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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:

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PreparationStart to finish
10 min.10 min.

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Stage 1
You should not soak strawberries in water : Photo of step #1
If 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.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
You should not soak strawberries in water : Photo of step #2
With 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.

Stage 3
You should not soak strawberries in water : Photo of step #3
You can then use them whole or in pieces.

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% 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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Home made.

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