It is estimated that there are over 2,000 different types of fruits in the world, and the majority of them are likely unknown to us. There are also many aspects of our favorite products that we overlook because they are right in front of our faces. We’re here today to delve into our favorite foods and discover how much we don’t know about them.
Azerolive has compiled a list of extremely useful food hacks and knowledge charts that will greatly simplify your time in the kitchen and at the grocery store.
#1. “I just think the strawberry life cycle is fascinating.”
Strawberries grow from tiny seeds that are planted in the ground in late winter or early spring. The first seedlings emerge a few months later, around early fall. They reach their peak 2 to 3 years after planting and produce a large number of strawberries. However, after about 3 years, the plant dies and you must replace the seeds.
#2. A detailed cookie guide.
People frequently encounter a few issues when baking cookies. They may contain too much or too little flour, too much of a rising agent, or a missing key ingredient. One common mistake is not chilling the dough before baking, which results in spreadable cookies.
#3. How to choose the best watermelon
Ripe watermelons typically have a field spot, which is a discolored patch indicating the location of the fruit on the ground. The patch should be a creamy yellow color, not white or slightly yellow. In addition, the stem should appear very dry, as if it is about to drop, and should be a dark yellow/brown color.
#4. How to Cut a Lime Correctly
There are many incorrect and correct ways to cut a lime, and one of the correct methods is to cut it in three parts. Instead of the traditional middle cut, try cutting it into three pieces. This will assist you in extracting the majority of the juice.
#5. What exactly do you eat when you buy cocoa praline?
Cocoa praline is one of the most popular spreads in the world, and different companies have developed their own products. Some of the most popular brands, however, contain very little chocolate and an excessive amount of sugar and palm oil.
#6. How to measure rice with your finger
All you’ll need for this method is the knuckle of one of your fingers. Simply rinse the rice as usual, then add water until it reaches your knuckle. That’s how you know you’ve got enough water to cook your rice.
`#7. Being aware of how you want your meat cooked
There are different ways to enjoy meat, and you should be aware of your preferences before ordering at a restaurant. The first is bleu, a traditional French method of cooking cold meat over high fire for a short period of time. There are also rare, medium rare, medium well, and well done.
#8. Knowing which apple is the sweetest
Depending on where you are on the planet, there are many different types of apples. Most apples are sweet and flavorful, while others are quite sour and unpopular with most people. So it’s always a good idea to know what you’re getting when you go shopping.
#9. There is no single type of onion.
There are many different types of onions, but the most common are scallions, spring onions, white onions, yellow onions, red onions, and shallots. They all have their own distinct flavor and can be used in a variety of dishes and creations.
#10. Knowing your cheesecakes
Cheesecake is one of the world’s most popular desserts, and many countries have developed their own versions. Because it is baked in water, New York-style cheesecake is known for being creamy and flavorful. The Japanese souffle cheesecake, which is as light as a cloud, follows. We also have a very unique basque cheesecake, which is baked and burnt on purpose at the top to create a distinct layer.
What did you learn today that you’ll apply for the rest of your life to help you deal with food better?