This plant, called "navette", which disappeared in the 1950s, is similar to rape seed and makes for an amber-colored oil. It is thinner and lighter than rapeseed and has a very pleasant turnip flavor. It's great in salad dressings and has a nice balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fats.
Artisan oil maker Jean-Marc Montegottero, with the help of an entire team, keeps the practice of making virgin oils from 100% fruit alive. The Huilerie Beaujolaise produces completely natural virgin oils, each made using only one type of fruit. One fruit, one oil. Prized by world class chefs, the oils and vinegars from the Huilerie Beaujolaise are simply the finest oils and vinegars available today. A philosphy. To offer an exceptional, authentic and healthy product that has been made using only the best artisanal methods.HUILERIE BEAUJOLAISE Made from the navette plant, which all but disappeared in the 1950s, this amber colored oil is similar to rapeseed. It is thinner and lighter than rapeseed and has a very pleasant turnip flavour. All of Jean-Marc Montegottero’s products are pressed and created using only a single ingredient.