Useful ideas

Tricks from the chef to help improve the taste of any concoction


Most housewives get used to a certain style of cooking and do not accept any changes.

However, you should still pay attention to the useful tips that give us a chef.

It is possible that these little things will facilitate the daily routine and give the dishes a new flavor.

1. Excess salt

Salted soup.

Do not rush to put an end to the salted soup. If there is a place in the pan, you can add water to it, bring to a boil and boil for about ten minutes. If there is no water to add, use round rice. Wrap a handful of cereal in cheesecloth, dip it in a saucepan and boil for 10-15 minutes. Rice will absorb excess salt and the dish will be saved.

2. Beans

Cooking white beans.

To prevent the beans from darkening during cooking, do not cover the pan with a lid. And in order to make the beans softer and more tender inside, add a spoonful of sunflower oil to the boiling water.

3. New breading

Ground nut breading.

Want to fish or meatballs acquired a new taste? Replace the usual breadcrumbs with ground nuts or hard cheese, grated on a fine grater. Such a simple technique will make familiar dishes play in a new way.

4. Garlic flavor

Unobtrusive garlic flavor.

If you want to give a light garlic flavor to the dish, cut a clove of garlic and grease the plate and cutlery with which to put food in the plates.

5. Lemon juice

Lemon juice instead of salt.

If there is no salt or vinegar on hand, you can replace them with lemon juice. The substitution does not greatly affect the taste, but it will make food much more useful.

6. Beautiful broth

Pure clear broth.

To make the broth transparent and appetizing, throw an ice cube into the pan and bring to a boil.

7. Add salt

Salt the finished dish.

If you do not feel confident in yourself, add salt a little bit and only in ready meals. So you insure yourself against a possible error.

8. Marinade

Universal marinade for meat.

A mixture of beer and soy sauce - an excellent marinade for any kind of meat. It can also be used for baking, stewing, and roasting on a fire.

9. Tender beef

Beef, soaked in kefir.

Many do not like to cook beef due to the fact that when frying it becomes tough. However, there is one little trick, knowing that, you can make the meat tender. 40 minutes before cooking, soak the pieces of beef in kefir or mayonnaise.

10. Bitterness of eggplants

Neutralize the bitterness of eggplants.

Salt will help to neutralize the bitterness of eggplants. Sprinkle it with pieces, leave for 10-15 minutes, and then rinse with water. The bitterness will go away with the salt.

11. Spices for meat

Use spices for meat.

Spices soak better in meat when cooled. That is why many cooks salt and pepper only ready-made meat dishes.

12. Baking

Soft, fluffy pastries.

In order for baking to be fluffy and soft, you need to increase the humidity in the oven. To do this, place a container with cold water on a baking tray.

13. Faded greens

Faded greens.

If the green has lost its attractive appearance, but the leaves are not yellowed, it can still be saved. To do this, you need to soak in a bowl with ice water. Half an hour in a bath and dill, parsley or lettuce will once again become an attractive appearance.

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