IF wish to present a dish of boiled vegetables for a party, you can use the following technique. This technique keep vegetables always look and feel fresh when eaten.
Refresher, this is the technique of inserting vegetables that have matured into ice water to stop the processes mature. Because the veg will continue to ‘cook’ although has been lifted from the stove.
You do not have to worry about food immature or too mature. Refresher techniques will lock flavor, texture, and color of vegetables, especially useful when there are events. You can cook it in advance and warm it up just before serving.
To make always looks fresh vegetables, here are the steps, as reviewed Realsimple:
1. Use an ice cube. Prepare a large bowl, then fill half is on the rocks and enough water, enough to cover the vegetables. Add approximately ½ tablespoon of salt for every quart of water.
2. Boil. Cook water with salt to a boil and cook the vegetables and then enter again until you reach the desired level of maturity.
3. Soak the ice water. Transfer the vegetables that have been cooked from the pan using a slotted spoon to a bowl of ice water earlier. Lift immediately after the vegetables to cool, after approximately 1 minute.
4. Keep vegetables. Save the vegetables that have been boiled down into an airtight container or sealed plastic and put in the fridge. Vegetables can last up to five days. You simply heat up by using a medium heat if you want to use.