There is talk that algae oil is the new cooking oil of the moment. Move over, sunflower, olive and even coconut oils that dominate kitchen cupboards across the globe – these could be shunted aside for this health-giving newbie. Both good for you – containing less saturated fat than coconut oil – and good for the environment, Thrive Algae Oil is hitting shelves at Walmarts in the US and is touted as an easy and versatile cooking oil that fries well, doesn’t smoke and doesn’t have much flavour, making it the perfect neutral base. This feels like a whole new way to think about striking oil.
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