Freeze is a simple and fast method to preserve food at home, that maintains the natural color, fresh flavor and the nutritive value of most fruits and vegetables. Carefully follow the instructions of this article because the quality of each frozen product is affected by: the freshness of the product packaging method of preparation conditions freeze. Steps for freezing food properly food of good quality carefully select foods that will freeze. Careful preparation to maintain the quality and safety of food is necessary to prepare them and freeze them quickly. This helps control the growth of bacteria and fungi; fermentation and stops the chemical action of enzymes. Follow directions to prepare different types of food.
Suitable to protect food packaging that will freeze Pack or wrap them so that they don’t lose moisture and retain its value, flavor, color and texture. Use airtight materials to prevent evaporation and maintain quality. Appropriate gaskets include jars wide mouth plastic containers for freezing, plastic bags to freeze sunsets within cardboard containers and sealable plastic bags to freeze. Wide mouth jars wide mouth jars facilitate the handling of food and are best for freezing the food with liquid. Normal jars may break at low temperatures. Leave enough space between the food and the mouth of the jar to prevent it breaking, since the food expands when it freezes. Rigid plastic containers will fit easily in the freezer. Use special adhesive tape to freeze, to seal containers.
When fill plastic bags to freeze leave sufficient space to be able to make a knot that seals tightly. Place the bags inside cardboard container. Bags that are not protected can be broken and are difficult to accommodate. The flexible wraps can be used to freeze vegetables, meats, fish and chicken. You can use paper, aluminum and paper Special laminated to freeze. If you use a transparent plastic it is better to put it inside a rigid container that will not break.