Annatto oil

annatto oil

Dark, red-orange-coloured oil that has been infused with annotto (achiote) seeds and tastes slightly nutty. Annatto seeds are well known for their strong food colouring properties and have been used for centuries to make body paint and lipstick in South and Central America.

It's not readily available in the UK as an oil, but you can get hold of annatto seeds from spice markets or online and combine with oil using a simple annatto oil recipe.