What Is Sunflower Oil? A Guide to Cooking With Sunflower
Sunflower oil, pressed from the seeds of the sunflower plant, has been popular in Eastern Europe for decades, but is only recently gaining attention in the US. What Is Sunflower Oil? Like most vegetable oils, sunflower oil, which is extracted from sunflower seeds, is available in both refined (neutral-tasting) and cold-pressed (buttery, nutty) forms.