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Asked in Food & Cooking
What methods could sailors have used long ago to preserve food?
One method could have been pickling the food.
Asked in Inventions, Home Appliances, Food Spoilage
How can you preserve and protect food without a refrigerator?
Food preservation without the refrigerator's help is aptly facilitated by the following: Drying Fermenting Pickling Curing Preserving using Sugar or Honey Canning ...
Asked in Acids and Bases
Do you use acids to preserve food?
Pickling, fermentation and culturing do exactly that. Pickling can be done by natural fermentation or by adding vinegar. Increasing the acidity (aka lowering pH) of food below a pH of 4.6 makes the food inhospitable to pathogenic microorganisms. ...
Asked in Food Spoilage
How must food be kept in order to reframe from getting mouldly?
you preserve the food Ex: cooking, freezing, refrigerating, salting, spicing, irradiating, pickling, add preservatives... ...
Asked in Cucumbers
Why does pickling cucumbers in vinegar helps to preserve them?
Just like salt, to preserve meat, vinegar does the same to cucumbers.
Asked in Food Storage and Preservation
What is to preserve by soaking in vinegar or brine?
Foods soaked in vinegar are pickled, and soaked in salt are salt-cured. Both are means of preserving food. <><><> It is called "pickling" ...
Asked in Food Spoilage
How does vinegar preserve food?
it is acidic so it would significantly retard bacteria growth. Using vinegar to preserve food is called pickling. It usually involves removing water from the food by soaking it in a brine (salt water) solution and then allowing the food to soak the vinegar back into it. Many foods can be pickled such as fish (herring) and cucumbers. ...
Asked in Science, Chemistry, Education
What is the best way to preserve food?
PRESERVING FOOD Food preservation is a easy and simple way to keep your food fresh many ways such as pickling, freezing, or even simple stuff such as keeping it in a ziploc bag or saran wrap or aluminum foil try to keep your food fresher to longer by using these supplies. food preservation may also help you save money. ...
What acids and alkali do we use to preserve food?
You can use vinegar for preserving onions. and make sure when you use the clingfilm that the seal is airtight. Salt was used a lot in early exploring- Meat would be covered in salt, and this would help preserve it. Also pickling stuff works- like gherkins Interestingly, sugar works as well- like with jam. That lasts for ages. == == Acids used to preserve food include vinegars (white, red, balsamic, cider, sherry), lemon juice, lime juice, carbonic acid (carbonation), and citric acid. Alkali used...
How do you destroy harmful bacteria in food?
Five ways: Pickling, Salting, Drying, Cooking or Radiation --------------------------------------------------------------------- If you want to DESTROY the bacteria rather then just prevent them form multiplying then there are just 3 of the above that will do it. Pickling, Cooking and Radiation. Salting and Drying (and to some extent smoking) do not kill the bacteria, they preserve food by creating an environment that prevents the bacteria from multiplying. ...
Asked in Pickling
Why is'nt pickling used to preserve fruits such as strawberries?
Many fruits can and are pickled. Strawberries, most berries for that matter do not pickle well because of their soft structure. Pickling a strawberry might also not be very palatable. ...
Asked in Metal and Alloys
Why silver and aluminium are used for wrapping food material?
Because they help to preserve the food and prevent stuff from getting in contact with the food(example:insects) ...