1 Storage Basics raisins
- 1.1 Condition 1. Which containers to store?
- 1.2 Condition 2. What should be the temperature?
- 1.3 Condition 3. What is needed humidity?
- 1.4 Condition 4. How to soak?
- 2 Grape varieties and drying
- 3 Output
One of my favorite dried fruits - raisins. In winter, steamed dried grapes with warm milk, it is not just a tasty treat, but also medicine. The price of dried fruit is high, therefore, tell you how to store the raisins at home.
Storage Basics raisins
Berries, which formed a mold, should be immediately discarded. They should not be eaten.
Condition 1. Which containers to store?
Shelf life of raisins in many respects depends on what dish it is. Airtight dishes ensures maximum shelf life. For this fit:
|Casks of wood with lids.|
|Bags made of natural fabrics.|
|Sealable plastic containers.|
Condition 2. What should be the temperature?
Housing is quite difficult to create the optimum conditions for fruit storage, since the necessary temperature +10 ° C.
This temperature will ensure long-term refrigerator. However dried grapes not tolerate high humidity and may dampen.
- Optimal storage will be a dark and cool placeWhere there is next to radiators or other heat sources (electric stove).
- In order to avoid raisins insects, Do not increase in temperature more than +17 ° C.
Condition 3. What is needed humidity?
An important role for the preservation of dried fruit is the level of moisture. If dried fruits contains 17% to 24% water, suitable place with about 70% humidity for him.
Condition 4. How to soak?
To prolong the shelf life of grapes, you need to properly soak the raisins:
Thoroughly rinse dried in hot water.
On berries accumulates:
The processed raisins? Fertilizers that are not always beneficial for our body.
Loop through the fruits of twigs or dirt residues, put into a container and fill them with boiling water up to the top.
Soak the raisins for 10-30 minutes:
Drain, pour berries on a sieve again and wash in warm water
Lay dried on a towel so that they dry out quickly.
Grape varieties and drying
When buying raisins special attention should be paid to its color. The color of dried fruits in many respects depends on the fetus. For example:
- Light pitted during drying becomes brown color, not amber;
- grapes Shiganov - dark berries acquire black color with a blue plaque.
Berries on the touch should not be too soft and moist. Ideally, they are hard, shriveled, sweet to the taste.
the issue of storage of dried grapes often occurs when it is dried in the oven at home or in a special oven. But many do not realize how dry the raisins at home, and so buy it in bulk at the store.
If you choose to dry the grapes with their hands, you need to clear the product from all sorts of debris and thoroughly review whether it pests.
I will acquaint you with the basic rules and the optimal conditions for storage of raisins. Watch the video in this article to read in more detail, how to keep the raisins. If you know of other ways to share your experiences in the comments.
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