-pressed and lightly filtered, this oil adds a rich walnut
taste to salad dressing, pasta, grilled meat or fish, baked
pastries, and it perfect to dip with bread. Perfect for sauting,
baking, dipping, blending into sauces, or drizzling on a finished
dish. Walnut oil is a rich source of omega 3 and has a high level
of natural antioxidants.
La Tourangelle Roasted Walnut Oil is a rich source of omega 3 (1.4g
per 1 Tbs.), which can help to prevent cardiovascular disease while
acting as a counterweight to bad cholesterol. Since the oil is not
refined, it also has a very high level of natural antioxidants.
Walnut oil contains 72% polyunsaturated fat by content: 60%
linolenic acid and 12% alpha-linolenic acid.
La Tourangelle is the first oil mill in California to produce
walnut oil using traditional French methods. After harvesting, the
nuts are washed, sorted, sun-dried for several days and stored for
further drying. The walnut kernels are then ground and roasted in
cast-iron kettles. The resulting warm paste is pressed in a
hydraulic press. Following mechanical extraction, the oil is
lightly filtered and bottled. Walnut oil is extracted from English
Why are La Tourangelle oils so healthy?
La Tourangelle oils are packed with Omega 3, 6 and 9 the three keys
to a healthy diet natural antioxidants and essential vitamins.
It has been proven that a balanced intake of omega 3 and 6 along
with high level of omega 9 reduces significantly the risk of dying
from a cardio-vascular related disease.
What are omega's?
Mono and poly-unsaturated fats have health benefits. The best
mono-unsaturated fat is the Oleic acid or Omega 9 found in high
level in olive oil, hazelnut oil, almond oil or sesame oil. The
best poly-unsaturated fats are Linolenic and linoleic fatty acids
or omega 3 and 6. Omega 3 and 6 are found in walnut oil and
grapeseed oil. It has been proven that a balanced intake of omega 3
and 6, along with high level of omega 9 significantly reduce the
risk of a cardiovascular related disease.
Walnut oil is a delicious and easy-to-use oil. In salads,
walnut oil mixes very well with balsamic vinegar or red wine
vinegar to create a simple but flavorful vinaigrette. Also try it
with tarragon white vinegar. It is also delicious on grilled fish
or meat: A dab of walnut oil is the perfect touch for enhancing
flavors and easing digestion when added towards the end of your
beef bourguignon or meat dishes. You can also try it in pasta with
cheese. Don't hesitate to use it in cakes and baked goods,
particularly with apples or pears.