Are you tired of cooking the same food again and again with the same old methods? Don’t worry! We bring to you 12 cooking hacks which will not only make you fall in love with this activity but, also will carry the long-lost desired taste in your food.
1. “A FLAT CAKE” TRICK.
If you want to get rid of the dome-like shape of the cake, all you need to do is take a strip of wet cloth and, cover the baking form with that. This trick will surely help you to get the most-wanted flat shape of the cakes.
2. TIRED OF FISHES STICKING TO THE FRYING PAN?
It becomes tough to cook when you’re cooking the fish and, it sticks to the frying pan and, when you’re trying to mend it, you end up spoiling the entire dish. So, one trick which you can use to save yourself takes a hot frying pan and, making use of cold oil to prevent fishes from sticking to the utensil.
3. ENHANCE THE TASTE OF YOUR BAKING WITH THE HELP OF CARAMELIZED SUGAR!
As we all know, sugar can affect the taste of the baked goods immensely. But, do you know that if sugar us slightly fried, it will level up the taste of the confectionary items. If you heat sugar on a stove for an hour, you’ll realise that there is a slight touch of caramel shade. However, if you repeat the same activity for 5 hours, you’ll find small granules of caramel with a mood-uplifting aroma and, helping you make palatable desserts.
4. NO SEEDS LEMON.
Lemon seeds getting in the food whenever you squeeze it can be annoying. So, to avoid this, you can make use of cheesecloth and, wrap lemon in it and, then squeeze it so that the lemon seeds do not come out.
5. AVOID BROWN SUGAR FROM CLUMPING.
If you want to prevent the brown sugar from hardening, then there is one trick for you. Take a marshmallow and, store it in a container with sugar. Marshmallow has moisture due to which it helps the sugar to keep soft throughout.
6. TRANSPORTING THE CAKE WITHOUT DESTROYING THE DECORATION.
What if you have to transport a cake which is completely decorated and you want it to be intact? Then, all you need to do is place the cake on a disk, attach toothpicks or skewers to the cake as shown in the picture and, cover it with a plastic wrap from the edges. Not only it will help you not to ruin the decoration of the cake but, it will also help you to prevent the cake from drying out.
7. THIS IS HOW YOU SHOULD MELT CHOCOLATE CHIPS AND, MAINTAIN IT’S CONSISTENCY!
Well, all you need is a slow-cooker for this. Take heat-resistant bowls, keep the chocolates in them and, place it in the slow cooker. Make sure that you don’t close the lid. Also, add hot water to it.
8. KEEPING A CAKE FRESH.
Once the cake has been it cut, it is difficult to prevent it from drying. But, here is a solution to that as well. Take some pieces of bread and toothpicks. Now, place the pieces of the bread on the cut edges of the cake as shown above and secure it with the help of toothpicks. After some time the bread will get dry, but the cake’s moisture will remain intact without hampering the tase te of the cake.
9. THINGS YOU SHOULD PONDER OVER WHILE PUTTING THE MACRONS IN THE OVEN.
So, if you’re planning to cook your macrons in an oven, then there is a simple trick to help them get a better shape and, also hell then to raise better. Before placing them in an oven, keep them on the baking sheet for 20 minutes.
10. SUGAR FOR BAKED GOODS.
Sugar plays a pivotal role when it comes to using it as an ingredient in baking products. Not only sugar provides a good taste to the baked products but, also it adds aroma to it which makes people yearn to eat that. Suppose, If there is no sugar present in the baked items, then they’ll taste dull and not worth eating. So, the right amount of sugar for different baked items is really necessary!
11. AMAZING HACK FOR MIXING DESSERT STUFFINGS.
All you need are two ingredients that are chocolate and whipping cream so that you can create fillings for cakes and also, a proving grounds for truffles. But, it is essential that you know the right amount of every ingredient and their temperatures.
12. PERFECT SPAGHETTI
To cook perfect spaghetti, you need to make sure that the pot in which you are cooking is large enough for spaghetti to not stick to it. Make sure that you keep stirring the spaghetti. Also, it is advisable to drain pasta into a colander.