How to heat milk without it catching on the bottom of the pan


How to heat milk without it catching on the bottom of the pan
Very often when you heat milk in a saucepan, it forms at the bottom of the pan (especially if the milk boiled) a sticky and brown bottom of milk that burned and attached. To avoid this here is a very simple and very effective tip.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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1 min.1 min.

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Stage 1 - 1 min.
How to heat milk without it catching on the bottom of the pan : Photo of step #1
You need to rinse the pan with cold water, leaving about a tablespoonful in the pan, this water will form a kind of protective laye,r between milk and pan.

Then pour in milk without drying the pan.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
198 Kcal or 829 Kj13 gr9 gr13 gr
10 %5 %1 %2 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
75 Kcal or 314 Kj5 gr3 gr5 gr
4 %2 %<1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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