Be a Kitchen Master With These Cooking Hacks
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Published by TOP4 Team
Below are some cooking hacks you should know about.
Make healthy pancakes. Use protein powder, almond milk, oat flour, frozen fruit and other healthy ingredients.
Mix pancake batter in a plastic bag. You can use ziplock or pastry bag to mix pancake batter. If you don’t have a pastry bag, make sure to make a small cut in a corner of the plastic bag . Through this, you’ll clean up less afterwards, and you can make some very creative shapes.
Use dental floss to cut soft foods. Use dental floss to make quick and precise cuts.
Use frozen banana as ice cream base. When frozen and mashed up, bananas create a perfect ice cream base that you can mix with other fruit and various toppings to make a healthy ice cream.
Preserve baked treats with a slice of apple. To keep baked treats soft and moist, keep them in a plastic container with an apple slice, which will help preserve their moisture and stay yummy for much longer.
Run some water over stale bread and put it in the oven. If all you’ve got is a loaf of bread that’s getting a bit stale but don’t have time to buy some more, just run it through some water and put it in the oven for 5-10 minutes. You can also wrap it in a damp towel and then pop it in the oven. It will be fresh and crunchy like a freshly baked one.
Dry out herbs in the microwave. Buy a bunch of herbs at the flea market, and then dry them out in the microwave. Put them in for 20-second intervals and keep turning them over until they’re completely dry, when you can crush them up.
Freeze fresh herb mixture in olive oil. If you like adding fresh herbs to meals, you can stock up on herbs, chop them up, put them in ice cube tray, cover them in olive oil and freeze them.
Let eggs sit in the fridge for a few days. Boiled eggs are sometimes difficult to peel. Buy eggs well in advance and let them sit in the fridge for a while before you boil them.
Soak eggs in white vinegar for several minutes. To make perfectly poached eggs, you should keep them in a consistent shape when boiling them in water by soaking them in white vinegar for several minutes before breaking them open.
Use spoon to peel fresh eggs quicker. You can add a little salt in the water with fresh eggs, and then use a spoon to crack one end slightly and start peeling the shell from the inside.
Drip chocolate over a balloon. To create edible dessert cups, melt some chocolate into a bowl and then dip an inflated balloon in it so the chocolate sticks all around it are in a semicircular shape. Once it has cooled down, pop the balloon and take it out.