No matter what anyone says, a person can live without TV shows or the Internet, but not without food. Therefore, almost every day we prepare food so that this does not happen - from a light salad to a 6-course dinner. Let's learn about bad habits that we sin in the kitchen.
No matter what anyone says, a person can live without TV shows or the Internet, but not without food. Therefore, almost every day we prepare food so that this does not happen - from a light salad to a 6-course dinner.
As statistics show, in the West, 98% of people eat in restaurants, and in our country, on the contrary, 98% cook at home.
For now, we are only on the way to change our eating behavior, and let's learn about the bad habits we sin in the kitchen.
You will not detect all harmful bacteria either by taste or smell . But even a small amount of spoiled food can cause serious poisoning . If you have even the slightest suspicions about the food suitability of a product, it is better to throw it away.
Never allow raw meat and fish to come into contact with other foods. Otherwise, bacteria from them will get on the finished food, and this can lead to food poisoning .
Always use separate plates, cutting boards and knives for raw and prepared foods.
Harmful food bacteria multiply very quickly at temperatures from 4 to 60 degrees Celsius. Therefore, always defrost meat only in the refrigerator or microwave.
It is better not to wash raw meat. In the process of washing , bacteria are transferred with water to the sink, table and other surfaces.
Experts advise if there are no visible traces of dirt on a piece of meat, then do not wash it. A product with dust, sawdust, traces of dirty hands is unlikely to reach your table. And the very process of carcass processing in production does not imply that the meat can be contaminated. The danger is that bacteria spread over the entire surface of the sink under the jet of water . This is a direct path to poisoning , because this way they will easily get into your plates.
Do not leave food on the table for more than 2 or 1 hour if the temperature in the room is higher than 32 degrees. Pathogenic bacteria multiply very quickly in products at temperatures from 4 to 60 degrees. And during trips and picnics, store food in a portable refrigerator.
Never eat raw eggs in any form. They may contain salmonella bacteria or other harmful microorganisms. Including, you can not eat raw dough, even if it is without eggs. Escherichia coli can be present in flour, which provoke food poisoning .
Do not leave raw meat or fish marinating on the table. Put them in the refrigerator to avoid the growth of bacteria .
Never use marinade left over from raw meat with ready-made food. If you want to use it as a sauce, boil the marinade.
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Food is only safe after it has been heated to a sufficiently high temperature. At the same time, all harmful bacteria die . To avoid undercooked or undercooked products, use a kitchen thermometer when cooking.
Don't just look, smell, or taste to determine whether a dish is ready or not.
Bacteria live on all surfaces, including hands. Always wash your hands with warm soapy water before cooking. And when you're done, wash them again.
Sponges and dishcloths are the dirtiest items in the kitchen. Dangerous bacteria accumulate on them . Disinfect them at least every other day, and change them every week or two.