Fats Saturated - animal, butter lard, fatty meat products
Mono unsaturated - olive oil, rapeseed oil, some nuts
Polyunsaturated - margarine, sunflower oil
In cooking, fats are used to shorten baked products to make them soft and crumbly. It also adds flavour and colour.
Functions:- enriches mixtures, adds moistness, adds flavour, increases shelf life…