Chef Gerard is passionate about cooking with sustainable and nutritious ingredients. He frequently uses Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil because it is naturally trans-fat free, cholesterol-neutral and made without chemical processing.
In addition to being certified sustainable, Malaysian palm oil has nutritional advantages over other edible oils. It is naturally free of trans fats and non-GMO. It is also rich in tocotrienols, powerful forms of vitamin E known for their heart, brain and liver health benefits.
The start of grilling season gave me a good platform for educating Cincinnati TV audiences about the virtues of Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, including its nutritional value and environmental benefits.
It can be challenge to deliver exotic-tasting cuisine using only local ingredients, but Chef Gerard Viverito has embraced ingredients from one of the world’s most eco-friendly countries, Malaysia, such as certified sustainable palm oil, in many of his recipes.
Food52 editors believe in applying the best aspects of today’s food movements to our everyday lives. Malaysian palm oil is in keeping with trending American diets because it is naturally trans fat-free, non-GMO and certified sustainable