New in Canadian kitchens: Camelina oil

This versatile cooking oil is high in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids

New in Canadian kitchens: Camelina oil

Source: Best Health magazine, January/February 2014

Popping up on store shelves is Three Farmers camellia oil. It’s derived from the Camelina saliva plant, originally from northern Europe and central Asia, and now grown in Saskatchewan. It is a source of omega fatty acids and vitamin E, and tastes earthy, nutty and somewhat grassy. A high smoke point of 475ºF makes it versatile for cooking. The label even has a code you can use (at to trace its field of origin.

Three Farmers is available in three varieties (Original, Roasted Garlic & Chili and Roasted Onion & Basil) at select grocery stores and boutiques.

This article originally appeared in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of Best Health. Subscribe today to get the full Best Health experience’and never miss an issue!