What is DRY HEAT METHOD- what is Roasting- Roasting advantage and disadvantage- what is Grilling- Grilling advantage and disadvantage – what is Toasting- Toasting advantage and disadvantage – what is Baking- Baking advantage and disadvantage – what is Sauteing- sauteing advantage and disadvantage – what is Frying- Frying advantage and disadvantage-

DRY HEAT METHOD Dry heat cooking gives a crisp texture, brown colour and pleasant flavor to the foods. Some common ways by which you cook food by dry heat are described here. Roasting: This method of cooking food by dry heat is roasting. While roasting, the food is subjected directly on a hot tava or […]

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CEREALS AND PULSES- What are the cereals AND PULSES- what are cereals- what are the PULSES

Cereals form the staple food of the human race. In their natural form (as in whole grain), cereals are a rich source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins and minerals. Pulses are the dried seeds of the legume plants. ey are non perishables, i.e., they do not get spoilt easily if proper storage conditions are followed. In […]

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Methods of Cooking- what is a Cooking methods and techniques- what is microwave Cooking- explain of microwave Cooking- what is solar Cooking

I. Microwave Cooking: Microwaves are electromagnetic waves of radiant energy with wave lengths in the range of 250 x 106 to 7.5 x 109 Angstroms. It is a comparatively new method of cooking and gradually becoming popular. In this method food is cooked by microwave radiation. Water molecules in the food vibrate rapidly due to […]

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COMBINATION OF COOKING METHODS

Braising Braising is a combined method of roasting and stewing in a pan with a tight fitting lid. Flavourings and seasonings are added and food is allowed to cook gently. Food preparations prepared by combination methods are : Uppuma – Roasting and boiling. Cutlet – Boiling and deep frying. Vermicilli payasam – Roasting and simmering.

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What is Moist Heat Method- what are explain Moist Heat Method- what is moist heat – what is moist heat Cooking techniques- what are the advantage and dis advantage moist heat – what are the Boiling Cooking- Boiling Cooking advantage and disadvantage- what is Stewing- stewing Cooking advantage and disadvantage – what is Steaming- steaming Cooking advantage and disadvantage – what is Pressure cooking- pressure Cooking advantage and disadvantage – what is Poaching- poaching Cooking advantage and disadvantage – what is Blanching- balancing Cooking advantage and disadvantage

Moist Heat Method In this method, food comes in contact with moisture either by water or steam under pressure. Some common ways of cooking food by moist heat are described below. Boiling Boiling is cooking foods i a liquid (water, bouillon, stock, milk) at boiling point. Boiling is a method of cooking foods by just […]

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What is cooking Cooking- cooking advantage and disadvantage- what is objective of Cooking- what is basic objective of Cooking- what are the aims and objective of Cooking- what are the benefit of Cooking- what are the principal of Cooking

Cooking Food preparation helps in combining food ingredients in various ways with delicate avours, textures and colour which apply to the senses. Food has to be pleasing in appearance and taste so that it is consumed. Understanding food behavior in scientic terms helps in choosing best method of cooking. Food preparation is an important step […]

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Balanced diet – what is Balanced diet – what is important Balanced diet- How do you maintain balanced diet

Balanced diet Being familiar with the food groups, let us learn about balanced diet. In a meal, if we include food items from all the five food groups then our body will be able to get all the nutrients collectively.A balanced diet is one which contains different types of foods in such quantities that the […]

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What is The Eatwell Plate- what is the 5 categories Eatwell Plate- what are the point of the Eatwell Plate what is the Eatwell guide Plate

The Eatwell Plate The Eatwell plate is a pictorial food guide showing the proportion and types of foods that are needed to make up a healthy, varied and balanced diet. e plate has been produced by the Food Standards Agency as a guide that aims to help people to understand and enjoy healthy eating. The […]

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Functions of food – what is food and functions- what is Physiological functions of food – what is Body Building – what is Protective and Regulatory function

Functions of food Food is important for life. To be healthy and active, we should certainly have enough food. The food we eat should be safe and rich in all the nutrients for our body needs. We should choose from a wide variety of foods and we should eat them regularly, every day. Do not […]

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what is Evolution of Food- who does food evolve- what was the first food in the world- when was food first invented- what did the first humans did

Evolution of Food: Some of our knowledge of what early man ate comes from archaeological studies of cave drawings of food getting and preparation activities. primitive men collected their food from wild animals and plants.ey depended upon fruits, nuts, roots and other plant foods, meat from animals and sh from seas, lakes and rivers. ey […]

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