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Ghee Easy Review…

Ghee Easy Review

It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a product. I just typically don’t have the time to be thorough enough with them, unless it’s a training product (because I train a lot!)

The other thing I do a lot though, is cook.

Oh, and eat. I eat a lot too (hence the lot of training).

I’m also not a part of the anti-fat brigade. I roast and fry a lot of food and if you’re going to do that, you need a great quality fat source. For the most part I use a couple of different fats for cooking… dripping (meat fat that has been rendered from meat I’ve cooked) and coconut oil.

Another fat I’ve used in the past is ghee – in fact I’ve eaten it more than I’ve cooked with it, but it’s something I enjoy. Despite that, I don’t remember ever buying it.

Either way, I was eager to test out the pot of Ghee Easy I was given…

What is ghee?

Ghee is pure butter oil, making it lactose free. This means that there is a likelihood (I won’t say certainty, because all cases are different) that even those allergic to dairy will be able to eat ghee easy.

Ghee is used in place of butter or regular cooking oil. In fact, it’s better to cook with as it has a much higher smoke point that most oils, meaning it doesn’t burn and become unstable (basically, more unhealthy). It also tastes great and doesn’t burn your pan!

How have I used it?

I started off with the basics – frying onions, garlic etc, just to see how it turned out. It was great, worked exactly as it should and has a subtle, pleasant taste. This is important because you don’t want it to overpower anything you cook.

Knowing it’s a great cooking medium, I then used it as a base for making dishes with a stock base – in my case risotto and ramen (the noodle dish). I’d usually use butter or dripping in these dishes, but the ghee worked great both times and is easily every bit as good.

My girlfriend used it to fry vegetable koftas and cooked some sweet potato fries in it – here’s the result, which was very tasty (even if it was vegetarian food!)

Overall Impressions

Ghee Easy ticks so many boxes – it’s organic, it’s healthier to cook with, it’s from grass fed cows, it’s lactose free, it’s versatile, it tastes great. There isn’t anything I can say about it that’s negative.

If you want to maintain a butter taste or element to your cooking and but want a healthier, more suitable alternative then this is the one for you. I can’t think of a single reason why it wouldn’t work!

Where can I get it?

The ghee easy is available via their website and Amazon. Prices are dependent on the product and size of the jar, starting at £4.71 for the 100g jar.

Give it a go – I’m sure you’ll love it!

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