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Grilled corn fiesta, olé!

Did you know that extra-virgin olive oil with Mexican spices from Olives & Gourmandises contains, among other things, cumin, a spice with many properties?

Used in traditional medicine in the Middle East and Asia to promote health and treat various ailments, cumin has since been the subject of scientific studies to verify its purported benefits.

One study showed that in participants with high blood cholesterol or insulin resistance (a condition preceding the onset of diabetes), one teaspoon per day of fortified oil of cumin could lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

Here is an idea for a grilled corn recipe to integrate extra-virgin olive oil with Mexican spices into your diet while enjoying Quebec's harvests!

Preparation time

5 minutes

Cooking time

10 to 15 minutes


8 ears of corn


  • ¼ cup (60 ml) extra-virgin olive oil with Mexican spices
  • Finely chopped fresh coriander (optional)
  • Zest of a lime (optional)