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You should not soak strawberries in water

You should not soak strawberries in water

When using strawberries in a recipe, the usual way is to soak in water, which is actually a very bad idea. Just look at how to preserve them here.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 400 g, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
10 min.10 min.

Step by step recipe

1 You should not soak strawberries in water : Photo of step #1If you soak them, they will absorb water and lose all their flavour, especially if you have already removed the green top (the "hat"), like on this photo.
2 You should not soak strawberries in water : Photo of step #2With strawberries, it's absolutely essential to minimise contact with water, so do not wash, but brush them gently with a small brush, then remove the green part.

If they are really dirty, rinse quickly under cold water and drain immediately. Then remove the green part, but only afterwards.
10 min.
3 You should not soak strawberries in water : Photo of step #3You can then use them whole or in pieces.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1284 gr28 gr0 gr
6 %2 %3 %0 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
321 gr7 gr0 gr
2 %<1 %1 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 400 g : 2.00 €

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