The number of tricks people have thought up for use in the kitchen over the years is astounding.
Here are a few pieces of advice that are so useful, cooking will become a pleasure for you.
Before boiling an egg, shake the raw egg for a minute. You’ll end up with a golden egg!
The perfect ice cream sandwich. Just use a hot, sharp knife.
When you cut off the piece of cheese with part of the packaging, use the packaging to cover up the remaining cheese.
When your herbs turn yellow, don’t throw them out. Instead, place them in an ice cube tray and mix with olive oil.
No rolling pin? Use a wine bottle.
You want your leftover pizza to have the same taste it had when you first ate it? Reheat it in a frying pan rather than the microwave.
Here’s an easy cheesy bread recipe you can prepare quickly. Just add some herbs and put the loaf in the microwave or the oven.
An easy way to cut cherry tomatoes, lightly squeeze them between two plates, then slice between with a sharp knife.
Here’s a quick hot chocolate recipe: when your jar of Nutella is almost empty, pour in some hot milk.
Homemade mayonnaise: mix some sour cream with the yoke of a hard-boiled egg and a spoonful of mustard!
To make celery and broccoli last longer, wrap them in aluminum foil!
If you store your potatoes alongside apples, they won’t sprout any shoots!
Wrong size pie pan? Use aluminum foil to adjust the size of the pie you want to bake.
Easy homemade whipped cream.
This is how you make beautiful, and edible baskets for fruit or a dessert:
You can sprinkle an avocado with apple cider vinegar or store them with a piece of onion so they don’t turn black.
Fresh berries won’t go mouldy if you drench them in a weak vinegar solution.
Freeze some wine in an ice cube tray. You can then use it later in any culinary experiments you plan to carry out.
Pineapples should always be stored upside down; that way they’ll become ripe quicker, and taste sweeter.
Pierce the shell of an egg with a pushpin before boiling it. It will then be easier to get the shell off when it’s ready to eat.
To remove the inner stalk of a cabbage, hit it hard against the table.
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