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

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For 400 g, you will need:
  • 1 strawberries 400 g strawberries
  • Total weight: 400 grams

Change these quantities to make: 200 g 400 g 800 g 1 kg 200 g
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
10 min.10 min.

Step by step recipe


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.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
128 Kcal or 536 Kj4 gr28 gr0 gr
6 %2 %3 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
32 Kcal or 134 Kj1 gr7 gr0 gr
2 %<1 %1 %0 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 400 g : 2.00 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
StrawberriesStrawberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Clear strawberry juice, Strawberry brunoise in a dessert-wine sabayon, Chouquettes, Strawberry Charlotte, Strawberry tart, ... All
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