Experts say that you need to cook the products correctly and consistently. To avoid poisoning, most foods should really be washed before use, but not all! Here is a list of products that we often wash before cooking, but this should not be done for one reason or another.
See also: How and what to wash vegetables, fruits and berries
It is not necessary to wash the eggs, because at the poultry farms they are treated with a special solution for disinfection, which, in contact with water, is partially washed off, but partially gets into the product.
If you wash your eggs in order to reduce the risk of salmonella infection, then this is an ineffective method. Even if the egg is intact, salmonella may be in the middle of the egg.
Salmonella may be in the middle of the egg, so it is important to heat it
You should not wash the chicken for the same reason as the eggs. Chicken should be thermally processed immediately after freezing. If you are preparing the broth, you should change the water three times, and only then add the vegetables.
This category includes: beef, pork, veal, lamb. Meat cannot be washed, because bacteria with water will spread throughout the product. It’s best to just dry it with a paper towel, and then cook it.
The meat is important to cook properly
When processing pasta, starch is washed off from the product. In addition, the sauce with which you plan to season the dish does not soak in pasta.
5. Fresh mushrooms
Mushrooms should be washed just before cooking, it is also worth remembering that after washing, they must be dried with a paper towel.
Doctors say that you can’t soak the mushrooms in any case.
Mushrooms should not be washed in advance, they will deteriorate faster
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