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Preserving Food

Storing & Preserving Food: Introduction

Storing & Preserving Food: Introduction

When you eliminate processed food from your diet and begin to cook everything from scratch, the number of raw ingredients you need to use increases. Even something as simple as mayonnaise involves replacing one shop-brought item with four. But this does not mean that you […]

Storing & Preserving Food: Freezing

Storing & Preserving Food: Freezing

What is freezing? Freezing is the process of cooling liquids until they become solid. This happens when the temperature drops below 0°C/32°F, as this is the point at which water crystallises into ice. Before the invention of electrical freezers, this was achieved by using purpose-built […]

Storing & Preserving Food: Cooling

Storing & Preserving Food: Cooling

What is cooling? In modern times, cooling means storing something in the refrigerator, where it is kept at a constant temperature of between 0°C-5°C / 32°F-41°F. For our cave-dwelling ancestors, cooling meant storing food underground or underwater. And for our more immediate ancestors, cooling meant […]