How to prepare cabbage

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  1. 3 min.How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #1
    Place cabbage in front of you, then cut off and discard stalk end.
  2. 5 min.How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #2
    Remove any discoloured or wilted leaves and discard.

    Stand cabbage on its base, then cut in two vertically.
  3. 2 min.How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #3
    Cut each half in two again.

    You will notice that there is a white hard stalk inside, not good to eat.
  4. 3 min.How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #4
    Cut out and discard these hard stalk sections.
  5. 2 min.How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #5
    Then separate each ¼ into individual leaves.
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    If there are any hard central veins, cut out and discard.
  7. 5 min.How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #7
    Do this until reaching cabbage heart that you can leave as it is, keeping only the very best of the cabbage.

    Wash and drain leaves in cold water with 1 tablespoon white (spirit) vinegar added.
  8. 10 min.How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #8
    Make a pile of leaves and chop to make julienne while holding together firmly.
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    Do this for all the other leaves.

    Your cabbage is ready to use as raw.
  10. 3 min.How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #10
    For cooked cabbage, make boil a big pan of salted water (1 tbsp rough salt by litre of water), and put cabbage in.
  11. 5 min.How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #11
    When water boil again, put cabbage in cold water to stop cooking.
  12. 5 min.How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #12
    Leave cabbage to cool, then drain carefully and leave on a linen tea-towel or absorbent paper.

    Note: The best way to drain cooked cabbage is in a salad spinner.

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Hotpot my grandmother's way
Smooth mixed vegetable soup
Smooth mixed vegetable soup

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